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"I've deliberately taken a lot of time to do things on my own terms and in my own time," Jacob Collier says. "I've almost deliberately crafted a space where I can keep on changing things musically and keep on experimenting." Dyan Jong/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jacob Collier On Creating The Negative Space Of 'Djesse Vol. 3'

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Burna Boy. His latest full-length, Twice as Tall, tops our list of the best new albums out this week. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Aug. 14, 2020

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25-year-old English musician Jacob Collier has won two Grammys since gaining recognition for his music on YouTube in 2012. Alexandra Gavillet hide caption

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Jacob Collier describes his new project, Djesse (Vol. 1), as "maximalism in the name of minimalism." Morgan Hill-Murphy/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jacob Collier Makes Staggering, Complex Music Feel Effortless

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Jacob Collier's multi-tracked YouTube covers, recorded and filmed in his room, showed musical sophistication and adventurousness. On his debut album, In My Room, he brings the same qualities to original songs. Retts Wood/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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