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Chances are you've read some TV writer or another analyzing just how different this time of year is than it used to be. April used to be when everything was winding down, and now you have…   Read Story »
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 »