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8 Best Songs of the Week: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Morrissey, CHVRCHES, Wolf Alice, and More

Plus Angel Olsen, TORRES, Stars, Cults, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 22, 2017

We're back down to eight Songs of the Week, after promising last week to stick with a Top 10 for awhile. But it was a slow week for new tracks. Still, there were some clear gems this week, as you will see below, with an easy choice for top song.  More

Charlotte Gainsbourg Shares Video for New Song “Deadly Valentine,” Co-Stars Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes

Rest Due Out November 17 via Because Music, Video Also Features Gainsbourg's Daughters

Sep 21, 2017

French singer/actress Charlotte Gainsbourg is releasing a new albumRest, on November 17 via Because Music. Previously she shared a self-directed video for its title track, which was co-written and produced by Daft Punk's Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. Now she has shared another song from the album, "Deadly Valentine," via a video she also self-directed. The video co-stars Dev Hynes (aka Blood Orange) and also features Gainsbourg's daughters. More

Sep 15, 2017

Blood Orange (aka Devonté Hynes) released an acclaimed new albumFreetown Sound, last year via Domino. Now he has shared a new song, "BOWERYLDN EDIT 6 15 SEPTEMBER."  More

Apr 19, 2017

Blondie are releasing a new albumPollinator, on May 5 via BMG. Previously the iconic '70s band shared the album's first single, "Fun," as well as a video for the song, and "Long Time," which was co-written by frontwoman Debbie Harry and Blood Orange's Devonté Hynes. More

Mar 21, 2017

Blondie are releasing a new albumPollinator, on May 5 via BMG. Previously the iconic '70s band shared the album's first single, "Fun," as well as a video for the songMore

Feb 08, 2017

Blood Orange's Devonté Hynes and Brydon Cook from Starchild & the New Romantic have formed a new band VeilHymn and recently shared their first song together, "Hymn." Now the song has a video. More

Blondie Announce New Album Featuring Blood Orange, Charli XCX, and Johnny Marr, Share “Fun”

Pollinator Due Out May 5 via BMG, Also Features Sia, TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek, and others

Feb 01, 2017

Blondie have announced a new album, Pollinator, and shared its first single "Fun." Pollinator is due out May 5 via BMG. The album features a slew of special guests, including Blood Orange (aka Dev Hynes), Charli XCX, Johnny Marr, Sia, TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek, Joan Jett, Laurie Anderson, The Strokes' Nick Valensi, and others.  More

Jan 26, 2017

Blood Orange's Devonté Hynes and Brydon Cook from Starchild & the New Romantic have formed a new band VeilHymn and shared their first song together, "Hymn." More

Blood Orange Shares “Better Than Me” Video Featuring Carly Rae Jepsen

Blood Orange Shares “Better Than Me” Video Featuring Carly Rae Jepsen

Dec 16, 2016

Blood Orange (aka Devonté Hynes) released an acclaimed new album, Freetown Sound, back in June via Domino. Now he has shared a new video for "Better Than Me." Hynes directed the clip, which features him and various dancers in an empty dance studio space filled with large windows. Carly Rae Jepsen, who sings on the song, also appears in the video. More

Watch: Blood Orange - “I Know” Video

Freetown Sound Out Now via Domino

Oct 27, 2016

Blood Orange (aka Devonté Hynes) released an acclaimed new album, Freetown Sound, back in June via Domino. Now he has shared a video for one of the album's highlights, "I Know." More

Sep 30, 2016

Blood Orange (aka Devonté Hynes) released an acclaimed new album, Freetown Sound, back in June via Domino. Last night he stopped by The Daily Show to perform both "Juicy 1-4" and "Love Ya."  More

Solange Knowles Announces New Album for Release This Friday, Features Blood Orange

A Seat At the Table Due Out This Friday via Saint Records/Columbia

Sep 27, 2016

Solange Knowles has announced a new album, A Seat At the Table, that's due out this Friday, September 30, via Saint Records and Columbia. More

Aug 24, 2016

Blood Orange (aka Devonté Hynes) released an acclaimed new album, Freetown Sound, back in June via Domino. Last night he stopped by Conan to perform both "Augustine" and "Thank You." For the former he was seated at the piano, with two backing dancers behind him. For the latter he stood up to perform. Throughout framed photos of police shooting victims Terrance Mack, Philando Castile, and Hande Kader sat in front of his piano. More

Blood Orange Announces New Tour Dates

Freetown Sound Out Now via Domino

Aug 09, 2016

Blood Orange (aka Devonté Hynes) released an acclaimed new album, Freetown Sound, back in June via Domino. Now he's announced some more tour dates. More

Blood Orange Releases New Album Early, Shares “Augustine” Video

Freetown Sound Out Now via Domino; Features Carly Rae Jepsen, Debbie Harry, Kindness, Empress Of, and More

Jun 28, 2016

Freetown Sound, the new album by Blood Orange (aka Devonté Hynes), was due out this Friday, July 1, but last night he released the album digitally a few days early and now he's shared the video for "Augustine." It features Hynes performing the song with friends in parks, on rooftops, and elsewhere.  More

Blood Orange Announces New Album, Shares Album Trailer

Freetown Sound Due Out July 1 via Domino

Jun 07, 2016

Blood Orange (aka Devonté Hynes) has officially announced his long teased new album. Freetown Sound's title and cover art had previously been revealed by Hynes, but now we know the album is due out digitally very soon, July 1, via Domino. He's also shared a trailer for the album. You can watch that below, followed by his tour dates and the cover art.

FYF Fest 2016 Lineup: LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala, Air, Beach House, Grimes, Hot Chip, and More

Father John Misty, Kendrick Lamar, Grace Jones, Wolf Parade, Ty Segall, DIIV, Wild Nothing, Julia Holter, and Many Others Set for Los Angeles Fest in Au

Mar 29, 2016

FYF Fest has announced its 2016 lineup and it's another impressive one. The event is due to take place August 27 and 28 at LA Sports Arena and Exposition Park. Saturday will be headlined by Kendrick Lamar and Tame Impala and Sunday will be headlined by LCD Soundsystem (who seem to be playing every festival this year) and Grace Jones. More

Bonnaroo 2016 Lineup Announced: LCD Soundsystem, M83, Tame Impala, CHVRCHES, etc.

Father John Misty, HAIM, Death Cab For Cutie, Kurt Vile, Natalie Prass, Purity Ring, Pearl Jam, and Others

Jan 20, 2016

Bonnaroo have announced their 2016 lineup. The festival goes down in Manchester, Tennessee from June 9-12 and this year, their 15th year, the lineup includes LCD Soundsystem, M83, Tame Impala, CHVRCHES, Father John Misty, HAIM, Death Cab For Cutie, Kurt Vile, Natalie Prass, Purity Ring, Pearl Jam, and many others. More

Nov 02, 2015

Blood Orange's Devonté Hynes has teamed up with New Zealand's Connan Mockasin and just released a collaborative three song EP, Marfa Myths 001. Below you can listen to "Feelin' Lovely."  More

Oct 27, 2015

Blood Orange (aka Dev Hynes) has shared a brand new song, "Sandra's Smile." The song is inspired by Sandra Bland, the woman who died in police custody in Texas back in July. She was founded hanged in her jail cell, but some have questioned the events of her death. More

Listen: Blood Orange Shares 11-Minute New Song, “Do You See My Skin Through the Flames?”

Standalone Track Tackles the Charleston Church Shooting and More

Jul 01, 2015

Blood Orange (aka Dev Hynes) has shared a brand new standalone song, "Do You See My Skin Through the Flames?" The sprawling near-11-minute long track isn't from any album and tackles racism, the recent Charleston church shooting, and more. More

Mar 13, 2015

Blood Orange's Dev Hynes and Swedish musical artist Neneh Cherry have premiered a brand new collaborative track titled, "He, She, Me." More

Mar 05, 2015

Blood Orange, aka musical artist Dev Hynes, has shared a brand new track demo called "Delancey." More

Watch: Blood Orange on “Kimmel”

Performing “It is What it is” With Samantha Urbani

Oct 29, 2014

Last night, Blood Orange and Samantha Urbani stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live.  More

Aug 26, 2014

Check out Laura Studarus’ gallery of photos from day two of FYF Fest.  More

Devonté Hynes Announces Live Performance Of Palo Alto Score

Special Performance During Screening On October 9

Aug 08, 2014

Devonté Hynes, aka Blood Orange, announced he will do a special performance of his score for the film Palo Alto at a special screening of the event at Bric House in Brooklyn on October 9thPalo Alto is directed by Gia Coppola and is based on short stories written by James Franco. More

Listen: Sia – “Chandelier (Blood Orange Remix)”

1000 Forms of Fear Is Out Now RCA/Monkey Puzzle

Jul 11, 2014

Oh Dev Hynes—is there anything he can’t do? The his remix of recent Sia single “Chandelier” is basically a Blood Orange tune.  More

Watch: Blood Orange – “High Street”

Cupid Deluxe Is Out Now On Domino

Jul 09, 2014

Devonté Hynes, aka Blood Orange, just released another video from his excellent 2013 album, Cupid Deluxe. It's called "High Street" and features UK rapper Skepta.  More

Apr 10, 2014

One of the best albums of 2013, Blood Orange’s Cupid Deluxe basically nailed the late night New York vibe. More

Blood Orange Speaks Out About The Fire That Destroyed His Apartment

“You own nothing except for what you have on you in that precise moment”

Dec 19, 2013

Earlier this week, Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes lost all his possessions in a devastating fire that also claimed the life of his dog Cupid (the namesake for recently released album, Cupid Deluxe). Today, via a long Tumblr entry, the musician spoke out.

Holy Ghost! Announce Tour Dates

Share "Bootleg" of Blood Orange's "You're Not Good Enough"

Dec 16, 2013

Releasing their brand new album Dynamics earlier this fall, dance pop duo Holy Ghost! have announced plans for brief run of DJ shows through January and February. More

Dec 12, 2013

Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes is cleaning out his hard drive, posting outtakes from recently released sophomore album, Cupid DeluxeMore

Nov 12, 2013

This week Blood Orange, a.k.a. musical artist and producer Dev Hines, releases his brand new album Cupid DeluxeMore

Nov 05, 2013

This month Blood Orange, a.k.a. Dev Hynes, will release his sophomore album, Cupid Deluxe. More

Oct 01, 2013

For the past number of years musical artist Dev Hynes made a quiet name for himself as a producer and songwriter, playing behind the scenes on the work of a number of high-profile indie artists. More

Sep 12, 2013

Check out “Chamakay,” a new track from Blood Orange featuring vocals from Charilift’s Caroline Polachek.  More

Listen: Dev Hynes, AKA Blood Orange, Covers Drake

New Song “Hold On We’re Going Home”

Aug 15, 2013

Dev Hynes, better known as indie-rocker Blood Orange, has recorded his own version of Drake's "Hold On We're Going Home."  More

Blood Orange Previewing New Album in his Car in NYC This Weekend

Frontman Dev Hynes Announces “Listening Party” to Fans via Facebook

Jul 11, 2013

Dev Hynes of Blood Orange announced on his Facebook his new method for fans to hear his upcoming album: on a car ride with him around New York City. "This weekend I'll be driving people around NYC playing my new record for them in the car, so if you messaged I'll try and write back," Hynes writes.  More

Mar 26, 2013

Following the excellently stripped-back rendition by Dinosaur Jr., UK producer and songwriter Devonté Hynes, a.k.a. Blood Orange, has come forward with his own remix/cover of "Entertainment," the featured first single off Phoenix's forthcoming album Bankrupt! More

Watch: Blood Orange – “I’m Sorry We Lied”

Love, Murder, and Other Date Night Fun

May 24, 2012

In the video for slick Coastal Grooves track “I’m Sorry We Lied” Dev Hynes (soul proprietor of Blood Orange) has a rough go of it. More

Apr 27, 2012

British songwriter/producer Devonté Hynes, who sometimes works under the moniker Blood Orange, has premiered a retro-trip music video for his Coastal Grooves track "Champagne Coast."  More

Watch: Blood Orange – “Forget it” Video

A Rough Valentine’s Day For Dev Hynes

Feb 14, 2012

Dev Hynes has an average day in the new video for Blood Orange single, "Forget It." More



Reviews

Solange at the Hollywood Bowl

August 24th, 2017

Sep 26, 2017

How do you discuss a show that was so uniformly breathtaking without sounding boring? More

Freetown Sound

Freetown Sound

Domino

Jul 01, 2016

Having had multiple previous incarnations as part of Test Icicles and Lightspeed Champion, Dev Hynes is a man of many musical faces. But it appears that his now three album old Blood Orange moniker is to be a welcome permanent fixture in the modern music consciousness. More

FYF Fest 2014 Day 2 at LA Sports Arena and Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA

August 24th, 2014

Aug 26, 2014

Kudos to the FYF organizers for mobilizing like a Rapid Response Unit. In response to the problems of Day One, they've instituted changes overnight. The entrance lines are shorter and attendees were reportedly given free water by way of apology for the long wait on Saturday. The price of water has been cut from $3 to $2. And the balconies inside the Los Angeles Sports Arena have been opened up to accommodate those unable to access the indoor shows for lack of room. More

Øya Festival 2014 Day Three: Blood Orange, Neutral Milk Hotel, Highasakite, and Robyn and Röyksopp

August 8th, 2014

Aug 14, 2014

Of all the highly anticipated sets of day three of Øya (Blood OrangeNeutral Milk HotelRobyn and Röyksopp among them) I didn’t expect that the one that would actively make me tear up a bit would be Oslo’s HighasakiteMore

Cupid Deluxe

Cupid Deluxe

Domino

Nov 18, 2013

Cupid Deluxe finds singer/songwriter/producer Dev Hynes back under the name Blood Orange, following his 2011 debut with this moniker, Coastal Grooves, and two albums as Lightspeed Champion. As Hynes has crossed professional paths for recordings over the past few years with The Chemical Brothers, Florence and the Machine, and Solange Knowles, to name a few, it's almost surprising that there's been time for his own material. More

Coastal Grooves

Coastal Grooves

Domino

Aug 30, 2011

Earlier this year Dev Hynes, best know for his work in Test Icicles and as Lightspeed Champion, unleashed the first single under his latest moniker Blood Orange. More