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Form Follows Function: 'The Life of Pablo' and 'Blonde' Challenge the Notion of an Album
19 Dec 2016 // 2:02 AM
Kanye West and Frank Ocean have created imperfect perfect albums which invert our notions of flaws and challenge our perception of the album as an art form.
The Best R&B of 2012
20 Dec 2012 // 4:00 PM
R&B was as vibrant and diverse a genre as any in 2012, a year that saw the rise of breakout acts and the returns of old-school vets.
Frank Ocean: Blonde (take 2)
25 Aug 2016 // 8:15 PM
Blonde is the sound of an artist urging his listener to be patient, and in this age of instant gratification, it is a refreshing, rewarding triumph.
Frank Ocean: Blonde (take 1)
24 Aug 2016 // 8:30 PM
Frank Ocean conquers all and prevails on his latest album, Blonde.
Live Footage - "Lost (Frank Ocean cover)" (video) (Premiere)
29 Jan 2015 // 6:30 AM
The minimalist funk of Frank Ocean's "Lost" gets a unique treatment in the hands of the cello/drums duo Live Footage, all of it captured on a GoPro camera.
Diplo and His "Hero"es
13 Mar 2014 // 2:41 AM
The man who sampled the Clash's "Straight to Hell" for M.I.A. teams up with his heroes and Frank Ocean to bring summer to your speakers a few months early.
A New Spin on No.1 Records: In Streaming Era, Crowning a Chart-topper Requires a Formula
6 Sep 2016 // 3:53 AM
So what exactly, is an equivalent album? It’s a complicated mash-up of streaming and sales data, where 10 digital-track downloads sold and 1,500 songs streamed are equal to one album.
Summer songs 2012: Jepsen, Ocean, Usher
5 Sep 2012 // 2:30 AM
The season of Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” is winding down, her so-called “wish in a well” has long been thrown. The addictive