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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…

Jame Blake Assume Form review
Album Reviews / 23.01.19

James Blake – Assume Form

Last summer, after unveiling I Don’t Miss it – a gut-spilling moment from his loved-up fourth album, Assume Form – James Blake made an exasperated plea on Twitter for us…

News / 09.04.15

It looks like Frank Ocean is on James Blake’s 1-800 Dinosaur UK tour

…line up for the 1-800 Road Trip – kicking off in Bristol this evening at Lakota. A photo posted by James Blake (@jamesblake) on Apr 9, 2015 at 4:50am PDT…

Events / 12.02.16

Field Day add James Blake and more to Saturday line-up

…and the return of the Street Feast. The festival have announced that enigmatic producer James Blake, UK hip-hop legend Roots Manuva, Toronto punks Dilly Dally, PC Music’s Danny L Harle,…

News / 03.04.17

Mount Kimbie partner with James Blake for new track, We Go Home Together

…Go Home Together with vocals from James Blake, and they’ve dropped a visual accompaniment. Directed by Frank Lebon – son of cult Buffalo photographer Mark Lebon – the video depicts…

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Events / 12.02.19

IAMDDB, James Blake and more join Sziget 2019’s line-up

…the line-up also include IAMDDB, James Blake, Years & Years, Franz Ferdinand, Tove Lo, Anna of the North and more. Check out the full list of new additions below. The…

News / 02.10.17

Kendrick Lamar announces European tour with James Blake

…Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and London (for a pair of shows) in the UK. Support on the tour is coming from James Blake who produced a portion of Lamar’s DAMN. LP…

News / 15.01.20

Four Tet, James Blake, Kaytranada and Doja Cat to play Lightning in a Bottle 2020

…roster of top-tier acts, from Kaytranada to Jon Hopkins, Four Tet and more. Doja Cat joins the programme, along with Nina Kraviz. Furthermore, James Blake is set to head up…

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Events / 23.05.19

James Blake, slowthai, Kelsey Lu and Black Midi to play Club To Club Festival 2019

The Italian festival has made its first artist announcement. Former Crack Magazine cover stars slowthai and Kelsey Lu join the programme, along with James Blake, hotly-tipped math-rock outfit Black Midi,…

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Events / 10.04.19

James Blake, Lil Uzi Vert, Tirzah and IAMDDB added to Lowlands Festival line-up

The Dutch festival has unveiled its second wave of acts. James Blake, The Vaccines and Lil Uzi Vert join the line-up, along with Modeselektor, IAMDDB, Tirzah, Black Midi, Loyle Carner,…

Events / 15.04.15

James Blake, DJ Harvey, Tirzah and more confirmed for Worldwide Festival

…the interstellar soul of Seven Davis Jr and leftfield pop artist Tirzah, who join the likes of disco godhead DJ Harvey, a live set from James Blake (the less said…

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Events / 11.03.19

Erykah Badu, James Blake and Big Thief locked for Flow Festival 2019

…recently made his return with the album Assume Form, James Blake is also set to join her on the bookings. Furthermore, Big Thief, Khruangbin, Stereolab, Astrid Swan & Stina Koistinen…

Live Reviews / 10.04.15

1-800 Dinosaur ‘Measure of Albion’ Road Trip

Yesterday (9 April), James Blake announced that ‘BoysDontCry’ would join his 1-800 Dinosaur UK ‘road trip’, the line-up of which also included Trim, Klaus, Airhead, Dan Foat and Mr Assister….

Leifur James
Album Reviews / 24.04.20

Leifur James – Angel in Disguise

…the mood turns sombre as James directs his gaze inward. The album title itself suggests a darker direction, and here, James carves out a nocturnal world that’s built on love…

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Aesthetic / 13.09.17

Moses Sumney

…scale, partly thanks to some high profile affiliations – featuring on Solange’s A Seat at the Table, touring with James Blake and working alongside Beck, Sufjan Stevens and Karen O….

Lists / 08.09.17

Mount Kimbie talk us through Love What Survives, track by track

…third album, Love What Survives is out today, and frankly it’s a belter on heavy rotation in the Crack office. With features from Micachu, King Krule and James Blake, the…

Live Reviews / 12.11.14

WHP: 1-800 Dinosaur

…what is essentially a sold out James Blake gig. When his time came, Blake proved once again that he can effortlessly mollycoddle the affections of: screeching super fans, chin-strokers and…

News / 20.02.13


…– no mean feat considering the tsunami of electronic production talent that was emerging circa 2008, with James Blake, Joy Orbison, and the Hessle Audio stable all breaking through around…

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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 / 12.07.17

Mount Kimbie announce album Love What Survives, release single Blue Train Lines

…Certain (I’m Not So Sure) (feat. Andrea Balency) 07. Poison 08. We Go Home Together (feat. James Blake) 09. Delta 10. T.A.M.E.D 11. How We Got By (feat. James Blake)…

Album Reviews / 02.08.16

Trim – 1-800 Dinosaur Presents Trim

…prolific slew of Soulfood mixtapes on his own Secluded Area of Music label. But he leapt back into the public consciousness in 2012 on the James Blake-produced Confidence Boost (Harmonimix),…

Kendrick DAMN
News / 14.04.17

Listen to Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. now

…more. What’s more, The Fader‘s spot that a certain J. Blake could well be James Blake has also been confirmed. DAMN. includes the track Humble, the lead single which arrived…

Album Reviews / 06.09.17

Mount Kimbie – Love What Survives

…Lines. Vocal collaborators are plentiful, in fact. Both Micachu and James Blake feature, with Blake lending his distinctive falsetto to two tracks. The first – the playfully psychedelic We Go…

News / 07.04.17

Check out the full list of composer and producer credits for Kendrick Lamar’s new album

…Tiffith 04. K. Duckworth, M. Spears, J. Blake (James Blake) & R Riera 05. K. Duckworth & M. Spears 06. K. Duckworth, D. Natche, M. Spears, Anthony Tiffith & T….

News / 24.04.16

Beyoncé releases new album Lemonade

…Z and Blue Ivy. Musically, guests include The Weeknd, James Blake, Jack White and The Weeknd. Next week, Beyoncé kicks of the Formation World Tour. Read Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff’s op-ed about…

News / 12.03.13


…chilled or downtempo. No, it just gets called something even more stupid like post-dubstep. It’s the same with the James Blake album, but because of when those artists emerged, they…

Events / 22.01.18

N.E.R.D. and Kelela gear up for New York festival Governors Ball

…programme there’s Kelela, Dirty Projectors, Japandroids, Lil Uzi Vert, 2 Chainz and James Blake among many others. The Governors Ball will celebrate its eighth consecutive year on 1-3 June, at…

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…

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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…