Blood Orange: Cupid Deluxe (Album Stream)

An emo anthem #PrivateJam, the latest Arcade Fire video from Spike Jonze and more in this week's music recap

Blood Orange aka Devonté Hynes has kept his latest project, Cupid Deluxe, under tight wraps—until now. This week Hynes made his fourth record available for streaming in its entirety. Hynes continues to refine his style since we caught up with him in 2012, producing for names like Solange Knowles and Florence and the Machine. His latest effort reveals his ever-evolving songwriting abilities and synth-laden pop …

Interview: Nico Muhly

The dynamic composer discusses his Met Opera production of "Two Boys"

Two years ago, composer Nico Muhly premiered his first full-scale opera with London’s English National Opera. The critically acclaimed work, entitled “Two Boys,” also became a commercial success, and now US audiences will have an opportunity to experience the performance when it premieres later this month at New York’s Metropolitan Opera House. With this, he will again flex his musical prowess and perhaps even bring …