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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 »

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 »

Last Friday was the Fourth Of July, which meant we didn’t run one of these lists. But the videos kept piling up, and so we’re giving you our picks for this week’s five best videos, as well as, without comment, last week’s picks. You deserve to have a lot of shit to watch on your… More »

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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…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2014 - 10:37 am

Blood Orange – “High Street” (Feat. Skepta) Video

"High Street," a soft and emotive collaboration with the veteran London grime rapper Skepta, was one of my favorite songs from Blood Orange's great 2013…
Tom Breihan | July 9, 2014 - 11:15 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was a weird week in the music-video universe, and that was a good thing. Many of this week's videos (including those that didn't make…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2014 - 12:58 pm
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Blood Orange – “You’re Not Good Enough” Video (Dir. Gia Coppola)

Blood Orange's Dev Hynes did the music for director Gia Coppola's new adaptation of James Franco's book Palo Alto; now Coppola has contributed a video…
Chris DeVille | June 9, 2014 - 10:29 am
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Blood Orange – “April’s Bathroom Bummer”

The forthcoming movie Palo Alto, an adaptation of James Franco's book of short stories, is the debut from the writer/director Gia Coppola, and it feature…
Tom Breihan | June 2, 2014 - 1:31 pm

Indie Rock’s R&B Movement Reaches Its Saturation Point

A few years back, a critical mass of musicians started making R&B steeped in the sort of art-damaged signifiers indie rock has traditionally claimed a…
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2014 - 1:42 pm
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Devonté Hynes – “Palo Alto” & “April’s Daydream”

Blood Orange's Dev Hynes scored the new James Franco film Palo Alto, director Gio Coppola's adaptation of Franco's book of the same name. Besides interstitial…
Chris DeVille | April 25, 2014 - 10:45 am
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Artist Portraits From Coachella 2014

Last weekend we told you our top moments for the first week of Coachella from Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Today, before the second weekend of…
Miles Bowe | April 18, 2014 - 5:47 pm
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Blood Orange – “Uncle ACE (Kindness Remix)” (Feat. Robert Owens) Video

Last year, Blood Orange released his silky and beautiful album Cupid Deluxe, and now Dev Hynes's friend and frequent collaborator Adam Bainbridge, better known a…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2014 - 12:27 pm

Blood Orange Gave A TED Talk About His Synesthesia

Dev Hynes (aka the man behind Blood Orange) gave a TED Talk last week to discuss his synesthesia, which is a neurological phenomenon in which…
James Rettig | March 24, 2014 - 12:25 pm

Photos: Blood Orange @ Webster Hall, NYC 2/6/14

Dev Hynes is Blood Orange, and he stopped by Webster Hall last night to play for a sold out crowd. Showcasing some fantastic dance moves,…
Miles Bowe | February 7, 2014 - 12:15 pm
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Blood Orange – “On The Line (Star Slinger Edit)”

In the months since Blood Orange released the great sophomore set Cupid Deluxe, project mastermind Dev Hynes lost all his belongings in an apartment fire.
Chris DeVille | January 27, 2014 - 12:52 pm

Dev Hynes: “The Fundraiser Makes Me Feel Extremely Uncomfortable”

Earlier this week, Dev Hynes, who records as Blood Orange and who just gave us the excellent album Cupid Deluxe, lost just about every earthly…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2013 - 12:23 pm
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The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 Music Videos Of 2013

We're in the thick of results season for Stereogum and Videogum's annual readers poll, the Gummy Awards. Your favorite albums and new artists of 2013…
Stereogum | December 18, 2013 - 4:08 pm
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Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes Loses Everything In Apartment Fire

Last night Blood Orange mastermind Dev Hynes returned home to find his New York apartment completely destroyed by a fire. He lost music, hard drives,…
Chris DeVille | December 17, 2013 - 2:34 pm
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The Gummy Awards: Your Top 50 Albums Of 2013

Starting today we're rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum's annual readers' poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote
Scott Lapatine | December 16, 2013 - 12:38 pm
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Blood Orange – “You’re Not Good Enough (Holy Ghost! Bootleg)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Two of New York's best bands, the DFA New Wave disco crew Holy Ghost! and the foggy-lens Prince-channeling R&B revivalist Blood Orange, each made fantastic…
Chris DeVille | December 16, 2013 - 12:04 pm
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Blood Orange – “West Drive (Profit Vocal Dub)”

Last month, Dev Hynes released the silky, woozy, generally excellent Cupid Deluxe, his second album as Blood Orange, and it was one of our favorite
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2013 - 3:53 pm
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The 50 Best Albums Of 2013

Earlier this year, New York Times pop critic Jon Caramanica wrote a piece about pop's Summer Of Smooth, about how many of this year's big…
Stereogum | December 3, 2013 - 10:58 am
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