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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 Beyoncé'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 »
Starting today we're rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum's annual readers' poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote for 2013's best album, song, music video, new…   Read Story »
One of my favorite songs of the year was "Life Round Here (Remix)," a reworked version of a spooky Overgrown single that matched James Blake's richly expressive vocals with Chance The Rapper's…   Read Story »
Determining the year's best albums is, admittedly, a subjective pursuit. But even more than an albums roundup, a list of songs is an intensely personal way to sum up a year in music. It is a process…   Read Story »