Blood Orange drops Angel’s Pulse mixtape feat Joba, Arca, Tinashe, more

The latest Blood Orange record features BROCKHAMPTON’s Joba as well as Arca, Tinashe, Justine Skye, Project Pat, Gangsta Boo and more.

July 11, 2019
Blood Orange drops <i>Angel’s Pulse</i> mixtape feat Joba, Arca, Tinashe, more

Blood Orange has dropped his new mixtape Angel's Pulse, a full-length "epilogue" to August 2018's Negro Swan. This being a Dev Hynes project, the record is typically star-studded: Angel's Pulse features contributions from Toro Y Moi, Kelsey Lu, Ian Isiah, Justine Skye, Project Pat, Gangsta Boo, Tinashe, Porches, BennY RevivaL, Arca, and Brockhampton member Joba. Angel's Pulse was first announced earlier this week, and was preceded by "Baby Florence", a performance of "Dark & Handsome" on the Late Late Show, and various teases of new music. Listen to Angel's Pulse below.

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In support of Angel's Pulse, Blood Orange will go on tour with Tyler, the Creator as part of the latter's IGOR tour; he'll alternate supporting Tyler with Jaden Smith and Goldlink. Find those dates here.

"I have a habit through the years of making records that I just give to friends, or on tape to people on the street, or no one. Usually this material is made directly after the album I’ve just put out," Hynes said in a statement. "Somewhat of an epilogue to the thing I’ve made before. This time.. I decided to release it. I put as much work and care into it as I do with the albums I’ve released, but for some reason trained myself into not releasing things the rate at which I make them. I’m older now though, and life is unpredictable and terrifying… so here you go mates."

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Blood Orange drops Angel’s Pulse mixtape feat Joba, Arca, Tinashe, more