Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn Falls In A Social Media Abyss After Dissing Taylor Swift

By Alyson Camus | January 26, 2022

What was he thinking?

L.A. Burning: West Coast Concert Picks, January 24th-30th

By Alyson Camus | January 22, 2022

I am thrilled this hasn’t been canceled

‘McCartney III Imagined‘ Will Feature An Amazing Lineup Of Artists

By Alyson Camus | March 12, 2021

it already gets a new look and a fresh new take

Damon Albarn’s (Blur, Gorillaz, The Good, The Bad And The Queen) Collected Albums Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | July 30, 2020

a miserable bastard with a back beat…

Damon Albarn and Noel Gallagher Team Up

By Dorothy P. | May 5, 2017

The famous war

Adele Regrets Meeting And Working With Her Idol Damon Albarn

By Alyson Camus | November 4, 2015

‘It ended up being one of those ‘don’t meet your idol’ moments,’ she declared. ‘And the saddest thing was that I was such a big Blur fan growing up. But it was sad, and I regret hanging out with him.’

Damon Albarn: “Kids These days…”

By Iman Lababedi | April 20, 2015

Young artists talk about themselves, not what’s happening out there. It’s the selfie generation. They’re talking platitudes. What are any of them saying? I don’t hear anything other than: ‘This is how I feel.’

Adele And Damon Albarn In The Studio

By Iman Lababedi | November 29, 2014

“Damon and Adele had a chat about her new album and they could work together in future. He has produced and written brilliant pop songs for Gorillaz and slower material for acts such as Bobby Womack. He has advice to give from 25 years in the business.”

Stubhub Are Right: Full Disclosure Pricing Hurts Them…

By Iman Lababedi | May 24, 2014

If I missed it and nearly bought more expensive tickets, what would the average consumer do? Well, Stub Hub know what the average consumer would do. They’d buy off Vivid Seats and pay huge fees. I nearly bought a ticket to Elbow from Vivid Seats. At first glance it was 15% less than Stub Hub. After more study it was 20% more.

UK Top 10 Singles 5-10-14

By Iman Lababedi | May 5, 2014

Embrace, a post Britpop band in the 1990s, may be better than I think but the blurb calling em out as a latter day Oasis is very silly, now a latter day Travis maybe. And wait, quick head count, seven of these acts could be, nominally at least , be called rock and roll. Those English are crazy.

Sneak Peaks: Upcoming Releases For The Week Of April 28th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | April 27, 2014

After the dreadful Everyday Robots, I am loath to give props to any 1990s icon without hearing it first but the first single “Longer Than You’ve Been Alive” is so great, I gotta feeling this is Rhett Miller and the rest of Old 97’s return to greatness..

Damon Albarn's "Everyday Robots" Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | April 25, 2014

Damon ties nostalgia to luddite wisdom to romantic disillussionment and comes to the conclusion that modern technology is turning us into robots of sorts. We suffer from a form of emotional malaise. we are forgetting how to feel. The problem with that is it isn’t true. This is a bad album of torturous songs

10 Songs, Friday, April 25th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | April 25, 2014

From The Underworld – The Herd – The first time I can remember seeing a stripper was either Rita Hayworth in “Gilda” or some women dancing along to this excellent full wall of sound symphonic pop song from the mid 1960s. Waiting for the horns – A

James Blunt Calls Out Damon Albarn

By Iman Lababedi | April 16, 2014

“I was just the only one who didn’t hide my accent. I mean, come on, Damon Albarn, he’s right up there. He’s got an orchard full of plums in his mouth and a silver spoon stuck up his arse.”

Damian Albarn Took Heroin At Height Of Britpop

By Iman Lababedi | March 28, 2014

“Heroin freed me up. I hate talking about this because of my daughter, my family. But, for me, it was incredibly creative. A combination of heroin and playing really simple, beautiful, repetitive shit in Africa changed me completely as a musician”

10 Songs

By Iman Lababedi | January 29, 2014

Give me Back My Hometown – Eric Church – Somewhere between country and classic rock, catchy chorus-hook though the song is nothing special, it isn’t bad in a feel bad sort of way – B

Pompous Muso Damon Albarn To Release New Album

By Iman Lababedi | January 22, 2014

This piece of additional info harbors plenty of ill wind: Albarn describes the album as “my most soul-searching and autobiographical yet, explores nature versus technology.” Really? Nature versus technology? Yeah, Damon, where do the children play?