flying lotus

Music

steve lacy’s ‘apollo xxi’ and everything else you need to hear today

Let our playlist be your gui-De to this week's new music.
Frankie Dunn
5.24.19
screen

watch: the latest blade runner 2049 prequel was made by an anime dream team

Directed by Shinichiro Watanabe, scored by Flying Lotus, ogled over by you.
Georgie Wright
9.27.17
Music

thundercat discusses life, music, and everything in between

Jazz saviour, bass god, and massive nerd, Thundercat is the man who shaped the sound of Kendrick’s To Pimp a Butterfly. We discuss the LA music scene, jazz as a response to the bullshit in the world, and his unwavering obsession with gaming.
Frankie Dunn
8.11.17
Music

a military brat from germany is one of US rap’s most intriguing new voices

Formerly of Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder label, Azizi Gibson is the outsider rapper who refuses to be typecast.
Matthew Whitehouse
6.27.17
News

flying lotus has secretly been making a feature film with new music from aphex twin

'I lied,' tweeted the experimental producer, who premiered his first short film 'Royal' in Los Angeles over the weekend. 'Royal is just one piece of [my first] feature film called Kuso been steady filming low key this year with some talented folks.'
Hannah Ongley
8.16.16
Film

watch the wild, pulsing trailer for flying lotus' new short film

Directed under the alias 'Steve', the experimental producer turns his hand to film making.
Ryan White
8.10.16
Fashion

exclusive: aitor throup discusses his new online archive and the tenth anniversary of a.t. studio

The multi-disciplinary designer talks to i-D about his life and career to date, as he launches a new online archive celebrating the first decade of A.T. Studio.
James Darton
7.19.16
Film

watch a trailer for the shia labeouf-produced, flying lotus-scored film lovetrue

The film, from Israeli director Alma Har’el explores the nuances of true love through documentary and imaginative role-play drama.
Lula Ososki
4.12.16
Music

thundercat is the virtuoso behind kendrick lamar's 'to pimp a butterfly'

Thundercat might just be one of modern music’s most talented musicians. We meet the Kendrick Lamar and Flying Lotus collaborator who started out playing bass in seminal thrash punk band Suicidal Tendencies…
Ian McQuaid
6.10.15
Film

is kahlil joseph hip hop’s most important video director?

As his new installation opens at MoCA, we caught up with the dynamic director behind FKA twigs, Flying Lotus, and Kendrick Lamar’s best videos.
Emily Manning
3.23.15
music interviews

i-D's music ones to watch 2015 - silent jay

Alejandro J Abapo AKA Silent Jay fuses his deep love for rnb, soul and hip hop, an education in jazz and a preoccupation with other worldly sounds to create genre defying music.
Courtney DeWitt
3.16.15
Music

finding life in flying lotus' vision of death

Exploring the new Flying Lotus record with Noisey.
Noisey Staff
1.8.15
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