A due anni da ‘The Now Now’ e a poco più di un mese dal documentario “Gorillaz: Reject False Icons” i “virtuali” Gorillaz si ripresentano con un nuovo progetto “settimanale” chiamato ‘Song Machine’: “… it will be an online series that will find them delivering new material every week”. Il primo episodio ‘Momentary Bliss’ vede come protagonisti Slaves e slowthai.
Damon “Murdoc” Albarn: “Hello everyone who is reading these words. I’ll keep this short because once you say things you can’t unsay them and they exist in the universe forever, like Tupperware.”
Russel: “Song Machine is a whole new way of doing what we do. Gorillaz breaking the mould ‘cos the mould got old. World is moving faster than a supercharged particle, so we’ve gotta stay ready to drop. We don’t even know who’s stepping through the studio next. Song Machine feeds on the unknown, runs on pure chaos. So whatever the hell’s coming, we’re primed and ready to produce like there’s no tomorrow. Y’know, just in case…”