Blood Orange feat. Robert Owens – “Uncle ACE” (Kindness Remix) Apr25

Blood Orange feat. Robert Owens – “Uncle ACE” (Kindness Remix)...

Dev Hynes released his album, Cupid Deluxe, last November on the strength of three excellent singles (You’re Not Good Enough, Chamakay, Time Will Tell). For his latest single, he has had it reworked by producer and video director Adam Bainbridge aka Kindness and added house music singer, Robert Owens, add some vocals. The result is a track that starts as a throwback R&B funk track that gets polished down into a very modern chillwave movement....

Devonté Hynes – “Palo Alto” Apr25

Devonté Hynes – “Palo Alto”...

When the bassline and melody kicked in, I immediately thought of another soundtrack record from a Coppola-helmed movie about dysfunctional white kids. Not to disparage Air, I am definitely a fan of their music and style. Hell, “La Femme d’Argent” is my go-to mood music. ahem…I digress, while not as rhythmically driven and sinuous as his Blood Orange work, Dev Hynes has created a lush canvas of melody and groove to set the stage for his soundtrack work on the upcoming movie, Palo Alto. Apparently the soundtrack is already on sale. The movie…I may watch it....