Gorillaz present ‘Song Machine’: Genre-bending music from your favourite virtual band

With their seventh studio album, Gorillaz remain true to their alternative selves. The British virtual band released ‘Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez’ in October 2020, an extraordinary audiovisual project that sees the fictional bandmates embark on new episodic adventures. This article explores alternative music and some of the best tracks from ‘Song Machine’.

Frank Ocean performing ‘Oldie’ as part of Odd Future via Reddit (HipHopHeads)
Gorillaz (Murdoc Niccals, Russel Hobbs, Noodle and 2-D) alongside Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett via BBC
Little Simz with Gorillaz as the supporting act on the Humanz World Tour in 2017 via Little Simz

5. ‘Opium’

4. ‘PAC-MAN’

3. ‘How Far?’

2. ‘Dead Butterflies’

1. ‘Désolé’

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