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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 »
I didn't write one of these lists last week because it was the day after Thanksgiving and that is simply not the type of thing that you do on the day after Thanksgiving. (What you do on the day after…   Read Story »
Flying Lotus's musical productions are bizarre, inventive, dreamlike works, so it's fitting that the video for "Tiny Tortures" (from FlyLo's fantastic recent Until The Quiet Comes) matches the music…   Read Story »
As far as I'm concerned, Flying Lotus is one of the most gifted and most unusual producers in the world. He has released four excellent studio albums -- most recently, Until The Quiet Comes, which…   Read Story »