Gorillaz - Murdoc is cool

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by RHCFlea, Sep 22, 2001.

  1. RHCFlea


    Jun 16, 2001
    Washington DC
    Yeah he is, and he's good, too. The stuff is simple, but it drives the songs well. Good bass-heavy music.
  2. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    Hes defintly cool. and i think he draws all the cartoons to.
  3. istaticl


    Nov 29, 2000
    Prescott, AZ
    There pretty cool, every song except Clint Eastwood, that song gets played every 10 minutes on the radio.
  4. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Murdoc is Actually Tina Wheymoth (SP?) Which would explain the cool bass.

    And I think it's Jamey somethingorother that does all the cartoons. He does the Tank Girl comics as well.
  5. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Yeah, I was gonna mention that. Tina/Murdoc plays good bass! ;)
  6. melvin


    Apr 28, 2001
    Yeah Murdoc is cool, the drummer is better though, not in musical sense but in not musical sense (better cartoon characterness)
  7. Yeah. Murdoc is Tina from the Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club. did you guys here on how they spent like 30 grand to have an animated accpent (sp?) speach if they won an award at the VMAs? i would really like to see that
  8. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    I'm trying to remember who the other people are in the group... I know that the singer is the singer from Blur, but after that, my mind is drawing a blank.
  9. the rapper is del the funky homosapien.
  10. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Dan the Automator is with them also.
  11. bobaweeka


    Jan 2, 2001
    Isn't Murdoc a satanist?
  12. bailstric


    Aug 12, 2001
    Ontario Canada
    yeah 2-d is damon from blur, russel is del tha fukee homosapian hes in deletron 3000 and hes on his own(hes so great hes also does work wit kid kola) the guitarist noodel i think he some guy from japan but not sure at all and i could never figure out who murdoc was but now i know! yeah the animation really is great but yesterday i was at www.muchmusic.com and it said that gorillaz might be doing a song with D12....yes D12 the group with eminem in it, but its not confirmed.......i dont no if thats good or bad.....
  13. bailstric


    Aug 12, 2001
    Ontario Canada
    murdoc isnt tina from talkheads, its jamie the same guy that does the animation.....go to joshs gorillaz fan site and go to reviews and it sayd that its jamie who is murdoc
  14. BenF


    Mar 29, 2001
    Boston area
    I don't think Tina played bass with the Gorillaz, check out this interview with Chriz Franz:


    Here's an excerpt..

    --What exactly was your involvement?
    Tina did some of her Tom Tom Club style harmonies and I played some nutty
    bongos (is there any other kind?).
    --Did you enjoy your involvement?
    --Did you get to work face to face with the other musicians involved?
    No, Dan and Damon were in a studio somewhere in Jamaica and sent us a DAT to
    work from. We did our parts at our own studio, The Clubhouse, in Cock Island,
    Connecticut, USA.
  15. Wow, someone else's name is spelled the same way as mine...

    so thats Jamey Lewis (me) Jamey Auberswold, and Jamey somethingorother.
  16. He could be, I could be, MANY PEOPLE COULD BE, does anyone care that the basslines in The Grorillaz music is all probably computer generated and the charactors are fictional, or do I not sense the sarcasm in this thread.
  17. I've been reading up on the Gorillaz, and I love the concept.

    I would kill to see one of their live shows..
  18. RHCFlea


    Jun 16, 2001
    Washington DC
    the basslines are not computer generated, and the point of the band, and what makes the concept cool, is that the band is made up of fictional characters with an actual background and actual events happen in their fictional life.
  19. Yes, the character Murdoc is a satanist.

    I like the concept of a 'cartoon band'. Many bands have made concept albums, but the Gorillaz took it a step further.