Damon Albarn

Who’s Who in the Mercury Prize 2014

We’re all busy people, and the world of music appears to be churning over with ever-growing speed, so it’s beneficial to sometimes have a signpost that suggests which records from the last 12 months are worth bothering with …

Happy 90th Birthday, The BBC!

Today is the anniversary of the very first broadcast by the BBC, back in 1922. It was just a radio signal at the time, made by what was then called the British Broadcasting Company (it was later incorporated).

It’s a Britpop April Fool

It’s a nerve-wracking time for gossip enthusiasts, April 1st. Out there, minds immeasurably inferior to our own are attempting to have a little fun with the April Fool’s Day tradition by coming up with silly stories that …

Damon Albarn Prepares New Elizabethan Opera

Anyone who still thought that former Blur frontman Damon Albarn was just a showboating mockney popinjay – and bumptious to boot – is probably going to have to give in to the overwhelming body of evidence to the contrary, if …