Archive for the ‘Gorillaz’ Category

By Hans Ebert “There’s something happening, but you don’t know what it is, do you, Mister Jones?” Dylan sang those lines years ago without realising just how many “Mister Joneses” have been given a free pass to run free in so many industries. Look at what has been allowed to happen in the theatre of [...]

A friend of mine sent me a link to John Denver singing his own song, Leaving On A Jet Plane, first a hit for Peter, Paul and Mary in the Sixties, then, Chantal Kreviazuk. and, most recently, was recorded by the Cast of Glee. The yard goes on forever- and so does a great song. [...]

There was a time when a “supergroup” like Blind Faith was a dream project. After all, here was Stevie Winwood from Traffic and Eric Clapton and Ginger Rogers from that other “supergroup”‘ that was Cream and Ric Gretch from Family. But after one not very supergroup effort which had one magnificent track in “Can’t Find [...]

Gorillaz or guerillas? Vivien Westwood or Clint Eastwood? World Music or “world music” or just simply music and without this music being relegated depending on the “status” of a country into some token Third World co-starring role. As the clip above shows, Damon Albarn understands how music must not have any labels to shut it [...]