Blood Orange

Essays

Blood Orange's New Mixtape Is a Beautifully Messy Tribute to His Influences

'Angel's Pulse' is a lush exploration of all of the sides of Dev Hynes' sound.
DeAsia Paige
7.15.19
stream of the crop

Blood Orange's Lush, Low-Key Mixtape and 6 More of the Week's Best Albums

David Berman's long-awaited return, unreal goth-pop, and beautiful ambience fill out this week's essential listening.
Colin Joyce
Josh Terry
Kristin Corry
7.12.19
Noisey News

Whoa, Kindness' New Song With Seinabo Sey Is So Good

"Lost Without" is the second single this year from Adam Bainbridge, following their Robyn collaboration "Cry Everything."
Josh Terry
4.30.19
Noisey News

Blood Orange's Tiny Desk Concert Is as Soothing as a Good Massage

"Can you swear in this? You put the thing beforehand, right, that says: 'explicit language'?"
Tshepo Mokoena
1.29.19
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Noname's Poetic Breakthrough

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Noname's 'Room 25,' The Internet's 'Hive Mind,' Blood Orange's 'Negro Swan,' and Medhane's 'Ba Suba, Ak Jamm.'
Robert Christgau
9.28.18
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 10 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New albums from Blood Orange and Nothing top this week's list.
Colin Joyce
Dan Ozzi
Daisy Jones
Alex Robert Ross
Eric Sundermann
8.24.18
Essays

Blood Orange Has Slowly Built an Extraordinary Canon

‘Negro Swan,’ out today, marks another step in a musical universe that the singer and producer has been forming for years.
Daisy Jones
8.24.18
New music

Blood Orange Has Released Another Stunning Song and Video from 'Negro Swan'

"Jewelry" features Janet Mock and has dropped with a gorgeous music video, too.
Shaad D’Souza
7.27.18
New music

Listen to "Charcoal Baby," Blood Orange's First Single From 'Negro Swan'

The first single from the follow-up to 'Freetown Sound' was co-written with Porches' Aaron Maine.
Shaad D’Souza
7.26.18
Noisey News

Dev Hynes Confirms New Blood Orange Album, 'Negro Swan'

The follow-up to 2016's 'Freetown Sound' is due out on August 24.
Alex Robert Ross
7.19.18
Essays

The Saxophone’s Unlikely Journey Out of Meme Hell

After decades of mainstream banishment, artists like Kamasi Washington are ushering in a saxophone renaissance.
Jeff Andrews
6.25.18
New music

A$AP Rocky Drops New Album ‘TESTING’ feat Frank Ocean, FKA Twigs, and More

'TESTING' is finally here, featuring collabs with Skepta, Lauryn Hill, Playboi Carti, and more.
Shaad D’Souza
5.25.18
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