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Watch Blood Orange’s New Self-Directed Video for “Saint”

On Friday (August 24th) Blood Orange dropped Negro Swan, his silky, sorrowful, fully realized LP, which intimates in its listeners moods of elation and longing. In trying to paint a picture of an African American experience, his experience, Blood Orange crafted his most stunning album to date. Arguably more simple and spare is the self-directed video for “Saint“, which finds Dev Hynes...

Blood Orange Reveals Tracklist for Upcoming LP

British artist Dev Hynes, also known by his stage name Blood Orange, has taken to social media to confirm the track list for his upcoming LP, Negro Swan. Back in February, Hynes released a two-track EP titled Black History, with no word about if the EP would later contribute to a full album. Last month, Blood Orange unveiled two new tracks and music videos, which are both slated to appear...

Best Outdoor Concerts in NYC This Summer

It’s Summer in New York City, and even though it can be a tough place to be when the heat sets in, there’s one benefit to sweating it out in the Big Apple: we have the Best Outdoor Concerts. NYC has some incredible venues to experience live music outside, such as Central Park’s SummerStage, the Prospect Park Bandshell, and even Jones Beach. There will be some incredible acts...

Blood Orange Drops Videos for “Charcoal Baby” and “Jewelry”

Blood Orange has unveiled music videos for two new songs, “Charcoal Baby” and “Jewelry“. The two tracks are set to appear on his upcoming album Negro Swan, due out August 24th. You can check out the stunning, R&B-driven visuals below.     “Charcoal Baby” and The Crack Stevens-directed video opens up with a spoken word introduction, centered on the...

SummerStage Announces 2018 Lineup

It’s almost time for SummerStage, the famed outdoor concert series which features more than 200 artists to perform across the five boroughs of New York City. This year, the concerts will run from May 17th to October 7th, and feature a range of musicians for both ticketed and free events. SummerStage 2018 will feature free shows from Talib Kweli, Dej Loaf, Pete Rock, Porches, and many others...

Blood Orange Drops Two New Tracks for Black History Month

Dev Hynes has returned to his famous moniker Blood Orange to drop two new tracks in honor of Black History Month. According to his Instagram post which subtly announced the two new tracks, neither song will make it onto his forthcoming album. Check out “Christopher & 6th” and “June 12th” below.     The two tracks, collated on a playlist titled ‘Black...

MGMT Drops New Single “When You Die”

Back in May, electro-funk band MGMT announced their fourth LP, Little Dark Age. MGMT debuted four new songs while on their Summer tour, and released the album’s first single back in October. Now, MGMT has released the second single off Little Dark Age, the funky, darkly comic “When You Die“. The single was released with a trippy, macabre style music video starring Girls actor...

Our 10 Favorite Albums that Dropped in 2016

If for nothing else, 2016 was an incredible year for music. Especially in the hip-hop genre. So, as this year nears its end, we thought we’d take some time and reflect on all of the amazing albums that dropped in 2016. From Frank Ocean’s long awaited follow-up to Channel Orange, to the epic comeback of A Tribe Called Quest, the music world will never be the same after this year...

Upcoming Concerts in NYC, Tonight & August 2016 Concert Schedule

As New York City endures the staggering heat waves of Summer, it’s comforting to think about  the amazing concerts scheduled to take place this season. If you thought the Spring concert season was great, just wait until you see what Summer has to offer. Here is our list of what we would consider the best upcoming NYC concerts in August 2016. So, grab your concert crew because some of the...

Our Favorite Album Releases for Summer 2016

Some incredible music has dropped just in time for your summer road trips, parties, and trips to the beach. Dev Hynes, under the alias Blood Orange, recently released his funky, 80’s synth pop inspired Freetown Sound, and just last month, James Blake did a surprise release of his fourth studio album The Colour in Anything. Here are our Favorite Album Releases for Summer 2016, so get to...

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