Tagged: flying lotus

news: flying lotus announces artwork, tracklisting for “you’re dead”

that up there isn’t the artwork for the album, but via a series of drawings by artist Shintaro Kago, flylo announces the tracklisting for his upcoming LP, you’re dead, due out october 7th.

click the link below.

flying lotus – artwork, tracklisting for “you’re dead.”.


news: flying lotus announces new LP, tour

two news items involving flylo surfaced today.

first of which – a new album, titled you’re dead, which will drop through warp records on october 7th. second, a full US tour, including some festival dates. hit the jump for the routing.

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watch: flying lotus – phantasm (feat. laura darlington)

Flying Lotus (feat. Laura Darlington) – Phantasm from The Bow on Vimeo.

forgot how good flylo’s “latest” album was. by “latest,” i definitely mean until the quiet comes, which dropped in 2012. hell of a video too, shot on location in new zealand.


listen: flying lotus & thundercat – black skinhead remix

today, flylo let loose of a zip file called ‘ideas, drafts and loops’ — and among the files was a gem with an incomplete, albeit pretty neat little remix to yeezy’s “black skinhead.” listen to it below, and download the zip file here.

hit the jump for a tracklist.

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listen: captain murphy – between villains [ft earl sweatshirt, viktor vaughn, and thundercat]

the list of namely names on this super-sized adult swim single is one impressive lineup. anchored by flylo’s alter ego as captain murphy, verses are thrown by earl sweatshirt and DOOM alter ego (hey, another one!) viktor vaughn, with some flourishes by thundercat. mind blown, right? listen to “between villains” here.

– sunbear

watch: flying lotus – such a square

when the folks at moog unveiled a new handcrafted synth they’ve dubbed the “sub phatty,” the first thing they did was hand one over to fly lo to see how the thing sounds. the minute-thirty improvisation was good enough to get a video with visuals by adam fuchs and can be viewed above.

– sunbear

video: flying lotus – tiny tortures [feat. elijah wood] (2012)

while flylo revealed himself to be captain murphy (who debuted on the earl sweatshirt collab, for the record), confirming what most of interwebs already knew about the elusive artist. that news bit aside, elijah wood (as an amputee) stars in flylo’s new video for “tiny tortures,” from this year’s until the quiet comes.


video: flying lotus – layer 3 [red bull music academy feature] (2012)

flylo is the latest artist to hit the red bull documentary circuit, with this new short film in layer 3. well done as expected, watch the clip for a “behind the scenes” look at flylo’s expansive live set up, and a step into the audiosensory overload he provides.


stream: flying lotus – until the quiet comes [full album stream] (2012)

oct. 2nd will bring you flying lotus’ official follow up to 2010’s cosmogramma, but until then, the folks at NPR have the exclusive first stream, and they want you to preview until the quiet comes in its entirety.


flying lotus – until the quiet comes [full album stream]


video: flying lotus – putty boy strut (2012)

following the gorgeously shot short film for his upcoming album until the quiet comes, flying lotus drops an animated new video for the side-stepping “putty boy strut.” the clip features a city society run by robots, and eventually felled by an amorphous parasitic robot. let this be a lesson to everyone updating their iphones today. watch the clip above.

until the quiet comes is out on oct 2nd.

– sunbear

video: flying lotus – small moments (2012)

in true flylo fashion, he compiled a 1:30 long video of snippets from his upcoming album, until the quiet comes. the catch is they’re all so obscure, you couldn’t even begin to place a finger on where this album’s headed. that’s ok though, we get neat visuals and a way to grab the album in advance.

until the quiet comes drops october 1st.


video: flying lotus – until the quiet comes [short film] (2012)

we’ve already heard flying lotus’ erykah badu collaboration “see thru u2 u” from his october 2nd-due album until the quiet comes. now flylo is utilizing the short film format to showcase two more new songs, “hunger” and “getting there,” both featuring vocalist niki randa. watch the four minute short, shot all around los angeles, above.

– sunbear