reflexively simple on the surface so you can’t miss the song of the song
The Earliest Bird: Top New Recorded Release 10-8-21 – 10-14-21, James Blake’s “Friends That Break Your Heart” Reviewed
the intensity of Scott Walker to the melodic grace of The Walker Brothers
Brittany Howard, Kamasi Washington, Ziggy Marley, and James Blake are part of the lineup
James Blake on top
she had a punk phase in the ‘90s
life and death and soul
Lauv’s sad songs say so much
The first rush of hard earned faith by the greatest artist of the 2010s.
more songs about dead wives
On Saturday, Moby will play at Jail Guitar Doors: Rock Out 5!
love and sadness in the summer
the sole job of rock criticism in 2019
The Curtis Mayfield covers are awesome
a masterclass in what it means to dismiss the USSR and find yourself with a different superpower
James Blake Performs “I’ll Come Too” At The First-Ever Live Session From KCRW’s Brand-New Annenberg Performance Studio
James Blake performed a seven-song live set
an inversion of time and consciousness.
a titanic like the ship construction of self-awareness and political awareness born together
“Sex In The City” 2019 songs of pop and love and romance and betrayal (and death)
YES! Sgt Pepper remains in a tie for most non consecutive weeks at # 1.
“I’ll Come To You” is the gateway drug
WE WILL NEVER BE SAFE.
An exceptional, restless, badass performance of a man at the top of his form
So, what else? Nothing at all…
This is this time of the year, KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas is here
27-year-old James Blake debuted his own version of the song during his last BBC radio 1 residency, and the UK producer revamped the 50-year-old song with electronica and layered voices. The result is cavernous, cathedral-esque with a big organ-like drone covered by Blake’s kaleidoscopic falsettos; it’s not very modern sounding, rather melancholic and so I guess this version will appeal to many generations.
Life Round Here – James Blake And Chance The Rapper – Haunting and beautiful, but of course that comes on the James Blake label, what doesb’t is Chance The Rapper, atonal rap so weird and in place – A-