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.

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Monday 30th March

  • The playlist: new bands – Thunder & Co, All Tvvins, Secaina Hudson and more

    This week’s playlist includes dreamy synthpop, anthemic indie music and West Coast bubblegum funk

    Secaina Hudson is a 22-year-old Londoner who – like Shura, Ronika, Tãlã, Låpsley, Cooly G and others – is a completely self-contained artist, singing, writing and producing her material. She began recording demos using Fruity Loops in her bedroom as a teenager, and before long was attracting the attention of Skream and Diplo, and penning tracks for TCTS, Grades and Vic Mensa, among others. She has created a series of what she calls “refixes” of tracks – including Katy Perry’s Walking on Air and James Blake’s Retrograde – and now has a debut release of her own music: the I Ain’t With You EP, out on 17 May on Capitol Records. The title track is great, one of those casual kiss-offs from a slighted partner (“You hurt me for the last time and I’m done with…

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’15 Mar 13 Fri

Friday 13th March

  • Stream Emprss Blue EP

    Emprss are an electronic pop trio from Farnham, “a sleepy town in the south of England.” Their Blue EP is out this week via Family Artists, a collective that also includes tour mates Hundred Waters. Blue finds them exploring crystalline moody sounds that split the difference between Elbow and James Blake. It’s the sort of […]

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’15 Mar 1 Sun

Sunday 1st March

  • James Blake’s Radio Silence Reportedly Out Next Month

    James Blake has been teasing his Overgrown followup for what feels like forever. So far, we know that it’s called Radio Silence, that it could feature collaborations with Kanye West and Justin Vernon, and that it’s scheduled to come out in the first half of this year. French radio station France Inter (via Reddit) now […]

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’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.

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Monday 9th February

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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...

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