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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

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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 – “North Star3″ & “You And Your Friends Are Dead”

Steven Ellison appears to be clearing out his hard drive this week, sharing various stray bits of Flying Lotus music to SoundCloud. First came a
Chris DeVille | May 17, 2017 - 1:44 pm

Flying Lotus – “Night Grows Pale”

Yesterday, we heard Flying Lotus' remix of the Twin Peaks theme and today the producer shared a new song called "Night Grows Pale." The track…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 16, 2017 - 10:46 am

Download Flying Lotus’ Remix Of The Twin Peaks Theme

During his set at Seattle's Upstream Music Festival over the weekend, Flying Lotus played a new remix of the iconic Twin Peaks theme song, which…
James Rettig | May 15, 2017 - 2:13 pm

Flying Lotus’ Kuso Sounds Really Gross

Last week we got to see the trailer for Flying Lotus' upcoming debut feature film, Kuso, and as twistedly disgusting as that little preview made…
Pranav Trewn | January 25, 2017 - 3:24 pm

Watch The Freaky Trailer For Flying Lotus’ Kuso

We've been hearing about Flying Lotus aka Captain Murphy aka Steven Ellison's debut feature film Kuso for what seems like forever now, but the film…
Chris DeVille | January 19, 2017 - 2:13 pm

Flying Lotus Guest Curating Sled Island 2017

Flying Lotus essentially invented bass music, at least in the scattered and jazz-addled way that it's being made today. And an entire scene of artists…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2017 - 12:50 pm

Sundance 2017 Lines Up Films With Ad-Rock, David Yow, & Will Oldham

The Sundance Film Festival has just announced the U.S. Competition, World Competition, and NEXT portions of its 2017 lineup, and there's a lot for music…
Peter Helman | November 30, 2016 - 9:57 pm

Flying Lotus Casts Hannibal Buress, Tim Heidecker, Donnell Rawlings In Feature Film Kuso

Steven Ellison, better known as Flying Lotus, has been expanding his repertoire past music for a couple years now with his Royal short film, scoring…
Collin Robinson | November 15, 2016 - 2:44 pm

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
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