Rocket Juice and the Moon is a musical supergroup. The group consists Damon Albarn (guitar, vocals) of Blur, Flea (bass) of Red Hot Chili Peppers and Tony Allen (drums, percussion), longtime drummer and musical producer for Fela Kuti.
They have unveiled their first single ‘Hey Shooter’.
The track features Erykah Badu and is the first to be revealed from the band’s self-titled debut album, which is due for release on March 26.
The Blur and Gorillaz man began working on the self-titled LP with the Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist and The Good, The Bad & The Queen drummer in 2008 when they met on a flight to Lagos, Nigeria.
The album, which was recorded in Albarn’s Studio 13 in London, also features contributions from Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara, Ghanian rapper M. anifest and the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble.
The record contains a total of 18 tracks, with ‘Hey Shooter’ the second tune on the album.
Rocket Juice and the Moon performed together for the first time on the 28th of October 2011 in Cork, Ireland, at the Cork Jazz Festival. The Red Hot Chili Peppers tour lasts until 2013 so a full tour is not expected anytime soon.
Dimitris JimmyBoy Argyriou is a multi artist (film maker/audio&visual artist/deejay) from Greece, living & working around Europe in various projects.
Born in Kavala town on 1986,
his high lights of his carrer among others are:
A European Tour as DJ on 2010.
He participated in the 2nd Go Short Campus in Nijmegen.
He has written, directed & produced several short films, which have awarded & nominated in many international festivals, such as Short Film Corner 2011 & 2013 - Festival de Cannes, 68° Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica di Venezia, Niff- Naoussa International Film Festival, Sapporo International Short Film Festival and Market, San Francisco Greek Film Festival, Video Festival Citta di Imperia, Formentera International Film Festival, Go Short International film festival in Nigmegen and many more.
He was chosen to be Relay Reporter for the European Year of Voluntary 2011 representing Greece and Cyprus.
In 2011-2012, he directed and edited a TV Show in Greek TV.
In 2012, he was awarded a Hermann Kesten scholarship for journalists and writers from twin towns and spent time in Nuremberg.