The Wilhelm Scream (BBC Sound Of 2011, Live Studio Perfor...

Music video by James Blake performing The Wilhelm Scream. (C) 2010 BBC under exclusive licence to Polydor Ltd. (UK)

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Author burghaus ( ago)
anyone knows what synth he's using?

Author Ava Monroe ( ago)

Author Tony Vilaysack ( ago)
Can't believe this was 5 years ago.

Author Joe Lazzarotto ( ago)
like the song but man I feel bad for the drum and bass, guy had to play the same riff the whole time. to me it seemed like the dude on keys went way out of range and into untimely dissidence. not the good floydian kind, he played it cool and faked it but that was painful to watch.

Author candy angel ( ago)
pure genius! I would love to collaborate.

Author ㅤFiv5 Sev7n ( ago)
I though that I would hear a Wilhelm scream...glad that I didn't stopped watching.

Author KINDLE ( ago)
3:15 - Girl in the background doesn't *get it* obviously. Wouldn't be the first girl, that's for sure. It's certainly not the male of the species supporting Bum Direction, Katy Cherry, Miley Virus, Britney Rears, Cheryl Mole etc.

Author Katie Vickers ( ago)
lush as fuck that like

Author Jewels Marie ( ago)
That voice!!!!!!!

Author Toast ( ago)
Beginning through 0:42...brilliance

Author Sean Fleming ( ago)
This version is by far my favorite.

Author ET521 ( ago)
I remember loving this in 2011, now he's got a Grammy Nod. Hell Yes!

Author pensionaru2003 ( ago)
perfect build. echo & reverb at its most. pure art.

Author Jonah Hall ( ago)

Author Jonah Hall ( ago)
The drums in this song are so complicated and detailed. Perfecro.

Author Dj Dezedee ( ago)
notice the girl @3:28 touching her headphones because she prob thinks they are broken due to the strange sound

Author Sherman Baker ( ago)
He's a lot better than Stevie Winwood.

Author David Innes ( ago)
Dude thanks for the info. I've been looking for a good vocal fx pedal, TC Helicon Voice Live 2 looks pretty badass.

Author Rocco DellaNeve ( ago)
I'd love to know too. I know he has a TC Helicon Voice Live 2 with an external controller. Don't know the looper or drummer pad setup

Author Rosa Barroca ( ago)

Author dimenhigh ( ago)
15 sc or longer add = Dslike ! Lets starr Trend:) :)

Author taffgriff69 ( ago)
Pop an E and listen to this and if u don't nearly come I'm ur pants with pure spine tingling joy then ur not "ALIVE"

Author Nyma Tobgyel ( ago)
LOL james is so awkward at the end

Author pierceturner ( ago)
Look, James Blake is so important, and any fool who says otherwise, is a fool. He is the 2013 version of Stevie Winwood, and I can think of no greater compliment. I refuse to compromise, if you don't get it, you are deaf......

Author Eikichi Miyazawa ( ago)
dont only enjoy live...!!!

Author Trevor Johnson ( ago)
He's fallin, fallin, fallin...

Author sonegheet ( ago)
this guy is a genious.

Author Kabaskiiest ( ago)
oh myyyyyyy gggooooooooooood this is dope

Author Juliette DB ( ago)
lol @ the people just standing so bluntly behind him

Author Elisha Andrew Marin ( ago)
Roland SPD-SX.

Author Kenya & Dre Will ( ago)

Author Yo Momma ( ago)
Cause they actually fit together. Both very musical and talented people with their own style. And both in to some sort avant garde use of autotune and electronica

Author Hublisy ( ago)
This guy is amazing.

Author sonboy garcia ( ago)
he really knew he was fallin, fallin, fallin, he can see the future!

Author Sione Teumohenga ( ago)
4:27 is just unbelievable

Author ronan gray ( ago)
TC-Helicon Voicelive 2

Author Dave ( ago)
This is so shit! Why did Justin Vernon make music with this guy..

Author Tommy Sura ( ago)
does anyne know hat drum machine thing Bn is using ??

Author Jenny Gatbonton ( ago)
God, James Blake is soo mesmerizing!

Author Maisqpoesia 9999 ( ago)
Inspiring!!! I love this song!!!

Author shaqreia Carlton ( ago)
i had to close my mouth after the song ended because this was great.

Author AL3O2 ( ago)
wasted five and a half minutes of my life waiting for a scream that isn't even included in the song...THANKS!

Author Alia Marie ( ago)
i love this song! i would love to work with this guy. whole album is dope!

Author Hugo Carles ( ago)
This is so interesting.

Author reallyfunnyusername ( ago)
does anyone know how he changes the filter on his keys gradually? pedal?

Author rekizen23 ( ago)

Author Se Collier ( ago)
might as well fall...

Author Nick Wright ( ago)

Author Nick Wright ( ago)
lol me too

Author Nathan Ocean ( ago)
Hahaha, I've watched this video innumerable times, yet never noticed that. Now I always will!

Author Nathan Ocean ( ago)
Yeah, he usually has a pedal at his feet. But he really only uses it toward the end.

Author Donald McDonald ( ago)
Lol, he's falling, falling, falling.

Author Donald McDonald ( ago)
Every song on the album is so superb.

Author TheMarioarty ( ago)
it's no your best live, but his better,..i think

Author Shiv Palekar ( ago)
Does anyone know the make and model of the percussion pad the drummer uses ?
Thanks !

Author lowlymusic ( ago)
check out the abby road version....its surreal.

Author Frank Beaus ( ago)
adblock ;)

Author Kei Sato ( ago)
beautiful. provisionally personal details are true each account, amazing his music and the style are widely accepted (18-44, but mostly by male i guess..) god, i agree!!

Author David Innes ( ago)
How does he tweak the effects on his voice? Does he have a foot pedal hooked up to his vocal effects module?

Author David Innes ( ago)
@reubenx96 dave smith instruments prophet 08

Author Alexis Long (301 year ago)
His voice is fucking unique and beautiful

Author t3hMEME ( ago)
4:26 -- that release, fuck

Author t3hMEME ( ago)
I will kill ads.

Author Ashley Seager ( ago)
love the guitar

Author GameNLtime ( ago)
Awesome!.. The only thing i don't like is that i see an scary face of nicki minaj on the left of the vid...

Author Arwena Krol ( ago)
James, marry me !

Author Jose Mendez ( ago)
Headphones on. Volume up. I can't stop listening to this..

Author Rockstaraholic ( ago)
lyrics sound awesome, there are just some words ineeda know! LYRICS ANYONE?

Author Nuggiez Beats ( ago)
that was awesome

Author MrWeedWacky ( ago)
I fell asleep before the end so never saw him nearly fall of.. where is the Wilhem scream???

Author xXBronzedBalletXx ( ago)
It's called a black voice; you sing like that if you have soul. loljk

Author Anita A ( ago)
I <3 James Blake.

Author Sam Hocking ( ago)
this is honestly incredible.

Author hiddensynapse ( ago)
car ads piss me off!

Author GinGer Liam ( ago)

Author wildrawwr ( ago)
mnjonhbkibkibhjkbjfgfytfdytrd i'm dead.

Author Juliette DB (1367 years ago)
his voice is gold

Author abbycat96 ( ago)
@MrHotshot1995 yeah i noticed, makes me like him more:P

Author ricardslodge ( ago)
Thanks Beyonce.

Author 2006seabass2006 ( ago)
wow crazy guitar speed, respect

Author Nick Wright (1204 years ago)
dont know if anyone has noticed bt right at the end he nearly falls off his chair

Author AdmiralDonuts ( ago)
This is a group of wizards. It's the only explanation.

Author Yasmin Qureshi ( ago)
sooo hot :)

Author fabittyfab ( ago)

Author zincalloy11 ( ago)
Awesome performance...

Author slowbrosif ( ago)
That guitar part is fucking sweet.

Author rastamouse1988 ( ago)
just found out he's a vegitarian.

Author captaindlo ( ago)
I love reading the shirt comments everyone is placing. Thumbs up buddy.

Author Chris M ( ago)
@Lomaxthereviewer right? The album version doesn't even come close

Author Nathan Ocean ( ago)
@landolakethat It doesn't matter, because that shirt is wearing him, not the other way around.

Author smithhedgehog ( ago)
@Rocky183 so you're bracketting people then - thats really really sad, that you're so preoccupied by image and whats cool/not sounds more 'hipster' than anyone else

Author smithhedgehog ( ago)
@Rocky183 so its the audience then - can't blame the artist for that - nothing hipster about the artist

Author hmsuck ( ago)
does anyone know what kind of synth it is?

Author Nathan Ocean ( ago)
@landolakethat Haha, how obscure...I hadn't noticed that until now.

Author Matt M ( ago)
@jdebruynviolin the genius is in the subtle changes that are made with each iteration. man, i love this tune.

Author Sean Pollock ( ago)
@tombokickass he's using a sample pad or SPD, it had electronic drum samples (midi files) in it that trigger when he strikes it

Author dmoder3 ( ago)
Amazon Mp3 actually introduced me to this album. They really surprise me with their picks sometimes but this was a great pick! Great beat and lyrics. His voice kind of reminds me of Aaron Neville lol

Author jdebruynviolin ( ago)
I like the song but it should either be shorter or less repetitive, I think.

Author Hom Tardy ( ago)
whats the drummer using instead of a snare, and i swear he doesnt even touch it?

Author Niall Devine ( ago)

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