Tag Archives: Frank Ocean

KEXP DJs Pick Their Most Anticipated Albums for 2018

2017 has officially come to a close, which means it’s time to start looking ahead to some of the exciting new records ahead of us in 2018. We asked some of KEXP’s DJs which albums they’re most looking forward to in the coming year, both confirmed and alluded to by the artists themselves. From legendaryRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

The eternally mysterious Frank Ocean has posted yet another (semi-confusing) hint about a forthcoming album via his Tumblr. The post features a person wearing a baseball cap that says, “If you liked 2017, you’ll love 2018″ (which feels comical because we’re pretty sure no one liked 2017). The photo is accompanied by the caption “newRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Mura Masa

Mura Masa is the alias of London-based producer Alex Crossan. A native of the small island of Guernsey off the coast of Normandy, he emerged on the music scene in 2014 with the debut mini-album Soundtrack To A Death, introducing listeners to his adventurous and infectious beats. Following a string of hotly-tipped singles over theRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Previous Mercury Prize-nominees Django Django have shared the second single from their forthcoming album Marble Skies. The track is called “In Your Beat” and comes with a pop-art inspired collage video directed by SKG (Sophie Koko-Gate) with art direction by Brodie Kaman. The band’s producer/drummer David Maclean said he was a big fan of Brodie’s graphicRead more…

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Monday Music News

The endlessly prolific Ty Segall has released a new track today called “The Main Pretender.” The song is the latest in a stream of songs including “Alta,” “Meaning,” “My Lady’s on Fire,” and a cover of the Squidbillies theme. Mikal Cronin is featured on the song, playing sax. All the new singles seem to beRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Eddie Bermuda

Eddie Bermuda is the alias of Eddie Sumlin, a DJ and producer originally from the Pacific Northwest, with strong roots in the Tacoma area, who currently calls Los Angeles his home base. Known for his smooth DJ sets that explore house, disco, soul, hip-hop, jazz, R&B, and anything fresh in-between, he co-hosts a monthly radioRead more…

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Live at FYF Fest, Day 2: Frank Ocean, Erykah Badu, A Tribe Called Quest, Cap’n Jazz and more

review by Charlie Zaillian Saturday sold out far quicker than the other two days of FYF ’17, with much of the credit going to Frank Ocean. The L.A. festival was abuzz all afternoon with excitement about the reclusive R&B heartthrob’s headlining appearance — crossing fingers, of course, that he’d show up. Not that Ocean wasRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2017: LCD Soundsystem Announced

Just announced: LCD Soundsystem has joined the 2017 Sasquatch! Music Festival lineup. The beloved New York City band will replace Frank Ocean as the headliner on Friday, May 26th, as he had to drop out due to production delays beyond his control. It’ll be LCD Soundsystem’s first return to Sasquatch! since 2010. They just releasedRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Goldfrapp

The pioneering British project fronted by Alison Goldfrapp and accompanied by producer Will Gregory, Goldfrapp debuted in 2000 with their landmark trip-hop album Felt Mountain and have steadily evolved their cinematic blend of propulsive electro-pop and sophisticated ambient-pop over the past 17 years. Hot on the heels of releasing their new seventh album, Silver Eye,Read more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: LUNA GOD

At the epicenter of some of the most exciting current local hip-hop, R&B, and cutting-edge club music, there’s a solid chance you’ll find LUNA GOD, the alias of Seattle’s Caleb Talbert. A chameleonic musician, he’s recently turned his attention to wildly diverse and unpredictably vibrant productions, a style that also carries over to his infectiouslyRead more…

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