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Q&A: Carly Rae Jepsen On Her All-Star Indie Collaborators And Really, Really, Really Anticipated New Album

Following up a juggernaut like "Call Me Maybe" has got to be intimidating. There hasn't been a song like that since, one that was so…
James Rettig | March 5, 2015 - 11:28 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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…
Stereogum | February 20, 2015 - 5:30 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

There are some major releases stacking up for the end of the year, and all last month, 5 Best Songs was filled with heavy hitters.
Stereogum | October 3, 2014 - 5:36 pm

More Dev Hynes stories

Watch Polaris Prize Performances From Carly Rae Jepsen, Andy Shauf, Black Mountain, & More

The Polaris Music Prize held its Gala last night in Toronto, handing out its annual award for the year's best Canadian album to Kaytranada's 99.9%.
Chris DeVille | September 20, 2016 - 9:49 am

Stream Porches Water EP + “Black Dress” Video

Brooklyn's Porches released their breakout album, Pool, earlier this year, and today the band put out an accompanying EP. Water includes a collection of stripped-down…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 23, 2016 - 10:19 am

Blood Orange Reveals Freetown Sound Details

Dev Hynes has shared the artwork for the next Blood Orange album, which we found out a few months back would be called Freetown Sound.
James Rettig | June 2, 2016 - 2:22 pm

Bonnaroo Announces 2016 SuperJam Lineup

Bonnaroo 2016 goes down in Tennessee the weekend of 6/9-12, and the stacked lineup was released way back in January. Today, Bonnaroo organizers announced that…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 13, 2016 - 10:35 am

Blood Orange Announces Dust Brothers-Inspired New LP Freetown Sound

It's been three years since Blood Orange dropped the excellent Cupid Deluxe, but he's been far from silent. He's alluded to new music regularly and…
Collin Robinson | April 18, 2016 - 3:48 pm

Dev Hynes Teases New Blood Orange Album Arriving With Minimal Advance Promotion

Looks like we'll be getting a new Blood Orange album sometime in the near future. Dev Hynes tweeted the news today, stating that there will…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 9, 2016 - 1:09 pm

Watch Dev Hynes Play Truth Or Dare In Short Film Blackout

Dev Hynes is best known as the mastermind behind Blood Orange, but he's also branched out into just about every other creative pursuit -- film
Peter Helman | February 2, 2016 - 10:09 pm

Carly Rae Jepsen @ Irving Plaza, NYC 11/11/15

I'll admit that I was a little nervous seeing Carly Rae Jepsen live for the first time. E•MO•TION has soundtracked pretty much every moment of…
James Rettig | November 12, 2015 - 11:04 am

Connan Mockasin & Devonté Hynes – “Feelin’ Lovely”

Blood Orange's most recent single, "Sandra's Smile," made our 5 best songs list last week, and today Dev Hynes is back with a Connan Mockasin…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 2, 2015 - 11:56 am

Heems Teases Several New Albums, HudMo & Dev Hynes Collabs

Heems had to go through a whole mess of record-label drama to release his very good 2015 album Eat Pray Thug, and he even made…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2015 - 2:14 pm

Blood Orange – “Sandra’s Smile” Video

As promised by a Tumblr post earlier this week, Dev Hynes has shared a new Blood Orange track today called "Sandra's Smile." The song is…
James Rettig | October 27, 2015 - 9:08 am

Dev Hynes Directs And Dances In Short Film God Bless The Child

Dev Hynes has just announced that he's directed a short film called God Bless The Child with filmmaker and musician Ben Morsberger. According to Hynes,…
Peter Helman | October 1, 2015 - 9:17 pm

Julian Casablancas To Dev Hynes: “I Apologize On Behalf Of White People”

Friends and frequent collaborators Julian Casablancas and Dev Hynes recently interviewed each other for Oyster Magazine. But much to Hynes' dismay, most of the heavier…
Chris DeVille | September 18, 2015 - 1:04 pm

Watch Empress Of Perform With Dev Hynes & Kimbra

Lorely Rodriguez, the Brooklyn-based artist who records as Empress Of, wrote, performed, produced, and engineered every track on her excellent new album Me on her…
Tom Breihan | September 14, 2015 - 1:27 pm

Dev Hynes “Censored” In Magazine Interview With Julian Casablancas

Dev Hynes and Julian Casablancas have worked together a number of times, and it seems like the two musicians are friends. So the new Oyster
Peter Helman | September 13, 2015 - 11:39 am

Dev Hynes Quits Social Media

Broad, sweeping statements about the impact of a young artist always tend to come off a little disingenuous, but the impact that Dev Hynes has…
Caitlin White | September 2, 2015 - 10:02 am

Watch Solange & Dev Hynes Reconcile At FYF Fest

One of the first projects that revealed Dev Hynes as a mastermind producer/collaborator was Solange's 2012 True EP. About a year after that EP came…
Caitlin White | August 24, 2015 - 2:34 pm

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…
James Rettig | July 1, 2015 - 5:17 pm

Watch David Byrne, St. Vincent, Dev Hynes, Ad Rock, & More Debut Original Color Guard Soundtracks In Toronto

David Byrne's Contemporary Color color guard project features original compositions from artists like St. Vincent, Dev Hynes, How To Dress Well, and Ad Rock. The…
Caitlin White | June 23, 2015 - 3:26 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…
Chris DeVille | May 18, 2015 - 12:38 pm
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