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Dev Hynes has come a long way since his Test Icicles and Lightspeed Champion days. He's shed his folksy singer-songwriter-with-twist aesthetic for the nostalgia-funk of Blood Orange, and he's even…   Read Story »
Blood Orange's Dev Hynes scored the new James Franco film Palo Alto, director Gio Coppola's adaptation of Franco's book of the same name. Besides interstitial music, Hynes has contributed new songs,…   Read Story »
Dev Hynes (aka the man behind Blood Orange) gave a TED Talk last week to discuss his synesthesia, which is a neurological phenomenon in which the stimulation of one sense automatically leads to an…   Read Story »
Earlier this week, Dev Hynes, who records as Blood Orange and who just gave us the excellent album Cupid Deluxe, lost just about every earthly belonging in an apartment fire that also killed his dog,…   Read Story »
Last night Blood Orange mastermind Dev Hynes returned home to find his New York apartment completely destroyed by a fire. He lost music, hard drives, clothing, food, and sentimental items --…   Read Story »
Last month, Dev Hynes released the silky, woozy, generally excellent Cupid Deluxe, his second album as Blood Orange, and it was one of our favorite LPs of the year. Today, Hynes posted a non-album…   Read Story »
Putting together her great 2012 EP True, the EP that turned her into an indie sensation, Solange Knowles worked closely with Dev Hynes, who records as Blood Orange. Hynes worked as a producer,…   Read Story »
Blood Orange's fantastic Cupid Deluxe is out today, and so is the video for album closer "Time Will Tell," a warm-blooded coda that calls back to "Champagne Coast" from 2011's Coastal Grooves among…   Read Story »
Blood Orange's Cupid Deluxe, out this week via Domino, is the culminating triumph of a long, strange decade for Devonté Hynes. Before finding his groove as a voguing, Prince-channeling soft-focus…   Read Story »
With the release of second single "You're Not Good Enough," Blood Orange's Cupid Deluxe is shaping up to be a late-breaking contender for the year-end listomania that infects music nerds worldwide,…   Read Story »