Tag Archives: Blood Orange

2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Alex

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 16th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Reeves

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 16th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Larry Rose

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 16th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 9/26

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, September 26th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: The Lumineers The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: The LemonRead more…

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Music that Matters: Bigger Than That

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music that Matters, Vol. 527 – Bigger Than That From epic soundscapes to future R&BRead more…

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Music that Matters: Unknown Mortal Crocodiles Boxed In Amazing Blood Orange Bags

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music that Matters, Vol. 521 – Unknown Mortal Crocodiles Boxed In Amazing Blood Orange BagsRead more…

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In Stores Now 7/4

There’s some pretty great releases for a holiday weekend, like the third LP from Dev Hynes — a.k.a. Blood Orange. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls the album “another masterful set of expansive, moody R&B blended with funk, synth-pop and other styles, combining a diverse sound and a variety of live and sampled voices (includingRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Dev Hynes, a.k.a. Blood Orange, dropped his highly-anticipated album Freetown Sound late last night, a few days ahead of it’s scheduled release date. He also shared the self-directed video for “Augustine,” which features his singing in front of a painted flag of Sierra Leone (Freetown is its capitol.) Stream the album and watch the videoRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Sleigh Bells go for broke on their new song “Rule Number One.” This is the first we’ve heard from the noise pop duo since last year’s single “Champions of Unrestricted Beauty.” Their last full-length, Bitter Rivals, dropped in 2013, so let’s hope this means there’s a new album in the works. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Blood Orange, a.k.a. Devonté Hynes, uses his voice to make a statement in his latest single “Sandra’s Smile.” The track’s title refers to Sandra Bland, the African American woman who died in police custody earlier this year. It’s a heavy subject and Hynes handles it with grace. Check out the music video below. [Pitchfork]

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