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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 list comprises singles from artists with an array of genre-inclinations, and as usual, there’s something for everyone. We’re repping jazz-funk, unorthodox pop, jagged guitar-driven folk-rock, and knee-to-the-gut verses that make… More »

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 who attend are typically good all-around, too. It’s a sprawling, often muddy festival that can be overwhelming for its wealth of choices, but it’s so well-run and so laid-back that… More »

Governors Ball was oversold, there’s no question about it; that, or the festival grounds shrunk significantly this year. Either way, we had a great time and Sunday felt way less hectic in comparison with the rest of the weekend. Maybe everyone was burned out or hungover or half-dead, but it seemed like fewer people chose… More »

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Hear Flying Lotus Play Unreleased Tracks, Interview Herbie Hancock On BBC Radio 1

Flying Lotus hosted his first BBC Radio 1 Residency last night, joining a roster that’s included James Blake, SOHN, Jacques Green, and (starting next week)…
James Rettig | January 16, 2015 - 8:29 am
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Flying Lotus – “Coronus, The Terminator” Video

Flying Lotus has had an incredible run of videos for You're Dead tracks "Never Catch Me" and "Ready Err Not," and that streak continues with…
James Rettig | January 14, 2015 - 8:38 am
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Flying Lotus Is Writing A Movie

During a Twitter Q&A a few days ago, Flying Lotus mentioned offhandedly that he was working on writing a movie. It was in response to…
James Rettig | January 9, 2015 - 9:21 am

The 40 Best Music Videos Of 2014

Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2014 - 1:01 pm
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The 50 Best Albums Of 2014

Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of…
Stereogum | December 2, 2014 - 9:39 am
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Flying Lotus – “Masquatch” (Feat. DOOM)

Following the Krayzie Bone-featuring "Medication Meditation," Flying Lotus has shared another collab that appears on FlyLo FM, an in-game radio station in the relaunched next-gen
Peter Helman | November 20, 2014 - 6:00 pm
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Flying Lotus – “Medication Meditation” (Feat. Krayzie Bone)

Flying Lotus has shared one of the new tracks that appears on his FlyLo FM station on the new next-gen edition of Grand Theft Auto
James Rettig | November 18, 2014 - 6:59 pm
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New Flying Lotus, Danny Brown, Action Bronson Songs Included In Relaunched Grand Theft Auto V

The Grand Theft Auto games are known for their awesome soundtracks, and Rockstar Games has announced the tracklists for each of the game's 17 radio…
James Rettig | November 17, 2014 - 6:40 pm

Hear Kendrick Lamar’s Unreleased Verse From Flying Lotus’ “Eyes Above”

For his new album You're Dead!, the L.A. beat warper Flying Lotus roped in Kendrick Lamar to rap on the dazzling single "Never Catch Me."…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2014 - 10:24 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I don't know if it's some combination of Halloween sugar-hangover and Republican-Senate-takeover anxiety or what, but there are some dark and strange and intense visio…
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2014 - 2:02 pm
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Flying Lotus – “Ready Err Not” Video (NSFW)

Flying Lotus follows up the instant-classic "Never Catch Me" with another fantastic video for "Ready Err Not" that takes his new album's obsession with death…
James Rettig | October 31, 2014 - 9:03 am
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Flying Lotus Really Wanted To Be On Yeezus, Hints At Thom Yorke Collaboration

You're Dead!, the morbid new jazz-fusion odyssey from Flying Lotus, comes out tomorrow, and the album has cameos from rap stars Kendrick Lamar and Snoo…
Tom Breihan | October 6, 2014 - 9:24 am
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Premature Evaluation: Flying Lotus You’re Dead!

Full disclosure: I am not exactly well-versed in the deep, labyrinthine history of jazz music. Sure, I know my Mingus from my Monk, my Coltrane…
Patric Fallon | October 3, 2014 - 4:59 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Some list-nerd stuff, before we begin. A$AP Rocky's Karl Lagerfeld's The Warriors video for "Multiply" dropped at midnight last night, which means it technically came…
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2014 - 4:20 pm
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Q&A: Flying Lotus On Death, Grand Theft Auto, And Closing A Chapter With You’re Dead!

Steven Ellison isn't the biggest fan of heights. We're standing on a fire escape, and then a rooftop, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, which is cloaked i…
Ryan Leas | October 2, 2014 - 12:42 pm
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Flying Lotus – “Never Catch Me” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar) Video

The Flying Lotus/Kendrick Lamar collab "Never Catch Me" is one of the highlights from FlyLo's upcoming album You're Dead, and now it has a great…
James Rettig | October 1, 2014 - 8:28 pm
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Hear Six New Flying Lotus Songs In A Short Film Starring Noomi Rapace

Flying Lotus scored a new short film by British artist and designer Aitor Throup, which debuted over on Nowness earlier today. It’s a portrait of…
James Rettig | September 29, 2014 - 1:10 pm
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Pharrell Didn’t Guest On Flying Lotus’ You’re Dead Because He Didn’t Want To Die

The forthcoming Flying Lotus album You’re Dead! has some impressively big-name guests, like Kendrick Lamar on “Never Catch Me” and Herbie Hancock on “Moment Of
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2014 - 2:51 pm
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Flying Lotus – “Coronus, The Terminator”

Spaced-out astral traveler Flying Lotus is preparing to unleash his new album You're Dead! upon the world, and he's already shared two of the album'…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2014 - 11:23 am
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This week brought a small avalanche of new songs from big-ticket names. And four of the tracks that made our list of the 5 Best…
Stereogum | September 5, 2014 - 5:17 pm
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