April 27th, 2012

Damon Albarn mini acoustic Dr.Dee set in Amsterdam 4 May / Gz music in Xbox game / Bobby Jap edition

Damon Dr.Dee mini acoustic set in Amsterdam
Martijn writes in: "4 may Damon Albarn will be doing an intimate gig at a secret location in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He will play a few songs of his new album acoustic. After the short live session there will be room for questions about all his projects. A video of the session will be available at 8 may on the website of 3voor12."
Check out all the information about the event on the 3voor12 site here (in Dutch)

Damon-featuring Bobby Womack LP Japanese edition (3 bonus tracks)
CDJapan here (and many other retailers) are listing a Japanese edition of the Damon-produced and featuring album 'The Bravest Man In The Universe'. The edition has a catalogue number of BGJ-10151 on Sony Music Entertainment and will include 3 bonus tracks: 'Hold The River Down', 'Central Avenue' and a remix of Please Forgive My Heart. It will also be released on 6th June (preceding the 11th June release date in the UK and 12th June release date in the USA). Currently these bonus tracks are all exclusive to the Japanese edition, although an iTunes edition is yet to be listed.

Gorillaz music to feature in forthcoming game "NBA Baller Beats"
The game is due out for Xbox 360 this fall (no release date yet). It's a Kinect game where you have to dribble a real basketball in time with the music.All sources, including USA Today, are reporting that it includes Gorillaz music (as well as Kanye West, Run-DMC, Skrillex, Common, Tiësto and Them Crooked Vultures, and more). No track information is available yet, we'll update you with the information when more is released.
Check out the full report here.

GSS updates
Gorillaz Sound System have updated their Youtube with a live video of Dirty Harry, filmed at Caprices Festival 2012, check it out here
They have also posted a new festival date on their website - they will be appearing at Hultsfred Festival in Sweden on 16th June. And they will also (this too recently-announced) be appearing at Lokerse Festival in Belgium on 8th August (thanks Frou!).

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