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Review: Dev Hynes’ Aesthetic Is Fully Realized on Blood Orange’s Brilliant Negro Swan

Playing sad is easy. Sadness in music can often be as much of an aesthetic choice as the display of some sort of real vulnerability.
Israel Daramola / August 29, 2018

Blood Orange’s “Vulture Baby” Is Almost Certainly About Miley Cyrus

Dev Hynes is releasing Negro Swan, his new album as Blood Orange, tomorrow. On the album is a track titled "Vulture Baby" and, in an interview with Pitchfork, Hynes gave…
Israel Daramola / August 23, 2018

Watch Blood Orange Premiere “Chewing Gum” With A$AP Rocky and Project Pat on Kimmel

Blood Orange, born Devonte Hynes, performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, premiering a new track called "Chewing Gum." The song begins as a typically…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 17, 2018

Blood Orange Reveals Negro Swan Tracklist Featuring Puff Daddy, A$AP Rocky, More

Dev Hynes' new album as Blood Orange drops this August 24, and in the buildup to the release, the songwriter has revealed the album's tracklist,…
Rob Arcand / August 9, 2018

Blood Orange – “Christopher & 6th” and “June 12th”

Blood Orange has released two new songs via his Soundcloud, on a playlist called "Black History." Dev Hynes announced the tracks on Instagram, clarifying that…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 5, 2018

Hear Blood Orange Tease New Music

Dev Hynes took to Instagram yesterday to tease new music. In the short clip, the Blood Orange musician holds his camera to the window to…
Rob Arcand / December 16, 2017

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

“You Never Knew” Is HAIM’s Fleetwood Mac and Prince Cosplay at Its Finest

HAIM's long-anticipated sophomore album Something to Tell You is out today, and what it has to tell you, in essence, is not so different from what the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 7, 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: Sporting Life – “Nothing to Hide” ft. Wiki and Dev Hynes

Sporting Life decided to take his ethereally produced "Nothing to Hide" to the basketball court. The Ratking producer's video for the Slam Dunk cut features himself…
Brian Josephs / February 1, 2017

Blondie Announces Star-Studded Album Pollinator, Shares “Fun”

Last night, Blondie announced their 11th studio album Pollinator, their first collection of new music since 2014's Ghost of Download. The album--mostly a collection of collaborations…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 1, 2017
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