Damon Albarn speaks about how technology could affect the project in future

Gorillaz

Gorillaz are planning on passing their project on to their virtual members when technology allows the characters to make and perform music without them.

Blur‘s Damon Albarn formed Gorillaz with artist Jamie Hewlett in 1998, with the band’s four animated members – 2-D (lead vocals, keyboards), Murdoc Niccals (bass guitar and vocals), Noodle (guitar, keyboards and vocals) and Russel Hobbs (drums and percussion) – serving as its digital avatars.

Following 2-D and Murdoc’s first-ever “live” interview, Albarn and Hewlett have now spoken to Billboard about a possible future of the band led by artificial intelligence.

Speaking about the wide array of guests planned for their upcoming live shows, Albarn said: “If it works well, then in 20 years’…

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