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Frank Ocean Finally Delivers His Album, and a Pop-Up Surprise - New York Times

After a yearslong wait, compounded by additional delays and release-date feints, the much-heralded, often inscrutable R&B singer Frank Ocean managed to deliver more than one new album. The first, a streaming 45-minute “visual album” titled “Endless,” ...and more »

You Can Finally Hear (and Watch) a New Frank Ocean Album - WIRED

We've been thinkin' 'bout you, Frank Ocean! In the four years since the release of Ocean's Grammy-winning, happy-making Channel Orange, the 28-year-old singer-songwriter has been teasing us with promises (and more promises...and more promises) of ...and more »

Wolfgang Tillmans Explains How His Techno Track Bookended Frank Ocean's Endless - Pitchfork Media

Last night, Frank Ocean released his new visual album, Endless. The audio begins with a German-accented voice, over a bed of flickering electronics, intoning, “With this Apple appliance, you can capture live videos.” The same voice returns at the end ...and more »

Frank Ocean Releases a Visual Album, With More to Come - New York Times

Frank Ocean is taking delayed gratification to a new level with the extended release of his new album. On Thursday night, two weeks after the expected on-sale date for this experimental R&B singer's second LP — and more than a year after a previously ...and more »

There's A Tiny Piece Of Queer History Hiding In Frank Ocean's Visual Album - The FADER

On Frank Ocean's new visual album Endless, there's a small gem of queer history that pops out for just a quick second. "Ambience 001 - In A Certain Way," is the album's sixth track, an ultra short interlude that has a sample of Wee's "I Think I am in ...and more »

How to Listen to (and Watch) Frank Ocean's Visual Album Endless for Free - Money Magazine

When it was reported at the beginning of August that Frank Ocean's long-anticipated sophomore album Boys Don't Cry was days from release, fans thought their years of waiting were over. Not so much, it turned out. The album, whose title has since been ...and more »

Frank Ocean Was Still Working On Endless 3 Weeks Ago - Stereogum

If you've heard Frank Ocean's new visual album Endless, you've noticed the album begins with an electronic track called “Device Control” by Wolfgang Tillmans and ends an extended version of the same song. Tillmans, a German photographer who shot a ...and more »

Frank Ocean Sounds Like a Headache to Work With, But, Hey, at Least He's Sorry - Vulture

If you've played Frank Ocean's visual album Endless all the way through, you probably noticed it's bookended by the same robotic, techno-y spoken-word pieces. They're the work of German visual artist Wolfgang Tillmans, who, as he explained on Instagram ...and more »

Frank Ocean Releases Visual Album Endless - Stereogum

It's here. Or, at least, something's here. After finally finishing that damn staircase and debuting new songs on his mysterious livestream, Frank Ocean has released…a 45-minute music video called Endless, which turns out to be what we've been watching ...and more »

Frank Ocean Posts Car-Themed Essay From Boys Don't Cry Magazine - Vulture

Earlier this evening, while patient Frank Ocean fans in Chicago, LA, London, and New York waited in blocks-long lines for copies of his Boys Don't Cry magazine (and accompanying hard copy of his new album, Blonde, in theory), Ocean provided a tease of ...and more »