Drake recruits James Blake and Frank Ocean for his OVO Fest
16th May 2013
Drake has revealed his guests for the fourth instalment of his annual OVO Fest, and, perhaps surprisingly, one of our own has got the nod. Last time Drake and James Blake crossed paths, it wa [...]
Watch Frank Ocean’s split-screened travelogue for ‘Lost’
12th April 2013
The channelORANGE phenom takes the lyrics of 'Lost' literally on his newest video. The dusty, Instragram-filtered video for 'Lost' documents Frank Ocean's brief time as a jetsetting superstar, [...]
Justin Bieber reportedly rejected track written by Tyler, The Creator and Frank Ocean
2nd April 2013
In a parallel universe, J-Biebs and Young Nigga are sitting pretty atop the charts. With Wolf about to drop, Billboard sat down with Tyler, The Creator for a short chat: conversational flas [...]
Tyler, The Creator’s
tracklist leaks; Erykah Badu, Frank Ocean and Laetitia Sadier(!) to feature
19th March 2013
Update: Looks like this one was too good to be true: Pitchfork has confirmed that it's fake. Update: According to Amazon UK, the tracklisting was right all along, Matthews and all (although i [...]
The week in copyright: compensation sought from Mad Decent over ‘Harlem Shake’, Frank Ocean sued over ‘Lost’
11th March 2013
Let's be honest: it was only a matter of time before somebody laid a claim to Baauer's chart-topper/Frankenstein's monster. As The New York Times report, 'Harlem Shake' features samples of ma [...]
Hear an apparent
outtake from Frank Ocean
25th February 2013
Here's an unreleased track from the sessions for Frank Ocean's Grammy-bait channel ORANGE. Rap-Up, via Pitchfork, have pointed the way towards some unheard material recorded at the same time [...]
Frank Ocean collaborated with Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore
21st February 2013
Word of an unlikely collaboration leaks. Earlier this week, the press-shy singer told Zane Lowe that he is "10, 11 songs into this next thing... It’s another cohesive thing, bordering on a co [...]
BRITs 2013: Frank Ocean, Emeli Sandé and Lana Del Rey triumph
21st February 2013
Last night, from Minnesota to Micronesia, a distant noise was audible - the sound of the British music industry furiously slapping itself on the back. The BRITs 2013 took place last night at Lo [...]
Quarter Inch Collective’s latest compilation features covers of Swans, Frank Ocean, Blawan
20th February 2013
The highlight: a noise cover of Blawan's 'Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage?'. The Quarter Inch Collective is a tape/CD-R label based in Dublin. On their final release, and third "Quom [...]
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