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  1. Watch Gorillaz Cover Blur's "Song 2" with Graham CoxonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Spin

    For the encore to their 30+ song set, Damon Albarn's Blur bandmate Graham Coxon joined Gorillaz to perform Blur's 1997 classic "Song 2." Starting the song with a synthy Gorillaz touch, the band surprised everyone as Coxon came on stage mid-song, diving into Blur's original, guitar-oriented arrangement of the song. Last month, Gorillaz released the video for the song "Tranz" from their latest album The Now Now .


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    5 hrs ago | NME

    Gorillaz joined forces with Graham Coxon during their Demon Dayz Festival show last night for a cover of Blur 's 'Song 2'. Check out footage below.


  3. Could you be a Friend of the Brickmakers? - Crowdfunding platform set-up to save venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Evening News

    ... we have. Artists from the Norwich music scene have come out to show their support for the Brickmakers including Blur drummer turned Norfolk county councillor Dave Rowntree and chairman of Future Radio Mike Stonard. The Pub has played host to ...


  4. The Good, The Bad & The Queen's Reunion Album Is Out Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stereogum

    ... ther Gorillaz album planned for after the Good, The Bad & The Queen reunion. Check out our 2012 ranking of Albarn's non-Blur projects here .


  5. Festival Pass: Get animated with Gorillaz about Demon Dayz; Lukas Nelson talks Outlaw FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | The Wave

    ... we cover festivals in the field, you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now . Gorillaz, the animated band that includes Blur's Damon Albarn and Del the Funky Homosapien in cartoon form, is bringing its Demon Dayz fest to Pico Rivera, of all places, ...


  6. Banksy STOLE my sketches' Cartoonist claims her work has been copied...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Daily Star

    ... get famous until after I left Britain but, being a political cartoonist, I was aware of him. "I should have seen the Blur album cover but I didn't, I long gave up being current in the arts and music scene after my two children were born in 1993 and ...


  7. An artist and cartoonist has accused Banksy ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Evening Times

    Cinders McLeod says pieces by the world-renowned street artist - including his cover for a Blur album - bear a striking similarities to sixteen of her works. Ms McLeod, who is a former freelance cartoonist at our sister paper The Herald, produced a series of works for the paper.


  8. Marcus & Millichap/ Kabani Hotel Group's 3rd Annual Hotel Investment Forum & LuncheoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Hospitality Net

    ... in Environmental & Land Use Law, Hospitality & Leisure a Vinay Rama, CEO, Mandala Holdings a Scott Sickeler, Principal, BLUR Workshop Architecture & Interior Designs a Peter Nichols, National Director, Marcus & Millichap, National Hospitality Group ...


  9. 15 Rock Bands That Have Surprisingly Never Had a No. 1 Hit on the Alternative Songs ChartRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Billboard

    ... scored a No. 1 hit on Billboard 's Alternative Songs chart, despite their vaunted status in the genre. Alongside Oasis, Blur was half the royal family that ruled England's Britpop movement of the mid '90s. This scene defined British music culture at ...


  10. Members of the British virtual band Gorillaz chat about its L.A. area Demon Dayz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Whittier Daily News

    British virtual band Gorillaz will bring its curated Demon Dayz Festival to the Pico Rivera Sports Arena and Grounds on Saturday, Oct. 20. Though it's a virtual band, brought to life in 1998 by Blur's Damon Albarn and comic book artist Jamie Hewlett, Gorillaz are very much in touch with reality . Its four animated members - lead vocalist and keys player 2D, bassist Murdoc Niccals, guitarist Noodle and drummer Russel Hobbs - have released six albums, including its latest, "The Now Now," which dropped in late June.


  11. Brexit could cost UK music scene its voice, warn leading starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 7 | Ledbury Reporter

    ... billion industry which "dominates" the market. Jarvis Cocker and Damon Albarn, the frontmen of Britpop bands Pulp and Blur, are also among the signatories alongside former The Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason and musical ...


  12. Graham Coxon, OkudaxijRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 30 | LA Weekly

    Despite the on-again-off-again nature of Blur and Graham Coxon's tumultuous relationship with frontman Damon Albarn, the guitarist has managed to maintain not just an active and prolific solo career but a mighty impressive one. The lo-fi nature of the songs combined with the chirpy melodies associated with his main band pushed 1998's solo debut, The Sky Is Too High , into the public consciousness, and that trend continued with 2000's The Golden D .


  13. Damon Albarn reveals his plan to 'disappear'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Monterey County Weekly

    ... certain they will reunite for live shows, and even teased the possibility of new music. Damon - whose last album with Blur was 2015's 'The Magic Whip' - said: "A reunion is never not a possibility. I think most definitely at some point we'll play ...


  14. Portlife star to play acoustic set at city menswear storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | South Wales Argus

    NEWPORT musician Jack Perrett, whose local take on Blur's hit Parklife became a summer sensation, will play an acoustic gig at the city's Chessmen menswear store this weekend. Mr Perrett's Portlife video has attracted more than 100,000 views on social media since being released in early August.


  15. Blur drummer turned county councillor backs campaign to save Norwich music venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Evening News

    Blur drummer turned Norfolk county councillor Dave Rowntree is to add his voice to those looking to save a popular Norwich music venue. It was announced last week that the team at the Brickmakers, on Sprowston Road, would not be renewing their lease with owners Ei Publican Partnerships after talks broke down.


  16. Graham Coxon (Blur) played solo acoustic @ Bowery Ballroom - pics, setlist, videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Brooklynvegan

    Blur guitarist Graham Coxon is on his first-ever North American solo tou r and played Bowery Ballroom on Monday night . With eight solo albums and a soundtrack, Graham's got a lot of songs to choose from and he played, just him and his guitar, for nearly two hours at Bowery.


  17. Dana s Playlist - " Tuesday, September 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 |

    Iggy Pop - 'Lust For Life' Versatile - 'Don't Change ' Grimes - 'Venus Fly' U2 - 'The Fly' Soft Pill - 'Mond' Melodica Deathship - 'Standing On The Hill' Villagers - 'Again' Danger Mouse & Sparklehorse - 'Just War' Flecks - 'Samurai' HAPPYALONE - 'Haunted' Wyvern Lingo - 'Dark Cloud' Therapy? - 'Save Me From The Ordinary' Therapy? - 'Nowhere' The Young Offenders - 'That's Why We Lose Control' Arcade Fire - 'Reflektor' Lydia Ford - 'Bittersweet' Richard Ashcroft - 'Are You Ready' Super Extra Bonus Party - 'Everything Flows' HAPPYALONE - 'WDYW4MM' HAPPYALONE - 'Haunted' Rusangano Family - 'Losing My French' Christine & The Queens - 'Goya Soda' Blur - 'To The End' Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot - 'Bonnie And Clyde' IBEYI - 'Me Voy' Wilt - 'Dave You Were Right' False Heads - 'Yellow' Liers - 'Universal Female' The Clash - 'This Is Radio Clash'


  18. What's going on Tuesday?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Brooklynvegan

    ... unforgettable Sloppy Jane headline this show and if you haven't seen them yet, you should change that. Graham Coxon (of Blur), The Natvral @ Elsewhere Blur guitarist, who has an armful of terrific solo records, plays his second NYC solo show ...


  19. What's going on Monday?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | Brooklynvegan

    Graham Coxon , Dances @ Bowery Ballroom Blur's Graham Coxon has released eight very good solo albums over the years, and most recently did the score for Netflix series The End of the F***ing World , but he's never toured North America on his own - until now. Mountain Man @ Rough Trade In the eight years since Mountain Man released their debut album, Amelia Randall Meath started gaining popularity as half of Sylvan Esso , while Molly Erin Sarle and Alexandra Sauser-Monnig pursued solo careers.


  20. Blura s Graham Coxon talks about his solo career, creating the soundtrack for Netflix cult hit showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Press-Telegram

    Blur guitarist Graham Coxon is currently on tour playing his solo material in intimate clubs across the U.S. The English singer-songwriter will come to the Lodge Room in Highland Park on Monday, Oct. 1. Though he's mainly known as the guitarist and founding member of English rock band Blur , Graham Coxon has released eight solo albums and more recently scored Netflix's cult-hit series, "The End of the F***ing World." While Blur's on a bit of a break, each member is off doing his own thing, including singer Damon Albarn who is currently on tour with Gorillaz .