The Avalanches: “We Will Always Love You” (feat. Blood Orange)

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February 20th, 2020
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Australian dance mavericks The Avalanches are back with a new single “We Will Always Love You”, which features vocals from Dev Hynes, aka Blood Orange. This finely crafted smooth tune marks the duo’s first release since 2016’s “Wildflower” LP. Welcome back!

The single “We Will Always Love You” is out now via Astralwerks. Get it here.

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The Avalanches: “Subways” [In Flagranti Extended Edit]

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Blood Orange: “Augustine” Video

DATE:
June 28th, 2016
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Last night, in a surprise move, Devonté Hynes, aka Blood Orange, dropped his third album “Freetown Sound” on Domino, which follows 2011’s “Coastal Grooves” and 2013’s breakthrough “Cupid Deluxe”. Named after the birthplace of Hynes’ father, the capital of Sierra Leone, the 17-track record featuring guest appearances from Carly Rae Jepsen, Nelly Furtado, Debbie Harry, Adam Bainbridge, aka Kindness, Empress Of, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and more. You can now watch the self-directed video for the album’s lead single “Augustine”, which features a cameo from Julian Casablanca. Buy it here

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Blood Orange: “Sandra’s Smile”

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Connan Mockasin & Devonté Hynes: “Feelin’ Lovely”

DATE:
November 3rd, 2015
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Blood Orange’s Devonté Hynes and New Zealand’s Connan Mockasin bring some serious silky-smooth goodness with their collaborative tune “Feelin’ Lovely”, taken from their recently released “Myths 001” EP. Recorded during Mexican Summer’s 2015 Marfa Myths festival in Marfa, Texas, the EP also includes two new tracks, “La Fat Fur” and “Big Distant Crush”, that focus and flit through both artists’ particular approach to pop songwriting.

The “Myths 001” EP is out now on Mexican Summer. Get it here.

Gasback:
Blood Orange: “Sandra’s Smile”
Kirin J Callinan: “”The Teacher” (feat. Connan Mockasin)

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Blood Orange: “Sandra’s Smile” Video

DATE:
October 27th, 2015
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After quite a wait, Devonté Hynes, aka Blood Orange, returns with his new single “Sandra’s Smile”, accompanied by a video shot last weekend in New York. Directed and edited by Hynes himself, the clip features cameos from Junglepussy, Ian Isiah, and Waffle Crew. The track “Sandra’s Smile”, a beautiful tribute to Sandra Bland, is out now on Domino.

Buy it here.

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Blood Orange: “You’re Not Good Enough”

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Buscabulla: “Métele” Video

DATE:
February 18th, 2015
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Puerto Rican-via-Brooklyn duo Buscabulla (Spanish slang for troublemaker),consisting of designer Raquel Berrios and multi-instrumentalist Luis Alfredo Del Valle, have shared the video for “Métele”, the third single off their Caribbean-flavored eponymous debut EP, which was co-produced by Dev Hynes, aka Blood Orange. Directed by Dan Sickles and Dr. Antonio Santini, the video features the girls from the film “Mala Mala”, a feature length documentary exploring the lives of young transsexuals and drag queens in Puerto Rico.

The four-track “Buscabulla” EP is out now on Kitsuné. Buy it here.

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Jessie Ware: “Want Your Feeling”

DATE:
September 2nd, 2014
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British soul singer Jessie Ware has shared “Want Your Feeling”, her collaboration with Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes, another song from her forthcoming sophomore album, “Tough Love”. “Want Your Feeling”, which was produced by James Ford of Simian Mobile Disco, is a superb tune that has a serious sultry disco feel to it. You can now watch Jessie Ware perform “Want Your Feeling” live at the Barbican in London, above.

“Tough Love”, the follow-up to Ware’s 2012 breakthrough “Devotion”, will arrive on October 6 in the UK and October 21 in North America through PMR/Island. Pre-order here.

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Stream: Jessie Ware: “Tough Love” [Cyril Hahn Remix]

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Blood Orange: “You’re Not Good Enough” Video

DATE:
June 9th, 2014
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New York-based producer/singer Devonté Hynes, aka Blood Orange, has just shared this cool dance video for “You’re Not Good Enough”, one of our favorite tracks from last year’s album “Cupid Deluxe”. The video, partly inspired by daytime television performances, was directed by Gia Coppola, with whom Devonté Hynes collaborated on the soundtrack for her debut film “Palo Alto”, based on the James Franco book of the same name. Peep the video above, and make sure to check out the soundtrack’s smooth title track below.

The “Palo Alto” soundtrack is out now via Domino. Get it here.

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Stream: Blood Orange: “Uncle ACE” [Kindness Remix feat. Robert Owens]

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New York-based producer/singer Devonté Hynes, aka Blood Orange, just dropped a new remix EP for “Uncle ACE”, one of the standout tracks from last year’s album “Cupid Deluxe”. Here’s the video for the remix of the track by his friend and frequent collaborator, Adam Bainbridge, aka Kindness, which features vocals from Chicago house legend Robert Owens. The video follows Hynes around his childhood hometown of Ilford in Essex. Below, you can stream the great remix of “Uncle ACE” from A/Jus/Ted, the electro-dance duo of NYC veteran studio whiz Justin Strauss and Teddy Stuart, aka Eddie Mars.

Directed by Adam Bainbridge.

Blood Orange’s “Uncle ACE” Remixes EP is out now digitally via Domino, while the vinyl version will come out on May 19th. You can pre-order your 12” here.

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La.Ga.Sta. Top 15 December 2013

DATE:
December 31st, 2013
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[Artwork: Yannis Dragasakis]

Here’s our monthly list of the 15 most downloaded tracks from the past 30 days or so on La.Ga.Sta. A list with top-notch tunes from Todd Terje, Tensnake, Four Tet, Holy Ghost!, Jacques Greene, Jamie Jones, Bit Funk, Edwin van Cleef, Lane 8, Mighty Mouse, and more.

As always, this is your chart. Be sure to check out each of the mpFrees that made it in our top 15 downloads of December below. Stay gas!

Top 15 December 2013:
01. Todd Terje: “Spiral”[Radio Mix]
02. Tensnake feat. Fiora: “No Relief”
03. Sampha: “Can’t Get Close” [Jacques Greene Edit]
04. Bit Funk: “Soul Satisfaction”
05. Metronomy: “I’m Aquarius” [Edwin van Cleef Remix]
06. Grimes: “Skin” [Four Tet ‘Human Once Again’ Remix]
07. Lane 8: “How I Feel”
08. Blood Orange: “You’re Not Good Enough” (Holy Ghost! Bootleg)
09. Phoenix: “Chloroform” [Jamie Jones Edit]
10. Villa: “If I” [Mighty Mouse Dub]
11. Shit Robot: “We Got A Love” [Paul Woolford Dub]
12. Benoit & Sergio: “Right Of Way”
13. Chordashian: “Keep On”
14. Cults: “High Road” [Baio Remix]
15. Karl Kling: “Deep In The House Of Love”

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Holy Ghost!: “Okay (A/Jus/Ted Remix)”

DATE:
December 17th, 2013
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Feast your ears on this great remix of Holy Ghost!’s latest single “Okay”, taken from their second album “Dynamics” on DFA, by A/Jus/Ted, the electro-dance duo of NYC veteran studio whiz Justin Strauss and Teddy Stuart, aka Eddie Mars. And if that’s not enough Holy Ghost! goodness for you, make sure to check out their bootleg version of Blood Orange’s recent single “You’re Not Good Enough”, a duet with Friends’ lead singer Samantha Urbani. This is seriously good. You can now grab both tracks for absolutely free, below.

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mpFree: Holy Ghost!: “Hold On, We’re Going Home” [Drake Cover]

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