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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

Justin Vernon and Vince Staples Livened Up James Blake’s Glastonbury Set

James Blake had two surprises in store for attendees at England's Glastonbury Festival this weekend: "I Need a Forest Fire" collaborator Justin Vernon and Long Beach, California…
Anna Gaca / June 26, 2016

Review: James Blake Haunts Our Dreams on ‘The Colour in Anything’

As the old saying goes: a rising TIDAL of Lemonade lifts all boats. Thanks to the rising floodwaters that be Hurricane Bey, a co-writing credit on…
Andy Beta / May 13, 2016

James Blake Finds Beauty Within Darkness in ‘I Need a Forest Fire’ Video

Last week's cloudy weather came soundtracked by James Blake's surprise-released The Colour in Anything. "I Need a Forest Fire," the sublime collaboration with Bon Iver, is the first track…
Brian Josephs / May 10, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Radiohead, James Blake, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from California scuzz-punks, U.K. electro-rock mainstays, and more.
SPIN Staff / May 6, 2016

Stream James Blake’s ‘The Colour in Anything’ Right Now

The blockbuster release train is still rolling as May unfolds. The eternally mournful singer James Blake has released The Colour in Anything, his third album (previously known as…
Brian Josephs / May 5, 2016

Surprise: James Blake’s New Album ‘The Colour in Anything’ Comes Out Tonight

Update: There's a third new James Blake song out there. It's called "My Willing Heart" and you can find it here. Update 2: Find album…
Anna Gaca / May 5, 2016

Review: Beyoncé Is the Rightful Heir to Michael Jackson and Prince on ‘Lemonade’

Like all things Beyoncé, Lemonade is a triumph of marketing and musicality, spectacle and song, vision and collaboration, Borg-like assimilation, and — as of 2013…
Greg Tate / April 28, 2016

James Blake Shares Aptly-Titled New Song, ‘Modern Soul’

After confirming last summer that Justin Vernon and Kanye West would be on his new album, Radio Silence — and, more recently, that he'd appear on…
Harley Brown / February 11, 2016

James Blake Confirms Justin Vernon, Kanye West Appearances on ‘Radio Silence’

James Blake has confirmed what we've already sort of known for a year: his forthcoming third album, Radio Silence, will feature Justin Vernon and Kanye West. According to…
Harley Brown / July 22, 2015
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