News featuring James Blake

The following news stories mention James Blake. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 11 hours ago.

’15 Feb 15 Sun

Sunday 15th February

  • How Björk broke the sound barrier

    With an acclaimed new album, and a MoMA exhibition due next month, the Icelandic star is back. Award-winning music writer Alex Ross traces her musical journey from child prodigy to genre-defying queen of the avant garde

    • Bjork: a career in pictures

    A few years ago, for a feature on a music blog, I asked Björk to make a selection of her favourite records. Her list included Mahler’s 10th Symphony; Alban Berg’s Lulu; Steve Reich’s Tehillim; a collection of Thai pop, entitled Siamese Soul, Volume 2; Alim Qasimov’s Azerbaijan: The Art of the Mugham; Joni Mitchell’s Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter; Kate Bush’s The Dreaming; Nico’s Desertshore; Public Enemy’s It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back; Aphex Twin’s Drukqs; the Ranges’ Panasonic EP; Black Dog Productions’ Bytes and James Blake’s debut album, James Blake.

    Read the complete article at feeds.theguardian.com

’15 Feb 9 Mon

Monday 9th February

’15 Feb 4 Wed

Wednesday 4th February

  • Sasquatch! Reveals 2015 Lineup

    Sasquatch! Festival is set to take over the Gorge in Quincy, WA, again this spring, and the organizers have now unveiled the 2015 lineup.   Kendrick Lamar, Robert Plant, Modest Mouse, Lana Del Rey and Ryan Adams top the bill, while Of Monsters and Men, the Decemberists, Tame Impala, St. Vincent, Flume, Spoon and James Blake are all slated to perform as well.   The long list continues to include acts like SBTRKT, Schoolboy Q, the New Pornographers, the War on Drugs, Father John Misty, Run the Jewels and Jenny Lewis.   If you keep combing through the list, you'll find...

    Read the complete article at exclaim.ca

’15 Feb 3 Tue

Tuesday 3rd February

’15 Jan 31 Sat

Saturday 31st January

  • d.oh – “Alien Rooster”

    d.oh is Daniel Oh, an electro-pop artist whose lush and sensuous sound has drawn comparisons to James Blake and The Weeknd. Oh pursues his passion for music between and during classes at the University of Toronto. While his sound is certainly in the electronic realm, he’s quick to point out influences ranging from rock and […]

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’15 Jan 22 Thu

Thursday 22nd January

  • Primavera Sound 2015 lineup announced

    The 2015 Primavera Sound Festival goes down in Barcelona, Spain from May 28 - 30. We knew The Strokes and recently reunited shoegazers Ride were playing and now the line-up is being announced via the festival's mobile app, which is a not-so fun 8-bit game you have to play to reveal names. The whole lineup is in the poster above and includes The Replacements, James Blake, Sleater-Kinney (who apparently are playing festivals after all) Patti Smith performing Horses, Spiritualized, Interpol, Antony & the Johnsons, OMD, Mineral, Brand New, Panda Bear, Run the Jewels, Sleaford Mods, Julian Casablancas + The Voidz, The Black Keys, New Pornographers, Jose Gonzalez, Shabazz Palaces, Kevin Morby, Ought, Disappears, Pharmakon, Baxter Dury, Death From Above 1979, Spiritualized, tUnE-yArDs, Twin Shadow, Swans, Iceage, the Juan MacLean, Dan Deacon, Viet Cong, Sun Kil Moon, Antony, Hiss Golden Messenger, Fucked Up, Kelela, Ariel Pink, Voivod,…

    Read the complete article at www.brooklynvegan.com

’15 Jan 20 Tue

Tuesday 20th January

’15 Jan 16 Fri

Friday 16th January

’15 Jan 15 Thu

Thursday 15th January

  • Shaky Knees Festival 2015 lineup (Strokes, Wilco, Pixies, DFA 1979, Spiritualized, Panda Bear, American Football & more)

    We're officially in Music Festival Announcement Season, and the latest one is Atlanta's annual Shaky Knees Festival, happening May 8-10. This year includes The Strokes, The Avett Brothers, Wilco, Pixies, Social Distortion, Ryan Adams, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Tame Impala, Brand New, Mastodon, Neutral Milk Hotel (supposedly one of your last chances to see them for a while), Interpol, Flogging Molly, TV on the Radio, Manchester Orchestra, James Blake, Death from Above 1979, Dr. Dog, Spiritualized, Panda Bear, American Football, Clutch, Black Lips, The Mountain Goats, Best Coast, Real Estate, Wavves, Built to Spill, The Both, Mac DeMarco, Minus the Bear, Old 97's, FIDLAR, METZ, THe Bronx, Speedy Ortiz, Palma Violets, VIet Cong, Strand of Oaks and more. Tickets are on sale now.

    Full initial lineup (even more TBA) below...

    Read the complete article at www.brooklynvegan.com

’15 Jan 13 Tue

Tuesday 13th January

  • James Blake’s New Album Is Called Radio Silence

    Radio Silence is the title of James Blake’s third album, which is funny because Blake has been premiering so many new songs on the radio lately. In fact, Blake announced the title on the radio during the final installment of his BBC Radio 1 residency, as Pigeons And Planes points out. The broadcast aired in [...]

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