Posts Tagged ‘Blood Orange’

Dev Hynes Speaks Out On Ferguson and Police Brutality

On Saturday August 16, Dev Hynes—a.k.a. Blood Orange—headlined Okayplayer’s Central Park summer stage. The set drew 5,000 people to Ramsey Playfield where Hynes—partially immobilized by a torn patella—was able to rock the crowd despite being on crutches.... Read more »

15 Songs That Make You Feel Like You’re in the Jungle

Every once in a while an artist has to step outside of their comfort zone and find new inspiration for their music. Many artists draw inspiration from the same thing: nature. The world is naturally a... Read more »

Dev Hynes Says He Was Assaulted By Lollapalooza Security [UPDATE]

While the only details about this account are coming from Dev Hynes himself, if it is true, this is a pretty disgusting situation. Dev Hynes took to his Twitter account hours after performing at Lollapalooza, saying... Read more »

15 New Songs That Sound Like They’re From the 1980s

Artists are looking everywhere for inspiration, and every few years there seems to be an influx of music all influenced by a certain style or era. Lately there have been a lot of ‘90s babies creating... Read more »

Video: Blood Orange ft. Skepta – “High Street”

Dev Hynes has shared yet another video from his latest Blood Orange album. This time, the video is for the Skepta-featuring track “High Street,” a highlight from last year’s Cupid Deluxe. The Lucy Luscombe-directed video takes place in... Read more »

Blood Orange – “You’re Not Good Enough”

Dev Hynes recently worked with director Gia Coppola on the movie Palo Alto, writing the score and contributing new songs, and they’re back with another collaboration, this time the video for Blood Orange track “You’re Not Good Enough.” If... Read more »

10 Recent Music Videos That Make Us Want to Learn How to Dance

There are all sorts of different ways to make a great music video. You can have things exploding, you can take in stunning scenery, or you can go down the surreal route. But after recent videos... Read more »

Devonté Hynes – “Palo Alto”

We already know Dev Hynes is a man of many talents, and now he’s turned his hand to scoring movies. Specifically he scored Palo Alto, an adaptation of a James Franco novel by director Gia Coppola, and contributed... Read more »

A Guide to Coachella 2014 Weekend Two, By Someone Who Went to Weekend One

Coachella 2014 Weekend One is over. The celebrities have been spotted, the surprises have happened, and the sets have been broadcasted for all to see. The thing is, you have a Weekend Two wristband. You've been... Read more »

Watch Blood Orange, Beck, and Little Dragon’s Full Coachella Sets

Dev Hynes, aka indie-producer extraordinaire Blood Orange, was accompanied by Caroline Polachek, Samantha Urbani of Friends, and Adam Bainbridge (bka Kindness) for his set at Coachella yesterday. Comprising mostly of songs from his fantastic 2013 release Cupid Deluxe, the set culminated in... Read more »

Video: Blood Orange – “Uncle ACE (Kindness Remix ft. Robert Owens)”

Dev Hynes returns to his hometown in the video for a remix of “Uncle ACE” by Kindness, which also features vocals from Frankie Knuckles collaborator Robert Owens. The questions that appear in the video as Dev... Read more »

Blood Orange – “On The Line (Star Slinger Remix)”

Loved the gentle tropical textures of Blood Orange’s “On The Line” but wanted to dance a little more to it? Wanted to be able to put it on at a party and not watch everyone walk... Read more »

15 New York City Bands You Should Know

New York may be best known as the birthplace of hip-hop, but there are a whole host of bands based in the city who are making it a musically vibrant and exciting place to be. This... Read more »

The Best Songs of 2013

In 2013, a handful of great albums proved that it isn't all about singles. Despite our shrinking attention spans and the world of illegal downloading and free streaming forever changing the way we consume music, there's... Read more »

Dev Hynes Addresses Losing Everything in a Fire and Deciding to Give All Donations to Charity

Earlier this week we reported that Dev Hynes (producer, songwriter, and the man behind Blood Orange) lost all his possessions, and his dog Cupid, in a fire that occurred in his apartment on Monday night. The... Read more »