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Flying Lotus Will Be Bringing Visual Alchemy To His New 3D Tour.

Following the premiere of his sui generis 3D experience at FYF Fest in June, Flying Lotus is gearing up to showcase a new live, 3D multimedia set to cities across his North American tour. Integrated with elaborate light production and giant screens, the creative polymath intends to give fans a visual improvisation experience that can…

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Flying Lotus’ Jazz-Infused Feature Film ‘Kuso’ Is A Beautiful Nightmare

Flying Lotus’ Kuso shares bouts of inspiration that quickly transition to cringe-worthy visuals or vice versa. The narrator delivers his lines over a jazz number while the scenes take drastic turns. Though what meets the eye is not always for everyone, Flying Lotus continues to prove that he is equal parts genius and innovative. He…

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AfroPunk Fest 2016 Was A Celebration of Black Magic

Gorgeous people, good times, high vibes and amazing music were abundant this weekend in Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park for AfroPunk Fest 2016. The only music festival for creatives, weirdos and regular everyday people brought men and women from around the world to NYC for a weekend of communal love and positive energy exchanges. The festival,…

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Audio: Thundercat, “Bus In These Streets”

If you’re still jamming to Thundercat’s The Beyond/Where The Giants Roam then you’re not alone. But we’ll have to break from that today since the bassist/vocalist dropped a new joint. “Bus In These Streets” is a whimsical song that is just as retro as it is futuristic. In an attempt to reverse the immedicable folly…

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Get Into It: Taylor McFerrin

Taylor McFerrin registers within a very particular class of artists, and one that you would certainly not expect from the son of a ten-time Grammy Award winning musician — jazz artist, Bobby McFerrin. He’s self-taught. Boasting no fancy music school credentials, nor a classically-trained pedigree, McFerrin’s artistry budded as a teenage “bedroom producer” in late…

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Get Lost In Another Dimension With Thundercat’s Animated “Song For The Dead”

Bass player and singer Thundercat never disappoints as he releases an intergalactic visual for his lead single, “Song for the Dead,” stemming from his latest mini-LP The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam. We have listened to him create wondrous bass lines over Flying Lotus’ tracks, along with a slew of others, but now we have Thundercat’s…

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This Sundance Short Film Features An Eerie Score From Flying Lotus

FUCKKKYOUUU, currently screening at the Sundance Film Festival, features an almost terrifying yet captivating score from Flying Lotus. Directed by Eddie Alcazar, the short film follows a woman with the ability to travel through time on a journey in which she “finds love and comfort by connecting with her past self.” Flying Lotus’ score provides…

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Flying Lotus, Shabazz Palaces & Thundercat Form Mega Super Group

Flying Lotus, Shabazz Palaces and Thundercat comprise new super group titled WOKE, and today they drop their debut single. The track was originally set to be a solo Flying Lotus release, but the song showcases the collective strengths with additional funky vocals from George Clinton. Hopefully “The Lavishments of Light Looking” signifies more music to come from this…

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Flying Lotus Drops Unreleased Tracks During Debut BBC Radio 1 Residency

Flying Lotus celebrated the kick off of his new BBC Radio 1 residency with a mighty thick introduction. FlyLo mixed exclusive unreleased newness from himself and Thundercat into the two-hour set, also including sounds from James Blake, Young Thug, Rae Sremmurd, Pink Floyd. The session also featured an interview with jazz legend Herbie Hancock. Head…

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Flying Lotus Explores Afterlife in “Coronus, The Terminator” Visual

Flying Lotus releases cinematic music video for “Coronus, The Terminator.” Directed by Young Replicant, the visual follows the spirit of a man lying on his deathbed. He’s surrounded by mourning family in the physical but his spirit has ventured into the afterlife where we see FlyLo as a dustied, white-painted character. Watch the emotional clip…

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Flying Lotus to Join BBC Radio

Alongside Kaytranada, Hannah Wants, Solomun, Skream, and more, L.A. producer Flying Lotus will be joining the BBC Radio One team as a resident DJ in 2015. According to a tweet posted via Twitter, FlyLo will be shooting over to the UK airwaves beginning in January. When asked about the opportunity, Lotus told the BBC official…

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Audio: Taylor McFerrin, “The Antidote” Feat. Nai Palm

Producer Taylor McFerrin calls upon sweet vocal songbird Nai Palm for a new track off his debut album Early Riser, set to be released through Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder imprint. Listen to the easy-going tune below and look out for McFerrin’s debut effort, dropping June 3.

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