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The Grammys again announced their nominations with some extra flash and fanfare this year, flipping the old morning podium announcement into another primetime concert special live from the Staples…   Read Story »
The 1999 single "Bills, Bills, Bills" wasn't Destiny's Child's first hit, but it was the track that turned them into a gleaming future-pop machine, and today it stands as a classic of R&B's undyingly…   Read Story »
The nominees for this year's Mercury Prize, awarded annually to the best album out of the United Kingdom, included works by Arctic Monkeys, James Blake, David Bowie, Jake Bugg, Disclosure, Foals, Jon…   Read Story »
The Drake/Blake connection! James Blake opened for Drake's star-studded OVO Fest back in August, and both artists offer up dreary, heartfelt takes on forward-looking pop, similar enough that someone…   Read Story »
People who live in the Bay Area are lucky. Not only did they get to enjoy the incredible Outside Lands lineup, a month later they get a whole other festival in the form of Treasure Island. A ton of…   Read Story »
For a while, I've been threatening to start including things in this space that don't quite constitute "music videos" but which do constitute music on video -- late-night performances, great…   Read Story »
Last month, James Blake and Chance The Rapper joined forces for a hypnotic, tingly, generally excellent remix of Blake's own Overgrown track "Life Round Here." It was our favorite song of that week,…   Read Story »
James Blake made an appearance of Later… With Jools Holland this week in support of his sophomore album Overgrown. We already saw the video of "Retrograde," now here's footage of Blake performing…   Read Story »
James Blake visited Jools Holland to play "Retrograde," one of the best songs off his new album Overgrown. If you're a James Blake super fan (and with that Chance The Rapper collaboration more and…   Read Story »
On Sunday night Nothing Was The Same leaked, so there's some likelihood that in the midst of a listening frenzy, you missed some of the best music of the week. Or, maybe you eschewed the entire NWTS…   Read Story »