Emerging in the summer of 2016 with the track Janet, he attracted the attention of Frank Ocean, who played the song on his much-lauded blonded RADIO.
The sense of deliberate pomposity and pessimism runs through the vast majority of Hadley’s music, which sees him cast an almost nihilistic gaze over anything that should have the misfortune to wander in front of him.
Now he’s back with new music and plans for an upcoming EP. “Suddenly,” is the opening track on Hadley’s There Isn’t A Window That I Won’t Look Out Of. The EP is out on November 12.
James Blake helped Frank Ocean make a classic. Back in 2016, Ocean released his album Blonde, and James Blake co-produced and played on a handful of songs from the LP. One of those songs was the wrenching, beautiful ballad “Godspeed.” Blake co-produced, arranged, and played keyboards on Ocean’s version of “Godspeed,” and now Blake has released his version of the track.
Blossoms have shared their cover of The Beatles’ ‘Paperback Writer‘ from self-isolation following on from their recent version of Frank Ocean’s ‘Lost’.
The five-piece filmed the harmonious cover from their individual homes and the result is incredibly special. The Stockport band’s take on the 1966 classic from The Fab Four is up there as the finest cover we’ve been treated to over the last few weeks as artists try to keep busy.
Everything started with Blonde: Frank Ocean proved, crystal clear, that thunderous bass was not necessary –sometimes even no bass was necessary– to make a R&B record bursting with rhythm, depth and punch. Softer, deeper. Many students applied at the school of Blonde, but none has been so outstanding as the American artist serpentwithfeet with his debut. With soil, his first record, Josiah Wise offers himself to the audience through his voice. It’s powerful, polyhedral, penetrating, silky; it wraps itself around you like a python to finally whisper in your ear. With this voice and the subtle incredibly modern and textured electronic bases by Clams Casino and Katie Gately, serpentwithfeet remains true to his commitment to free love (and break up) that represents his debut: from the heart of the earth, from a whisper in a deep hole, but destined for the sky. Today in concert at La2 of Apolo. Primavera Club.
L.A. wunderkind Austin W. Anderson (fka Austin Feinstein) quickly made a name for himself as a guitarist working with Tyler, The Creator and Frank Ocean. His band Slow Hollows creates hazy post-punk songs that’ll get you in your feelings, and they’re back with the glittery “Lessons For Later.”
Frank Ocean has surprise dropped a new song. Listen to his cover of “Moon River” below. The lo-fi track features Ocean’s vocals over a sparse backdrop. The original “Moon River” was performed by Audrey Hepburn in the 1961 movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Everything that surrounds Superorganism is expectation and mystery. They came out of nowhere at the beginning of the year to rock the blogosphere with their intoxicating pop hit Something for your M.I.N.D., introducing themselves as a collective formed by Orono, the 17 year old Maine-resident Japanese girl and her seven London friends. The track quickly disappeared from the net for copyright issues, but not before seducing Frank Ocean, who played it on his radio show. In the past few months they have come back with two more happy-go-lucky tracks that confirm that they are the craziest most refreshing bands of the year.
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