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Gorillaz: Things I Like by Russel

Gorillaz' drummer Russel Hobbs meets the most creative and inspiring musicians. The band's resident scryer and the meat behind the beat steps up to the microphone, joined by stellar list of Gorillaz friends including Jehnny Beth, De La Soul’s Pos, Peven Everett, Little Simz and Cheick Tidiane Seck This is an exploration of the past, the future and everything in between - music, art, life and the afterlife - while not forgetting a subject very close to the heart of this man mountain... dinner plans.

Tracks

06 - Cheick Tidiane Seck: Africa is the future
Russel and Malian musical mastermind Cheick Tidiane Seck come together to explore meeting Fela Kuti, the origins of the Rail Band and the power of African music.Each week join Russel as he meets current and future musical legends to delve into the obscure and wonderful corners of their minds. So, step inside, fire up the dream machine and hold on tight...
19:39 30/05/18
07 - Gabriel Wallace and Russel's drumming masterclass
It's time to talk about the most important part of the band - the drummer. Russel and his earthly representative Gabriel pull up their drum stools and sit down to discuss the art of drumming. Each week join Russel as he meets current and future musical legends to delve into the obscure and wonderful corners of their minds. So, step inside, fire up the dream machine and hold on tight...
18:30 30/05/18
05 - Pauline Black on the power of Ska
Russel and the legendary Pauline Black travel back to the birth of the 2 Tone label and relive the birth of The Specials, Madness, Selector and more great bands.Each week join Russel as he meets current and future musical legends to delve into the obscure and wonderful corners of their minds. So, step inside, fire up the dream machine and hold on tight...
20:06 23/05/18
04 - Little Simz: stillness in wonderland
Why did Alice In Wonderland keep coming up in Little Simz' life and what did it mean? Head down the rabbit hole with Russel and the rapper as they explore her past and future.Each week join Russel as he meets current and future musical legends to delve into the obscure and wonderful corners of their minds. So, step inside, fire up the dream machine and hold on tight...
11:58 16/05/18
03 - Peven Everett: are aliens amongst us?
Do aliens exist? Are they amongst us already? What's the significance of the pyramids? Russel and singer Peven Everett meet in LA to explore the big questions.Each week join Russel as he meets current and future musical legends to delve into the obscure and wonderful corners of their minds. So, step inside, fire up the dream machine and hold on tight...
22:47 09/05/18
01 - Posdnous: advice to my younger self
In the first episode of Things I Like Posdnous from Del La Soul joins Gorillaz' mysterious drummer Russel Hobbs on a journey back in time.Each week join Russel as he meets current and future musical legends to delve into the obscure and wonderful corners of their minds. So, step inside, fire up the dream machine and hold on tight...
11:35 02/05/18
02 - Jehnny Beth's afterlife dinner party
The lead singer of Savages and member of the Gorillaz family introduces Russel to her dream dinner party guests from across time and space.Each week join Russel as he meets current and future musical legends to delve into the obscure and wonderful corners of their minds. So, step inside, fire up the dream machine and hold on tight...
15:09 02/05/18
Introducing Things I Like by Russel from Gorillaz
Welcome to this brand new podcast from Gorillaz! Across seven episodes we’ll meet some of music’s boldest voices and keenest minds.Each week join Gorillaz' drummer Russel Hobbs as he travels to see current and future musical legends to delve into the obscure and wonderful corners of their minds. So, step inside, fire up the dream machine and hold on tight...
00:33 01/05/18