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Third Coast Percussion covers Devonte Hynes in an hour of peaceful and resonant music / The Daily Cardinal

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Many might know Devonte Hynes' material only through his solo work as Blood Orange, but outside of that, Hynes has worked on a dizzying number of projects in varying capacities. He's collaborated with songwriters like Carly Rae Jepsen, actors like Kristen Wiig and even film directors like Gia Coppola as a producer, songwriter, composer and arranger. 

With Fields, Hynes has added classical music to his repertoire. Third Coast Percussion, a Chicago-based quartet, performs Hynes' compositions, which also marks the first time Hynes hasn't played the music he has written according to a press release from last August. The end result is an hour of peaceful and resonant ambient music.

Most of Fields' run-time is dominated by an 11-part suite titled "For All Its Fury." The suite has a few foundations in the form of motifs that are interpolated with one another. Third Coast Percussion focuses the instrumental landscape around mallet-based percussion with bells, xylophones and marimbas. 

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