The Roundup: February 12

The Roundup: February 12

THE MOST IMPORTANT NEWS OF THE DAY, THROUGH THE LENS OF V

 

THE MOST IMPORTANT NEWS OF THE DAY, THROUGH THE LENS OF V

 

James Blake just dropped a new song called “Modern Soul” on his BBC Radio 1 show. His new album, titled Radio Silence, was announced last year and it has been confirmed that Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and Kanye West will be featured on the album. The singer has yet to set a release date, but in the meantime, here is the audio for his new song. (via Pitchfork)

Vindata’s music video for “Can’t Say No” was just released and it stars musician Chuck Ellis. The track comes off their debut EP Through Time and Space. The EP is being released by Skrillex’s label OWSLA. Check out the video above. (via Pitchfork)

On the heels of Burberry, Tom Ford, and Tommy Hilfiger’s retailing shakeups, Rag & Bone announced they are doing away with their biannual advertising campaigns. Instead, they will produce a new Photo Project which will be pulsed throughout the year. (via Rag & Bone)

Fuji Rock Festival announces their 20th anniversary lineup, headlined by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, who headlined the first festival in 1997. The Japanese summer music festival will also feature Sigur Ros, Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, Courtney Barnett, and Disclosure. The music festival will go on for three days, July 22-24, in Naeba, Niigata. (via Billboard)

Contemporary labels J Brand and Comptoir des Cotonniers have teamed up to fuse their respective cool and contemporary collections together for a line of casualwear. The capsule collection will be sold in Comptoir des Cotonniers stores in France, Belgium, Spain, and Japan, but can also be purchased online starting February 22nd. (via WWD)

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