Blood Orange

Dev Hynes Says His New Blood Orange Album is “78% Done”

Last night, Dev Hynes of Blood Orange sat down with the New Yorker's Hua Hsu to talk about his new album, as well as perform…
Rob Arcand / October 8, 2017

Watch Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes Interview Philip Glass

In a new NPR short, Blood Orange's Dev Hynes interviewed Philip Glass about his career, particularly the process of getting started as a musician and losing money…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 21, 2017

Charlotte Gainsbourg – “Deadly Valentine”

Charlotte Gainsbourg has released a second new song and video from her upcoming album Rest. The dreamy, danceable "Deadly Valentine" was produced by SebastiAn, the album's primary…
Anna Gaca / September 21, 2017

Blood Orange – “BOWERYLDN EDIT 6 15 SEPTEMBER”

Blood Orange (aka Devonté Hynes) has shared a spacey new single via his Soundcloud. In "BOWERYLDN EDIT 6 15 SEPTEMBER," a damaged, glitchy boom-bap beat gives…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 15, 2017

Watch Blood Orange’s Multipart Video for “With Him / Best to You / Better Numb”

Blood Orange has released a nine-minute video suite for three tracks from last year's great Freetown Sound: "Best to You," the album's towering duet with Empress…
Andy Cush / March 24, 2017

New Music: Blondie – “Long Time,” Co-Written By Dev Hynes

Blondie released a new single this morning, "Long Time," which was written in collaboration with Dev Hynes of Blood Orange. According to a press release, the…
Jordan Sargent / March 22, 2017

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
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