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The 2016 Grammys Are Gonna Be Alright

This time last year we were perturbed with the Grammys for generating a slate of 2015 nominees that honored a bunch of mediocre white musicians…
Chris DeVille | December 7, 2015 - 2:29 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Sometimes, it's ridiculously hard for us to debate our favorite songs of the past 7 days, but this week, the choice seemed fairly obvious. This…
Stereogum | June 19, 2015 - 4:36 pm


7 Memorable Sets From Bonnaroo 2015 Thursday & Friday

By its early reputation and the sheer nature of it, Bonnaroo should be a complete mess. But the staff are universally nice and the people…
Ryan Leas | June 13, 2015 - 7:34 pm

More Flying Lotus stories

Flying Lotus’ Film Kuso Casts George Clinton And Maybe @ElijahWood

Funk legend George Clinton has joined the cast of Flying Lotus' feature film Kuso, Deadline reports. Back in August, FlyLo made his directorial debut with…
Peter Helman | October 1, 2016 - 5:09 pm

Captain Murphy – “Crowned”

Adult Swim and Flying Lotus go way back like Flo Rida's hairline. The Cartoon Network subset was actually pretty influential in launching Steven Ellison's career…
Collin Robinson | September 28, 2016 - 5:32 pm

Brainfeeder At The Bowl: Flying Lotus, George Clinton, Thundercat, & More Bring The Funk To Hollywood

Behold the Gospel Of Funk! In which we understand funk as a galactic force, a vast and free-flowing stream of information and instigation that suffuses…
Jonathan Zwickel | September 19, 2016 - 12:48 pm

Watch Michael McDonald Join Thundercat For “What A Fool Believes” & “Them Changes” At Brainfeeder Hollywood Bowl Show

Record label Brainfeeder hosted a show at the Hollywood Bowl last night featuring label-founder Flying Lotus, Thundercat, Shabazz Palaces, the Gaslamp Killer, and George Clinton…
Grace Birnstengel | September 18, 2016 - 11:27 am

5 Memorable Moments From Afropunk Brooklyn 2016

Afropunk is beautiful black weirdness, a huge celebration of black creativity that assembles some of the best crowds I have had a privilege of being…
Collin Robinson | August 29, 2016 - 3:24 pm

Watch Flying Lotus Check His Email On The Eric Andre Show

Thus far today, The Eric Andre show has already given us a video of its beautifully stupid Kraft Punk sketch. And now, that same show…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2016 - 11:30 am

The Gaslamp Killer – “Residual Tingles”

LA experimental hip-hop soundscaper the Gaslamp Killer is eyeing his first release in over four years, following up 2012's Breakthrough with the newly announced Instrumentalepathy
Collin Robinson | August 11, 2016 - 12:19 pm

Flying Lotus Makes Directorial Debut With Royal Short Film

Earlier this year Steven Ellison, better known as glitchy producer Flying Lotus, shifted gears toward film scoring the gruesome short film FUCKKKYOUUU. Now he's officially…
Collin Robinson | July 6, 2016 - 4:51 pm

Smoke DZA – “Outside My Mind” (Prod. Flying Lotus)

New York rap stoner Smoke DZA has never been an especially experimental type. He's a terse formalist, sounding hard even when he's talking about smoking…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2016 - 3:23 pm

Stream Three Previously Unreleased Flying Lotus Outtakes

Flying Lotus has just shared three previously unreleased outtakes from his brain-melting 2014 album You're Dead!. Two of the new tracks, "Haleys Line//thundercat" and "NO…
Peter Helman | March 22, 2016 - 7:03 pm

Rick Rubin Curates Star Wars Headspace Comp Feat. Flying Lotus, Rustie, A-Trak, & More

Rick Rubin has announced that he's curated and produced a new compilation, Star Wars Headspace, which features songs created using sound effects from the Star
James Rettig | February 8, 2016 - 12:59 pm

Watch Flying Lotus’ Short Film FUCKKKYOUUU (NSFW)

Fresh off a Grammy nod for his collaboration with Kendrick Lamar on "Never Catch Me," eccentric producer Flying Lotus is back with another striking set…
Collin Robinson | January 25, 2016 - 10:59 am

Levitation Fest 2016 Lineup Has Pet Sounds, AnCo, FlyLo

Levitation Fest will return to Austin in the spring of 2016 (4/29-5/1 to be exact) with a beyond impressive lineup. Headlining the bill is Brian…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 30, 2015 - 11:55 am

WOKE (Flying Lotus, Shabazz Palaces & Thundercat) – “The Lavishments Of Light Looking” (Feat. George Clinton)

Today, the Adult Swim Singles series was supposed to give us a new track from Flying Lotus. Instead, it's given us something that may be…
Tom Breihan | September 28, 2015 - 12:03 pm
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