Reviews // 5 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles
Media // 2 Articles
The Best New and Emerging Artists of 2011
29 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM
The year's best new and emerging artists range across the musical spectrum from forward thinking R&B to classic soul, from a bevy of exciting new hip-hop talent to great new hopes for indie rock and Americana. 2011 shows that music is always pushing forward even as it dips into the past.
The 2011 Artists of the Year
28 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM
This year's top artists are a diverse lot represented by two of the world's biggest pop divas, a plethora of critically adored indie faves, some new talents emerging from the hip-hop underground, a couple of veteran Americana acts, and a few alt-rock legends among many more.
James Blake: Overgrown
10 Apr 2013 // 6:06 PM
The London wunderkind returns with an album that attempts to satisfy fans nostalgic for his early post-dubstep tinkerings and the new legion of listeners who know him as one of the decade's most promising singer-songwriters.
James Blake: Love What Happened Here EP
15 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM
Prolific producer turns out yet another captivating EP of arty dubstep, this time with a taste for variety of style and mood.
Austin City Limits 2011: James Blake + Kurt Vile
26 Oct 2011 // 3:00 AM
When it comes to James Blake’s music, it has been an extremely slow journey towards appreciation for me, which might just be an appropriate pace given his style of music.
James Blake - "The Wilhelm Scream" (video)
10 Feb 2011 // 3:30 AM
Earlier this week, PopMatters reviewed the new James Blake album with Timothy Gabriele calling the record "a starkly naked, stripped, lonely futurist R&B album