Blood Orange: Piano Improvisation 1

Devonté Hynes' piano improvisation, Kindness' "World Restart," a look back at Secret Machines and more in the music we tweeted this week

Blood Orange—aka Devonté Hynes—spent a late night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music preparing for his upcoming TEDxMartha’sVineyard talk, and took a break to “have a laff” and ended up creating this calming piano improvisation. The NYC-based musical mastermind—and subject of a Cool Hunting video—began by playing the piano at age seven, before moving onto the cello, then the guitar and seemingly any piece of equipment he came across. While these days his projects speak more to fans of electronic music, artistic moments like these reflect his fondness for classical music and his inherent talent.