Just when you thought the Southern California festival couldn’t get any larger, Coachella promoters Goldenvoice have announced a series of intimate concerts featuring a wide variety of festival artists performing at intimate venues around event […]
Rock dominated what will likely go down as one of the most impressive Olympic closing ceremonies of all time. The British roster included Muse, Blur, Pet Shop Boys, Queen, Liam Gallagher, and more.
Let’s be honest, the Olympic soundtracks are all too often programmed for the masses and musical choices have always been safe. Not the case this year with songs from The Sex Pistols, Muse, The Clash and more.
Blur formed in 1988 and released their debut album, Leisure, in 1991. In the six albums that followed, Blur has been everything from “Britpop” to “Indie” to “Art Rock.” But since their last studio release, […]
Blur just premiered two fresh tracks, breathing new life into fans’ hopes that the Britpop legends are on the road to more music. “Under the Westway” and “The Puritan” mark the band’s first new material […]
43-year-old Graham Coxon left Blur in 2002, but came back in 2009 after adding four more albums to his solo discography. Although Blur frontman Damon Albarn has hinted (and then refuted) that Blur won’t be […]
Bassist Flea Balzary and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer from the Red Hot Chili Peppers joined the multi-genre, multi-dimensional music maker, Damon Albarn, as part of Africa Express. The music project has helped bring Western musicians to […]
Damon Albarn of Blur and Gorillaz (although that might be ending soon) has been busy gearing up for the “too corporate” London Summer Olympics, working with Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea on Rocket Juice and […]
With hardcore digs laced into just about every hip-hop song on the radio, it’s hard to remember a time when Britpoppers like Blur and Oasis engaged in snarky battles of wit and snide comments via […]
Ever since the Revolution, it’s always been the Brits versus the Americans. In the case of music, there are so many great, “iconic” musicians from “over the pond” it’s hardly even a competition sometimes. And […]