Tag Archives: James Blake

My Top Ten albums of 2016

A turbulent year politically, what with Brexit, Trump and the continued horrors of Syria. And a sad year in music, when we lost David Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen and more. But the music itself – as brilliant as ever. I’ll … Continue reading

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Have you Heard? – (77) The latest from James Blake and Frank Ocean

I’m talking about “The Colour in Anything” by James Blake and “Blonde” by Frank Ocean. I’ve been meaning to review James Blake’s “The Colour in Anything” for ages. It came out in May, at about the same time as Radiohead’s … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Albums of 2013

OK, so let’s just spell them out, then explain. 1. The Bones Of What You Believe- Chvrches 2. Settle – Disclosure 3. Amok – Atoms For Peace 4. Dear River – Emily Barker and the Red Clay Halo 5. Tin … Continue reading

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Latitude Festival – my second – July 2013

I’m sitting down to write this at 6.15 pm on Monday 22 July, back from Latitude this afternoon. I’m cracking open my first beer of the day – feels odd. It’s not Tuborg and it’s not lunch time. The four … Continue reading

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