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Watch Chance The Rapper’s Social Experiment Tour Promo

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…
Chris DeVille | December 16, 2013 - 10:51 am

List

Stereogum’s 50 Favorite Songs Of 2013

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…
Stereogum | December 12, 2013 - 1:09 pm

2014 Grammy Nominations: Daft Punk, Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift … And Sara Bareilles?

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…
Chris DeVille | December 6, 2013 - 10:58 pm

Destiny’s Child – “Bills, Bills, Bills (James Blake Remix)”

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…
Tom Breihan | November 27, 2013 - 9:31 am

James Blake Wins 2013 Mercury Prize

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,…
Chris DeVille | October 30, 2013 - 6:05 pm

Drake – “Come Thru (James Blake Remix)”

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,…
Chris DeVille | October 29, 2013 - 11:18 am

Photos: Treasure Island Festival 2013

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…
Miles Bowe | October 21, 2013 - 5:10 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2013 - 12:03 pm

James Blake – “Life Round Here (Remix Feat. Chance The Rapper)” Video

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."
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2013 - 9:43 am

Watch James Blake Play Jools Holland Again

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…
Liz Pelly | October 6, 2013 - 8:16 am

Watch James Blake Play Jools Holland

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…
Miles Bowe | October 3, 2013 - 5:20 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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…
Stereogum | September 20, 2013 - 2:37 pm

James Blake – “Life Round Here (Remix Feat. Chance The Rapper)”

Earlier this year, James Blake's sophomore album Overgrown stood its ground pretty firmly against the colossal amount of hype and excitement. In fact it's one…
Miles Bowe | September 17, 2013 - 2:42 pm

Photos: Øyafestivalen 2013

In its 12th year, Øya Festival brought another diverse set of artists to Oslo's Medieval Park over four days last week. Among the performers were…
Stereogum | August 14, 2013 - 10:45 am

Photos: Primavera Sound 2013

Primavera Sound Festival took place over multiple days in Barcelona last week, hosting acts including Blur, My Bloody Valentine, the Knife, Phoenix, the Postal Service,…
Stereogum | May 28, 2013 - 11:29 am

Watch James Blake Play Letterman

James Blake is a marvel for his alchemical ability to make dour and skeletal, glum-electro music telegenic, though the real reason to watch any Letterman
Amrit Singh | May 7, 2013 - 9:39 am

Photos: James Blake, Falty DL @ Wonder Ballroom, Portland 4/24/13

Portland's Wonder Ballroom played host to James Blake and his band last night. After an opening DJ set from Falty DL, Blake and co. performed…
Stereogum | April 25, 2013 - 1:57 pm

Watch RZA Perform With James Blake At Coachella

Most of Coachella's big surprises happen on the first weekend; by the time the fest gets to its second weekend, everyone knows which guest appearances…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2013 - 9:36 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The best music videos that crossed my video screen this week -- the top three on the list you'll find below -- are paranoid little…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2013 - 9:58 am

James Blake – “Overgrown” Video

Nabil is a don among music video directors, and he's reaching that Spike Jonze/Michel Gondry/Hype Williams level where it's an event every time he drops…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2013 - 10:37 am

James Blake – “Take A Fall For Me” (Feat. RZA) & “Every Day I Ran”

Next week, British smarty-pants electronic pop prince James Blake will release his new album Overgrown, and we've posted a handful of its songs: "Retrograde," "And
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2013 - 4:10 pm

James Blake – “Voyeur” Video

Director Ferry Gouw's video for James Blake's introspective and beat-driven new single "Voyeur" starts with a CGI needle dropping on a CGI 12", zooming in…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2013 - 10:41 am

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: March 2013

Remember last month when we made a hand-wringing post about the death of the MP3 and thereby the end of the downloadable Monthly Mix? Well,…
Amrit Singh | March 29, 2013 - 2:19 pm

James Blake – “Our Love Comes Back” (Live)

This live version of "Our Love Comes Back," the most recent view into what's to come from James Blake's upcoming album Overgrown, is a deeply…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 25, 2013 - 11:46 am

James Blake – “Voyeur”

James Blake has a new album coming out soon, Overgrown due out April 8. Now you can hear the album version of "Voyeur," which Marry…
Liz Pelly | March 16, 2013 - 2:43 pm

James Blake – “And Holy Ghost”

We still haven't heard "Voyeur," the track from James Blake's forthcoming album Overgrown. We have, however, heard the song's dub version, which Blake is planning…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2013 - 11:15 am

Big K.R.I.T. – “R.E.M.” Video

The song may share a name with a certain legendary Georgia rock band, but "R.E.M.," the new track from the heavy-hearted Mississippi rapper and producer…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2013 - 2:41 pm

James Blake – “Digital Lion” (Feat. Brian Eno)

In the last year there seemed to be a sort of rift between James Blake's growing catalog. There was Blake, the singer-songwriter who created warped,…
Miles Bowe | March 7, 2013 - 1:00 pm

James Blake – “Voyeur (Dub)”

British electronic pop time-bender James Blake is about a month away from releasing his new album Overgrown, and the first single "Retrograde" is enough to…
Tom Breihan | March 7, 2013 - 10:08 am

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: February 2013

It's finally come to this: The first straight-to-Spotify Stereogum Monthly Mix. It's the end of an era, and I'm a little sad about it! But…
Amrit Singh | February 28, 2013 - 1:30 pm