Blur (Band)

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    April 17, 2013

    Was Coachella 2013 Worth The Drive From Phoenix?

    If you went to Coachella last weekend, you're probably still sunburned, dehydrated, and physically exhausted. Sleeping in your own bed is a glorious feeling after camping out or crashing on a friend's hotel room floor, but some aches and pains are bound to persist. Fortunately, if you had a good-en ... More >>

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    February 11, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Week in Phoenix

    For every up there's a down. It's like reading the awesome news that Elton John plays on the new Queens of the Stone Age record the same day you read Christina Applegate is leaving NBC's Up All Night.. Bummer! So here's the bad news: It's Monday, which is the worst. But some good, too: There's some ... More >>

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    February 7, 2013
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    January 25, 2013

    Stop Hating on the 2013 Coachella Lineup

    Each year, like many of you, I impatiently wait for the Coachella lineup to be announced. Sometimes it's disappointing (if Daft Punk says they're not touring, chances are they're not playing the festival), but there's always going be a few redeeming artists. At best the lineup will be amazing, and i ... More >>

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    January 24, 2013

    Coachella 2013 Official Lineup is Posted

    The wait, as they say, is finally over. You can cease all the speculation of who the hell is officially playing this year's Coachella as Goldenvoice unveiled the lineup in grand fashion. See also: -Who Is Really Playing Coachella This Year? -The Rolling Stones Aren't Playing Coachella, but Some ... More >>

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    June 21, 2012

    My Band T-Shirt: Classic Concertwear, Pit Stains and All

    Plenty of people visit the merch stand at concerts. Some people buy an item with the intent to wear it again and again, and it unexpectedly becomes destined to live on the top shelf of a closet where it won't be seen again for years. Others sport their band merch until it's been sufficiently worn ou ... More >>

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    April 26, 2012

    Do You Guys Remember Jamiroquai?

    Jamiroquai is one of those quintessential '90s pop-acts, but if you close your eyes and listen, the band sounds like its music could have been released any time between the '70s and now. The band's acid jazz/funk may sound pretty timeless, but the classic music video for "Virtual Insanity" is pure ... More >>

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    April 5, 2012
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    February 8, 2011

    Gorillaz Not Breaking Up Just Yet

    ​Rumors were flying around last week that the Gorillaz had broken up. However, they haven't split just yet, according to Consequence of Sound.During a performance in New Zealand back in December, vocalist Damon Albarn gave a lengthy speech about how the show might end up being the band's last ever ... More >>

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    February 7, 2011

    What's Behind Post Breakup/Death Music Appreciation?

    The peppermint duo known as the White Stripes will be forever in our hearts.​Why is it that bands -- and people in general -- seem to be appreciated so much more once they're gone?After they're out of reach, suddenly a person somehow becomes even more important than before. You've seen it when som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    DJ Manchester Talks Britpop, Shadowplay, Anderson's, The Smiths, Interpol, and More

    DJ Manchester​Eddie Lebario (a.k.a. DJ Manchester) is old school, just like his favorite musical genre.As you'll read in this week's version of DJ Dossier, the cat has been spinning up the hits inside local clubs since the mid '90s. And more often than not, said hits have typically been from the e ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    Gorillaz at Comerica Theatre Last Night

    Luke Holwerda​ Gorillaz Comerica Theatre 10/26/2010 Twelve years ago Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett decided to create a cartoon band. The concept was to separate celebrity from pop music. This was the perfect vehicle for someone like Albarn, who is probably best known as the front man for B ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    Gorillaz Leader Damon Albarn on Pacific Ocean Garbage, Pop Music and (Not Knowing Who) T.I. (is)

    ​There really is a plastic beach. Not with Lou Reed and a bunch of cartoons making hip-hop music -- that's just a fictional backdrop for the third Gorillaz record -- but in the Pacific Ocean, where a soupy mixture of oceanic garbage has massed together to form something scientists have named the ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010
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    October 21, 2010
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    March 2, 2010

    Album Stream: Gorillaz -- Plastic Beach

    The latest Gorillaz album isn't released until next Tuesday, but you can stream it in its entirety at NPR​If you've been dying to listen to Plastic Beach, the latest offering from Gorillaz, since hearing the single "Stylo," then please wait no longer. NPR's Exclusive First Listen has made the enti ... More >>

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    January 6, 2010

    Nerdapalooza: 5 Geeky Events to Look Forward to in 2010

    We're done with resolutions to eat healthfully and quit our vices. This year we're resolving to reconnect with our nerdolicious self -- basically to let our geek flag fly. And it looks like we won't be alone. 2010 is shaping up to be the year of the geek, with scores of ... More >>

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    June 10, 2009

    New Vampire Weekend, Crystal Antlers at Ruby Room, Blur Reunion Video, Touch and Go Book

    Electric Mustache: Photos: Crystal Antlers at The Ryhthm Room 6/8/2009 Spin: Vampire Weekend's New Record: "Higher, Lower, Faster! Spin: Blur post rehearsal footage online - video Rolling Stone: U2's Bono and the Edge Talk "Spider-Man" Musical Pitchfork: The Smashing Pumpkins Hire a 19-Year-Old ... More >>

  • Music

    March 11, 2004


    The band stomps into the Old Brickhouse