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Songs for Screens: Dev Hynes on Creating His Classical-Inspired Score for HBO’s ‘We Are Who We Are’

Songs for Screens: Dev Hynes on Creating His Classical-Inspired Score for HBO’s ‘We Are Who We Are’

For the better part of the last decade, Dev Hynes has been one of the most prolific artists in the kind of taste-making pop and R&b that tops critics’ best-of lists and soundtracks five-course meals at your favorite restaurant. In addition to his five albums as Blood Orange, Hynes’ dance card as a writer-producer includes Solange, Sky Ferreira, Carly Rae Jepsen, A$AP Rocky, Mariah Carey and many others.

And in the past year alone, he’s released his latest Blood Orange project (the star-studded mixtape “Angel’s Pulse”), a collaborative classical album with the quartet Third Coast Percussion and his score for Melina Matsoukas’ “Queen & Slim.”

But even the most hyper-productive minds in music are not immune to the creativity blackhole that is 2020. While Hynes kept busy during the first few weeks of quarantine finishing a few scoring projects he began pre-lockdown, he hasn’t been able

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