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Overgrown, James Blake's second proper album, is set to arrive this spring, and the only thing we've heard from it is the luminous and mystery-drenched first single "Retrograde." Judging by what we…   Read Story »
I'll have to watch James Blake's video for his heady, luminescent new single "Retrograde" a few more times before I have any idea what's going on. But the dark and mysterious clip, directed by Martin…   Read Story »
James Blake, the King Of Post-Dubstep, announced a new album for the spring called Overgrown -- which is what, perhaps, a lot of his CMYK early adopter fans think of what's happened to his tunes. He…   Read Story »
After his last few EP excursions, James Blake is now at work on a sophomore album, and he played a few new tracks at a recent London show. In the 15-minute clip below, he tries out a couple of new…   Read Story »
James Blake was making dubstep back when dubstep was, more or less, an offshoot of grime, but his cerebral electronic pop never really had much to do with grime's all-out bluster. So it's weird to…   Read Story »
Ever since I was old enough to complain, my dad took great pleasure in the act of dragging my always-resistant ass to music festivals. A summer full of glorious music for him meant a summer full of…   Read Story »
James Blake has long been interested in keening R&B longing and warped, diffuse songwriting, so it's only natural that he'd be a D'Angelo fan. And during a guest DJ set on BBC Radio 1 this past…   Read Story »
The Brit Awards are the UK's annual equivalent to the Grammys, and our British friends have a way of making their award-nominations lists look just slightly cooler than ours. And this year's list of…   Read Story »
I wish I could name the trailer for Ridley Scott's Prometheus as the Video Of The Week, because holy shit that movie looks amazing. I just wish somebody could beam it directly into my brain this…   Read Story »
It's been fun, but now it's time to wrap up the Gummy Awards with the big final list: your picks for the year's top 10 albums! And the final result is: You guys more or less agree with us! Every…   Read Story »