Elton John: New ‘Lockdown Sessions’ Album 10/22, ft. Collaborations with Dua Lipa, Lil Nas X, Stevie Nicks, the Late Glen Campbell & More

“The last thing I expected to do during lockdown was make an album,” said Sir Elton John in a social media post on Wednesday announcing precisely that: The Lockdown Sessions, a new album set for release by the legendary entertainer on Oct. 22. His full post: The last thing I expected to do during lockdown… Continue reading Elton John: New ‘Lockdown Sessions’ Album 10/22, ft. Collaborations with Dua Lipa, Lil Nas X, Stevie Nicks, the Late Glen Campbell & More

New Gorillaz: Stream the 3-Song ‘Meanwhile …’ EP, ft. AJ Tracey, Jelani Blackman, Barrington Levy and Alicaì Harley

Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, the innovative duo behind the visionary “virtual band” project Gorillaz, surprise-released a new 3-song EP on Thursday. A news release describes Meanwhile… as a “joyous homage to the iconic Notting Hill Carnival, paused this year due to the pandemic, and West London, home to the band’s Kong Studios.” It was… Continue reading New Gorillaz: Stream the 3-Song ‘Meanwhile …’ EP, ft. AJ Tracey, Jelani Blackman, Barrington Levy and Alicaì Harley

Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz) Releasing Second Solo Album 11/12 — Stream “The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows”

Damon Albarn (Photo: Linda Brownlee)

On November 12, Damon Albarn, who’s attained a legacy over the years fronting Britpop legends Blur as well as with his groundbreaking work with the animated supergroup Gorillaz, will release his second proper solo album. The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows is its title, and will be the follow-up to 2014’s Everyday… Continue reading Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz) Releasing Second Solo Album 11/12 — Stream “The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows”

Live Stream Concerts to Watch 12/11-12/13: Cyndi Lauper, Brandi Carlile, Goo Goo Dolls, VetsAid, Andrea Bocelli, 311, Gorillaz, Harry Shearer/Judith Owen, Less Than Jake & More

This weekend, Dec. 11 – 13, brings with it music-related live stream concerts spanning genres and eras, so with COVID-19 numbers spiking around the country it’s never been a better idea to stay in and watch a stream from the safety of your living room. Here’s a list of some of the most notable streams coming… Continue reading Live Stream Concerts to Watch 12/11-12/13: Cyndi Lauper, Brandi Carlile, Goo Goo Dolls, VetsAid, Andrea Bocelli, 311, Gorillaz, Harry Shearer/Judith Owen, Less Than Jake & More

Elton John and 6LACK Join Gorillaz on New Song/Animated Video ‘The Pink Phantom’ (Watch/Listen)

Gorillaz, the world’s foremost “virtual band” project helmed by Damon Albarn of English alt/rock/Britpop band Blur, has always done things … a bit differently. The project’s latest endeavor is “Song Machine,” a series of collaborative musical projects that has been going on for a while now. The latest is “The Pink Phantom,” a song featuring… Continue reading Elton John and 6LACK Join Gorillaz on New Song/Animated Video ‘The Pink Phantom’ (Watch/Listen)