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[WATCH] BOBBY WOMACK & LANA DEL REY perform on French TV

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Following a recent appearance on Fallon, soul great Bobby Womack made another promotional stop this weekend in support of his well-received comeback LP The Bravest Man in the Universe. Once again joined by producers Damon Albarn and Richard Russell, Womack performed and chatted on the French program Le Grand Journal, where he was joined by special guest Lana …

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[WATCH] BOBBY WOMACK on FALLON ft. Damon Albarn & Richard Russell

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Bobby Womack visited Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight in support of this year’s impressive comeback album The Bravest Man in the Universe. The soul legend was joined on stage by his producers Damon Albarn and Richard Russell, as well as a full band, who ripped through the shimmering title track, as well as web exclusive performances of rousing album …

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[LISTEN] JJ DOOM: ‘Key To The Kuffs’

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DOOM and Jneiro Janel’s collaborative LP as JJ DOOM – Key to the Kuffs – is out this week. We’ve previously heard four great album tracks, and now you can stream the entire LP below. The underground rap icon/supervillain has been living in London — his city of birth — for the past two years following an immigration …

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[LISTEN] BLUR: ‘Under The Westway’ + ‘The Puritan’

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Blur released a pair of brand new songs via Twitter this week, written especially for their 2012 Olympics Closing Ceremony performance at Hyde Park, marking their first new material since the 2010 Record Store Day single ‘Fool’s Day‘. The first track is an aching, Bowie-esque ballad titled ‘Under the Westway’, while the second, ‘The Puritan’, is an exuberant sing-along that …

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[LISTEN] BOBBY WOMACK: ‘The Bravest Man In The Universe’

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The Bravest Man in the Universe, soul great Bobby Womack’s first album of original songs in 18 years, is out next week. We’ve previously heard the wonderful title track as well as the futuristic R&B of ‘Please Forgive My Heart‘, and now thanks to NPR you can stream the entire LP. Co-produced by Britpop renaissance man Damon …

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[LISTEN] BOBBY WOMACK: ‘The Bravest Man In The Universe’ + ‘Please Forgive My Heart’

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Soul legend Bobby Womack – who returned to the public eye in 2010 thanks to his terrific appearance on Gorillaz’ Plastic Beach LP and subsequent tour – is set to release his first new solo LP of original material since 1994. The Bravest Man in the Universe, due June 11, is co-produced by Gorillaz mastermind Damon Albarn …

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[WATCH] ST. VINCENT & DAMON ALBARN on JOOLS HOLLAND

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This week’s musical guests on Later… with Jools Holland were two of my favourites: St. Vincent and Damon Albarn. Both featured on the show over two episodes this week, and you can find their respective appearances below; St. Vincent performed Strange Mercy cuts ‘Cruel’, ‘Cheerleader’ and ‘Northern Lights’, while Albarn sat down to discuss his …

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[LISTEN] Damon Albarn, Flea & Tony Allen’s supergroup ROCKET JUICE AND THE MOON team up with ERYKAH BADU

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Damon Albarn (Gorillaz), Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers) and Ton Allen’s (Fela Kuti) oddly-named supergroup Rocket Juice and Moon released the first taste of their self-titled debut album earlier this week, with the Erykah Badu-featuring single ‘Hey Shooter’. For such an unwieldy collaboration, this track is about as awesome as you could possibly expect. It’s …

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[WATCH] GORILLAZ: ‘DoYaThing’ ft. James Murphy & Andre 3000 + Hear the 13 min version

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Gorillaz have released a new video for ‘DoYaThing’, the wild collaboration Damon Albarn recorded with LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy and OutKast’s Andre 3000 for Converse. Albarn’s Gorillaz partner Jamie Hewlett directed the clip, which showcases a seamless fusion of classic Gorillaz animation and straight footage while taking you on a tour of a rather disgusting London flat inhabited by …

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[LISTEN] GORILLAZ: ‘DoYaThing’ ft. JAMES MURPHY, ANDRE 3000

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The latest blockbuster collaboration in Converse’s “Three Artist, One Song” series is “DoYaThing”, a Gorillaz single promoting their new line of Chucks featuring LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy and Outkast’s Andre 3000. It’s a weird track which features Damon Albarn quasi-rapping a few verses, Murphy singing the chorus in an odd high voice and Andre killing …

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