User:3dd8/James Blake (musician)

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James Blake
Genres dubstep, minimal, ambient
Instruments music sequencer, samplers, drum machine, personal computer
Years active 2009–present
Labels R&S

James Blake is a British electronic composer that is from London, England. James bgan his final year at Goldsmiths in Sept 2009 studying popular music while recording songs in his bedroom.

James began by releasing his debut 12" "Air and Lack Thereof" on Hemlock Audio in July 2009. It was a firm favourite with Gilles Peterson from BBC Radio 1[1]. James was invited to do a special mix on Gilles Peterson's worldwide show which included an exclusive Mount Kimbie track.[1].

CMYK was released on R&S in 2010 and Nick Grimshaw's [2] chose it as his Record of the Week. It was also played by other Radio 1 DJs such as Zane Lowe[3] and also Jo Whiley,[4] Annie Mac,[3] Huw Stephens[5], Gilles Peterson[3] and Mary Ann Hobbs.[3]



  • Klavierwerke EP[6] (2010)
  • The Bells Sketch[7] (2010)
  • CMYK EP[8] (2010)
  • Air & Lack Thereof EP[9] (2009)


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