Tag Archives: Gorillaz

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).

Five Great British Songs Re-imagined By American Artists

Willie Nelson, no shrinking violet in the songwriting stakes himself, has lent his distinctively weathered vocal tones to a cover version of the Coldplay song “The Scientist,” which has been used as the soundtrack to a ...

No Sex Please, We’re Coldplay Fans

*Rubs hands together* Oh here we go! There is nothing more fun that a survey which takes two pieces of unrelated information about people, runs them through a number-crunching logarithm and extrapolates a fun theory from the results.

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 ...

Music Roundup: ‘All You Need Is’ Duran Duran

Out today is the new album from English new wave legends Duran Duran. All You Need Is Now marks the quartet’s 13th studio album, which is being hailed a solid return to form à la their 1982 classic LP, Rio.

Gorillaz Gifts ‘The Fall’ on Christmas Day! For FREE!

Damon Albarn is playing Santa this holiday season, As promised, the new iPad-tweaked Gorillaz album will arrive on Christmas, NME reveals. The LP is entitled The Fall.

Music Roundup: Ready Yourself to ‘Rock & Roll’ With Frank Turner

Frank Turner is a surprising diamond in the UK’s mostly pop-laden rough. The London punk-bred songster, educated at Eton, spent much of the new millennium rocking out with hardcore outfits such as Kneejerk and Million Dead.

Music Roundup: Killing Joke Reigns Again on ‘Absolute Dissent’

It's getting to be that time of year where the music release schedule stars to wind down with holiday albums and various reissues. But luckily Killing Joke sneaks in their long-awaited Absolute Dissent LP in the U.S. today.

Roundup: Helen Mirren’s Harsh Words for Her Native Britain

Dame Helen Mirren may have won an Oscar for portraying Queen Elizabeth in The Queen, but she has a few choice words for her homeland's dwindling principles according to The Daily Mail.

Damon Albarn Embraces the iPad for New Gorillaz Album

In between slagging off Glee and reality TV talent shows like The X Factor, Damon Albarn has kept himself busy making music. That's what he does best, after all. Well that and looking spectacular.