Flying Lotus "Dance Floor Stalker"
When Steven Ellison–known to his fanbase as Flying Lotus–signed to Warp Records earlier this year, he made it known that he wanted to be seen as an artist capable of producing more than the leftfield hip-hop that put him on the map. On the Reset EP, Ellison puts his money where his mouth is and delivers six tracks that display his adeptness at crooning soul, glitched-out bleeps, and enough electronic touches to match those of any other Warp artist. But then, we'd expect that much of a guy whose aunt is Alice Coltrane. Photo by Theo Jemison.