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Message marks one of many outpourings of love from artists who worked closely with Abloh For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

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Yesterday, the multi-hyphenate designer Virgil Abloh died at the age of 41, after battling cancer in secret. Many people within the music world were close with Abloh, and one of those people was Frank Ocean. Ocean mostly remains silent on social media these days, but in his Instagram Stories last night, Ocean shared a heartfelt eulogy for Abloh.

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)

Fresh off landing on our Best New Bands Of 2021 list and a few months removed from the release of her sophomore album Any Shape You Take, Indigo De Souza has shared a cover of Frank Ocean’s Blond(e) track “Ivy” for Bandcamp Friday. “I deeply love Frank Ocean’s songs and ‘Ivy’ has a truly special place in my heart,” De Souza said in a statement. “I have cried many times to this song and can see so much of my own inner world in it. I wanted to fully embody the song myself in honor of its gorgeous existence. Thank you Frank Ocean.” Check it out below.

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)

Last we heard from Cat Power — aka Chan Marshall — the singer/songwriter was filling in for Liz Phair on a co-headlining tour with Alanis Morissette and Garbage. Now, Marshall has announced plans to release a new album called Covers on January 14, 2022, via Domino.

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Singer-songwriter shared studio versions of “Bad Religion” and “A Pair of Brown Eyes” For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

Everyone loves to jam out to their favorite artists and classic hits, but let’s not forget about all the fresh talent constantly popping up around the world. From pop and indie to punk and post-hardcore, there’s always a new name in music waiting to be heard. We know there’s a lot of faces to sift […]

The post AP&R: SaintAhmad, VIAL and other rising artists to check out this month appeared first on Alternative Press.

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Notoriously press-averse auteur Frank Ocean has given his first interview in two years, but he doesn’t even discuss music at all. Instead, he talks almost exclusively about Homer, his newly launched “independent American luxury brand” (and soon a storefront on NYC’s Lower East Side) whose first release is a collection of jewelry that ranges from a $435 pendant to a $1.9M necklace. “I didn’t want our work to be any less expensive than Cartier,” he tells the Financial Times.

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)

First collection features high-end jewelry and silk scarves For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

Ocean was originally scheduled to headline in 2020, but pulled out after festival was rescheduled to 2022 For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

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Back in January of 2020, when the world remained naive about the forthcoming impact of coronavirus, Coachella announced its 2020 lineup. The headliners were Frank Ocean, Travis Scott, and the reunited Rage Against The Machine. Since then, rumors and speculation have proliferated about when the festival might finally return, and at the start of this summer Goldenvoice confirmed two weekends in April 2022 for what will be the first Coachella in three years. And now, in an LA Times feature, Goldenvoice president Paul Tollett has revealed that all three of those 2020 headliners are still booked to headline Coachella — just not in the same year.

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)