Tagged: Blur

Video: Blur’s Surprise Record Store Show in London Last Night

Former FADER coverstar Damon Albarn and his old boys Blur made their live return in a railway station on Saturday and there a million YouTubes through which to relive that, but last night they played … read more »

POSTED June 16, 2009 10:37AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

Blur Return

They’re baaaa-aaaaack. read more »

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Full Glastonbury Lineup Announced

We’ve been scrambling to keep you up-to-date as Glastonbury’s slowly leaked megaconfirmation after megaconfirmation in the past few months. But today’s full lineup announcement is something to behold. read more »

POSTED May 26, 2009 3:32PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Blur Might Add U.S. Tour Dates, To Release Double CD In June

The hype surrounding Blur’s reunion shows has been rising since it was first announced, and now they are looking to add U.S. and European tours to their plans, which was originally only slated for U.K. dates. read more »

POSTED May 20, 2009 3:29PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

Blur Announce Warm Up Shows

We’ve been anticipating Blur‘s reunion since we first heard about it, and were even more excited when they confirmed the addition of Crystal Castles, Deerhoof and (to a lesser extent, it’s nothing personal) Vampire Weekend to the line up for their reunion shows at Hyde Park. But the hype keeps growing with the announcement of two intimate shows for fans before their awaited reunion. See how nice they are? They hype up the Hyde Park shows so it’s not as annoying when you’re told they won’t be Blur’s first shows back as originally advertised. read more »

POSTED April 20, 2009 10:39AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , ,

Blur Taps Vampire Weekend, Crystal Castles And More For Hyde Park Reunion Shows

Hot off the presses this morning from across the pond — Blur have announced the roster of bands who’ll join them in Hyde Park for their highly anticipated reunion gigs this July. Among the chosen ones are Crystal Castles, Vampire Weekend, Foals and more. read more »

POSTED April 14, 2009 12:00PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

The Specials – "A Message To You Rudy" (Live On Jools Holland)

Blur aside, The Specials reunion has us more excited than any of the umpteen other band reincarnations this year. And by the looks of this — their first — performance on Later with Jools Holland, … read more »

POSTED April 10, 2009 1:32PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,

Graham Coxon Reveals Album Artwork For The Spinning Top

We just caught Graham Coxon playing at the Levi’s®/FADER Fort — where we got to speak with the former-now-current-again Blur guitarist. Now we’re excited to announce he has released the new artwork for his upcoming album, The Spinning Top, which is due out in mid-May. read more »

POSTED March 27, 2009 4:46PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , ,

For The Record – An Interview With Graham Coxon

When I heard Graham Coxon was playing the Levi’s®/FADER Fort, I knew he was someone I had to interview. Besides having a new solo album set to drop in May, he’s touring with Pete Doherty and getting back together with this little band called Blur too. All were up for discussion on this warm, first day of Spring in Austin, Texas. read more »

POSTED March 24, 2009 7:23PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , ,

Pixies To Reunite For At Least One Show

If you grew up in the 90s like some of us (no names will be mentioned), then you must be creaming your collective pants. Let’s see, we’ve had Jane’s Addiction, Blur, Faith No More, Sublime, Jesus Lizard, Pavement, Orbital and The Libertines all in the news in the past couple months about confirmed or rumored reunions. And that’s not even taking into account The Specials or Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Well, add one more to your list. The already once-reformed and broken up Pixies are at it again three years after their 2004 reunion stint. read more »

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