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Pitchfork Music Festival: Blood Orange Plays Negro Swan Songs To A Hero’s Welcome

Freetown Sound was a legend-confirming album. Dev Hynes' 2016 album as Blood Orange proved that his 2013 breakout Cupid Deluxe was no fluke. Nor was…
Chris DeVille | 2:18 pm

The Week In Pop

There’s Only One Way To Find Out If The Grammys Will Suck Again This Year

Remember last year when it seemed like the Grammys might turn out OK and then they sucked as usual? They will probably suck again this…
Chris DeVille | February 9, 2017 - 1:22 pm

2016 In Review

In A Tumultuous 2016, Sampled Music Showed History Repeating

The first time I heard "Be Yourself," I couldn't help but laugh because of the haunting sentiment that an older maternal figure was commanding me…
Margaret Farrell | December 19, 2016 - 10:35 am

More Blood Orange stories

Blood Orange Announces New Album Negro Swan

Dev Hynes has announced a new Blood Orange album called Negro Swan. The LP will be out 8/24 via Domino, and Hynes shared a teaser…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 19, 2018 - 9:53 am

Angélique Kidjo Shares First Track From Her Talking Heads Covers Album Feat. Ezra Koenig, Blood Orange, & More

Angélique Kidjo has covered Talking Heads' 1980 album Remain In Light in concert and now a studio version of her tribute is being released. She…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 22, 2018 - 4:19 pm

Blood Orange – “Christopher & 6th” & “June 12th”

With his Blood Orange project, Dev Hynes released Freetown Sound, his last album, in 2016. He's been working on a follow-up lately. But last night,…
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2018 - 9:25 am

Blood Orange, Angel Olsen, & Stephin Merritt To Play Tibet House Benefit

Blood Orange, Angel Olsen, and Stephin Merritt have joined the lineup for this year's 31st Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert. They join the already-announced…
James Rettig | January 30, 2018 - 3:51 pm

Blood Orange – “BOWERYLDN EDIT 6 15 SEPTEMBER”

Dev Hynes has delivered a new bit of Blood Orange music this morning. It's called "BOWERYLDN EDIT 6 15 SEPTEMBER," and although it does not…
Chris DeVille | September 15, 2017 - 10:00 am

Blood Orange – “With HIm / Best To You / Better Numb” Video

Blood Orange has released a new short film that features three songs from last year's Freetown Sound. The tracks included in the clip are "With…
James Rettig | March 24, 2017 - 10:29 am

Blondie – “Long Time”

Blondie's upcoming album Pollinator, which comes out in May, features collaborations with everyone from Johnny Marr to Charli XCX to comedian John Roberts. Disco-tinged lead…
Peter Helman | March 21, 2017 - 8:35 pm

Dev Hynes’ New Band VeilHymn Is Apparently Sponsored By MailChimp

Chances are you've already seen some of the bizarre ads for things like MailShrimp, KaleLimp, and JailBlimp. Those are all part of a new rhyme-based
Peter Helman | February 25, 2017 - 4:16 pm

Sporting Life – “Nothing To Hide (Feat. Blood Orange & Wiki) Video

Last year, Sporting Life, producer of the New York rap trio Ratking, released his Slam Dunk Vol. III EP, and on the woozy single "Nothing
Tom Breihan | February 2, 2017 - 9:45 am

Blood Orange – “Better Than Me” (Feat. Carly Rae Jepsen) Video

Blood Orange has shared a video for "Better Than Me," Dev Hynes' hushed whisper duet with Carly Rae Jepsen from his most recent album, Freetown
James Rettig | December 16, 2016 - 11:32 am

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The week before Halloween is often one of the best music-video weeks of the year. It's an excuse, if anyone needed one, to break out…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2016 - 3:33 pm
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