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NOLIFE Is the Frank Ocean-Endorsed Producer Bridging Hardcore and Musique Concrète

We talked to New York artist Sean Engvold about how isolation and urban environments inspired his latest EP.
Max Mertens
4.3.17
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Frank Ocean Just Annotated the Lyrics of His Calvin Harris Collaboration, "Slide"

One line in particular references an expensive Picasso painting.
Britt Julious
2.28.17
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The Biggest Restaurants, Films, and Albums of the Year, Described by One-Star User Reviews

Because no one has better taste than anonymous keyboard warriors.
sam wolfson
12.21.16
Features

Wolfgang Tillmans Wants People to Fight Fear Through Artistic Expression

The German photographer on working with Frank Ocean, Brexit, and why he's not surprised by a Trump presidency.
Raf Katigbak
11.23.16
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Stream 'Brunette,' a House and Techno Tribute to Frank Ocean's 'Blonde'

Kweku Saunderson crafted the 8-track tribute.
Britt Julious
10.10.16
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Jacques Greene Gives Frank Ocean's "White Ferrari" a Fresh Coat of Paint on New Edit

"Blonde has been fucking me up and saving me in equal measure since it came out."
Max Mertens
10.6.16
Features

Frank Ocean's ‘Blonde’ Isn’t Just Another Instance of a Pop Star Showing Off His Electronic Taste

Those clamouring to figure out which producers shaped which tracks are only missing the point.
Britt Julious
9.5.16
Music

How Frank Ocean Conquered the World

It's all about swagger and sway, confidence and influence.
Mikelle Street
8.25.16
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What's Up With This Techno Song About Smartphones on Frank Ocean’s New Album?

There’s a surprising amount to be learned about the reclusive songwriter from an art photographer’s synth tracks.
Colin Joyce
8.22.16
Music

The Iconic Drag Queen Behind Frank Ocean's 'Endless'

Frank Ocean's sampling of ballroom queen Crystal LaBeija pays direct homage to a figure integral to the nightlife culture of the LGBTQ community of colour.
Mikelle Street
8.20.16
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Hudson Mohawke Made Some Music with Frank Ocean and You'll Probably Never Hear It

Meanwhile, the wait for Ocean's long-awaited album drags on.
Krystal Rodriguez
8.12.16
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DJ Snake's Debut Album Saved the Friday That Frank Ocean Did His Best to Ruin

The EDM superstar’s ‘Encore’ is more fun than watching someone play with power tools.
Gary Suarez
8.5.16
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