31 July 2022
Cartoon heroes GORILLAZ kicked off their world tour in Uruguay last April.
The band played two new songs, of which one is called CRACKER ISLAND.
Last month the recorded studio version was shared and now
a video clip for this tantalizing feel-good tune. featuring bass
The clip is directed by Gorillaz co-creator Jamie Hewlett
and the Emmy nominated director Fx Goby.
GORILLAZ: Facebook – Instagram
Works faster than caffeine
23 June 2022
Gorillaz kicked off their world tour in Uruguay last April. That night,
they played two new songs, of which one is called CRACKER ISLAND.
The band just shared the recently recorded studio version, and is now
streaming all over the Internet. Orchestrator Albarn invited bass player
Thundercat to play along.
It’s a tantalizing feel-good tune. It’s pure Gorillaz…
9/11 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
9/12 – Seattle, WA @ Climate Pledge Arena
9/14 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center
9/17 – Las Vegas, NV @ Life is Beautiful Festival
9/19 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Vivint Smart Home Arena
9/21 – San Francisco, CA @ Chase Center
9/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ Kia Forum
9/26 – Phoenix, AZ @ Footprint Center
9/28 – Denver, CO @ Ball Arena
9/30 – Austin, TX @ Moody Center
10/01 – Irving, TX @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
10/03 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
10/05 – Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena
10/06 – Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Arena
10/08 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
10/11 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden
10/12 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
10/14 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Met Philadelphia
10/17 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
10/19 – Alpharetta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheater
10/21 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
10/23 – Miami, FL @ FTXArena
GORILLAZ – the let’s have some fun project of Damon Albarn and visual
artist Jamie Hewlett – released its eponymous debut album 20 years ago,
on 26 March 2021.
To celebrate the anniversary Jamie Hewlett created THE GORILLAZ ART BOOK.
The 288-page table book will be out in April next year. More info here.
The book’s cover…
29 August 2021
Band: GORILLAZ (UK)
Active: 1998-present / 7 studio albums so far
New EP: MEANWHILE
This new 3-track extended play celebrates the legendary the Notting Hill Carnival in London, once the inspiration for The Clash‘s debut single White Riot. Unfortunately, the carnival is cancelled this year due to the pandemic, something the 24/7 music-making Damon Albarn didn’t want to pass just like that.
Meanwhile features rappers AJ Tracey and Jelani
Blackman and dancehall artist Alicaì Harley.
Carnival starts here…
Damon Albarn and his GORILLAZ play free shows in London in August
for NHS workers and their families, the unsung heroes of the dramatic
and exhausting pandemic.
27 March 2021
Album: GORILLAZ – debut LP
Released: 26 March 2001 – 20 years ago
Alternative Press said: “Gorillaz don’t give a rat’s
ass about acting funky, they just are.” Score: 8/10.
Key single: Clint Eastwood…
GORILLAZ: All Albums
NME talked with GORILLAZ about their new album…
Full interview here.
I wonder if Damon Albarn will be there too…
26 October 2020
Band: GORILLAZ featuring a long list of famous guests
Album: SONG MACHINE, SEASON ONE: STRANGE TIMEZ
Released: 23 October 2020