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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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Listen To Flying Lotus & Thundercat’s Aqua TV Show Show Theme

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
Claire Lobenfeld | August 13, 2013 - 10:35 am

Thundercat – “Oh Sheit It’s X”

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"'…
Miles Bowe | May 7, 2013 - 12:30 pm

Watch Flying Lotus-Soundtracked Short Film Wildcat

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…
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2013 - 1:11 pm

Mac Miller – “S.D.S.” (Prod. Flying Lotus)

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 ha…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Thundercat – “Heartbreaks + Setbacks”

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'…
Miles Bowe | April 16, 2013 - 3:08 pm

Watch Earl Sweatshirt’s Coachella Set

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…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 15, 2013 - 1:16 pm

SXSW 2013 Saturday: Justin Timberlake, Earl Sweatshirt, French Montana, More

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,…
Stereogum | March 18, 2013 - 1:26 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: January 2013

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 a…
Amrit Singh | January 31, 2013 - 10:23 am

Flying Lotus – “Such A Square”

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…
Tom Breihan | January 21, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Watch Captain Murphy Perform With Earl Sweatshirt In L.A.

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…
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2012 - 1:57 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2012 - 12:26 pm

Flying Lotus – “Tiny Tortures” Video (Feat. Elijah Wood)

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
Michael Nelson | November 29, 2012 - 12:41 pm

Flying Lotus On His New Album, Working With Thom Yorke, And His Dream Collaborations

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…
T. Cole Rachel | October 15, 2012 - 2:18 pm

Flying Lotus Plays New Music On BBC Radio 1

Flying Lotus dropped a new mix on BBC Radio 1’s recurring Diplo & Friends, a lineup that featured three new FlyLo songs, cuts from Until
Corban Goble | October 8, 2012 - 1:53 pm

Animal Collective, Flying Lotus, Huun Huur Tu @ Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood 9/23/12

Animal Collective have moved up from playing the Wiltern to Hollywood Bowl in support of their latest album Centipede Hz. It was an assault of…
Andrew Youssef | September 24, 2012 - 1:54 pm

Stream Flying Lotus Until The Quiet Comes

Next week, bass music overlord Flying Lotus releases Until The Quiet Comes, his new album that features collabs with both Thom Yorke and Erykah Badu.
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2012 - 10:53 am

Flying Lotus – “Putty Boy Strut” Video

Bass music overlord Flying Lotus releases his new album Until The Quiet Comes next month, and he's already released a gorgeous short film that use…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2012 - 11:49 am

Hear Flying Lotus’s Frank Ocean Remix

Late last night, bass music king Flying Lotus posted a new track, "Binge Eating Without You," on his Soundcloud, adding a note that the track…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2012 - 8:30 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The music-video universe took a bit of a week off this week; Labor Day, I guess, will do that. But there was still plenty of…
Tom Breihan | September 7, 2012 - 10:23 am

Watch Flying Lotus Until The Quiet Comes Short Film

Flying Lotus will put out his new one, Until The Quiet Comes, in October, a release from which we've already heard the Erykah Badu colla…
Corban Goble | September 6, 2012 - 11:38 am