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Mamby On The Beach 2017 Lineup Announced feat. MGMT, Flying Lotus, Thundercat, Saba, Raury

posted by Oscar March 7, 2017

You can feel festival season is just around the corner! Mamby On The Beach has released its 2017 lineup, which boasts MGMT, Local Natives, Misterwives, Walk The Moon, and Flying Lotus as its headliners.

Also on the bill are names likes Miike Snow, Marian Hill, Raury, Sango, and Thundercat. Standing tall repping Chicago in this hometown fest are POD favorites Saba, Ravyn Lenae, oddCouple, BJ the Chicago Kid, and Sir the Baptist.

Get your tickets now!

Peep the lineup in full on the poster below. Continue Reading

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Recap: Thundercat Slays the Concord

posted by Rosario Edwards February 28, 2017

Stephen Bruner, AKA Thundercat, has built a name as one of the most important studio bassists in the music industry. Working with Flying Lotus, Solange, Erykah Badu, Kamasi Washington, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kendrick Lamar and countless others, there’s a good chance you have heard Thundercat slay before, even if you’ve never heard of Thundercat. The show was sold out, thanks in part to the release of his new LP, Drunk just the day before. Continue Reading

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Austin’s LEVITATION Festival 2016 Lineup Announced feat. Brian Wilson, Flying Lotus, Twin Peaks

posted by Oscar December 10, 2015

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The newly re-branded LEVITATION music festival, formerly Austin Psych Fest, has revealed its 2016 lineup and boy it’s a good one. The three-day fest, taking place April 29th-May 1st, will bring artists like Brian Wilson, Animal Collective, Flying Lotus, Ty Segall, and POD faves Twin Peaks to ATX’s Carson Creek Ranch.

Also part of the lineup are Slowdive, Caribou, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Nicolas Jaar, The Black Angels, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Sunn O))), Super Furry Animals, Thurston Moore Band, Shabazz Palaces, and Parquet Courts. Something definitely worth noting about this event is that Brian Wilson will be playing his Beach Boys masterpiece Pet Sounds in full!

Check out the full lineup and purchase weekend passes, priced at $165, over at the festival’s website.

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Glastonbury 2015 Lineup feat. Foo Fighters, Kanye West, Pharrell

posted by Oscar April 14, 2015

glastonbury-2015Earlier today one of the biggest music festivals in the world announced its lineup for its 2015 edition and it really is quite great. The biggest acts hitting up Pilton’s Worthy Farm from June 24th – 28th are Foo Fighters, Kanye West, and a yet-to-be-announced headliner.

Also playing the massive UK festival are Florence and the Machine, Pharrell Williams, Alt-J, Lionel Richie, Motorhead, Patti Smith, The Chemical Brothers, Belle and Sebastian, Death Cab For Cutie, Spiritualized, Ryan Adams, and Mark Ronson.

Other big names set to perform are Death From Above 1979, deadmau5, George Clinton and the Parliament, Funkadelic & The Family Stone, Alabama Shakes, Jessie Ware, Father John Misty, Hot Chip, Flying Lotus, Run the Jewels, Future Islands, FKA twigs, Sharon Van Etten, Azealia Banks, Charli XCX, and Courtney Barnett.

Note: Tickets sold out back almost instantly when they were first made available back in October.

 

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Flying Lotus Interviews Kendrick Lamar For BBC Radio 1; Unveils Unreleased Collaboration “Eyes Above”

posted by Oscar April 9, 2015

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Flying Lotus’ BBC Radio 1 hosting residency today brings us an interview with contemporary icon and long-time collaborator Kendrick Lamar. Lamar speaks to FlyLo about new album To Pimp A Butterfly and more.

Listen to the program in its entirety now over on the BBC website.

Update 4/10: At the end of the broadcast, Flying Lotus took advantage of the moment and played a previously unreleased collaboration with Kendrick titled “Eyes Above.” Check it out below. Continue Reading

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Coachella 2015 Lineup Announced feat. AC/DC, St. Vincent, Jack White, Drake

posted by Oscar January 6, 2015

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The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has announced its 2015 lineup and once again has secured its must-attend status thanks to their inclusion of acts like St. Vincent, Jack White, Drake and the return of AC/DC.

Coachella will once again take place over two weekends, April 10-12 and April 17-19, in Indio, California. Along with the headliners already mentioned, some of the stand-out performers headed for the Cali desert include Chicago’s very own Vic Mensa, Steely Dan, Tame Impala, Azealia Banks, Flying Lotus, Raekwon and Ghostface, Lykke Li, Action Bronson, the Weeknd, FKA Twigs, Tyler the Creator, Run the Jewels, Florence and the Machine, Lil B, and Mac DeMarco, and our dudes The Orwells, among others.

See the full roster above.

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Dopest Videos of 2014

posted by Oscar December 9, 2014

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Next up for our “Dopest of…” series is our music videos list. The art of creating visuals to music may not be as appreciated as it once was (you can draw parallels with TRL’s last years of relevancy), but at least the quality hasn’t suffered from it. This list showcases everything we dug in 2014, highlighting everything from throwback choreography routines to visuals that can double as Horror short films.

See the Dopest videos of 2014 below. Continue Reading

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Flying Lotus feat. Kendrick Lamar– “Never Catch Me”

posted by Oscar September 3, 2014

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Flying Lotus’s forthcoming album, You’re Dead! will feature some music heavyweights and to show the level at which this super producer is working on, a new cut from the album features Kendrick Lamar and it’s called “Never Catch Me.”

The track is an epic one with Kendrick spitting rhymes on a space Jazz track that will keep your head spinning even after it’s done. Do yourself a favor and listen to this.

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Trailer: Red Bull Music Academy Presents: Diggin’ In The Carts

posted by Alex August 29, 2014

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Being huge gamers back in the day, we’re totally excited about this 6-part series the Red Bull Music Academy is dropping next week called Diggin’ In The Carts. The series features Just Blaze, Havoc, Flying Lotus, J-Rocc, Dizzee Rascal, Fatima Al Qadiri, Ikonika, Joker, Kode9, and Fatima; who all tell their story of how video games have heavily influenced their music. Check out the trailer above.

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Clapping For The Wrong Reasons (Short Film)

posted by Alberto August 15, 2013

Donald Glover (Childish Gambino) gave us a preview of Clapping For The Wrong Reasons a few weeks back. Today, he released the full 24-minute short film with appearances from Danielle Fishel, Chance The Rapper, Stefan Ponce, Trinidad Jame$, Flying Lotus and more. Don’t really know what to think of the film. It is sort of a documentary but not really. All I know is that Stefan Ponce definitely stole the show. Check out the short film up above.

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