Blood Orange

Watch Blood Orange Perform ‘Augustine’ and ‘Thank You’ on ‘Conan’

Blood Orange stopped by Conan last night, where he performed two tracks from the just-released (and SPIN Essential) Freetown Sound: "Augustine" and "Thank You." The moving…
Rachel Brodsky / August 24, 2016

Panorama 2016: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

The inaugural Panorama Festival — a.k.a. "East Coast Coachella" — took place at Randall's Island in New York City this past weekend, and it more…
SPIN Staff / July 25, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Blood Orange, Dyke Drama, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from New York experimentalists, atmospheric R&B aficionados, and more.
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016

Blood Orange Releases ‘Freetown Sound’ Early

Update: Hynes has also shared a self-directed video for album track "Augustine." Watch that below.  Dev Hynes — a.k.a. Blood Orange…
Rachel Brodsky / June 28, 2016

Hear a Snippet of Blood Orange’s ‘Freetown Sound,’ Out on July 1

As some intrepid listeners have discovered, Blood Orange — whose upcoming album Freetown Sound is out on July 1 according to an iTunes link that's just gone…
Brennan Carley / June 7, 2016

You Can Finally Listen to That Nelly Furtado and Blood Orange Song

Last month, Nelly Furtado and Dev Hynes (a.k.a. Blood Orange) teamed up for a one-off collaboration entitled "Hadron Collider," only made available through cassettes sold…
Andrew Unterberger / January 9, 2016

Hear Brief Snippets of Blood Orange’s Upcoming Third Album

Three weeks ago, Dev Hynes performed his first shows as Blood Orange in a year at New York's historic Apollo Theater. Today, Hynes joined forces…
Brennan Carley / December 27, 2015

Watch Blood Orange Share the Stage With Nelly Furtado and Solange

Dev Hynes delivered at his Blood Orange and Friends show series at Harlem's Apollo Theater this weekend, bringing onstage Nelly Furtado as hinted for an acoustic…
Harley Brown / December 13, 2015

Blood Orange and Nelly Furtado Team Up for ‘Hadron Collider’ Tape

Blood Orange has announced another unexpected collaborative tape, this time with Nelly Furtado. The two — who may have met while working on David Byrne's musical color guard…
Harley Brown / December 12, 2015

Florence + the Machine Will Headline Hyde Park With Kendrick Lamar, Jamie xx, and Blood Orange

Florence + the Machine have already toured the world several times over in the past several years, but now the U.K. singer will return to…
Brennan Carley / November 30, 2015

Dev Hynes and Connan Mockasin Release Collaborative EP, ‘Marfa Myths 001′

Last March, Blood Orange's Dev Hynes and Connan Mockasin met up while performing at the Marfa Myths festival in Marfa, Texas, and today they've shared the results of that…
James Grebey / November 2, 2015

Blood Orange Addresses Racial Tension, Charleston Shooting on Spoken Word Track

Aside from writing songs for the biggest pop stars going, Blood Orange's Dev Hynes is also working on his own follow-up to Cupid Deluxe. Today…
Colin Joyce / July 1, 2015

Dev Hynes and Carly Rae Jepsen Release Swooning ‘All That,’ Perform on SNL

The 40th season of Saturday Night Live rolled on last night with another special musical performance courtesy Canadian pop star Carly Rae Jepsen. Naturally she…
Colin Joyce / April 5, 2015

Blood Orange Shares Swirling Retro-Pop ‘Delancey’ Demo

Taking a break from his studio work with Carly Rae Jepsen (Yes, Dev Hynes will be featured on the "Call Me Maybe" singer's upcoming LP), Blood Orange has…
Brennan Carley / March 5, 2015

Blood Orange Makes Tightly Choreographed TV Debut on ‘Kimmel’

Last night, Blood Orange (Dev Hynes, of course) made his television debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live with a two-song performance that demonstrated the singer's relentless creativity.
Brennan Carley / October 29, 2014

Hear the Britney Spears Demos That Blood Orange Wrote

In an alternate universe, Vegas superstar Britney Spears released a version of her most recent album Britney Jean produced largely by Blood Orange mastermind Dev…
Brennan Carley / September 22, 2014

FYF Fest 2014: Julian Casablancas, Future Islands, and Interpol Pose for Portraits

Last weekend's FYF Fest in Los Angeles saw the Strokes return to the West Coast after their headlining Governors Ball slot, as well as stand-out performances…
SPIN Staff / September 3, 2014

Charlotte Gainsbourg and Blood Orange Share ‘A Kiss Goodbye’ With Emile Haynie

New York super-producer and friend to the stars Emile Haynie has enlisted some pretty big names for a solo single called "A Kiss Goodbye." Sampha,…
Brennan Carley / August 26, 2014

Lollapalooza 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

From Rihanna's cameo during Eminem's Friday night headlining set to the Chance the Rapper and R. Kelly duet that closed out the latter's hometown music…
SPIN Staff / August 4, 2014

Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes Alleges Lollapalooza Security Assault

Following his set at Lollapalooza on Friday afternoon, Blood Orange's Dev Hynes says that he and his girlfriend/collaborator Samantha Urbani were assaulted by festival security.
Colin Joyce / August 2, 2014
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