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Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Kendrick Lamar DAMN.

What a marvelous, unprecedented all-time flex: Kendrick Lamar got Bono on a song and barely used him. He completely defused the phrase "featuring U2." Earlier…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2017 - 2:29 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

If you're looking to experience some profound discomfort this beautiful Friday afternoon, I sincerely recommend Iggy Azalea's new video for "Mo Bounce." It's the most…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2017 - 2:17 pm

2016 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016

This has been such a bullshit year. We've seen gun massacres. We've seen wild political turmoil across the world. We've seen countless icons, musical and…
Stereogum | December 1, 2016 - 9:30 am

More James Blake stories

James Blake Discusses Working With Frank Ocean And Kendrick Lamar

Last weekend, James Blake performed a stripped-down set at FORM Arcosanti and played a cover of Frank Ocean's penultimate Blonde track "Godspeed," a song he…
James Rettig | May 17, 2017 - 4:53 pm

Watch James Blake Cover Frank Ocean’s “Godspeed” At FORM Arcosanti

Back when James Blake released The Colour In Anything last spring, a Reddit user pointed out that penultimate track "Always" interpolated a then-unreleased Frank Ocean…
Chris DeVille | May 15, 2017 - 11:47 am

Kendrick’s DAMN. Credits James Blake, Thundercat, & Greg Kurstin … But Who Is Bekon?

The wait is over. Kendrick Lamar's ridiculously exciting new album DAMN. is out there in the world. And while we already knew about Rihanna and…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2017 - 10:13 am

Mount Kimbie – “We Go Home Together” (Feat. James Blake) Video

Mount Kimbie came up with James Blake, making vaporous, ambient-leaning electronic music together in London circa 2009. And on "We Go Home Together," their first…
Peter Helman | April 3, 2017 - 10:01 am

James Blake – “My Willing Heart” Video (Feat. Natalie Portman)

James Blake has shared a video for his The Colour In Anything track "My Willing Heart." It stars Natalie Portman, and was shot just a…
James Rettig | March 20, 2017 - 12:49 pm

Watch James Blake & Mac DeMarco Perform With Connan Mockasin In San Francisco

Connan Mockasin played at the Chapel in San Francisco last night and brought out some friends during the performance. As Pitchfork points out, Mac DeMarco…
James Rettig | October 18, 2016 - 10:29 am

Watch James Blake’s Stunning Seth Meyers Performance

James Blake's North American tour begins this weekend in Dallas, but he stopped off in New York first to perform on Late Night With Seth
Chris DeVille | September 22, 2016 - 9:15 am

James Blake – “Timeless (Remix)” (Feat. Vince Staples)

When he's not clarifying whether or not he's gone into real estate ventures or worked with other artists, James Blake actually makes and performs music.
Collin Robinson | September 1, 2016 - 6:12 pm

James Blake Recruits Vince Staples, Moses Sumney To Open North American Tour

James Blake's upcoming North American jaunt in support of The Colour In Anything was already one of the most anticipated tours of the fall. Now…
Chris DeVille | August 31, 2016 - 1:48 pm

Chance The Rapper, James Blake Disagree About Whether They Leased A Hollywood Mansion Together

Way back in 2013, the world found out that Chance The Rapper and James Blake planned to be roommates in LA, and we all let…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 24, 2016 - 12:58 pm

James Blake Burns Hudson Mohawke: “Thank God We’ve Never Worked Together”

Earlier today we posted about Hudson Mohawke's tweets clarifying his supposed collaboration with Frank Ocean and James Blake. Apparently things between Mohawke and Blake are…
Zac Gelfand | August 14, 2016 - 9:32 pm

9 Memorable Moments From Eaux Claires 2016

Eaux Claires is a festival designed around discovery and new experiences. The event -- which was held this past weekend for a second time in…
James Rettig | August 14, 2016 - 7:01 pm
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