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Aphex Twin came back with a new song and video this week, and that's great. But the video turns out to be a glitchy mapped-out…
Tom Breihan | August 10, 2018 - 11:49 am

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James Blake Plays A Beautiful Set To Bored Teens At Gov Ball

"I'm always down for emo music," a girl said to her friend as we stood with a few hundred tired, sweaty bodies waiting for James…
Julia Gray | June 2, 2018 - 3:11 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Yeezy season is upon us. Act accordingly, or don’t. It’s really a choice now.
Stereogum | June 1, 2018 - 5:26 pm

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Watch Travis Scott Perform With James Blake At The 2018 VMAs

With Astroworld, Travis Scott has the #1 album in America for the second straight week, much to Nicki Minaj's chagrin. Despite the chart triumph, he…
Chris DeVille | August 20, 2018 - 11:05 pm

Travis Scott – “Stop Trying To Be God” Video (Feat. James Blake & Kylie Jenner)

Travis Scott released his star-studded new album Astroworld last week. Today, he shares the star-studded music video for the most star-studded track on the album,…
Julia Gray | August 6, 2018 - 8:41 pm

Stream Travis Scott’s New Album Astroworld

If you haven’t heard, Travis Scott has a new album called Astroworld. He’s been in Hawaii, Kanye-style, putting in all the finishing touches, and now…
Gil Green | August 2, 2018 - 11:58 pm

James Blake & SwaVay – “Billy”

Despite the opinion of bored teens at Gov Ball, James Blake has been sharing some gems this year. He released the utterly transfixing "If The
Julia Gray | July 26, 2018 - 8:57 pm

James Blake Speaks Out About Managing “Suicidal Thoughts” & Staying Healthy On The Road

A month after taking to Twitter to criticize the media’s description of his work as "sad boy music," Mercury Prize-winning singer-songwriter James Blake spoke at…
Andy Hermann / Billboard | July 2, 2018 - 8:57 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Yeezy season is upon us. Act accordingly, or don’t. It’s really a choice now.
Stereogum | June 1, 2018 - 5:26 pm

James Blake Says The “Sad Boy” Label Is “Unhealthy And Problematic”

James Blake shared a stunning single called "Don't Miss It" this week. In surveying the response to the song, Blake noticed several people describing him…
Chris DeVille | May 26, 2018 - 9:09 pm

James Blake – “Don’t Miss It”

James Blake released the transfixing "If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead" in January, and since then contributed to Jay Rock's "King's Dead." Today he…
Julia Gray | May 24, 2018 - 7:11 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I'm grateful for a lot of things in this life, and here's one of them: I now have another week to sort out my feelings…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2018 - 2:25 pm

Jay Rock – “King’s Dead” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Future, & James Blake) Video

We heard the remarkable Jay Rock x Kendrick Lamar x Future x James Blake collab "King's Dead" for the first time last month and we…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 15, 2018 - 3:24 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Kendrick Lamar’s Black Panther And The Art Of The Corporate Crossover

There's a moment on "Opps," a track from the Kendrick Lamar-curated compilation Black Panther: The Album, where the South African rapper Yugen Blakrok says, "Stand…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2018 - 11:59 am

James Blake – “If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead” Video

James Blake has been debuting some new music live lately, and tonight, he closed out his BBC Radio 1 residency by sharing a brand new…
Peter Helman | January 25, 2018 - 7:13 pm
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