Gorillaz

  1. Backbeat: The Great Bobby Womack Rocks NYC Apple Store With Damon Albarn, XL's Richard Russell

    September 19, 2012 1:00 PM EDT Rocking the tech emporium: From left: XL's Richard Russell, TV on the Radio's Jaleel Bunton, Bobby Womack, Remi Kabaka, Kwes (behind the piano) and Damon Albarn playing NYC's SoHo Apple Store. (Photo: Andy Gensler) 'It fired me ...

  2. Why The Tupac Hologram Was Actually A 2D Tupac

    April 18, 2012 2:05 PM EDT Tupac Shakur is back in the headlines again for his posthumous show-stopping performance at Coachella last weekend, which just about everyone took to be a 3D hologram. It simply looked too realistic not to be, as you can sort of tell from the vide ...

  3. Gorillaz/Andre 3000/LCD's James Murphy's Converse Track: The Story Behind The Song

    February 21, 2012 1:53 PM EST In the most high-profile offering of its "3 Artists. 1 Song" campaign to date, Converse Inc. announced on Feb. 9 that Gorillaz, LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy and OutKast rapper Andre 300 had teamed up to record an original song f ...

  4. Andre 3000, Gorillaz, LCD's James Murphy Team Up for Converse Track

    February 09, 2012 11:40 AM EST As part of Converse Inc.'s continuing "Three Artists. One Song" campaign, Gorillaz, former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy and Outkast rapper Andre 3000 have teamed up for an original track. "DoYaThing" will be relea ...

  5. XL's Richard Russell On Adele, Six Grammy Noms, What's Next (Bobby Womack!)

    December 09, 2011 8:30 AM EST Banner Year: Richard Russell, co-founder and CEO of XL Recordings (Photo: Courtesy XL) All said, 2011 has been a phenomenal year for Richard Russell and XL Recordings, the London-based independent that he co-founded in 1989 and now runs. Since its ...

  6. This Week in Apps: iheartradio for iPad, Gorillaz Remixing, Augmented Reality, and Songasaurus

    April 22, 2011 11:23 AM EDT iheartradio Clear Channel extended its iheartradio Internet radio app to the iPad, where it is one of the few streaming music services available. Like the iPhone versions, the iPad app simply lets users stream music from any of the company's ...

  7. Gorillaz Release New Album Recorded And Mixed Entirely On iPad

    December 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Gorillaz have dropped a special Christmas present for fans -- "The Fall," an album mixed and recorded by frontman Damon Albarn using the iPad, is available on the band's website (thefall.gorillaz.com) as of Dec. 25. Over a dozen ...

  8. Gorillaz: We Won't Let 'Glee' Cover Our Songs

    October 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The virtual band Gorillaz isn't exactly going bananas over the television musical series "Glee." Lead singer Damon Albarn says he's not interested in letting the hit show perform covers of his band's songs. "We wouldn ...

  9. Gorillaz Launches Internet Explorer 9 Beta

    September 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Gorillaz helped launch Microsoft's Beta version of Internet Explorer 9 at an event in London tonight (Sept. 15). Although the launch of a Beta version of a new Web browser might be typically aimed at a techy audience, Microsoft executives mad ...

  10. Gorillaz Roll Out Game App

    July 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The latest iPhone app trend among artists is focusing on games rather than music. The latest is an app from the Gorillaz called “escape to Plastic Beach.” From the release: Escape to Plastic Beach is a 3D (Unity) action game in which Murdoc floats ...

  11. Gorillaz Replaces U2 At Glastonbury

    May 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Gorillaz has stepped in to replace U2 at Glastonbury festival. Damon Albarn 's animated pop act will make its only U.K. festival appearance this summer at Glastonbury on the Pyramid Stage on Friday, June 25. U2 has pulled out because of a ser ...

  12. Coachella Hits Record Attendance

    April 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT With an aggregate attendance of 225,000 over April 16-18, Coachella enjoyed a record attendance year at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, Calif. The festival is produced by Goldenvoice, a division of AEG Live. Among the acts performing were Jay-Z, ...

  13. Thom Yorke, Pavement, Gorillaz Cap Coachella 2010

    April 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The 2010 Coachella Music and Arts festival came to a close Sunday night (April 18) with strong sets by its mainstagers Gorillaz, Thom Yorke and Pavement, and surprises by more than a few artists on the field. While the name of Thom Yorke's ne ...

  14. Ludacris Lands Fourth No. 1 Album With 'Battle of the Sexes'

    March 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ludacris scores his fourth No. 1 on the Billboard 200 as "Battle of the Sexes" debuts atop the tally with 137,000 copies. The album is the rapper/actor's follow-up to 2008's "Theater of the Mind," which peaked at No. ...

  15. Albarn's 'Monkey' Gets The Edge

    October 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Edge Performance VCT is backing the opera production "Monkey: Journey to the West," created by Gorillaz collaborators Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett and Chinese director Chen Shi-Zheng, as it prepares for a 31-date run at London's O ...

  16. "Monkey" Opera Moves To The O2

    September 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed stage show, "Monkey: Journey to the West" is moving to a purpose-built theatre at the Meridian Gardens, next to London's O2 Arena, for an extended run. The 2,500-capacity venue will host the Asian-themed opera, the brainch ...

  17. Review: The Good, the Bad and the Queen (self-titled)

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Good, the Bad and the Queen: "The Good, the Bad and the Queen" Producer: Danger Mouse Virgin Release Date: Jan. 23 If Danger Mouse's last big project, Gnarls something-or-other, existed in a zany monster movie, his new one takes ...

  18. EMI, Yahoo! Strike Video Content Deal

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music has inked a pan-European video agreement allowing consumers to watch its promos on Yahoo! Music. As a result of the deal, announced today (Dec. 11), Yahoo! Music will enable European computer users free access to videos from EMI Music ar ...

  19. U.K. Biz Shows Support For Gov't Leadership Project

    June 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT $22M in funding for 2-year initiative. Pop stars, artist managers, members of parliament and executives from the upper echelon of the U.K. music industry gathered at the headquarters of EMI Group last night (June 19) for the launch of a multi-mill ...

  20. Ingenious Funds Independiente

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Martina Topley-Bird to be first artist to benefit. U.K. independent label Independiente has clinched a multi-million dollar funding from Ingenious Music VCT, the venture-capital fund specializing in A&R and quoted on the London Stock Exchange. ...

  21. EMI Profits Surge

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Strong digital sales and a big year for Coldplay and Gorillaz helped EMI post an increase in profits and revenues for its fiscal year ended March 31. Full year revenues increased 3.9% to £2.08 billio Strong digital sales and a big year for Coldpla ...

  22. EMI Profits Surge

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Strong digital sales and a big year for Coldplay and Gorillaz helped EMI post an increase in profits and revenues for its fiscal year ended March 31. Full year revenues increased 3.9% to £2.08 billio Strong digital sales and a big year for Coldpla ...

  23. Gorillaz, RealNetworks Developing Games

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Expected to be available in April. The Gorillaz are working with RealNetworks to develop their own series of mobile videogames, called the Gorillaz Entertainment System. RealNetworks is working on developing four games based on each of the Gorilla ...

  24. 2005 UK Ringtone Chart Topped By Crazy Frog

    December 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Market expected to grow by another 7% in 2006. The UK's 2005 year-end ringtone chart was topped by tunes from fictional cartoon characters and old pop favorites, not hit singles, according to data released from the Mobile Entertainment Forum. ...

  25. Coldplay, Stones Get EMI H1 Ball Rolling

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blockbusters from Coldplay, Gorillaz and the Rolling Stones plus ongoing growth in digital revenues underpinned a "successful" first half set of results at EMI, the London-based major music company sa Blockbusters from Coldplay, Gorillaz ...

  26. Coldplay, Stones Get EMI H1 Ball Rolling

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blockbusters from Coldplay, Gorillaz and the Rolling Stones plus ongoing growth in digital revenues underpinned a "successful" first half set of results at EMI, the London-based major music company sa Blockbusters from Coldplay, Gorillaz ...

  27. Arcade Fire Leads mtvU's Woodie Nominees

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gorillaz, Death Cab also up for awards. Gorillaz, Death Cab also up for awards. News ...

  28. Black Eyed Peas Open At European Albums Summit

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gorillaz Climbs Down To No. 2. Gorillaz Climbs Down To No. 2. News ...

  29. Gorillaz Start At European Chart Summit

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After four years of monkeying about, British "cartoon" pop band Gorillaz has opened this week at the peak of European Top 100 Albums with "Demon Days." The act's sophomore set is new at No. 1 in the After four years of mon ...

  30. Gorillaz Start At European Chart Summit

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After four years of monkeying about, British "cartoon" pop band Gorillaz has opened this week at the peak of European Top 100 Albums with "Demon Days." The act's sophomore set is new at No. 1 in the After four years of mon ...

  31. Audioslave Debut On Top

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Building on the success of the hit rock airplay single "Be Yourself," Audioslave finds a home on top of The Billboard 200 this week with its sophomore album, "Out of Exile." The Interscope/Epic set so Building on the success of ...

  32. Coldplay, Gorillaz Delays Dull EMI Results

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Revenue, profits down but digital sales triple. Rapid growth in digital music sales and multi-million shifting album releases from Robbie Williams, Joss Stone and Norah Jones failed to arrest the expected drop in full-year EMI Group profits and re ...

  33. Coldplay, Gorillaz Delays Dull EMI Results

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rapid growth in digital music sales and multi-million shifting album releases from Robbie Williams, Joss Stone and Norah Jones failed to arrest the expected drop in full-year EMI Group profits and rev Rapid growth in digital music sales and multi- ...

  34. EMI Revises Profit Warning

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group said today (April 15) that its annual underlying profit would be slightly better than anticipated due in part to improved prospects for its recorded music division. EMI Group said today (April 15) that its annual underlying profit would ...

  35. EMI Revises Profit Warning

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group said today (April 15) that its annual underlying profit would be slightly better than anticipated due in part to improved prospects for its recorded music division. EMI Group said today (April 15) that its annual underlying profit would ...

  36. Particle To Fuel 'Beats of Peace' Tour

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "Funktronica" band Particle is set to play the inaugural United Beats of Peace tour (UBoP), co-headlining the four-week run with BT (who will be performing with a full band) and Gorillaz co-founder an "Funktronica" band Particl ...