Posts Tagged ‘flying lotus’

20 Producers Who Are Expanding The Sound of Hip-Hop

Rap as a genre is in a perpetual state of forward motion. Just as there will always be people yearning for the good old days, there will always be new generations of creators with no regard... Read more »

“You’re Dead!”: Flying Lotus Announces New Album and Tour Dates

Flying Lotus is back! The Brainfeeder label boss, experimental producer, and man behind Captain Murphy has announced his fifth studio album and an extensive accompanying tour. The new album will be called You’re Dead! and will come out... Read more »

15 Free Songs You Should Download Right Now

Every Sunday we collect the best free music we can find and put it all in one place. If you fell behind or just feel like building up your iTunes, we've got you covered. Enjoy.... Read more »

Flying Lotus Shares “ideas+drafts+loops” ft. Yeezus, Viktor Vaughn, Earl Sweatshirt, and More

Isn’t it nice when musicians show gratitude and give back to their fans? Today, Flying Lotus shared a 133-megabyte (that’s a lot of megabytes, just in case you were wondering) .zip file via Twitter as a... Read more »

Flying Lotus Has Been Working With Kendrick Lamar for the Yeezus Tour

If you’re excited for Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar‘s forthcoming Yeezus Tour, you may have yet another reason to look forward to it. Earlier today, Flying Lotus tweeted that he’s been working alongside Kendrick, “helping out”... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With Chance The Rapper, Flying Lotus, and St. Vincent

This week on Twitter, Flying Lotus feels a personal connection to Insidious 2, Chance The Rapper has love for his fans, and St. Vincent encounters a modern gondolier. Here is the week on Twitter:... Read more »

Captain Murphy (Flying Lotus), Earl Sweatshirt, Viktor Vaughn (DOOM), & Thundercat – “Between Villains”

For the new Adult Swim single release, Captain Murphy aka Flying Lotus teams up with DOOM (rapping under his alter-ego Viktor Vaughn), Earl Sweatshirt, and Thundercat for “Between Villains.” The song is creeping, menacing, and pretty much exactly... Read more »

Hear a Song Featuring Flying Lotus, MF DOOM, and Earl Sweatshirt

So this exists. Last night, Captain Murphy/Flying Lotus premiered a song at his show, and the new cut features none other than MF Doom and Earl Sweatshirt (guys, breathe). There’s no confirmation as to where this’ll... Read more »

Flying Lotus Reacts to Leaks and the New Thundercat Album

Flying Lotus worked hard producing and writing for Thundercat’s new album—which is officially out now—so when it leaked early, he felt a certain way about it. As consumers, we’ve gotten so used to album leaks that... Read more »

Listen To Thundercat’s New Album “Apocalypse,” Produced by Flying Lotus

Stephen Bruner aka Thundercat is a bassist at heart, and the soulful songs on Apocalypse are built around funky bass playing and his warm vocals. Co-produced by Flying Lotus and Mono/Poly, the album ranges from sweaty, carefree party... Read more »

15 Songs That Make You Feel Like You’re Underwater

"It feels like I'm...underwater. Does that make sense?" There are certain songs that evoke a feeling beyond “cool” or “dope” or “dude, my face is melting." This playlist is here to bring you songs that appeal to... Read more »

Watch Earl Sweatshirt Perform “Whoa” with Flying Lotus at SXSW

Earl Sweatshirt didn’t have Tyler with him on stage at the Green Label Sound barbecue at SXSW, but Flying Lotus spun and the 19-year-old rapper had no problems handling all the words. He performed his latest... Read more »

Flying Lotus Announces Spring Tour

Surrounding his sets at SXSW and the Red Bull Music Academy in New York, Flying Lotus has announced a string of new tour dates for 2013. The spring tour will kick off tomorrow at SXSW, and... Read more »

Hear Flying Lotus, Hudson Mohawke, Lunice & Shlohmo Discuss “Beats” Music

Red Bull Music Academy have pulled together an all star cast of artists for the fourth episode of their “Hashtags” series of mini-documentaries on different elements of Internet-based music. This time, RBMA speak to FlyLo, HudMo, Lunice, Shlohmo,... Read more »

The Week on Twitter with Danny Brown, Santigold, and Justin Timberlake

As usual, Twitter was filled with jokes and controversy this week. If you aren’t already familiar with our Week on Twitter feature, here’s the idea: we’re taking the best tweets from all your favorite artists, and... Read more »