2D Was Kidnapped Into the Band, Got His Jeans from Simon Cowell & Other Revelations From the First “Live” Gorillaz Interview

Interviewed by Radio 1’s MistaJam for the album that keeps slowly revealing its tracks like bread crumbs, Gorillaz offered the music industry yet another historic moment with their first “live” interview in all the band’s¬†animated glory. Sounding at times as incoherent as Keith Richards, Murdoc monopolizes most of the line …

A Talking Pizza & A Commentary on Decay Amid Gentrification Among Some of the Standouts of the “Saturnz Barz” Video From Gorillaz

Picking up in a similar vein as where the video for “Hallelujah Money” featuring Benjamin Clementine left off, “Saturnz Barz” keeps the tone of Gorillaz’s forthcoming album, Humanz, political. Directed by animator and co-Gorillaz creator Jamie Hewlett, the video begins with an iPad inside a gigantic room featuring voyeuristic footage …

Gorillaz Goadingly Praise An Old God With Long-Awaited New Single, “Hallelujah Money”

To say that the Gorillaz have been keeping many in anticipation of their first album since 2010’s Plastic Beach would be the pinnacle of understatement. But the timeliness of “Hallelujah Money” seems to have been the perfect moment to at last release a new single apropos of America’s impending new …

Damon Albarn Simultaneously Delights & Causes Concern By Announcing Plans to Adapt Alice in Wonderland

Damon Albarn, the musical wunderkind who brought America Britpop at its purest and then went on to co-found the animated group Gorillaz, is gravitating toward the stage again–this time with a theatrical adaptation of Alice in Wonderland. After his previous adaptations of two operas, Monkey: Journey to the West and …