Most blogged artists: Dan Deacon, Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean remains at the top of The Hype Machine's most blogged artists charts on Friday, July 13, while Dan Deacon enters in tenth position. 

American singer-songwriter Frank Ocean is in the blogs thanks to the buzz surrounding the release of the New Orleans born artist's second single "Sweet LIFE" off his forthcoming debut album Channel Orange. Birds Need Feet describe the single as having a "distinct soul feel."

Making a new entry is American electro musician Dan Deacon, who is making waves with the release of "True Thrush" from his upcoming album America, due out August 28 on Domino. RCRDLBL describe the single as a "toned down affair" that "moves with chilled out ease."

The 10 most blogged artists on The Hype Machine on July 13 at 10:00 am GMT:

01.  Frank Ocean (no change)
02.  Tame Impala (no change)
03.  Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti (no change)
04.  Taken by Trees (+2)
05.  Azealia Banks (-1)
06.  Ellie Goulding (-1)
07.  Teengirl Fantasy (+3)
08.  Band of Horses (no change)
09.  Future Islands (no change)
10.  Dan Deacon  (new entry)

Launched in 2005, The Hype Machine aggregates information from more than 1,000 music blogs worldwide. Known for identifying up-and-coming artists, the site enables music fans to easily find out what music is hot in the blogosphere and to instantly hear and buy mp3s.

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