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Christmas Mini-Mix

Just in time for the holidays! Enjoy : )

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Damon reveals details on brand new album

While on the Australian leg of the Gorillaz The Escape To Plastic Beach Tour, Damon Albarn announced the title of the forthcoming album that Albarn created primarily on an iPad.
During an interview with Australia’s Triple J, the Gorillaz creator and front man revealed that the new LP will be called The Fall “It’s called The Fall because I wrote it in October. I didn’t want to call it October because U2 have already used that.”
The album will feature brand new material created by Damon Albarn whilst on the Plastic Beach tour in America and will be released on Christmas day.

No word on who exactly will be featuring on the new album by Damon says “A few people popped in.”

Listen to a snippet of the interview as well as live performances of “Rhinestone Eyes” and “To Binge” below.

-SoulCulture

Day in the Life of N.E.R.D.

I can concur, life on the road is tiring but I love it! ‘Nothing’ out now, Go Get That!

Gorillaz Feat. Daley – Doncamatic *Video*

Crazy to think they’ve just had an album out (Plastic Beach) are currently on a world tour & may have another album out before the years out! All thanks to Damon & his iPad! Yep, Damon recently spoke about recording the new album on his iPad during off days on the world tour …that’s what u call on the grind!

As for this song; the 1st single off the new project features A&M signing & Duffy label mate Daley. Tuff right!

Prince to headline Glastonbury 2011!

GLASTONBURY 2011 is lining up to be a real royal affair.

PRINCE and rock kings U2 have signed up to top the bill.

COLDPLAY are likely to fill the third headline slot too, with the final details being thrashed out. The festival isn’t for another eight months but founder MICHAEL EAVIS has clearly been grafting hard masterminding the best music event in years.

Michael getting that line-up arranged has got me looking forward to next summer already.

Seven-time Grammy winner Prince is one of the best performers of all time but rarely graces these shores.

His back catalogue is immense and hits such as Purple Rain, Diamonds And Pearls and 1999 will send the Pyramid Stage crowd barmy.

U2 are currently working with DANGERMOUSE on a new album – their 13th – Songs Of Ascent, and are likely to use the Glasto slot to show off their new tunes.

And CHRIS MARTIN‘s band went down a storm when they played the festival in 2005.

A source said: “Michael was very keen to get the line-up sorted early and is over the moon at securing such massive acts. He is a huge fan of Prince and has been trying to nab him for years.

“The fact it’s been tied up so quickly is a big but welcome shock.”

The source added: “Coldplay are currently in negotiations about taking a headline slot.

“Michael has previously said Coldplay’s set in 2005 was his personal favourite and is very pleased to be welcoming them back.

“U2 were a fairly obvious capture. Michael immediately had his sights set on them after they were forced to cancel this year and they were very happy to oblige.”

If I were Eavis I’d be wrapping BONO up in cotton wool.

Emergency surgery on the frontman’s back forced the Irish group to pull out of their Friday night headline slot this year.

GORILLAZ did a decent job of replacing them, but many felt something was lacking. A Glastonbury spokesman declined to comment on next year’s acts, saying: “We never comment on rumours until the official line-up is announced.”

Many farm folk feel this will be Michael’s final hurrah before the festival takes a year off and he hands the reins to his daughter EMILY in 2013.

If that’s the case, he’ll definitely be going out on a high…

 

 

Bashy Headline Show

Headlines his first London Gig

30th September 2010

Islington O2 Academy2

http://www.gigsandtours.com/?a=bashy&site=bashy

“Bashy cements his position as one of the UK’s most talented lyricists…many MCs will have to run very, very fast to catch up.”

RWD

“There’s still little competition for Bashy’s position as the genres (grime’s) voice of consciousness.”

Mojo

“A new, notable talent and a fresh voice from London’s streets.”

Clash

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