Blake Williamson

Recent Articles

Blake’s Beats: Brockhampton gets colorful on “iridescence”

10/03/2018 9:34pm

Here’s what you do: go to Track 10 on Brockhampton’s newest album “Iridescence,” press play on a little number entitled “J’OUVERT" and tell me that the self-proclaimed “America’s hardest working boyband” has run out of things to say.

Blake's Beats: For Mac, thank you

09/11/2018 3:05pm

I was in Target when I got the news. I feel my phone vibrate, and I see a text that contains a sentence I won’t soon forget: “Mac Miller is dead.” 

Blake's Beats: On the death of physical music

02/28/2018 3:12pm

The sound of the plastic wrap tearing off of the case, the first look of the artwork on the booklet, taking the disc out and popping it into the stereo for the first time; this ritual took place every time I opened a new CD.

BLAKE'S BEATS: What Cudi taught us

10/23/2016 6:25pm

Words cannot even describe how much Scott Mescudi’s music has meant to me over the years. I am sure I'm not the only one. It has been in my headphones, my car, my room and my laptop.