Damon Albarn

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Joan Wasser, aka Joan as Police Woman: I feel really thankful that I made it into my 30s before beginning. Photograph: Allison Michael Orenstein

Regrets? Joan Wasser’s had a few – but one of them is not kicking off her solo career sooner. Although she has played violin since she was a child, th(...)

Joyce DiDonato: the Grammy-winning mezzo-soprano will appear at the NCH accompanied by the Il Pomo d’Oro period-instrument ensemble

Artists from Joyce DiDonato to Damon Albarn and residencies by Philip Glass and Barry Douglas will feature over the next 12 months at the National Con(...)

Pussy Riot: the Russian feminist punk collective will be at All Together Now.  Photograph: Roberto Ricciuti/Redferns/Getty

All Together Now has announced a string of new acts for this summer’s sold-out music festival, whose headliners include The National, Patti Smith, and(...)

 The Good, the Bad and the Queen, Damon Albarn second from left

About a year before the European Union referendum in the UK, when I was looking around for something to write about, I fixed upon a strangely unsexy t(...)

Damon Albarn: “I’ve always been very strong on finishing work at five and cooking dinner.” Photograph: Tom Jamieson/New York Times

With the honourable exceptions of The Traveling Wilburys, Cream, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young and The Jimi Hendrix Experience, supergroups tend to b(...)

After Graham Coxon left Blur in 2003, the Britpop behemoths fizzled out with a whimper. Damon Albarn threw himself into completing the second Gorillaz(...)

Joe Strummer was a trailblazing punk pioneer who musically and politically helped shape a generation. In Bono’s words, he wrote the rule book for poli(...)

The Arctic Monkeys have been named on the shortlist for this year’s Mercury Music Prize. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Arctic Monkeys’ sixth album, Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino, has been named among the nominees for this year’s Mercury prize. The nod makes them th(...)

Gorillaz toon up for Malahide Castle on Saturday night

Gorillaz Malahide Castle, Co Dublin Saturday June 9th 4.30pm €69.50 ticketmaster.ie Oh, for the love of Thor – 20 years?! Yes, believe it or not, Gori(...)

Dua Lipa performs on stage during the 2018 Brit Awards show, held at the O2 Arena, London.  The singer won best British female and British breakthrough artist. Photograph:  Victoria Jones/PA

The Brit awards became the latest awards ceremony to show support and solidarity with the Time’s Up movement, with artists including Dua Lipa, Ed Shee(...)

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