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FYF Fest 2017 Lineup: Frank Ocean, Björk, Nine Inch Nails, Missy Elliott, Angel Olsen, and More

Grandaddy, Run the Jewels, Perfume Genius, MGMT, Iggy Pop, Slowdive, Little Dragon, Solange, The Drums, and Many Others Set for Los Angeles Fest in July

Mar 21, 2017

FYF Fest has announced its 2017 lineup. The event is due to take place July 21 to 23 at Los Angeles' Exposition Park. The headliners are Nine Inch Nails, Frank Ocean, Missy Elliott (her only 2017 show), and Björk.  More

Jan 12, 2017

Richmond, Virginia singer/producer Matthew E. White and British singer Flo Morrissey have teamed up for Gentlewoman, Ruby Mana collaborative album of covers due out tomorrow (January 13) via Glassnote.  More

Panorama Festival Announces 2017 Lineup: Tame Impala, alt-J, Frank Ocean, Solange, and More

Plus Belle and Sebastian, MGMT, Nine Inch Nails, Angel Olsen, and Others to Perform at New York Festival in July

Jan 09, 2017

New York's Panorama festival, from Goldenvoice (who put on Coachella), have announced their second annual event, to go down at Randall's Island Park in New York from Friday, July 28 to Sunday, July 30. More

Sep 06, 2016

Car Seat Headrest (aka Will Toledo and band), released their new album, Teens of Denial, back in May on Matador. No stranger to covering other artist's songs live, Toledo covered Frank Ocean's "Ivy" last night at St. Louis' Ready Room. More

Frank Ocean Releases Second New Album – “Blond”

Blond (or Blonde) Out Now via Apple Music

Aug 21, 2016

Frank Ocean has long been teasing the release of a new album entitled Boys Don't Cry, but on Thursday night instead he released a new visual album called Endless exclusively via Apple Music. You can watch it here. It was reported that Ocean was also releasing Boys Don't Cry this weekend, except it had a new title, and he shared a NSFW video for a new song titled "Nikes." Now that album has been released on Apple Music and it's now titled either Blond or Blonde (on the album cover it's Blond but the Apple Music listing has it as Blonde). More

Aug 20, 2016

Frank Ocean has long been teasing the release of a new album entitled Boys Don't Cry, but on Thursday night instead he released a new visual album called Endless exclusively via Apple Music. You can watch it here. It was reported that Ocean is also releasing Boys Don't Cry this weekend, except it has a new title that has yet to be revealed. Now he has shared a video for a new song titled "Nikes" not found on EndlessMore

Frank Ocean Releases New Visual Album, With Another Album Promised for This Weekend

Endless Out Now via Apple Music, Features James Blake and Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood

Aug 19, 2016

Frank Ocean has long been teasing the release of a new album entitled Boys Don't Cry, but last night instead he released a new visual album called Endless exclusively via Apple Music. You can watch it here and the tracklist is below. The album features James Blake, Sampha, Arca, Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, and others. Furthermore, according to Rolling Stone Ocean is also releasing Boys Don't Cry this weekend, except it has a new title that has yet to be revealed. More

Kanye West Replaces Frank Ocean as FYF Fest Headliner in Los Angeles This Saturday

Lineup Also Includes Morrissey, Spiritualized, The Jesus and Mary Chain, and More

Aug 20, 2015

FYF Fest has just announced that Frank Ocean is dropping out as the headliner for this Saturday night. But they've found one hell of a replacement: Kanye West. "Frank Ocean has decided on his own terms to cancel his appearance," states a press release.  More

Frank Ocean Announces New Album

Arriving This July

Apr 07, 2015

The anticipated follow-up to Frank Ocean's breakthrough debut Channel Orange looks to be arriving this summer. More

Frank Ocean Announces European Tour Dates

Hitting the Road at the End of June Through August

May 30, 2013

Grammy-winner Frank Ocean is taking to the road this summer in support of his debut album Channel OrangeMore

May 06, 2013

We've just posted a gallery of photos from legendary jazz photographer David Redfern's second weekend at the New Orleans Jazz Festival. You can see photos of Phoenix, who were on the cover of our most recent issue, as well as Frank OceanWillie Nelson, and more.  More

Frank Ocean, Mumford & Sons, and The Black Keys Take Home Grammys

Watch Performances by Ocean, Jack White, Mumford & Sons, and The Black Keys

Feb 11, 2013

Yesterday the strange annual pageantry of the Grammys took place, offering its usual mix of unnecessary self-congratulation and worthwhile artistic recognition. More

Jan 31, 2013

Let’s all agree not to tell Chris Brown—Frank Ocean has been confirmed as a performer at this year’s Grammy Awards on February 10. More

Dec 11, 2012

2012 will undoubtedly go down as the year that Frank Ocean made his mark on the music community. More

Frank Ocean, The Black Keys, Jack White, Score 2013 Grammy Nominations

Ocean Up for Album of the Year, Record of the Year, and Best New Artist

Dec 06, 2012

On Feb. 10 the 55th Annual Grammy Awards will take place in Los Angeles. More

Oct 17, 2012

While out touring behind their debut album Divine Fits treated fans to a rather unorthodox cover last night while performing in Rhode island, doing their own take of Frank Ocean's Channel Orange track "Lost." More

Watch: Frank Ocean - “Pyramids” Video [NSFW]

Also His Performance on "SNL"

Sep 17, 2012

Over the weekend breakthrough R&B artist Frank Ocean had a significant arrival moment when he served as the musical guest on the season premiere of Saturday Night Live. More

Check Out Photos of Øya Festival, Day 2

Frank Ocean, St. Vincent, Philco Fiction and More

Aug 09, 2012

From August 7-11 Oslo, Norway is hosting the Øya Festival. We sent social media editor Laura Studarus over to cover the action. Check out her shots of Ane BrunSt. VincentFrank OceanBaroness, and Philco Fiction More



Reviews

Blonde

Blonde

Boys Don't Cry

Sep 16, 2016

"Pink + White," one of the standout tracks from Frank Ocean's latest album, Blonde, would have fit nicely on his last proper album, 2012's Channel Orange. More

Endless

Endless

Boys Don't Cry/Def Jam

Sep 16, 2016

There finally comes a moment in Frank Ocean's Endless, at about the 18-minute mark, when the entire affair finally isn't completely dull. At long last the characters in the California musician's visual album begin painting the boxes that we just spent a dozen minutes watching them saw and piece together the boards for.  More

Channel Orange

Channel Orange

Def Jam

Jul 20, 2012

Frank Ocean has had quite the 2012. After word surfaced that his debut mixtape, Nostalgia, Ultra, wouldn't see a deluxe rerelease from label Def Jam, it seemed there was a real risk he'd be left behind, another victim of label politics and the machinations of men in suits who don't really know what good music is. More