Video: James Blake Live at Conway Hall, London

 

Above we’ve got a clip of James Blake previewing material from his forthcoming sophomore album. This man never fails to give us the shivers. Lucky New Yorkers can experience the magic in a few days, in fact.

Word on the streets is some of the new track titles from his UK tour stint are: “Our Love Comes Out,” “Overgrown Vibes,” “Everyday I’m Safe,” “To The Bank,” and “Retro Clothes Shop.” Cannot wait to hear the album in its entirety!

Tour Dates:
12/06 – Manchester, UK @ Gorilla
12/11 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
12/12 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
02/15-16 – Reykjavík, IS @ Sónar Reykjavík

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New Track: Gary Clark Jr. – “Numb”

 

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This guy is so damn cool. First time we saw him was at SXSW 2012 when he buzzed about with his eleventy-billion showcases, murderating stage after stage. Hailed by the press as the second coming of Jimi Hendrix after wowing crowds for the last couple years going hard on the festival circuit, Gary Clark Jr. is that dude.

The newest single from his upcoming album, Blak and Blu comes in the form of a distorted, gritty wonderland called “Numb” and carries a vocal style reminding us a but of Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys fame. No going wrong with that, either.

The first single, “Ain’t Messin ‘Round,” was released in September and has a crispier, poppier, high energy vibe. The man boasts variety – go ‘head, boo.

Look for Blak and Blu on October 22, and the meantime take a peek at Gary’s fashion spread in the August/September issue of Vibe, which happens to be shot by our editor, Seher Sikandar. Pretty rad!

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Purchase “Numb” on iTunes

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