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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

The Week In Pop

Who Should Win, And Who Will Win, At The 2020 Grammys

PROGRAMMING NOTE: The Week In Pop is moving to Mondays! Today's installment will be the final Thursday column. Look for the first Monday column just
Chris DeVille | January 23, 2020 - 2:50 pm

2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

More James Blake stories

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

Jameela Jamil Shares Statement About Mark Ronson And “Killer Bees” Incident

Over the last few days, The Good Place actress Jameela Jamil has come under scrunity for some inconsistencies in her stories about what she has…
James Rettig | February 16, 2020 - 8:02 pm

James Blake Shares Statement Defending Jameela Jamil After Online Attacks

James Blake has shared a statement publicly defending his girlfriend, The Good Place actress Jameela Jamil. This week, Jamil was accused by writer Tracie Egan…
Peter Helman | February 14, 2020 - 4:31 pm

Watch James Blake’s “I’ll Come Too” Video & Tonight Show Performance

Believe it or not, it's been less than a year since James Blake released the lovestruck Assume Form, which is up for Best Alternative Music
Chris DeVille | December 19, 2019 - 11:21 am

Watch James Blake Cover Billie Eilish’s “when the party’s over”

Billie Eilish's negative space pop warbles have quite a bit in common with James Blake's own music, so it makes perfect sense that Blake would…
James Rettig | December 11, 2019 - 11:34 am

2010s In Review

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

James Blake Discusses Depression And Privilege In New Essay

James Blake is a young, tall, good-looking straight white guy. He's great at singing and making beats. He's pretty famous. If I had to guess,…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2019 - 11:55 am

Watch James Blake’s Lovely, Minimal Performance Of “Are You In Love?” On Kimmel

James Blake got his start as a producer of sparse, architectural electronic music, and that's still how a lot of us think of him. But…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2019 - 8:45 am

Stream IDK’s Guest-Heavy Debut Album Is He Real?

Maryland rapper IDK, fka Jay IDK, has just released his debut album Is He Real? This is likely a noteworthy development for you regardless of…
Chris DeVille | September 4, 2019 - 1:58 pm

Hear A Whole Bunch More Songs From Bon Iver’s i,i

UPDATE: Bon Iver's fourth album i, i is coming out tonight, three weeks earlier than expected. After releasing four singles from the album in the…
Tom Breihan | August 8, 2019 - 9:15 am


The 50 Best Albums Of 2019 So Far

Music has always been a vast universe to explore, and that sense of the unconquerable infinite has only intensified in an age of on-demand streaming…
Stereogum | June 11, 2019 - 10:00 am

Watch James Blake Join Rosalía At Primavera Sound

One of the highlights of James Blake's recent album Assume Form is "Barefoot In The Park," a collaboration with the Spanish flamenco art-pop star Rosalía.
Peter Helman | June 1, 2019 - 6:49 pm
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