Frank Ocean has graced us with just a little bit of recent music, and it looks as if there could be extra on the best way. On July 10, the tenth anniversary of the discharge of “Channel Orange,” Ocean launched two episodes of “Blonded Radio” on Apple Music. The primary episode, titled “Blonded Lucy within the Sky With Diamonds,” options an atmospheric instrumental rating by Ocean himself.
Within the episode, which includes a dialogue about psychedelics with Dr. James Fadiman, Ocean additionally discusses working late nights within the studio. “Forgive how, like, free associative this may really feel . . . I used to be working in Malibu this summer season and I might exit, like, fairly late from the studio and there is, like, an enormous inhabitants of coyotes in Malibu,” Ocean says round 13 minutes into the episode. He additionally modified the banner on his verified Spotify profile on the identical day the episodes have been launched, fueling hypothesis about new music.
Ocean went on to debate psychedelics and microdosing with Fadiman, who’s featured within the forthcoming Netflix documentary “How you can Change Your Thoughts.” The second episode, titled “Blonded ENERGY!,” options an interview with Grasp Mingtong Gu, a religious healer and qigong instructor.
The musician’s most up-to-date album, “Blonde,” was launched in 2016 and was later named Pitchfork’s finest album of the 2010s. He has since launched a number of singles and can be set to headline Coachella in April 2023.