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.
James Blake made the ladies swoon, Jazzanova made the crowd groove, but In Gda?sk ‘party’ is now spelled S-Q-U-A-R-E-P-U-S-H-E-R. We watched Tom Jenkinson entrance the crowd with his hypnotic live show, swirling LED lights synced in time with his pulsing waves of broken bass, channeling 8-bit-flavored drum’n’bass electro across a crowd eager to rave hard. – more
It’s not everyday we get as excited about a piece of news as we have about this one in the office this morning. XL Recordings have released the first single from the long awaited project of Jamie XX where he remixes the current Gil Scott Heron album. Most of you will be aware of it – more
See that photo up there? Those are the Provensen Pow Wow Ankle Boots. As with almost any good-looking, unique shoe in fashion, they do not come in men’s sizes. This is an open letter to designers everywhere: not only women enjoy having cool shoes. Most of the time I feel trapped in my eight-hole Docs – more
John Cale has always been my preferred member of the Velvets, mainly for his experimental approach and for channeling his great teachers of the 20th century musical history. Lou Reed is awesome too. I spun ‘Berlin’ like a million of times back in the day, but I’ve never really enjoyed Reed´s attitude. I felt it – more