Tagged: Lightspeed Champion


Footnotes: Dev Hynes and Ariel Rechtshaid

Dev Hynes, as the producer of Solange’s EP, and Ariel Rechtshaid, as co-producer of Vampire Weekend’s album, have built up their names to be nearly as big as our cover stars, mainly while working behind … read more »

POSTED March 7, 2013 10:25AM IN FEATURES Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

Dollars to Pounds: Blood Orange

I always enjoy talking to Dev Hynes. He’s candid and switched on and it also helps that his musical output is always surprising. First there was the twitchy dance-punk of Test Icicles, formed when Dev … read more »

POSTED June 24, 2011 10:04AM IN DOLLARS TO POUNDS Comments (3) TAGS: , , ,

Video: Lightspeed Champion, “Madame Van Damme”

Here’s a script straight out of The Monkees: Lightspeed Champion, nee Devonte Hynes, is just trying to drum with the most intense face imaginable, despite multiplying versions of himself and a psychedelic blueberry backdrop torn … read more »

POSTED April 14, 2010 5:45PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,

Video: Theophilus in the Studio with Lightspeed Champion & Vashtie + Poplocking Demo

We heard a rumor last week that Theophilus was working on new stuff and was singing a lot, and this behind the scenes studio clip seems to confirm that, with the charming Mr London and … read more »

POSTED March 12, 2010 12:41PM IN Levis-Watch, MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , ,

Stream Lightspeed Champion’s New Album, It’s Good

To be honest, when we first heard Dev Hynes bka Lightspeed Champion’s new album, Life is Sweet! Nice to Meet You a while back, we thought it had been mislabeled. We’ve always had a soft … read more »

POSTED February 17, 2010 11:14AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

Video: Lightspeed Champion, “Marlene”

Between this, White Denim’s “I Start To Run” and Yeasayer’s “Ambling Alp” videos, we are not going anywhere near Arizona in the foreseeable future. Some of us have family there, but it looks like a … read more »

POSTED December 3, 2009 4:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,

New Lightspeed Champion Album Coming February 16th

It has two intermissions! Two! read more »

POSTED November 4, 2009 12:10PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,

Basement Jaxx Releases New Video and Soon New Album

If this album sounds like the video looks, you won’t be a virgin much longer. What? Whatever. read more »

POSTED August 6, 2009 6:07PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,

We Are The Wiley Benefit

A benefit for Jon Wiley tonight, kids! read more »

POSTED July 9, 2009 4:35PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,

Basement Jaxx – "Raindrops"

From the excitement on the faces of our British dance fans, we were able to surmise that a new Basement Jaxx single has hit the airwaves. Last week, Basement Jaxx premiered “Raindrops” on Pete Tong’s BBC Radio 1 show Essential Selection. Featuring Felix Buxton on vocals (and on the vocoder), “Raindrops” has a much sunnier disposition than it’s title would suggest. read more »

POSTED April 21, 2009 6:48PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , ,