April 5, 2017


Gorillaz Announce Real-Life, 'Immersive' Spirit House (And It's Free)

Still reeling from Gorillaz' four new songs and envelope-pushing visuals? Dreaming about your own real-life walk into the 360-degree VR video for "Saturnz Barz (Spirit House)"?

Good, because if you're in Brooklyn, Berlin or Amsterdam, you're going to get a chance to do exactly that. A new press release speaks of an "immersive, high fidelity experience” in "raw spaces." There'll be exclusive music as well as plenty of art and "projection mapping technology."

Gorillaz' Spirit House costs $0; just try to lock in an RSVP over here. It's in Brooklyn from April 21-23, Berlin from April 28-30 and Amsterdam on May 6. Watch the trailer below, then revisit the music video below.

Murdoc, one member of the virtual band, says, “Come and bathe in high-tech sound, feast on unearthly visuals, and let the experience take you on the ultimate trip.”

Last week Gorillaz announced their first North American gig in seven years. They've got Humanz, their first record in almost as long, on April 28. It'll feature a massive array of stars, including Grace Jones, D.R.A.M., Popcaan, Danny Brown, Pusha T, Mavis Staples and Carly Simon.

Watch Damon Albarn hype up the new Gorillaz music in a Bonnaroo interview from way back in 2014: