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Sometimes I think Damon Albarn is trolling me personally. One of the first things I wrote for Stereogum was a Counting Down of his non-Blur projects (it was, in fact, the first installment of that…   Read Story »
On February 24, 2004, music fans worldwide participated in a coordinated act of civil disobedience. Dubbed Grey Tuesday, the digital demonstration was this simple: Hundreds of websites posted a free…   Read Story »
Damon Albarn has been doing some pretty excellent interviews recently to promote his forthcoming solo debut LP, Everyday Robots, which comes out on April 29. We posted the lengthy chat he had…   Read Story »
Damon Albarn was the guest DJ on Dermot O'Leary's BBC Radio 2 show yesterday where he premiered "Whirlwind," a previously unreleased Gorillaz song from the Plastic Beach sessions. It features the…   Read Story »
In our Counting Down of Damon Albarn's non-Blur projects, I had Monkey: Journey To The West very close to dead last -- it was edged out only by Albarn's excruciating 2003 demo collection Democrazy.…   Read Story »
When we posted the 10 Best Indie Christmas Songs we limited our list to yuletide jamz that actually exist. Animal New York took a different tack, imagining what holiday songs would sound like if they…   Read Story »
There's been a lot of love for Damon Albarn over the last few months, which could quickly turn to disdain if we don't get either a new Blur album or a North American date sometime next summer, but…   Read Story »
Damon Albarn doesn't deserve our love. We want Blur and he gives us … anything but. Sure, Blur is doing a handful of reunion shows in Europe this summer (the total cost to attend if you are a fan…   Read Story »
Earlier this month, Damon Albarn bummed a lot of people out with a Guardian interview in which he claimed that Blur and Gorillaz, his two most successful musical projects, were probably pretty much…   Read Story »
Damon Albarn is always working on about 15 different projects at the same time, but those of us who write about him still refer to him as "Blur/Gorillaz frontman." Now, though, we may have to tack…   Read Story »