James Blake Brings Overgrown to Terminal 5

James Blake brought his dark ambient beats and soaring falsetto back to NYC for a round of sold out performances at Terminal 5.

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James Blake brought his dark ambient beats and soaring falsetto back to NYC for a round of sold out performances at Terminal 5.
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The fog machines set the mood while the crowd anxiously waited for the show to begin.
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The minimalist stage setup actually has a lot more going on than meets the eye, with all three musicians on stage responsible for triggering a variety of loops and samples.
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James Blake came to Terminal 5 to promote his highly anticipated second album, Overgrown.
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After a brief introductory tune to warm up the crowd, Blake and his band dug deep with the lowest and loudest sub bass sounds we've ever heard.
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The lower bass notes were so high in intensity they literally made your body tremble and quiver to the point where your nose was tickled and you couldn't quite see straight.
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Rob McAndrews was responsible for triggering a variety of samples when not playing delicate electric guitar parts.
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Ben Assiter played the throbbing acoustic and digital drum parts that would shake the audience from the ground upward.
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Rob McAndrews playing some bass synth parts on a Moog keyboard.
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Blake has kept the same boyish look going from his previous, self-titled album, but his confidence and charisma has grown tenfold.
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The sold out crowd watched their beloved Brit in awe.
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There's always been a strong element of mystery in Blake's music, which translated well with the often spooky light show.
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Blake pleased the crowd by weaving between his previous and current albums, carrying the audience with him to his new and perhaps less catchy material.
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Blake will be performing on Thursday, May 9th for another sold-out night at Terminal 5.
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He'll then continue his tour through the United States this summer before moving on to Europe for the fall.
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The minimalist and symmetrical stage setup proved a perfect match for the clean and epic music.
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Rob McAndrews on electric for a transitional melody.
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Ben Assiter triggering percussive samples.
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Blake's voice is at times androgynous, gliding between ethereal highs and a smooth tenor.
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The field of heads of the sold-out crowd at Terminal 5.
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