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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 of those albums that people might get…   Read Story »
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 Blur, the Knife, Kraftwerk, Kendrick Lamar, Slayer,…   Read Story »
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, the Breeders, and many more.…   Read Story »
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 performance is for David's response at the…   Read Story »
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 songs spanning his catalogue with a focus on his new…   Read Story »
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 to expect. But James Blake saved one…   Read Story »
The best music videos that crossed my video screen this week -- the top three on the list you'll find below -- are paranoid little masterworks of dread and disorientation and confusion. I have no…   Read Story »
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 a new visual. That's certainly the case with…   Read Story »
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 Holy Ghost," "Voyeur," a live…   Read Story »
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 on it until the grooves become their own…   Read Story »