Blood Orange

Video: Blood Orange – “Better Than Me” ft. Carly Rae Jepsen

Blood Orange has released the video for "Better Than Me," the Carly Rae Jepsen-featured track off this year's Freetown Sound, which ranked high on SPIN's…
Sadie Bell / December 16, 2016

The 101 Best Songs of 2016

When the history books are written, music will probably not be the first thing anyone remembers about 2016. Nevertheless, the music was excellent—memorable and meaningful enough…
SPIN Staff / December 13, 2016

Beyoncé, Blood Orange, Mitski, and More: Navigating Protest Music in 2016 and Beyond

When Lemonade premiered on HBO in April, it seemed like there was nothing Beyoncé couldn’t do. If she could make the poetry of Warsan Shire…
Judy Berman / December 13, 2016

The 50 Best Albums of 2016

There's been no shortage of pessimism about 2016—a year that was plagued with fear, hatred, and confusion. In music, that ugliness was often confronted head-on,…
SPIN Staff / December 12, 2016

Video: Blood Orange – “I Know”

Blood Orange's gorgeous Freetown Sound track "I Know" now has a music video. Like "Augustine" before it, this clip contrasts the beauty of body movement with New York…
Brian Josephs / October 27, 2016

New Music: Blood Orange Covers Philip Glass’s “Metamorphosis Three”

During a recent guest appearance on SiriusXMU, Blood Orange—a.k.a. Devonté Hynes—recorded a lovely cover of Philip Glass's "Metamorphosis Three." Listen to his rendition and Glass's original (from…
Anna Gaca / October 14, 2016

Watch Blood Orange’s Pristine Performance on The Daily Show

Last night Dev Hynes appeared on The Daily Show for a performance of his recent Blood Orange Freetown Sound track "Juicy 1-4." Hynes gave a…
Sadie Bell / September 30, 2016

TIDAL Announces Charity Concert Featuring Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj, Blood Orange, and More

On October 15, TIDAL will bring the stars out once again at Brooklyn's Barclays Center for the TIDAL X: 1015 concert. This year's iteration will…
Brian Josephs / September 21, 2016

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
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