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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 LPs of the year. Today, Hynes posted a non-album…   Read Story »
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 warm-weather crossover hits were soft and breezy and…   Read Story »
Putting together her great 2012 EP True, the EP that turned her into an indie sensation, Solange Knowles worked closely with Dev Hynes, who records as Blood Orange. Hynes worked as a producer,…   Read Story »
While honoring Blood Orange's Cupid Deluxe as last week's Album Of The Week, Tom noted a powerful connection at work: "Friends singer Samantha Urbani is Hynes’s girlfriend, and on Cupid Deluxe,…   Read Story »
This is going to sound absolutely ridiculous, but Cupid Deluxe, Dev Hynes's second album as Blood Orange, reminds me of The Chronic. Hynes's lush and silky bedroom-pop is obviously light years…   Read Story »
In a week full of big music videos, the one that generated the most conversation was, logically enough, the one that raised the most hackles. In this case, it was Lily Allen's big comeback clip "Hard…   Read Story »
Blood Orange's fantastic Cupid Deluxe is out today, and so is the video for album closer "Time Will Tell," a warm-blooded coda that calls back to "Champagne Coast" from 2011's Coastal Grooves among…   Read Story »
Blood Orange's Cupid Deluxe, out this week via Domino, is the culminating triumph of a long, strange decade for Devonté Hynes. Before finding his groove as a voguing, Prince-channeling soft-focus…   Read Story »
The two tracks we've heard from Blood Orange's upcoming Cupid Deluxe, "You're Not Good Enough" and the Caroline Polachek-featuring "Chamakay," both garnered 5 Best Songs nods and today we have a full…   Read Story »
When sifting through this week's qualified nominees for 5 Best Songs, four different tracks from Sky Ferreira's long-awaited debut Night Time, My Time made the ballot. In the Bangerz pop-sphere, it's…   Read Story »