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"...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

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

"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

"...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

X Games Q&A: Deltron 3030
Del the Funky Homosapien won’t chump you
" an extensive touring schedule and star turn in Damon Albarn’s Gorillaz – rapping on smash single “Clint Eastwood”..."

June 4, 2015 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

SXSW Film Review: They Will Have to Kill Us First
Malian musicians face long odds with high hopes and dope beats
"...Mali, but thanks to international attention from Britpop legend Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz), the end result must be a..."

March 19, 2015 SXSW Post by Marc Savlov

SXSW Live Shot: Dry the River
Non-show from dire East London gang
"...properly.” The irony is that it was Britpop epicenter Damon Albarn of Blur and Gorillaz that traveled to Mali..."

March 18, 2015 Music Post by Marc Savlov

DVDanger: Of Flesh, Blood and Boners
"The Final Member" gets phallic, plus "Dracula" and "Ravenous" bite
"...score, awkwardly cross-fertilizing Michael Nyman's standard issue operatics and Damon Albarn's brief hurdy-gurdy obsession, fit poorly with her subtly..."

June 17, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Mo' Music: March 26
Supersonic song selections for spring
"..."Mr. Tembo" Damon Albarn I was lucky enough to catch his set..."

March 26, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

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

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
Wednesday night SXSW blurbs
"...has in recent years collaborated with the likes of Damon Albarn and Lily Allen. He's currently collaborating with American..."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature

Mo' Music SXSoGay Afterglow: Wednesday
A recap of Stubb's NPR Showcase
"...A long, long sound check later and Damon Albarn graced us with his presence. He was very..."

March 13, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

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

Gay Place
Where my queers at? SXSW, b'duh.
"...NPR PRESENTS Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz), St. Vincent, Kelis, and Perfect Pussy...."

March 7, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

Chronolog Radio (Feb. 21)
A smattering of South by Southwest showcasers
" Southwest Music blew up some this week, announcing Damon Albarn, Booker T. Jones, Coldplay, Snoop Dogg, St. Vincent,..."

Feb. 21, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

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

Feb. 21, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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

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

Mo' Music: January 27
Post-Grammys, it's the new year's freshest ear candy
"..."Everyday Robots" Damon Albarn Forlorn former Blur front man's return is a..."

Jan. 27, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

SXSW 2013 Film Reviews: 'Brothers Hypnotic'
A look at the family dynamics and musical exuberance of Chicago's Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
"...Sun Ra, Earth, Wind & Fire, Mos Def, and Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz), the main subject's gotta be tight...."

March 15, 2013 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

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

Mo' Music: July 23
A fresh, tossed salad of new tunes.
"...Damon Albarn has over-saturated the airwaves and this column, so..."

July 23, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

SXSW Lists
SXSW groupings: Metal, Austin jazz, Polish acts, plus everything else
"...Big Euro rock in the mold of Damon Albarn's Blur shook its second LP in January. Warns..."

March 18, 2011 Music Feature

Stormy Weather
AFS Essential Cinema presents Fire Beneath the Ice: Films of Iceland
"...Sugarcubes' Einar Örn Benediktsson co-scored the film with Blur's Damon Albarn.)..."

Nov. 19, 2010 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Butcher Bear & Charlie
"..."Maria's Lightstrumental" works on distorted audio samples worthy of Damon Albarn. Austin's finest MCs should be fist-fighting in the..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Music Review by Austin Powell

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

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