BLOOD ORANGE

For well over a decade, Devonté (Dev) Hynes has proven himself a virtuoso of versatility, experimenting with almost every conceivable musical genre under a variety of monikers. After moving to New York City in the mid-2000s, Hynes became Blood Orange, plumming the oeuvres of the city’s musical legends to create a singular style of urgent, delicate pop music. As Blood Orange, Hynes speaks a contemporary vernacular with an ear cocked towards history, giving voice to people and stories usually overlooked by the mainstream. Across two beloved albums (2011’s Coastal Grooves and 2013’s Cupid Deluxe), “Blood Orange represents a force of... Read »