Blood Orange

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…
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…
Tom Breihan | September 22, 2014 - 3:10 pm
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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…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2014 - 9:02 am
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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,…
Chris DeVille | August 26, 2014 - 4:23 pm
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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…
Peter Helman | August 20, 2014 - 2:11 pm
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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…
James Rettig | August 2, 2014 - 10:40 am
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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…
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…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2014 - 11:08 am
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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

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2014 - 9:51 am
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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 features…
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 as…
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 as…
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