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Every month or so, James Blake shows up on BBC Radio 1 to host his Residency show, where he debuts new songs and remixes and does some interviews and talks a lot. Last month, he played "Bloke," which…   Read Story »
Last fall, London's moody post-dubstep pop wunderkind James Blake and Chicago's kinetic post-everything rap wunderkind Chance The Rapper teamed up for a remix of Blake's "Life Round Here," and it was…   Read Story »
Over the past year or so, James Blake has threatened to take over the Coldplay Memorial Spot as every rapper's favorite non-rap artist. In an interview last year, Kanye West referred to Blake as…   Read Story »
Kendrick Lamar and James Blake shared a ton of festival stages last summer, and they both had the dubious honor of losing the Best New Artist Grammy to Macklemore; it makes sense that they'd have an…   Read Story »
Last week, Lorde returned triumphantly home to New Zealand and covered James Blake's "Retrograde" onstage. We posted a fan-made video, but this is better. Lorde sang the song live-in-studio during a…   Read Story »
Last week, in her big return to New Zealand, Lorde covered James Blake's "Overgrown." And if "pop stars covering James Blake" is going to be a thing, then Ellie Goulding wants in. Goulding, the young…   Read Story »
By showing up on the Rolling Stone cover in a Cramps shirt and giving that amazingly twitchy and gothed-out Grammys performance, Lorde only confirmed what we already knew: She's an intense, awkward,…   Read Story »
Which album are you gunning for at the Grammys? If you're a regular reader of this site, chances are you're hoping Daft Punk gets lucky with an Album Of The Year win for Random Access Memories, or…   Read Story »
James Blake did not end up interviewing Burial during his BBC Radio 1 residency tonight, but he did debut a Harmonimix remix of BeyoncĂ©'s "Drunk In Love" and a new song, "40455," that you can hear…   Read Story »
We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we've ranked our most anticipated albums.…   Read Story »