This April saw James Blake play the Gdansk edition of the Electronic Beats Festival, and what a show it was. This 20 minute live recording captures the atmosphere and the spacious sonics of his performance that night, with Blake’s insinuating, cherubic vocals on ‘Never Learnt to Share’ and ‘Limit to Your Love’ resonating throughout the venue with a piercing clarity. Want more? You can also read a review from the night here.
What’s that? You want to know what’s been going in our ears this week, reverberating our cochleas and sending broader vibrations throughout our bodies and by extension our audio-addled souls? That’s a coincidence: here’s this week’s Editor’s Choice. – more
Speaker-bothering future dance-hall commandos Major Lazer are touring Europe this Spring and they’ve released a teaser video to get us in the mood. Using footage shot at concerts and festivals over the last 12 months, the larger than life pseudo-military concept-band, which is essentially a collaboration between Dave Taylor, aka Switch and Diplo, take the – more
If consistency is the hobgoblin of human minds, we can all be thankful that Jason Pierce is from outer space. The Spiritualized architect and founding member of Spacemen 3 has regularly cheated death over the past decade, most recently fighting his way through chemotherapy to concoct what’s rumored to be Spiritualized’s final album. – more
Here’s Videodrome detailing the latest happenings in the A/V world, this week with new treatments from the likes of Ikonika, Nicki Minaj, Cuushe, Holy Ghost! and many – more