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"Feel Good Inc.," the De La Soul collaboration that probably still stands as the single best-known Gorillaz song, is now nine years old. At some point in the past nine years, James Blake put together…   Read Story »
In an interview with The Sydney Morning Herald, Damon Albarn gave some status updates on the various projects he's involved in. He said that he's prepping a new Gorillaz album and is "in the process…   Read Story »
Over the course of the last three months, I've seen Damon Albarn perform four times, and a certain quality of his career was boldly underlined: there are great disparities between who knows him,…   Read Story »
Up until now, the fast-rising Chicago rapper Vic Mensa has been known for a few things: Doing some songs with Chance The Rapper, showing up on the last XXL Freshmen cover, releasing last year's…   Read Story »
Britpop stars like Damon Albarn weren't supposed to age. This is often true of famous musicians, of course, from pop ingenues to boy bands to punk rockers, but there was a specific element of…   Read Story »
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 »