Devonté Hynes aka Blood Orange

DEV HYNES aka Blood OrangeIn this breathtaking talk and performance Dev brings to life two of the neurological conditions that make him such a gifted artist. The first, Synesthesia a condition where pathways cross to experience sounds as color- the second, more sinister- Anxiety; which is a dark and debilitating force in his life. The result; an unique musical composition and mesmerizing visual display that offer a unique glimpse into the mind of a true artist.

Via thelostlectures

Take a listen and watch Blood Orange’s music videos for “Chamakay” and “Champagne Coast” :

Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes was given the opportunity to score James Franco’s Movie Palo Alto listen to the title track:

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Artist of the Day

G-Dragon

G-Dragon , is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, producer and model. The member of K-pop hearthrobs Big Bang, G-Dragon took over the South Korean music charts with his new track “That XX.” His new single “That XX” made a complete turn compared to his recently released track “One Of A Kind.” G-Dragon has also announced that he will be releasing a new mini-album (EP in the US) titled One Of A Kind. The new release will contain six songs including “That XX,” “One Of A Kind,” and a track featuring the upcoming new YG girl group (including Jenny Kim).

Artist of the Day

SANTIGOLD

Here are some of Santigold’s Tour Dates:
Reading Festival-August 25th 2012, United Kingdom
Aug 26 Leeds Festival, Leeds, United Kingdom
Aug 27 Kaufleuten Zurich, Switzerland
Sep 01 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA
Sep 02 Made In America Festival,Philadelphia, PA
Sep 08 Doheny Days Fest, Dana Point, CA

Quote Of the Week

“I start a picture and I finish it. I don’t think about art while I work. I try to think about life.”

– Jean Michel Basquiat