The electric atmospherics of Stuart Howard A.K.A. Lapalux released this spring his second album Lustmore via Flying Lotus’s Brainfreeder imprint. Lapalux described his latest music and writing revolving around the term “hypnogogia” known as the “limbo between being awake and being asleep”. Lapalux’s single “Don’t Mean a Thing” is a favorite on the album and […]
Sounds like: Flying Lotus, Dela, Toro Y Moi Song: Panda Bear - Crosswords (Pete Rock Remix) What's so good? Your man Noah Benjamin Lennox propelled experimental music as a founding member of Animal Collective and later in a solo career...Show More Summary
Jazz musician Kamasi Washington, who's on the new Kendrick Lamar album, the new Thundercat album, and has his own new album out now on Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder label, has announced a lengthy tour. He'll be in NYC for shows...
Photo by Mike Park Saxophonist/composer Kamasi Washington is getting ready to hit the road behind his excellent three-hour album The Epic. Washington—who also recently contributed to Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus, and Thundercat's new records—has announced dates around the world. Show More Summary
As announced last week, Thundercat’s new EP, The Beyond/Where The Giants Roam, is here. The 6-track project features heavy contributions from Flying Lotus and was released via FlyLo’s Brainfeeder imprint. The legendary Herbie Hancock also plays keyboards on track #4. Listen below and purchase on iTunes. Previously: Thundercat x Flying Lotus – Them Changes
Surprise "mini-LP" features Flying Lotus and jazz icon Herbie Hancock.
Thundercat (aka Stephen Bruner) has been gracing some of the best albums of the last few years with his singular style of sexy-psych-jazz fusion. He appears on Flying Lotus’ brilliant You’re Dead and Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly, an album that has unexpectedly transcended genre boundaries and seduced listeners... More »
Sounds like: Bibio, Knxwledge, Sonnymoon Song: Thundercat - Them Changes (Prod. by Flying Lotus) What's so good? What happens when you put a bunch of talented musicians together in a studio? Well, lots of things. And Thundercat is one...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Flying Lotus, Madlib, J Dilla Song: L’Orange & Jeremiah Jae - All I Need (Ft. Gift of Gab) What's so good? [Sample]“What’s this?” “What?"“In your pocket, that bulge.” “Stay out of my pockets.”“Harry, it feels like a gun!” It's...Show More Summary
It's been something of a landmark year for the progressive jazz/funk/electronic collective that makes up the Brainfeeder Records roster. From Flying Lotus's beloved 2014 release You're Dead to Kamasi Washington's recent album The Epic—a...Show More Summary
After making notable contributions to Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly, esteemed instrumentalist and producer Thundercat has announced a new project with Flying Lotus. The album, called The Beyond/Where the Giants Roam will be out this coming Monday the 22nd and Fly Lo produced about half of the projects 6-tracks. Check out a studio version […]
Los Angeles bassist, producer and songwriter Thundercat will release a new mini-album, The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam, on June 22nd, teasing the project with the bumping, buoyant new track, "Them Changes." Flying Lotus — whose Brainfeeder label will release the mini-LP — co-produced the track, which boasts a melange of...
Hear the funky first single titled "Them Changes".
photo: Thundercat in Philly in 2014 (more by Ryan Muir) Thundercat (aka Stephen Bruner) will follow 2013's Apocalypse with a new mini-album, The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam. Flying Lotus co-produced half of it and is releasing it on...
Stephen Bruner (bka Thundercat) will release his first solo material in two years next week on his old label, Brainfeeder, after having worked on two of the best-received records of 2015 so far: Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly and Kamasi Washington’s jazz odyssey The Epic. The Beyond / Where The Giants Roam has been […]
Thundercat, aka bassist extraordinaire Stephen Bruner, has been busy in the past two years as a featured contributor on Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus, and Kamasi Washington's new albums. Next week, he'll release a new solo effort—his first since 2013's Apocalypse. Show More Summary
The god Xtra P joins Sway and company for an in-studio chat. He speaks on the lost Nas track that G-Wiz references on “In The Scrolls”, his appreciation of the work of current producers like Flying Lotus and Dibiase, watching Rakim write, his love for Slick Rick and the relevance of “A Friendly Game of […]
Photo by Loren Wohl Flying Lotus closed out his BBC Radio 1 Residency tonight, with the latest addition to his Lovers Melt slow-jams mixtape series and a guest mix from J.Rocc. In the course of the show he played William Onyeabor, Kool & the Gang, A Tribe Called Quest, and more. Show More Summary
photos by Gretchen Robinette and P Squared Photography Weird Al / Hot Chip / Flying Lotus / War on Drugs @ Governors Ball 6/7/2005 Weird Al came swinging right from the bell, brandishing his accordion and taking a polka tour...
Thundercat might just be one of modern music’s most talented musicians. We meet the Kendrick Lemar and Flying Lotus collaborator who started out playing bass in seminal thrash punk band Suicidal Tendencies…