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    Blood Orange

    For a long time, Devonte "Dev" Hynes aka Lightspeed Champion aka Blood Orange has stood behind the scenes of indie's breakout artists like Florence and the Machine, Theophilus London, and Sky Ferreira. Infusing any song he touches with a signature electronic/pop/R&B sound, he's recently received praise for work with Solange—it seems Hynes gave her the direction she needed to find a new lane. But solo dolo, Hynes started his experimental electronic project Blood Orange launched with 2011's Coastal Grooves, a minimally produced album with a mixtape vibe, which was subsequently released in remix tapes. As a man of multiple monikers, don't be surprised to hear songs that hit every corner of Hynes' career, and with Solange also on the Pitchfork bill, cross your fingers for a Blood Orange/Solange duet.