In celebration of the one year anniversary of the landmark album, Flamagra, Flying Lotus has returned with a new and intimate perspective of that epic body of work; Flamagra (Instrumentals). The album is an exploration of Lotus’ mastery of production techniques & virtuosic musicianship that allows the featured players of his world to take center stage.

Now Lotus challenges you to enter his world & re-imagine the single ‘Black Balloons...

Last week Flying Lotus dropped ‘More’ featuring Anderson .Paak alongside a slew of North American dates for his award winning live 3D show. On Saturday night, we premiered the visual directed by the iconic animator Shinichiro Watanabe (of Cowboy Bebop fame) via Toonami on Adult Swim. Flying Lotus and Shinichiro Watanabe’s creative kinship was cultivated while working on BLADE RUNNER: BLACK OUT 2020, the mutual respect led to them collaborating...

Last week, Flying Lotus announced ‘Flamagra,” his next studio album on Warp Records. A sprawling opus featuring a dream cast of collaborators (including David Lynch.) Today, we present new music.

The two-track offering ‘Spontaneous/Takashi’ is a mini-suite from the producer and our first musical step into the Flamagra universe.

‘Spontaneous’ is a flirtatious ballad with Yukimi Nagano of Little Dragon singing atop a funky template. It blends perfectly with ‘Takashi’,...

Photograph: Renata Raksha

Nearly half a decade has somehow elapsed since the last Flying Lotus album—the Grammy-nominated cadaver tetris of You’re Dead! During that intermission, the multi-disciplinary Los Angeles artist has remained in constant orbit, collaborating with Kendrick Lamar on the classic To Pimp a Butterfly, directing and writing the Sundance-premiered comic horror hallucination Kuso, and producing much of Thundercat’s Drunk. He’s also nurtured his Brainfeeder imprint into the most consistently innovative record...