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Last year, Blood Orange released his silky and beautiful album Cupid Deluxe, and now Dev Hynes's friend and frequent collaborator Adam Bainbridge, better known as the disco-pop auteur Kindness, has…   Read Story »
In recent years, Dev Hynes has been best-known as a collaborator, helping people like Solange and Sky Ferreira find a certain haze-pop sweet spot. But Hynes has also been running his solo project…   Read Story »
In the past year, Dev Hynes has really come into his own as a producer, helping to usher in great stoner-pop work from singers like Solange and Sky Ferreira. And he's still recording on his own,…   Read Story »
When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to select the rising bands which have connected them, someone wrote a long time ago. Or, something close to that. Here's what…   Read Story »
A dark week for music videos! For whatever reason, this is the week that everyone's decided to perfect their death-stares and document their shit-smashing capabilities. That applies, in one way or…   Read Story »
For his new single "That's Alright," silky disco-pop synthesist Kindness sampled "Still Smokin'," a track from DC go-go legends Trouble Funk. And when it came time to make the video, Kindness decided…   Read Story »
Indie-disco auteur Kindness already had a big 2012 debut with his album World, You Need A Change Of Mind. Now he's already coming back with a new single that brings in bits of late-'80s new jack…   Read Story »
Adam Bainbridge and his cadre of soulful post-disco/house/dance revelers turned up on these shores this week, and the Village's (Le) Poisson Rouge door last night, for their first-ever show in NYC.…   Read Story »
You'll all be proud to learn that I managed -- just barely -- to restrain myself from naming the rap video that stars the terrifying decrepit pro-wrestling quasi-legend as this week's #1 video. This…   Read Story »
Kindness is in town for his first-ever NYC show this week at Le Poisson Rouge, and right on time, this terrific video. They talk about indie music "teaching the kids to dance again," but here…   Read Story »