Search Results for: james blake

Album Reviews 08.10.21

James Blake – Friends That Break Your Heart review

…navel-gazing execution. James Blake’s voice, while interesting in its own way and often skillfully deployed as an instrument itself, was never the best thing about James Blake’s music. If anything,…

News 27.09.22

Kanye West teases new collaboration with James Blake

…playing tracks we made I’m good for presents thanks — James Blake (@jamesblake) September 27, 2022 Watch the snippet above and read our review of Blake’s latest record, Friends That…

Róisín Murphy, The Click
News 15.08.22

Róisín Murphy, Jame Blake and Kraftwerk revealed for Cala Mijas’ Crack Stage

…of James Blake alongside Spanish bands Love of Lesbian and Leon Benavente. Catalan rapper Santa Salut will also play. Cala Mijas is a new festival organised by the team behind…

News 05.11.21

The UK MVAs celebrated the craft and content of the year’s best music videos

…friends’ ‘lockdown’ and ‘isolation’ themselves. Amongst its British winners were Pa Salieu, Bicep, Beebadoobee, James Blake and Dua Lipa whilst the teams behind international artists like Megan Thee Stallion, Lil…

Profiles 12.04.23

From the club to the coffee shop: Crooks & Lovers and a coming of age for post-dubstep

Album Reviews 05.02.21

slowthai – Tyron

…this more three-dimensional persona. Feel Away, which features James Blake and Mount Kimbie, offers a frank and powerful portrayal of heartbreak underscored by Blake’s spectral vocals. On the other side…

© Camille Blake
News 14.01.21

CTM Festival confirms Loraine James, Oramics, Rian Treanor and more for 2021 edition

…see a collaboration between Isabel Lewis and Loraine James, entitled Fascinated By. There’ll also be the premiere of Symmetry of Five – a collaboration between Mark Fell, Jim O’Rourke, Rian…

News 22.03.24

Dour Festival adds more names for 2024

…of Justice, James Blake, Charlotte Adigéry & Bolis Pupul, VTSS and HorsegiirL – the latter of whom will play as part of a Live From Earth takeover. Dour Festival takes…

Lists 06.10.22

Hessle Audio’s peers reflect on the label’s legacy and the past 15 years

list article 19.12.23

2023: The stories behind 8 of the year’s best music videos


Album Reviews 18.11.21

Parris – Soaked in Indigo Moonlight

…consider that Parris spent his formative years in Plastic People at FWD>> parties, regards early James Blake and Airhead records as key influences, and has affiliations to labels such as…

News 21.12.21

Ryuichi Sakamoto releases Diana Kunst-directed video for track silence

…for silence was directed by award-winning filmmaker Diana Kunst, who has previously worked with musicians such as James Blake, Rosalía, A$AP Rocky and Mykki Blanco. More recently, Kunst directed FKA…

Long Reads 27.09.22

Terence Etc. shares a playlist of songs that inspired his debut album, V O R T E X

…V O R T E X. But, more notably, there’s a certain mood nurtured here among Nance’s picks, which range from early 2000s Outkast to James Blake’s tear-jerking cover of…

Daniel Kaluuya Dave
News 23.07.21

Daniel Kaluuya features on Dave’s new album

Today (23 July), Dave releases his much-anticipated second album, We’re All Alone in This Together. On top of previously announced guests like James Blake, Stormzy, Wizkid and Snoh Aalegra, there…

News 07.04.22

Little Simz, PinkPantheress and Dave nominated for Ivor Novello awards

…there’s also James Blake’s Coming Back – which features SZA – as well as FKA twigs, Fred Again.. and Headie One’s collaborative single Don’t Judge Me. Previous Crack Magazine cover…

Lists 07.07.21

13 artists on the timeless allure of Aaliyah’s self-titled masterpiece

…at the way its provided sample source material for an illustrious roll call of artists, among them Drake, Burial and James Blake. But the masterpiece’s legacy goes much deeper than…

Album Reviews 12.04.24

Mount Kimbie: The Sunset Violent Review

…up bonafide hits with the likes of James Blake, Travis Scott and Danny Brown. Campos and Maker have seamlessly expanded their operation with two polymathic new additions: Andrea Balency-Béarn and…

News 20.06.22

Nick Cave, Josey Rebelle and Caribou added to Cala Mijas Festival line-up

…Peluso, Hot Chip and James Blake are slated to play the debut edition. Cala Mijas is a new festival organised by the team behind Bilbao BBK. It comes to La…

Album Reviews 12.05.22

Obongjayar: Some Nights I Dream of Doors review

…his own identity. This self-examination runs throughout, from the Afrobeats of Tinko Tinko (Don’t Play Me for a Fool) to the yearning, James Blake-esque I Wish It Was Me. It…

News 15.09.23

Phonox announces autumn and winter 2023 programme

…Garda, Ben Klock and James Blake. Elsewhere on the programme, September will see a residency from Mala, who will curate the line-ups for four consecutive Fridays, and the club will…

News 13.09.23

Actress announces new album LXXXVIII

…here. Actress is heading out on tour this month, too, with festival dates at events like Galicia’s WOS Festival as well as support dates with James Blake on his UK…

Long Reads 08.06.21

Director Edem Wornoo is crafting nocturnal visions for British rap and beyond

…into everyday narratives. Closely tuned into UK rap and hip-hop as well as artists like James Blake and Sampha, Wornoo has a striking gaze driven by both dreams and humanity….

News 22.04.24

Who is The Caretaker? The avant-garde experimentalist who soundtracked Lana Del Rey’s surreal Coachella outro

The singer closed her Coachella set to It’s just a burning memory by The Caretaker – the alias of James Leyland Kirby – whose work uses ballroom jazz samples to…

Profiles 01.02.24

Vegyn is exploring the subtle art of letting go

Duval Timothy
Mixes 09.08.20

Sunday Mix: Duval Timothy

Multidisciplinary artist Duval Timothy has created an installation for Tate Modern, written a cookbook for Penguin and had his music sampled by Solange. His new album Help, which was released…

Profiles 22.12.21

Cut and reset: The Class of Three Minutes

Long Reads 20.01.22

Ricky Eat Acid’s Three Love Songs inhabits the liminal space between intimacy and detachment

Profiles 21.06.22

Mr. Mitch is in a lane of his own making

Mixes 15.02.24

Morgan Hislop

The smoking area is a place of unspoken significance at the club; a space where friends are made and deep meaningful conversations are had. It’s also a place Morgan Hislop…

Los Angeles artist Maral sat with her arms folded
Profiles 16.11.22

Maral: Aural Histories