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Blood Orange – “Do You See My Skin Through The Flames?”

Dev Hynes has shared a new one-off Blood Orange track called “Do You See My Skin Through The Flames?,” which he says is not part of his upcoming album and is “just some things on [his] mind.” It’s a 11-minute suite of stitched together ideas: freeform jazz, voicemails, field recordings, a long musing from Hyne… More »

By: James Rettig / July 1, 2015 - 5:17 pm

Azealia Banks, Dev Hynes Criticize BET Awards

Azealia Banks and Dev Hynes, two of the most fascinating, outspoken, talented black musicians working today, took to Twitter today with some harsh words for the BET Awards. Nominations for this year’s ceremony came out this morning, and Banks is up for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist, but she called the awards “bogus” and said she… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 18, 2015 - 12:38 pm

Samantha Urbani – “1 2 3 4″

Samantha Urbani is the former leader of the New York band Friends, and she’s also done a ton of work with Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes. Lately, she’s been working on her own music, and she just posted “1 2 3 4,” her first official solo song, to Soundcloud. It’s a rippling, funky, smoothed-out piece of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 8, 2015 - 2:27 pm

Blood Orange – “Delancey” (Demo)

Dev Hynes has shared a new Blood Orange demo called “Delancey.” The song was posted on his website early Wednesday morning, with a note that it was written, recorded, and produced by Hynes on March 2nd, just two days prior to posting. Hynes has been promising on Twitter for a while now that he’s bee… More »

By: James Rettig / March 4, 2015 - 10:58 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

All the songs chosen for 5 Best Songs this week are, intentionally or not, crushingly self-reflective and introspective. They concern relationships and how we actually relate to others emotionally, not just romantically, as well as how we treat ourselves. But that’s a lot to think about on a Friday afternoon. Let’s say that they’re all… More »

By: Stereogum / February 20, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Heems – “Home” (Feat. Dev Hynes)

The release of Heems’ Eat Pray Thug is rapidly approaching, but up until now we’ve only heard one song from the project, “Sometimes.” A second song is out there now: “Home” is the Das Racist alum’s collaboration with Dev Hynes (Blood Orange), and it turned out better than I could have imagined. Against the kind… More »

By: Chris DeVille / February 19, 2015 - 11:48 am

Watch Dev Hynes Sing The Strokes’ “You Only Live Once” With Julian Casablancas + The Voidz In NYC

Last night, Dev Hynes opened for Julian Casablancas + The Voidz at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom. The two have been working together quite a bit recently: Hynes also did a Blood Orange set at the Tyranny album release show at Shea Stadium and they had a long talk with each other on Hynes’ radio show… More »

By: James Rettig / November 26, 2014 - 5:18 pm

Dev Hynes Reflects On Cupid Deluxe’s 1st Anniversary

Apparently if you ever run into Dev Hynes, you should ask him for a cassette. The Blood Orange mastermind posted to Tumblr last night to reflect on the one-year anniversary of Cupid Deluxe. In Hynes’ missive he mentioned that he has been making tapes in all kinds of different styles ever since he was a… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 14, 2014 - 4:52 pm

Watch Dev Hynes’ Gap Commercial & “Play Your Stripes” In The Interactive Game

Dev Hynes is seemingly everywhere these days, and that includes a new Gap campaign called “Play Your Stripes.” There are two components to this: (1) Hynes dances and plays the stripes of his shirt like a keyboard in a new long-form commercial that doubles as a video for Blood Orange’s Cupid Deluxe track “It I… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 3, 2014 - 5:36 pm

Watch Blood Orange And Samantha Urbani Perform “It Is What It Is” On Kimmel

Blood Orange and Samantha Urbani were the musical guests on last night’s Kimmel, and they brought four backup dancers with them. They sang Cupid Deluxe track “It Is What It Is” and gave a thoroughly mesmerizing performance with some very involved dancing. Hynes even does a guitar solo near the end. They also wore two… More »

By: James Rettig / October 29, 2014 - 9:51 am

Julian Casablancas & Blood Orange Played A Secret Show In Brooklyn Last Night

If you’ve never lived in New York, you may have never experienced the whole secret-show rush: You find out about a famous band playing in some way-too-small club tonight, you freak out, you rush to the venue, you pull every string available to get in, and you either make it through the crush at the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 23, 2014 - 9:37 am

Hear Two Dev Hynes Demos Written For Britney Spears

As Blood Orange, Dev Hynes is an underground pop star unto himself. As a songwriter and producer, he helped Solange and Sky Ferreira find their own kinds of cool-kid stardom, and he’s worked with a ton of very good artists in the past few years. Britney Spears, ultimately, is not one of those artists. Spears’… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 22, 2014 - 3:10 pm

Jessie Ware – “Want Your Feeling” (Feat. Dev Hynes)

Sometimes, in the weeks before a record’s release, you can start to get that warm, confident feeling: Oh yeah, this is going to be a good one. That’s how many of us at Stereogum feel about Tough Love the sophomore album from the British soul singer Jessie Ware. All the songs we’ve heard from the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 2, 2014 - 9:02 am

Emile Hayne – “A Kiss Goodbye” (Feat. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Devonté Hynes, & Sampha)

Holy fuck, what a posse cut! Emile Haynie, producer of Kanye West’s “Runaway,” Bruno Mars’ “Locked Out Of Heaven,” and many Lana Del Rey songs, just released “A Kiss Goodbye,” a mournful echo-chamber-pop ballad about the gut-wrenching aftermath of love gone wrong. For assistance with this study in 808s and heartbreak, he recruited Charlotte Gainsbourg,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / August 26, 2014 - 4:23 pm

Stereogum’s 9 Favorite Sets From FYF Fest 2014

Los Angeles’ FYF Fest was one of the more stylistically diverse festivals of the year. Its lineup blended major headliners (Phoenix, the Strokes, HAIM) with some of the best electronic musicians in the world (Flying Lotus, Todd Terje, Four Tet), and managed to throw in some choice heavier stuff (Boris, Deafheaven), hip-hop (Earl Sweatshirt, Ru… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 25, 2014 - 2:32 pm

Injured Dev Hynes Discusses Lollapalooza Assault, Ferguson At SummerStage

Blood Orange singer Dev Hynes and his girlfriend Samantha Urbani (formerly of Friends) were assaulted by security guards after their set at Lollapalooza several weeks ago, during which they spoke about racism and police brutality and wore homemade shirts with the words “Stop Police Brutality” and the names of victims emblazoned on them. On Saturday,… More »

By: Peter Helman / August 20, 2014 - 2:11 pm

Dev Hynes Assaulted By Security At Lollapalooza

According to his Twitter, Dev Hynes and girlfriend Samantha Urbani were assaulted by security guards following their set at Lollapalooza. The Blood Orange singer and Urbani had worn homemade shirts on stage with the names of victims of police brutality written on them and talked about the issue during their set. The festival has not… More »

By: James Rettig / August 2, 2014 - 10:40 am

Jessie Ware’s Tough Love Features Ed Sheeran, Dev Hynes, Julio Bashmore

2012’s Devotion, the first album from the British soul singer Jessie Ware, was one of the finest debuts in recent memory. And though we still don’t know when the follow-up album is coming, we do know a few more details about it. The new LP’s first single was “Tough Love,” a truly great song, and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 18, 2014 - 9:52 am

Red Hot + Arthur Russell Tracklist Features Sufjan Stevens, Robyn, Blood Orange, Hot Chip, & More

For decades now, the Red Hot Organization has been raising money for AIDS awareness by putting together finely curated compilations, and their next one could be amazing. The forthcoming double-CD comp Master Mix: Red Hot + Arthur Russell pays tribute to Russell, the pioneering New York musician who died of AIDS-related causes in 1992. Russell… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 15, 2014 - 11:08 am

Sia – “Chandelier (Blood Orange Remix)”

Sia and Blood Orange have something in common: They both helped a ton of other artists find success before breaking out on their own. Blood Orange mastermind Dev Hynes was masterful in the rises of Solange and Sky Ferreira, and Sia has written god knows how many big songs for god knows how many big-time… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 11, 2014 - 10:37 am
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