freetown sound

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

Hear Two New Blood Orange Songs Honoring Black History Month

Dev Hynes uploaded tracks "Christopher & 6th" and "June 12th" to Soundcloud.
Lauren O'Neill
2.5.18
Noisey News

The Next Blood Orange Album Is About Growing Up Black in England

“If Freetown was delving into my parents from my eyes, this one is me looking at my younger self,” Dev Hynes has said.
Lauren O'Neill
10.9.17
New music

Listen to Blood Orange's Beautiful Surprise New Song

It's probably a rough cut. It's lovely.
Alex Robert Ross
9.15.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch an Exhaustingly Beautiful Longform Video From Blood Orange, Featuring ‘Freetown Sound’ Tracks

“With Him,” “Best to You,” and “Better Numb” are cut into intimate close-ups, improvisations, and dance sequences.
Alex Robert Ross
3.24.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Blood Orange's Boiler Room Set Will Make You Feel Like You're Floating

Dev Hynes' 40-minute, ethereal Boiler Room Weekender mix is finally up. Watch, and be cleansed.
Lauren O'Neill
1.17.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Real Life Pals Dev Hynes and Carly Rae Jepsen Dance and Stare At Each Other in "Better Than Me" Video

It's 80s as hell.
Sarah MacDonald
12.17.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Blood Orange's New Video for "I Know"

Featuring Russian ballet dancer Maria Kochetkova
Noisey Staff
10.27.16
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Frank Ocean's Candidness and the Ambitious Blood Orange: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

The Dean sits down with some of the most personal releases of the year: Frank Ocean's 'Blond(e)' and Blood Orange's 'Freetown Sound.'
Robert Christgau
9.16.16
Holy Shit

Listen to This Dope Godmode Remix of Blood Orange's "E.V.P."

This rework turns Hynes's song on its head. Fall into a dark hole of dance and don't ask us for directions to get out.
Noisey Staff
7.6.16
Op-Eds

'Freetown Sound' Is Blood Orange's Perfect Pop Collage for Right Now and Forever

'Freetown Sound' is lovingly handmade, soothing, spectral, and political in the most elemental way.
Larry Fitzmaurice
7.1.16
Holy Shit

Dev Hynes Drops ‘Freetown Sound’ Three Days Early

And he's released the video for "Augustine" to cap it off.
Noisey Staff
6.28.16
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