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Damon Albarn


The Nearer the Fountain, More Pure the Stream Flows (2021)

Evocative and intriguing second album for innovative ex-Blur musician/songwriter Damon Albarn upon which he moves into new territory

Monkey : Journey to the West (2008)

Appalling new album from Damon Albarn, who has turned his attentions to Chinese opera with absolutely dreadful consequences



Erland and the Carnival
Interview Erland and the Carnival - Interview

Offbeat trio Erland and the Carnival recently put out their debut album which consists of electric arrangements of traditional folk songs. Anthony Strutt speaks to them about their previous band which include Verve, Damon Albarn, the Cult, the Orb, and Paul McCartney's the Fireman project


Broken Miscellaneous - Broken

John Clarkson enjoys new DVD and coming-of-age drama 'Broken', which includes a soundtrack that involves Damon Albarn


Wembley Stadium, London, 9/7/2023 Blur - Wembley Stadium, London, 9/7/2023

On home turf for the second of two Wembley Stadium shows, Blur are on exceptional, energized, poignant form. Richard Lewis reviews Thirty years since a struggling London indie band issued an album

Big Feastival
Kingham, Oxfordshire, 31/8/2013...1/9/2013 Blur - Kingham, Oxfordshire, 31/8/2013...1/9/2013

Nick Dent-Robinson is impressed by the Big Feastival, the annual food and music event staged by Jamie Oliver and Blur bassist Alex James at James's farm in Oxfordshire and which this year saw sets by Basement Jaxx, the Feeling, Rizzle Kicks, Dodgy and KT Tunstall

One Night Only Rocket Juice & the Moon - One Night Only

Goldsmiths College, London, 24/6/2009 Blur - Goldsmiths College, London, 24/6/2009

At an intimate gig at Goldsmiths Collge, and their first London show since they reformed, Anthony Middleton watches Blur play a set of surprising emotional and artistic integrity

Drifting and Tilting - The Songs of Scott Walker
Barbican, London, 15/11/2008 Scott Walker - Barbican, London, 15/11/2008

While he did not appear, 60's legend Scott Walker produced 'Drifting and Tilting', which included performances of his songs from among others Damon Albarn, Gavin Friday and Dot Allison. At its third and final night at the London Barbican Anthony Strutt watches one of the year's stand out events


Think Tank Blur - Think Tank

In our 'Re:View' section, in which our writers look back on albums from the past, Jeff Thiessen reflects upon Blur's 2003 seventh and last album to date, 'Think Tank'

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