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Watch Jack White’s AMEX Unstaged Show

You saw the previews, but if you weren’t around Friday night to live stream Jack White’s Gary Oldman-directed Webster Hall show for AMEX, you can now watch the whole thing at your convenience. Check out the Unstaged video playback below, along with the career-spanning setlist, and a “No Church In The Wild” nod during “Cut… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 29, 2012 - 1:41 pm

Watch Frank Ocean Premiere New Song, Cover Lauryn Hill At Coachella

Frank Ocean switched things up for week two of Coachella, deviating from that set to play a new one called “Forrest Gump” as well as cover Lauryn Hill’s “Tell Him.” Watch ‘em below. More »

By: Corban Goble / April 23, 2012 - 1:28 pm

Watch Pulp, Frank Ocean, Arctic Monkeys, M83, Black Keys, And More Play Coachella 2012

Coachella is streaming (with some notable exceptions) at YouTube all weekend, and this morning a couple of archived sets found their way to the web. Head below to watch Pulp’s entire set, as well sets by Arctic Monkeys, Explosions In The Sky, Frank Ocean (which features a Tyler cameo and a Bob Dylan cover), and… More »

By: Corban Goble / April 14, 2012 - 1:12 pm

Frank Ocean – “Whip Appeal (SBTRKT Remix)”

Here Frank Ocean’s pretty girl/sports car paean “Whip Appeal” gets some beat modification at the hands of XL’s vowelless all-caps post-everything production wunderkind SBTRKT. Said remixer uploaded his take on the track to Soundcloud last night, saying: “made this edit to play at my williamsburg gig last week in NY. its nothing crazy. just some… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 12, 2012 - 10:48 am

Frank Ocean – “Whip Appeal”

Wolf Gang seems to be back in full swing lately, and recently Frank Ocean dropped a one-off on his Tumblr called “Whip Appeal,” which maintains Ocean’s obsession with cars. Stream it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / March 20, 2012 - 9:31 am

Frank Ocean – “White”

Odd Future’s crew compilation OF Tape Vol. 2 is coming next week, and the lone solo track from Frank Ocean, the group’s crooner and arguably its greatest talent, is floating around the internet. It’s called “White,” and it’s two minutes of gorgeous stillness. Give it a listen at FADER. More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 16, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Don Henley Threatens To Sue Frank Ocean, Says Frank Ocean

Up top is a screenshot of a Frank Ocean Tumblr post claiming that the Eagles’ Don Henley is trying to sue him for his use of “Hotel California,” which Ocean heavily samples on last year’s excellent Nostalgia, Ultra mixtape. Pitchfork points out that the YouTube clips of Ocean performing the song no longer have sound,… More »

By: Corban Goble / February 29, 2012 - 3:24 pm

Frank Ocean – “Voodoo”

Frank Ocean took to his Tumblr over the weekend to post a snippet of a new song called “Voodoo,” also listing out the lyrics, moods that fit in well with the rest of Frank’s sometimes-bleak, depressive lyrical tendencies — “Looks like all we’ve got is each other / The truth is obsolete,” he sings. Liste… More »

By: Corban Goble / January 30, 2012 - 10:51 am

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 New Acts Of 2011

Having already revealed Your Top 10 Tracks and Your Top 10 Music Videos, next box to be punched on the Gummys’ advent calendar is the Top 10 New Acts Of 2011 category, and, unlike the Grammys, Stereogum’s readers did a nice job of representing 2011’s singular breakout artists. And, based on post count, we were… More »

By: Stereogum / December 14, 2011 - 12:21 pm

Frank Ocean Debuts New Tunes, Gets Remixed By SBTRKT

Frank Ocean performed in London over the weekend, mixing in a couple of new songs into his latest stop on his first solo tour. Check out clips for “Disillusioned” and “Real Love” after the jump and also stream SBTRKT’s remix of “Thinking About You.”… More »

By: Corban Goble / November 14, 2011 - 2:39 pm

Watch Frank Ocean’s Solo Debut

R&B fast-riser Frank Ocean returned home to New Orleans, where he lived before moving to L.A. after Katrina hit, on Saturday night, appearing onstage alone while performing his first show untethered to the OFWGKTA collective. Check out clips of Frank performing “American Wedding” (with bonus Guitar Hero action), “Thinking About You,” “I Miss You” (the… More »

By: Corban Goble / November 7, 2011 - 9:40 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Hey, remember this? When my friend/Stereogum predecessor/former across-the-street neighbor Jessica departed this website, her brainchild column disappeared from its pages. But the streets wanted more! (The term “the streets,” in this rare situation, refer to the comments section.) I can’t claim to be as versed in the music-video world as Jessica is, so I’m going… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 16, 2011 - 4:50 pm

Frank Ocean – “Swim Good” Video

Frank Ocean rocks a panda mask (same one as that Fader cover, I think) and ninja garb in this new clip for Nostalgia, Ultra banger “Swim Good,” and the video is certainly a little more straightforward than yesterday’s freaky shaman-filled affair. It involves Frank, yet again, pushing a whip — this time an orange stretch… More »

By: Corban Goble / September 16, 2011 - 10:14 am

Frank Ocean – “Thinking About You” Video

High 5 Collective’s new video for “Thinking About You,” the recent Tumblr loosie from Odd Future R&B affiliate and world-conquering singer-songwriter Frank Ocean, is a weird one. The clip’s narrative is tough to follow, but it involves vengeful Native Americans and catatonically sick children. Ocean himself only shows up in cameo form, playing a male… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 15, 2011 - 9:39 am

Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands of 2011

Last year, right around the time summer turned to fall, we at Stereogum published our list of the 40 best new bands of the year. The idea of a “new” band is a pretty nebulous one, since many of the kids we listed were probably planning out their musical ventures in their basements since they… More »

By: Stereogum / September 13, 2011 - 12:26 pm

Frank Ocean – “Thinking About You”

Though it didn’t last long on his Tumblr, the Internet prevails, yet again, to provide the brooding cut “Thinking About You,” a sparkling little slow burn from star-in-the-making singer Frank Ocean. Frank on the falsetto, too! Between the Watch The Throne guest spots and Beyoncé writing credits, this guy’s working into a real groove. Big… More »

By: Corban Goble / September 2, 2011 - 5:39 pm

Download Stereogum’s Cruel Summer 2011 Mix

Here’s the sequel to last year’s popular heartbreak of a mixtape, Cruel Summer. That one was worn, forlorn, and sexual, it was the soundtrack arc to your winter romance burning up and melting in the hot, hormonal sun. This year it’s just a party, really, soundtracked once again by some of the very best and… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 1, 2011 - 3:23 pm

Tyler, The Creator – “She” Video (Feat. Frank Ocean)

Odd Future frontman @FuckTyler returns to the director’s chair for the second video from Goblin, out now via XL. Check it out below… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 3, 2011 - 8:40 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: March 2011

The March edition of our Monthly Mix series runs the gamut from South London mixtape hip-hop, to lady-baiting R&B, pop, to lady-fronted arpeggiated-vocal ukulele/sax funk. Or at least it runs that gamut within its first three tracks. There are plenty of collaborations (the lead harmonizers from Fleet Foxes and Grizzly Bear, harmonizing; PS I Love… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 10, 2011 - 3:09 pm
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