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The Benevolent Celebrity Livestream Parade Is So Bleak

Livestreams suck. Livestreams have always sucked. There are exceptions -- when your favorite artist logs on, when something incredibly charming and unexpected happens -- but…
Chris DeVille | April 27, 2020 - 4:00 pm

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10 Great Bill Withers Samples

It's one of the great disappearing acts in popular-music history. In 1985, Bill Withers, one of the greatest soul singers and songwriters of all time,…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2020 - 3:04 pm

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Live And Let Livestream

Were you at the biggest party of the year so far? You didn't even have to leave your house to attend (not that you should…
Larry Fitzmaurice | March 24, 2020 - 3:49 pm

More James Blake stories

Starrah – “Keep Calm” (Prod. James Blake)

Starrah has been around for a while now. You might recognize her name from guest features with Diplo, Big Sean, or Charli XCX, but mostly…
James Rettig | September 23, 2020 - 1:25 pm

slowthai – “Feel Away” (Feat. James Blake & Mount Kimbie)

Last year, the British rapper slowthai released his debut album Nothing Great About Britain, and he became a star pretty much right away. The album…
Ryan Leas | September 15, 2020 - 1:37 pm

James Blake – “Godspeed” (Frank Ocean Cover)

If you had helped Frank Ocean make a classic, you would probably take every available opportunity to remind people of that fact. James Blake helped…
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2020 - 9:53 am

Flatbush Zombies – “Afterlife” (Prod. James Blake)

Flatbush Zombies released their Now, More Than Ever EP in June, and they're already back with new music today. "Afterlife" is even more exciting than…
Chris DeVille | August 6, 2020 - 12:00 pm

James Blake – “Are You Even Real?”

James Blake continues to straddle the worlds of electronic pop and experimental electronics. His 2020 singles so far illustrate that balance: Whereas Blake wrote April's…
Chris DeVille | July 8, 2020 - 12:17 pm

Watch James Blake Cover Nirvana’s “Come As You Are”

James Blake is well-equipped for the art of the quarantine livestream with his simple boy-and-his-piano setup, and he's been popping up over the last few…
James Rettig | June 28, 2020 - 4:48 pm

Watch James Blake Cover Joni Mitchell’s “A Case Of You” On James Corden

During quarantine, James Blake has been keeping himself plenty busy. He's released his "You're Too Precious" single. He's shown up on Kehlani's "Grieving." He's been…
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2020 - 9:02 am

Watch James Blake Cover Stevie Wonder’s “Never Dreamed You’d Leave In Summer”

Like many musicians, James Blake has been livestreaming little concerts from his home throughout quarantine, and he's been taking the opportunity to break out new…
Peter Helman | May 9, 2020 - 5:52 pm

Kehlani – “Grieving” (Feat. James Blake)

Kehlani's new album It Was Good Until It Wasn't is out now. Advance singles "Toxic," "Everybody Business," and "F&MU" have been uniformly great, and the…
Chris DeVille | May 8, 2020 - 12:17 am

James Blake – “You’re Too Precious”

James Blake is a little over a year removed from the release of his last album, Assume Form. He's kept busy since then, both with…
James Rettig | April 24, 2020 - 12:02 am

Watch James Blake Cover Ray Charles And Roberta Flack In Latest Quarantine Livestream

James Blake returned to Instagram Live yesterday for another livestreamed concert from home in Los Angeles. The session has now been archived on Blake's YouTube…
Chris DeVille | April 7, 2020 - 9:48 pm

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Live And Let Livestream

Were you at the biggest party of the year so far? You didn't even have to leave your house to attend (not that you should…
Larry Fitzmaurice | March 24, 2020 - 3:49 pm

Watch James Blake Cover Radiohead’s “No Surprises” In His Quarantine Livestream

You know the story by now: The music industry, like much of everything else, is grinding to a halt amidst the coronavirus pandemic and people…
Ryan Leas | March 23, 2020 - 6:32 pm
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