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SXSW Live Shot: Damon Albarn
Down the street from tragedy...
"...around me as “are you okay?” texts began circulating. Damon Albarn was already over an hour late getting onstage...."

March 13, 2014 Music Post by Luke Winkie

NPR Hosts Damon Albarn SXSW Showcase
The Good, the Bad & the Queen all in one
"...big Music fest names start rolling out. That makes Damon Albarn a prime SX reveal, particularly since he’s sharing..."

Feb. 18, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Playback
SXSW begins giving up her secrets.
"...SXSW Spills – Booker T., Coldplay, Damon Albarn..."

Feb. 21, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

"Mons Dew" at MASS Gallery
MASS Gallery's five artists bombard the senses with neon-bright objects linked to personal consumption
"...the sun, stretching for miles on end. Lead singer Damon Albarn croons in the album's title track, "It's a..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Arts Review by Caitlin Greenwood

Record Reviews
Abbey Lincoln
"...noise. The truth of the matter is that frontman Damon Albarn -- the anti-Noel Gallagher -- separated unamicably from..."

April 2, 1999 Music Review

Blur
Complete catalogs trump career overviews
"...foursome crowned as Britpop's Beatles, while the longevity of Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, and rhythmic duo Alex James and..."

Dec. 14, 2012 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Blur
"...Blur's Damon Albarn is a great many things -- a complex,..."

Feb. 2, 1996 Music Feature

When Jimmy Comes Out, Go Crazy
Crowd's-eye-view of a 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' in Austin taping
"...such as episodes in his long-running "feud" with Matt Damon, displayed on several massive screens in the hall. And..."

March 14, 2014 Screens Post by Robert Faires

First SXSW Free Concert Announced: Foster the People
Pumped up kicks at Butler park
"...This morning’s South by Southwest announcement of Damon Albarn headlining a Wednesday night NPR showcase at Stubb’s..."

Feb. 18, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

The Last Soul Man
Bobby Womack washes up on 'Plastic Beach'
"...the only link between Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, and Damon Albarn's animated supergroup the Gorillaz, who bring Plastic Beach..."

Oct. 21, 2010 Music Post by Austin Powell

101 Reykjavík
Icelander Kormakur shows a lot of visual flourish and confidence as a first-time director (he also co-stars), but the story's real heart lies in its dark comedy.
"...knows which continent he's on.) The film's score by Damon Albarn of Blur and Einar Orn Benediktsson of the..."

Feb. 1, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Still Crazy
"...some fresh green, the quartet latch onto a wirey, Damon Albarn-ish guitarist (Matheson) and take their show on the..."

Jan. 29, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Li'l Green Aggravation Society
Rock & Roll's Cain & Abel: The Kinks' Davies Brothers
"...are oblivious, either: Ray agreed to duet with Blur's Damon Albarn on the British TV show The White Room..."

Nov. 15, 1996 Music Feature

Gorillaz
Frank Erwin Center, Oct. 22
"...Hewlett, and a real-life, revolving-door musical equivalent led by Damon Albarn. On Friday night at a sold out Frank..."

Oct. 29, 2010 Music Review by Austin Powell

Look Ma, No Wrapping
DVD boxed sets, no assembly required
"...When Brit-pop icon and Blur frontman Damon Albarn teamed with Tank Girl creator Jamie Hewlett to..."

Dec. 13, 2002 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Gorillaz
"...with the latter. In this case, that's Blur frontman Damon Albarn and Dan "the Automator" Nakamura of Handsome Boy..."

Aug. 3, 2001 Music Review by Marc Savlov

Gorillaz
"...consumed the hearts of Sunday's early arrivals. That night, Damon Albarn's 19-year-old cartoon supergroup transported me to parts unknown...."

Oct. 13, 2017 Music Feature

ACL Review: Gorillaz
Damon Albarn’s cartoon supergroup transcends
"...consumed the hearts of Sunday’s early arrivals. That night, Damon Albarn’s 19-year-old cartoon supergroup transported me to parts unknown...."

Oct. 9, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Blur
"...Best to worst, Parklife and Think Tank, Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, and Dave Rowntree did..."

July 31, 2015 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Off the Record
Red River anchorman Frank Hendrix stakes his claim to the Eastside and beyond
"...his first ever No. 1 single, and he joins Damon Albarn's league of extraordinary gentlemen – Mick Jones and..."

Oct. 22, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Gorillaz
"...the World of the Plastic Beach." Greenpeace ensues until Damon Albarn shuffles his best simian gene hop since "Feel..."

April 23, 2010 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

The Good, the Bad & the Queen
Trolling South by Southwest 2007
"...his lovely, melancholic tone-poem album about London during war, Damon Albarn channeled the Mad Hatter and Guy Fawkes during..."

March 23, 2007 Music Review by David Lynch

UK Calling
Damon Albarn leads SXSW 07's UK act armada. Again.
"...& the Queen, fronted by Kong Studios monkey man Damon Albarn, with the Verve's Simon Tong on guitar, Clash..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Gorillaz
Record review
"...of Dangermouse, and the results are reason enough for Damon Albarn's other outfit to finally pack it in. Alternately..."

June 3, 2005 Music Review by Marc Savlov

Graham Coxon
"...La Zona Rosa, and the bile between former bandmate Damon Albarn and Coxon has finally receded (a bit). At..."

March 4, 2005 Music Review by Marc Savlov

TCB
Are you ready for the fallout?
"...the conference hasn't roped in Radiohead (if only), rather Damon Albarn, out of the Gorillaz suit and handling guitar..."

March 7, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Sunday ACL Fest Face-Off: Gorillaz vs. The Killers
Compare the headliners!
"...Government name(s): Damon Albarn, Jamie Hewlett..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Playback: A Music Snob’s Guide to ACL Fest
There's more to any ACL Fest list than meets the eye
"...the Bruce Springsteen of rap, and Gorillaz, whose leader Damon Albarn practically invented indie rock credibility over the past..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

ACL Fest 2017 Lineup: Chance, Chilis, Gorillaz
Lineup sticks to the formula
"...their U.S. tour dates were announced last month, but Damon Albarn’s cartoon clan yields a timely and overall laudable..."

May 4, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Echocentrics
"...spaced-out psychedelia, heady electronica, and country twang. As with Damon Albarn's Gorillaz, Echocentrics boast a cohesive sound born from..."

June 24, 2016 Music Review by Thomas Fawcett

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