πŸ‘ Jamie Hewlett and the aesthetics of pop culture

Liked Jamie Hewlett and the aesthetics of pop culture (The Economist)
Where Britpop had been largely backward- and inward-looking, Gorillaz looked forward and outward. The sound ingeniously combined dub, electronica, hip-hop, and anything else Mr Albarn felt like using. But it was Mr Hewlett’s character designs that held it all together, and made not just the songs but the concept a hit.

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