Frank Ocean
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Reviews // 4 Articles
Blogs // 7 Articles
News // 4 Articles
Media // 4 Articles
//Features

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.

The Best New Artists of 2012
16 Dec 2012 // 4:20 PM

The best new artists of 2012 have remade R&B for the new century, pushed eclectic art-rock in new directions, and kept indie rock and hip-hop strong.

//Reviews

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.

//Blogs

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.

//News

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

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Here Comes the Bloom: Timothy Bloom Takes Hip-Hop to the Sock-Hop

// Sound Affects

"More sock-hop than hip-hop, soulster Timothy Bloom does a stunning '50s revamp on contemporary R&B.

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