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Frequent collaborators Flying Lotus and Thundercat have crafted new opening credit music for Aqua TV Show Show, the Adult Swim cartoon formerly known as Aqua Teen Hunger Force. Their theme is a lot…   Read Story »
The second thing you might do when hearing Thundercat's new single is notice how it's the perfect high-energy counterpoint to first single "Heartbreaks + Setbacks"'s yearning beauty. The first thing…   Read Story »
Last year, the filmmaker Khalil Joseph made a mesmerizing short film for Until The Quiet Comes, the Flying Lotus album, which made a better case for the LP than most music videos. Now, Joseph and…   Read Story »
His ascent was one of the most annoying things to happen to rap music in recent years, but the goonish Pittsburgh weed-rapper Mac Miller has lately been threatening to become interesting. For one…   Read Story »
If you didn't hear Thundercat (aka Stephen Bruner) on his fantastic 2011 album, you've probably heard his bass guitar brilliance on many of Flying Lotus's best tracks Now Thundercat has a new album…   Read Story »
We saw Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt at SXSW back in March, and he made his Coachella debut on Friday night sporting tie-dye and a bucket hat. Flying Lotus (aka Captain Murphy) DJ'd, and the set…   Read Story »
Here it is, our last recap-post from last week in Austin. If you're just getting caught up, you can dip back into Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Otherwise, here now here is Tom going in on JT,…   Read Story »
By the end of last year, compiling Monthly Mixes became a sad task. Each month I'd scan in sadness, watching our strongest songs presented as straight-to-Soundcloud affairs, our music business…   Read Story »
The people at Moog have just introduced a new handcrafted synth that they've unfortunately decided to call the Sub Phatty. Fortunately, though, they let Flying Lotus get his hands on the thing before…   Read Story »
At a Los Angeles show last week, the mysterious Californian rap newcomer Captain Murphy finally revealed his identity: He's actually Flying Lotus, the guy who produced Murphy's debut track "Between…   Read Story »