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12-11-2010, 03:52 AM #1
New Gorillaz iPad Album Drops Christmas Day
The band Gorillaz have posted an Advent calendar on their website and will be releasing their latest album on Christmas Day for free. The new album was written entirely on an iPad because as Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn put it, “I fell in love with my iPad as soon as I got it, so I’ve made a completely different kind of record.”
The band will also be releasing a video on Christmas Eve, with the new album dropping the next day. Gorillaz fans have evidently been nice all year long and will be getting a holiday treat for being so good.
When asked why the band was releasing the new album on Christmas Day, Damon said, “If I left it until the New Year to release it, then the cynics out there would say, ‘Oh well, it’s been tampered with.’ But if I put it out now, they’d know that I haven’t done anything because I’ve been on tour ever since.”
Lately, there has been an explosion of new music creation apps for iOS devices. It was only a matter of time before someone recorded and entire album using an iPad. The latest Gorillaz album is sure to be the first of many albums using the iPad as an instrumental recording device. I look forward to listening to some cool new Gorillaz tunes come Christmas Day. No lump of coal for Damon this year.
Source: 9to5 Mac
12-11-2010, 03:57 AM #2
12-11-2010, 04:07 AM #3
Am I the only one who has never heard Gorillaz??
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12-11-2010, 06:23 AM #6
itunes says they are rock, but I disagree, they are more, like a hip hop dance kinda thing
12-11-2010, 06:57 AM #7
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12-11-2010, 07:36 AM #8
Oh wow, most never heard of gorillaz?! Alright check this song out:
YouTube - Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc. (Remastered)
You've must've heard this song at least.It Takes One To Know One
12-11-2010, 08:18 AM #9Name? whereswaldo
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12-11-2010, 09:56 AM #10
I want to know what programs they used to record tracks
12-11-2010, 10:14 AM #11
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12-11-2010, 10:30 AM #14
Not rock for sure
12-11-2010, 10:32 AM #15
^ More like Pop to me.....
12-11-2010, 11:03 AM #16
This is awesome. I have been a Gorillaz fan since the 19-2000 days. However the Golrillaz can not will not be categorized in one genera of music. They are actually considered a musical project that has worked with other bands in the past. Some of the acts are: Blur, The Good, the Bad & the Queen, Spacemonkeyz, The Clash, Del the Funky Homosapien, MF DOOM, De La Soul, Little Dragon, Snoop Dogg, Mos Def, Lou Reed, Shaun Ryder, and Bobby Womack to name a few. While heavy on the hip-hop/rap side of things they do have other musical styles.
Enough of my pointless rant (I'm just a big fan). I'm extremely happy that this latest album is going to be free x-mas day.
12-11-2010, 11:06 AM #17
^ Yeah how exciting to be able to get it on Christmas! I can't wait!
12-11-2010, 12:25 PM #18
I want listen to it to see how it soundsYou don't like the iPad because you don't have one!
12-11-2010, 02:47 PM #19
Damon Alban from blur is the Gorillaz
Last edited by se23; 12-11-2010 at 06:30 PM.
12-11-2010, 03:04 PM #20