Tagged: James Blake


Stream a Shape-Shifting New EP from James Blake Collaborator Airhead

It would be fair to call Rob McAndrews an introvert. Going under the name Airhead, the London-based multi-instrumentalist remains mostly outside the spotlight as a live guitarist and collaborator (with the occasional songwriting credit) for … read more »

POSTED July 27, 2014 5:25PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

James Blake Says He’s Been Writing with Kanye West

The weekend before last, I saw FADER #72 cover star James Blake play a late-afternoon set at Governors Ball. I found myself in the middle of a very eclectic crowd: wild-eyed teens, cool dads and … read more »

POSTED June 16, 2014 12:48PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Chance the Rapper f. James Blake, “Save Yourself First”

From deep in the archives, Chance the Rapper has exhumed an early and alternate iteration of last September’s James Blake collaboration “Life Round Here (Remix)”– a version that, according to this SoundCloud description, “James never … read more »

POSTED March 19, 2014 1:36AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

The Best of the Grammys Red Carpet

Unlike its silver screen counterparts, the Grammy awards show is all about standing out and starting conversation. That means that usually its attendees take greater risks with their wardrobes, though with the exception of Pharrell’s … read more »

POSTED January 27, 2014 11:15AM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

OutKast, Jack White and Vampire Weekend Top Governors Ball Lineup

Coachella revealed its headliners through a slow-leak of tweets. Today Governors Ball did almost the exact opposite, announcing its full lineup the old-fashioned, ink-stained way: with a full-page ad in The New York Times (below … read more »

POSTED January 15, 2014 11:49AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Kendrick Lamar Nominated for Seven Grammys

Nominations for the 56th Grammy Awards were announced tonight during a televised live concert at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, featuring performances by Miguel, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Taylor Swift, Earth, Wind and … read more »

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Destiny’s Child, “Bills, Bills, Bills (Harmonix Remix)” MP3

Under his Harmonix moniker, James Blake has uploaded a bouncy remix of Destiny’s Child’s “Bills, Bills, Bills” to the 1-800 Dinosaur SoundCloud. The original vocals are pitched-down and quiver over 16-bit synths and percussion. The … read more »

POSTED November 26, 2013 6:07PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (4) TAGS: , ,

Drake, “Come Thru (James Blake Version)” MP3

Though James Blake didn’t make it onto Nothing Was the Same, as was once suggested, he apparently got his hands on the vocal track to “Come Thru,” and has now shared this fine, not-quite remix. … read more »

POSTED October 29, 2013 11:06AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Stream: James Blake f. Chance The Rapper, “Life Round Here (Remix)”

Chance The Rapper, the kid who charted a free mixtape, is currently touring Europe with Macklemore. Today, UK favorite and FADER cover alum James Blake added a Chance verse to a his April track “Life … read more »

POSTED September 17, 2013 3:19PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (4) TAGS: , , ,

Live: Øya Festival in Oslo, Norway

Stretching Out at Norway’s Øya Festival I remember when I figured out that my first high school girlfriend was a “festival person.” One night she popped up on Facebook, very excited to go to Coachella … read more »

POSTED August 15, 2013 1:05PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,