The magic and mystery of Dr Dee.
Damon Albarn and Rufus Norris have let the subject of their opera Dr Dee – part of London 2012 Festival – become an obsession, says Shakespeare scholar Jonathan Bate. 1,309 more words
Damon Albarn is one of the most dynamic and prolific artists of the last 25 years. He may best be known for his two major bands, Blur and Gorillaz, but Albarn has tackled many adventures, some of whom have taken him all over the world, and us along with him. 1,751 more words
Blur frontman Damon Albarn has worked on many, many projects since the late-nineties, including four albums with Gorillaz, two film scores, a record with Congolese musicians, a record with Malian musicians, a record with legendary Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen and the Clash’s Paul Simonon on bass, a record with Tony Allen and the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea on bass, a stage adaptation of a sixteenth-century Chinese novel, a record label … and that’s not even the last of it. 4,395 more words