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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This was the first official week of summer, and appropriately, things seemed to slow down a little, while the best songs felt decidedly warmer than…
Stereogum | June 26, 2015 - 1:39 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: July 2013

I don't want to bum anybody out, but summer's almost over. With an emphasis on almost, meaning anything can still happen (aside from reclaiming that…
Amrit Singh | July 31, 2013 - 11:32 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This week saw a of new tunes from heavy-hitters (Beck with guest Kim Gordon), comeback cuts from old favorites (the Dismemberment Plan, Mazzy Star), and…
Stereogum | July 19, 2013 - 12:17 pm

More Samantha Urbani stories

Nite Jewel – “Don’t Turn Me Away” (Feat. Zoë Kravitz & Samantha Urbani) (Rexy Cover)

Earlier this year, Samantha Urbani reissued '80s British duo Rexy's first and only album, Running Out Of Time, via her new URU label (with help…
James Rettig | May 4, 2016 - 1:22 pm

Samantha Urbani – “Alien” (Rexy Cover)

British pop duo Rexy released their first and only album, Running Out Of Time, in 1981 and it's since become an underground influence for left-of-center…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 19, 2016 - 1:31 pm

Samantha Urbani – “U Know I Know”

Back in April, former Friends leader and frequent Dev Hynes collaborator/muse Samantha Urbani shared "1 2 3 4," a jam of a solo track that…
James Rettig | June 22, 2015 - 4:36 pm

Samantha Urbani – “1 2 3 4″

Samantha Urbani is the former leader of the New York band Friends, and she's also done a ton of work with Blood Orange's Dev Hynes.
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2015 - 2:27 pm

Watch Ariel Pink As An L.A. Taxi Driver In Short Film Vagabond

Ariel Pink stars as a Los Angeles taxi driver in the new short film Vagbaond, which was directed by Johann Rashid for Melbourne-based festival Sugar
James Rettig | January 21, 2015 - 8:32 am

Watch Blood Orange And Samantha Urbani Perform “It Is What It Is” On Kimmel

Blood Orange and Samantha Urbani were the musical guests on last night's Kimmel, and they brought four backup dancers with them. They sang Cupid Deluxe
James Rettig | October 29, 2014 - 9:51 am

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

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

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

Twin Shadow (Feat. Samantha Urbani) – “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out” (The Smiths Cover) Video

So far in Twin Shadow's UNDER THE CVRS series, we've heard George Lewis cover 10cc, Bruce Springsteen, Tori Amos, U2, and 112. His latest offering,…
Scott Lapatine | February 13, 2014 - 11:34 pm

Blood Orange – “West Drive (Profit Vocal Dub)”

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
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2013 - 3:53 pm

Friends – “The Way (Blood Orange Mix)”

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…
Chris DeVille | November 25, 2013 - 11:19 am

Devonté Hynes & Samantha Urbani – “Hurt U” (Babyface & Toni Braxton Cover)

Devonté Hynes (a/k/a Blood Orange) and Samantha Urbani (a/k/a singer of Friends) are pretty big fans of the Babyface & Toni Braxton single "Hurt U."
Liz Pelly | October 13, 2013 - 5:57 am
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