James Blake Announces New Album Title

James Blake built up a lot of steam over 2014, but the wait since his 2013 record Overgrown has felt massive. That all changes this year, as Blake has formally announced that he will be releasing a new full-length album titled Radio Silence later this year. Originally announced during an interview with BBC Radio 1 […]

James Blake’s New Album Will Drop in “About Five Months,” May Feature Kanye West

James Blake isn’t one to take a break. While the UK crooner and electronic producer’s last album, Overgrown, came out in 2012, he’s been hard at work since, touring the globe, DJing sets, and dropping new songs “200 Press” and “Building It Still.” Now, the singer-songwriter has announced his next album is on the way. In an interview […]

James Blake adds Chance the Rapper to his “Life Round Here”

One of the most notable tracks on dubstep auteur James Blake‘s 2013 album Overgrown was “Take a Fall For Me,” on which RZA had a stunning, low-key feature. Blake has now gone from an established rapper to the up-and-comer of the moment, remixing “Life Round Here” and bringing on Chance the Rapper. The hype surrounding Chance’s […]

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WATCH: James Blake Performs “Retrograde” Live in Studio

James Blake recently stopped by the KCRW studios in Santa Monica, California to perform a few songs for a group of lucky individuals. If you live in the area and didn’t make the guest list, don’t sweat it. KRCW and NPR was nice enough to record Blake’s appearance, and deliver us a live version of […]

REVIEW: James Blake – Overgrown

Artist: James Blake Album: Overgrown Genre: Electronic Label: Republic Ghostly and consuming, James Blake’s sophomore effort Overgrown has a title that belies how careful and precise it is. There’s nothing uncontrolled or excessive about this album, a masterful piece of minimalism whose gentle pace disguises how much work goes into creating something so crystalline and […]

LISTEN: James Blake Feat. RZA – “Take A Fall For Me”

There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding James Blake lately. Earlier this week, news surfaced that Blake could potentially be working with Kendrick Lamar in the near future. Today another track from James Blake’s new album, Overgrown, appeared online. “Take A Fall For Me” features RZA rapping over a laid back beat, which creates yet another perfect marriage […]

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James Blake Releases New Video And Could Be Collaborating With Kendrick Lamar

A few weeks ago, English musician James Blake released the track “Voyeur” from his upcoming album, Overgrown. Today, a visual video for the track has surfaced courtesy of 1-800-Dinosaur Music. Upon pressing play, you may expect a typical video of a vinyl spinning on a turntable with a backing track, but it’s only about a minute in […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: James Blake – “Retrograde”

James Blake is back in a big way. We already told you about his upcoming album Overgrown and its leadoff single, the sumptuous and soulful “Retrograde”. The track was premiered earlier this week so you know that the powers that be would make it commercially available in short order. And they will on Monday, February 11. That’s tomorrow. Not that he needed […]

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James Blake Announces New Album ‘Overgrown’, Will Premiere First Single From The Album Tonight [UPDATE]

Big news for all you artsy types and anglophiles. Muted sonic wunderkind James Blake has just announced the followup to his 2011 self-titled debut. Pitchfork is reporting that the album will be titled Overgrown and will be released on April 8. Blake will also be releasing the first single from the album, entitled “Retrograde”, tonight […]