Gamer, geek, grade-A jerk
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I can't stop listening to this new Jamie XX track

Early last month, James Blake hosted BBC Radio One's residency by 1-800-DINOSAUR, where he played a beautiful track named Bloke by a mysterious fellow named Simon Tallywhacker (which is a UK euphemism for penis - just saying). With no online presence or pretense, beat heads speculated on Simon's true identity. Was he James Blake? Was he.. Not James Blake? Most everyone assumed the former.

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James' constant collaborator and fellow Englishman Jamie xx quietly released a single in late April which featured Girl on the A-side. With this release, Jamie killed the speculation of Simon Tallywhacker's identity and claimed ownership of the hype to this new record.

Needless to say, a Jamie xx LP is much overdo and can't arrive any sooner.


The single, Girl/Sleep Sound, is available on Spotify.

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