James Blake

Kendrick Lamar Releases Tracklist for Black Panther Soundtrack, ft. The Weeknd, Vince Staples, Travis Scott and More

Comic book fans, rap fans, movie fans, and plenty of just normal ol' people are waiting with bated breath for the release of a Marvel…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 31, 2018

James Blake’s “If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead” Finds New Life in His Old Experimentalism

Given James Blake's obvious abilities as a singer, it bears remembering that less than a decade ago, his decision to put his own aching baritone at the…
Andy Cush / January 26, 2018

Video: James Blake – “If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead”

James Blake has released a twitchy new single and video titled "If The Car Besides You Moves Ahead." The track features mellow darkwave synths and Blake sampling…
Tosten Burks / January 25, 2018

Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future, James Blake — “King’s Dead”

Kendrick Lamar joined forces with Future, Jay Rock, and James Blake for "King's Dead," the second single from the Black Panther soundtrack, which Lamar executive…
Maggie Serota / January 12, 2018

Watch James Blake Perform a Cover of Don McLean’s “Vincent”

On Christmas Eve, James Blake shared a video of himself covering Don McLean's Vincent van Gogh tribute "Vincent." We missed it while baking cookies for…
Tosten Burks / December 28, 2017

Watch James Blake Perform Three New Songs

James Blake has been debuting some new music live lately. And during his tour stop in Los Angeles last night — at the Immanuel Presbyterian…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / December 10, 2017

Kendrick Lamar Announces European Tour with James Blake

Kendrick Lamar has announced a European leg of his tour in support of 2017's DAMN, featuring support from James Blake. Kendrick has been promoting the album nonstop…
Arielle Gordon / October 2, 2017

Jay-Z Releases 4:44 Bonus Tracks Featuring James Blake, Blue Ivy

Hours after dropping the video for 4:44 bonus track "Adnis," Jay-Z has released two other bonus tracks from the album. "ManyFacedGod," which producer No I.D.
Taylor Berman / July 29, 2017

Mount Kimbie Announce New Album Love What Survives, Release “Blue Train Lines”

Mount Kimbie—the English electronic duo of Dominic Maker and Kai Campos—have announced their third full-length album, Love What Survives. They've also released a new song, the King Krule-featuring…
Anna Gaca / July 12, 2017

JAY-Z Producer No I.D. Teases 4:44 B-Sides Featuring James Blake

JAY-Z worked with a single producer on his soul-baring new album 4:44. That producer is No I.D., also known for his work with Common, Kanye West,…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / July 1, 2017

Watch James Blake’s New Video for “My Willing Heart,” Starring a Pregnant Natalie Portman

James Blake has released a new video for "My Willing Heart," a glitchy highlight from his 2016 album The Colour in Anything. The clip stars Natalie…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 20, 2017

James Blake Gives Haunting Performance on Late Night with Seth Meyers

Last night, James Blake stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers to give a haunting performance of "My Willing Heart." The appearance came ahead of his North American tour in…
Josh Rosenberg / September 22, 2016

James Blake and Vince Staples Connect Once Again on New Version of ‘Timeless’

Vince Staples and James Blake have formed something of a cross-Atlantic musical kinship. Blake produced two tracks on Staples' Prima Donna (the OutKast-sampling "War Ready" and the closer…
Brian Josephs / September 2, 2016

Eaux Claires Festival 2016: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Eaux Claires, the festival curated by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner, celebrated its second annual event in Vernon's hometown of Eau Claire,…
SPIN Staff / August 15, 2016

Hudson Mohawke and James Blake Are Having a Beef

In the latest round of He Said, She Said (well, in this case it would be He Said, He Said), electronic standouts Hudson Mohawke and…
Rachel Brodsky / August 15, 2016
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