A couple years ago, British producer/ singer/ songwriter James Blake remixed the 1999 Destiny's Child hit "Bills, Bills, Bills" under his alias, Harmonix. Jumps, cuts, chops and layered sounds takes the original to outer space as only Blake can. Put an ear to this spacey electronic take that on the beloved DC smash below.
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Drake's 4th Annual OVOFest won't kick off in Toronto for about two and a half months, but tickets go on sale next week — and though the full lineup has yet to be announced, the headliners will probably be enough to entice most ticket buyers.Frank Ocean and James Blake are set to perform on August 4, while Drake himself will take the stage at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre on August 5. This is great promotional timing for the Canadian rapper, as his new album Nothing Was the Same is allegedly...Read Full Story
After winning the 2013 Mercury Prize earlier this week, James Blake has seen sales of his album Overgrown jump more than 2,500% at e-tailer Amazon UK.
After Blake, the Prize nominees that saw the most uplift following the event are Villagers, Savages and David Bowie with over 200% sales uplift and the bookies’ favourite for a time, Laura Mvula, has seen her debut LP Sing To The Moon boosted by 150%.
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James Blake has never been one to do things in the conventional way and we see that today when he released his version of Drake's "Come Thru." It's Blake's take on this track, not a remix or really a official release, it's something he wanted to do in his spare time. He not only shared this with his fans, but made the track available to download for free. He keeps Drake's vocals, but switches up the beat in a new way. Check it out below.
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After Chance the Rapper and James Blake teamed up for the well-received "Life Round Here (Remix)" last month, the two announced that they have more collaborations in the chamber. For now, we get a sneak preview of the "Life Round Here" video, shot by Nabil, a highly in-demand director who's done work for Kanye, Frank Ocean, and The Weeknd.
Check it out below.
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Song lyrics snippet for James Blake's song - Measurements --- Please fall down Testing sounds For the deaf and the forest coldTrees in clouds Testing doubts Trying hard not to be too boldCrease your pride Telling lies That you're not on your ownWatching their Faith in prayers Will make you see your bonesRead Full Story
James Blake Wall
A James Blake guide, with links, news, and comments. James Riley Blake is an American professional tennis player.