SXSW Archives: Dev Hynes with Florence Welch (2008)
    • THURSDAY, MARCH 07, 2013

    • Posted by: Matt Howard

    We had a "Holy Shit" moment today while digging through old video files for our Throwback Thursday: SXSW Edition. We unearthed a special appearance that back in 2008 didn't seem so monumental.

    Well before Dev Hynes was Solange Knowles' sidekick, and even before his super hip Blood Orange solo days, he was a Saddle Creek confidant better known as Lightspeed Champion. During his performance down in Austin, he welcomed fellow Brit-expat Florence Welch to the stage to sing along during "Heart In A Cage".

    It just goes to show, that anything can happen down at SXSW, and any flannel-shirted redhead that jumps on stage could be tomorrow's superstar.

    Watch the full video at

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