Lightspeed Champion

Review: Lightspeed Champion, ‘Life Is Sweet! Nice to Meet You’

With his 2008 solo debut, this Houston-born, U.K.-raised, and now New York–based singer-songwriter left behind noise-dance trio Test Icicles to become an Anglo-accented Bright Eyes.
Barry Walters / February 17, 2010

How He Became… Lightspeed Champion

Welcome to the new weekly feature "Name That Band" in which we get the inside stories behind the mysterious monikers of some of our…
David Marchese / February 2, 2010

Lightspeed Champion Covers Elvis!

Today would have been the 75th birthday of Elvis Presley. To pay his respects, Brit singer/songwriter Lightspeed Champion, a.k.a. Devonté Hynes, has covered the King's…
William Goodman / January 8, 2010

Lightspeed Champion Debuts New Songs in NYC

Lightspeed Champion (a.k.a. Devonte Hynes) may have split personality disorder.
Sam Weisberg / June 18, 2009