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A grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson for shooting unarmed teenager Michael Brown last week spawned a lot of protests. Director Aaron Stewart-Ahn…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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'…   Read Story »
"I would never bite you. I would never bite anybody. I may be a vampire, but I'm also a vegan. Pshh, you wouldn't understand." That's some dialogue from Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig, in…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
Kanye West and Theophilus London have been hanging out a lot lately -- London claims he's on West's new album, and West executive produced London's new Vibes. Now Vibes is streaming in full, and it…   Read Story »
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. This week felt like the eye of the storm. Most of the artists on…   Read Story »
"Bet" is a darkly celestial, molasses-lurching R&B jam on Tinashe's forthcoming debut album Aquarius. Sometimes big and bold, other times understated and breathy, it's one of many, many fine singles…   Read Story »
One of Dev Hynes' early demos for Sky Ferreira's "Everything Is Embarrassing" leaked earlier today, along with two rejected Britney Spears demos. It's always interesting to see how pop songs…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »