Gorillaz and Blur mastermind Damon Albarn speaks with Kyle Meredith about the ins and outs of making Gorillaz’s The Now Now, themes of isolation, recording in hotel rooms, and gun control in the United States. He also updates us on the status of The Good The Bad & The Queen’s long-awaited sophomore album and whether he envisions another Blur Record.
Kyle Meredith With… is an interview series in which WFPK’s Kyle Meredith speaks to a wide breadth of musicians. Each episode, Meredith digs deep into an artist’s work to find out how the music is made and where their journey is going, from legendary artists like Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, U2 and Bryan Ferry, to the newer class of The National, St. Vincent, Arctic Monkeys, Haim, and Father John Misty. Check back Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for new episodes. Rate the series now via iTunes.