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Flying Lotus Introduces His New Filmmaker Alias, “steve”

If there’s one universal truth about living in Los Angeles, it’s that you can’t escape the film industry. Long celebrated as one of the leftfield’s most brilliant beatsmiths, Los Angeles hip hop producer Flying Lotus has apparently decided to extend his reach into film. Using the alias, “steve”, he’s created a short film called Royal that … Continued

Listen To Three Unreleased Flying Lotus Tracks From 2014

Flying Lotus just uploaded three previously unreleased sessions to his 2014 album, You’re Dead—a nice little treat while we wait for his next album to drop in fall. Two of the tracks feature longtime collaborator Thundercat, who brings some more bass vibes to the game. Stream them all here, and check out a disturbing Eddie Alcazar … Continued

Blu: ‘DoinNothin’” feat. U-God (prod. Flying Lotus)

Blu drops some new amazing visuals to his Flying Lotus-produced track that features Wu-Tang member U-God. The track is off his No York! album, one of the best indie hip-hop albums of 2011 which I guess hasn’t officially been released yet. The visuals, made by David M. Helman and with animation by Ruffmercy</strong, are definitely … Continued

Blu: ‘DoinNothin’ feat. U-God (prod. Flying Lotus)

Blu drops some new amazing visuals to his Flying Lotus-produced track that features Wu-Tang member U-God. The track is off Blu’s No York! album, which is one of the best indie hip-hop albums of 2011. The visuals, made by David M. Helman and with animation by Ruffmercy, are definitely unique and match perfectly with the … Continued

Flying Lotus offers free mix for Stones Throw

Years ago a certain Stephen Ellison used to work as an intern in the Stones Throw office. Who would have thought this guy is about to fully modernize instrumental hiphop? Under his Flying Lotus moniker Ellison renders hommage to both Madlib and deceased hiphop visionary J Dilla, infiltrating the bone-dry beat machinery with pure white … Continued

Flying Lotus links with Erykah Badu again

It’s not the first collaboration between the soul singer and the beat wizard: in February Flying Lotus teamed up with Erykah Badu to co-direct the video for ‘Gone Baby, Don’t Be Long’ from Badu’s acclaimed album New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh. Now FlyLo revealed himself as Badu’s partner in what he just … Continued

Tech Talk: Explore Lapalux’s London studio (Electronic Beats TV)

In almost a decade, Lapalux (aka Stuart Howard) has established himself as one of Brainfeeder’s most innovative artists. Since releasing his debut album, Nostalchic (2013) on Flying Lotus’ iconic LA-based label, he’s navigated a modern kaleidoscope of sounds, from British electronica, to soundscape-inspired IDM and downtempo introspection. In this Tech Talk on Telekom Electronic Beats … Continued

Stream Moodymann’s New DJ-Kicks Mix

Stream Moodymann‘s DJ-Kicks now! It’s out on February 19 on triple vinyl and marks the 51st entry in !K7’s long-running  series. Moodymann’s sets are legendary, melting together funk, soul and even rock. In 75 minutes-worth of quality tracks, he builds a “blues-drenched” mood. Enough words: listen here! Tracklist 01. Yaw – Where Will You Be 02. Cody ChesnuTT – … Continued

FlyLo Scores Disturbing New Eddie Alcazar Video

Flying Lotus has scored a new short film directed by Eddie Alcazar, which recently debuted at the Sundance NEXT Fest. FUCKKKYOUUU  is based on the story of a “lonely girl with the ability to travel in time,” who “finds love and comfort by connecting with her past self. Eventually faced with rejection she struggles with … Continued

10 x 4 – Shelter Point

Hotflush-affiliated Nottingham boys Shelter Point are due to release their debut EP Forever For Now on 22 October. Time, then, to find a little bit more about them with today’s 10 x 4. One of them used to whip the other with a tie, you know.

Editor’s Choice 4

We listen to a lot of music. Like, a lot. It’s pretty much the point of our jobs, of course, but there’s another reason: we love music. We love buying records, we love going to shows, and (okay, sure) we love finding spur-of-the-moment leaks of heavily-anticipated albums, just like (we hope) you. Music is pretty … Continued

Brainfeeder – free sampler!

To celebrate winning “Label of the Year” at Gilles Peterson‘s World Wide Awards in London last week, L.A based Brainfeeder are giving away a free 12 track compilation featuring music from Thundercat, Martyn, Samiyam, Tokimonsta, The Gaslamp Killer, Jeremiah Jae, Taylor McFerrin, Teebs, Austin Peralta and Mono/Poly. Brainfeeer is operated by Flying Lotus who (we … Continued

Battles create mix for ATP – win tickets for Berlin show!

Battles have put together a fantastic mixtape for ATP‘s upcoming Nightmare Before Christmas festival, compiling tracks from every band playing on the same day they do. Self-motivated? Natch. Really nice to listen to? Totally. Stream and download the mix below, and fill out the form below to win a ticket for Battles’ show with Walls … Continued

10 x 4 – Busdriver

Busdriver has been rapping, writing and producing music since the early nineties. A punk ethic and a DIY approach has seen him release a record with Deerhoof, collaborate with dozens of underground rappers and DJ’s, and now guest star on the track ‘Pretentious Friends’ from Monkeytown – the new album from Modeselektor, who in their … Continued

King Midas Sound documentary & upcoming remix album

We can never get enough of good music, naturally, and if reworking, remixing and dubbing it out creates more of it then we’ll readily embrace it. After releasing their startling album Waiting For You in 2009, King Midas Sound is readying the reworked version ‘Without You’ with help from Gang Gang Dance, Flying Lotus, Hype … Continued

King Midas Sound’s rework album – Without You

King Midas Sound are going to release an album of covers of their own tracks by artists such as Gang Gang Dance, Cooly G and Hype Williams this November. Released on Hyperdub the three piece of Kevin Martin (The Bug), Roger Robinson and Hitomi have an enviable reputation for straddling the fertile ground between bass … Continued

Hear Thom Yorke + Modeselektor

Not long to go until Monkeytown, the much awaited new album from Modeselektor arrives, and one of the worst kept secrets about the release is that Radiohead front-man Thom Yorke is going to be making a guest appearance. A long time fan of the German duo, Yorke has been making overtures towards the speaker bothering … Continued

10 x 4 – Flume

Flume is not even in his twenties but very soon, we reckon this young Australian is going making waves with his half-stepping beats and nagging melodies. R&B dragged through the digital dimension, and spat out at the after-party his music is a heady brew of nostalgic hooks and futuristic arrangements. With his first release -the … Continued

First listen to Martyn on Brainfeeder

Dutch techno & bass producer and DJ Martyn is going to release his next album on L.A’s Brainfeeder label the imprint run by Flying Lotus. Since he released his debut album Great Lengths in 2009 Martyn has become increasingly associated with the fertile breeding ground between techno, house and the myriad forms of post-dubstep music. … Continued

New Martyn from the Boiler Room

London’s warehouse party series and music platform Boiler Room should be well known by now – even by continental Europeans. Boiler Room’s concept exceeds that of regular parties since they’re livestreaming their parties and live sets, reaching a massive worldwide audience with a great variety of booked artists. Mount Kimbie, Sampha, The Gaslamp Killer, SBTRKT, … Continued

Radiohead remixed by Caribou and Jacques Greene

Two tracks from Radiohead’s most recent album,The King of the Limbs, are getting the re-fix treatment from EB favourite Caribou and general man of the moment Jacques Greene. The remixes of ‘Little by Little’ and ‘Lotus Flower’ are the first in a series of remix records form the album, which was originally released in February. … Continued

Movement Festival Detroit – Live stream

Detroit’s Movement Festival – one of the world’s essential destinations for electronic music producers, fans and those curious about electronically generated bleeps, clicks and gut-troubling bass is going to be streamed live via Resident Advisor. Featuring everyone from DJ Harvey, to Flying Lotus, Venetian Snares to Ramadanman as well as a whole host of local … Continued

Samiyam returns with second album this summer

Michigan beatsmith Sam Baker aka Samiyam loves the details. If you ever get your hands on one of the rare copies of his first proper full-length release, the insanly dense beat-collection Rap Beats Vol.1, you’ll know what I mean. Every one of the CD-R releases had a different artwork. Since then Baker has put out … Continued

RISING – Com Truise

Com Truise is only one of producer and designer Seth Haley‘s many personas. Born and raised in upstate New York, he produces a sound classified as “soft, window-fogging synth-wave” by his remarkable label Ghostly International. His music clearly has an 80’s vibe and evokes a time when we still had our Berlin Wall. In other … Continued

Tokimonsta readies her Brainfeeder debut

Tokimonsta is an artist who has long been associated with Flying Lotus’s Brainfeeder camp so it comes as quite a surprise to learn her forthcoming EP with the label is in fact her first solo release on Brainfeeder. The EP, titled Creatures Dreams, is a seven track mini-album, which takes a look through Tokimonsta’s darkest … Continued

RISING – Quadron

Recently Kenton Slash Demon listed these guys as one of their favourite artists they were listening to in our 21 Sauces Of Inspiration feature. We should listen to K.S.D. more often, this new Danish neo-soul duo are simply spectacular. Nothing short of being one of the more fresher and innovative artists we’ve heard for a … Continued

Dorian Concept preps Ninja Tune debut

Dorian Concept, the baby faced beat machine, who’s contribution to Ninja Tune XX was one of the undoubted highlights of the anniversary box set, is about to have his first full release with the label – an E.P called Her Tears Tasted Like Pears. With stints as a part of Flying Lotus’ band as a … Continued