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Vince Staples: Big Fish Theory Review – Danceable Club-Rap with Needle-Like Precision

Vince Staples sounds like he wants to have a good time on Big Fish Theory but the subtext suggests otherwise. ‘If I die today/Would you even know I existed?’ he asks on ‘Ramona Park is Yankee Stadium’. Staples is very much a Continue reading Vince Staples: Big Fish Theory Review – Danceable Club-Rap with Needle-Like Precision

Gorillaz: Humanz Review: A Hit ‘n’ Miss Playlist for Apocalyptic Times

It’s often the guest list of a Gorillaz record that drives interest in all aspects of its promotion, whether it’s analysis from critics or just basic social media chatter from Continue reading Gorillaz: Humanz Review: A Hit ‘n’ Miss Playlist for Apocalyptic Times

Gorillaz Share Humanz Bonus Track ‘The Apprentice’

If you were unfortunate enough to miss Gorillaz’s global listening party for their upcoming album Humanz last weekend all is not lost; not only is Continue reading Gorillaz Share Humanz Bonus Track ‘The Apprentice’

Gorillaz’s ‘Let Me Out’ Finds Sense in the Uncertainty

‘Let Me Out’ is all about hierarchy. Damon Albarn hangs loosely overhead, his insouciant delivery providing a false back for his determination. Below him sits Continue reading Gorillaz’s ‘Let Me Out’ Finds Sense in the Uncertainty

Gorillaz Share Four New Songs: Track-By-Track Review

We live in uncertain, desolate times so it only feels right that Gorillaz should finally shatter that six-year silence with four new songs designed to make you dance. Last Thursday, Gorillaz unveiled tracks from their upcoming album Humanz, which will be released on Continue reading Gorillaz Share Four New Songs: Track-By-Track Review

Gorillaz Return with the Politically-Charged ‘Hallelujah Money’

It’s been six years since everyone’s favourite unhinged animated band released something new and now, on the eve of Donald Trump’s inauguration, Damon Albarn has resurrected Gorillaz with the startling new track ‘Hallelujah Money’. Continue reading Gorillaz Return with the Politically-Charged ‘Hallelujah Money’