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    Gorillaz’s ‘Clint Eastwood’ riff is an Omnichord preset, Damon Albarn reveals: Watch

    Gorillaz’s Damon Albarn has revealed that the lead piano riff for the group’s 2001 hit single ‘Clint Eastwood’ was created using a preset on a Suzuki Omnichord.

    Speaking with Zane Lowe as part of a video interview for Apple Music, Albarn said the riff came from the ‘Rock One’ preset on the musical instrument, with the track’s riff and backing drums playing from the Omnichord at the press of one button during their chat.

    Albarn also talks viewers through a number of other pieces of musical equipment that have been important to his work with Gorillaz and Blur going back the past few decades, with the voice modulator Boss VT-1, and a handheld Yamaha QY10 both also making an appearance.

    In addition to showing Lowe some rare…

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