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  • Blur announces new live album
    Blur announce new live album 'Live at the Budokan'
    Blur has just announced they will release a new live album next month. Entitled “Live at the Budokan,” the LP, expected to drop August 12, is a recording from the band's 1995 show at the Budokan in Tokyo, Japan. They were touring...
  • Today in Rock: May 8
    Today in Rock: May 8
    Today in music history:There were several significant events on this day between the years 1940 and 2008.On this day in 1940 Toni Tennille, future singer for Captain & Tennille, is born in Montgomery, Alabama.On this day in 1949 Vaughn Monroe&...
  • Damon Albarn "Everyday Robots" art work
    Damon Albarn announces solo album, releases 'Everyday Robots' music video
    On Jan. 20 English singer-songwriter Damon Albarn(Blur, Gorillaz) released an official music video for his single "Everyday Robots" on his YouTube channel. The song is the title track from his upcoming debut solo album. You can watch...
  • Blur
    Blur pull out of performing at Big Day Out Music Festival
    On Nov. 23 the English rock band Blur announced on their official Facebook page that will not be performing at the 2014 Big Day Out Music Festival (BDO). The band claims they have to cancel the performance due to conflicts with the BDO's...
  • Coachella 20013 opening Day
    Backstage Coachella Opening Day 2013
    Behind The Scenes Opening Day Coachella Music Festival 2013 L. Paul MannOne of the most prestigious and well organized live music gatherings in the world, the Coachella Music and Arts Festival got underway Friday,...
  • Coachella makes good on festivarians' faith with strong 2013 lineup
    Coachella makes good on festivarians' faith with strong 2013 lineup
    Without a single artist announced Coachella’s reputation was enough to warrant two sold out weekends. The festival, which takes place April 12-14 and 19-21 at Indio, California’s Empire Polo Club, then put together a lineup of old...
  • Coachella 2013 Poster
    Coachella 2013 lineup unveiled: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phoenix, Blur to headline
    It took a lotlongerthan most expected, but Goldenvoice has finally unveiled the acts that will fill up Indio's largest music festival at this year's Coachella music festival. Hall of Fame act Red Hot Chili Peppers arejoiningFrench-rock...
  • Damon Albarn of Blur performing at Hyde Park last summer
    Blur's 'Parklive' CD and DVD document Hyde Park Olympics concert
    You won't get The Jam or The Smiths reuniting. You probably won't even get Oasis burying the hatchet any time soon. No, alone amongst the big names in British music of the last 30 years Blur are the lone group to bend to the big festival,...
  • Crocodiles
    CD vs LP throwdown 10: Echo and the Bunnymen's Crocodiles
    Seminal bands with ardent fan bases have been following a trend in recent years: remastering their catalogs. The most recent is 90's Britt-pop sensation Blur who's remastered catalog has been one of the big sellers at Luna Music this...
  • Muse
    The Who, Muse, Blur, More to Close Olympics
    Muse has just been added to a star-studded list of musical performers set to ring out the Olympics.The band joins an already-packed lineup of The Who, George Michael, Jessie J, and the Spice Girls during the closing ceremony this Sunday, August 12...
  • Blur 21 box set
    Blur's 21 a must-have boxset for fans of the seminal British band
    It was inevitable that Noel Gallagher would take a poke at Blur. Back in 1995 Gallagher was never one to let down a journalist in search of a headline, but even when it seemed he'd crossed the line in wishing death on his then-rivals it didn&...
  • Blur
    Blur and Gorillaz are over says Damon Albarn
    Damon Albarn has recently told The Guardian that Blur's show at Hyde Park will probably be their last. The singer also stated the newly recorded single “Under the Westway” will most likely be the last recording from the band. But...
  • The Stone Roses
    Are the Stone Roses Finally Reuniting?
    Influential British rock band The Stone Roses, who disbanded in 1996, are supposedly reuniting at a press conference this upcoming Tuesday.According to various British publications such as NME and ClashMusic, the band, which inspired legions of...
  • Bailey Sleeping
    Motion blur or The Crystal Clear
    The first thing you’ll learn when taking pictures of pets is that it is hard to get them to sit still. You can bribe them with treats or distract them with funny noises, but in the end they will always move. Personally, my favorite technique...
  • Gorillaz: The Fall
    Gorillaz: The Fall
    First and foremost, this new Gorillaz album is noteworthy because it was recorded entirely on an iPad, which in my experience in the recording field, is no small feat. To top it off, they recorded it while on tour, in various cities around the...