Frank Ocean
Features // 6 Articles
Reviews // 4 Articles
Blogs // 7 Articles
News // 4 Articles
Media // 4 Articles
//Features

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.

//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

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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