Flying Lotus Announces New Album, Shares Video for New Track
The new video was shared alongside news that a new LP is on the way on Warp.

Flying Lotus has shared his first music video in two years, along with an announcement that a new album is on the way on Warp. The video for “Post Requisite” continues what has been a land…

Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder Releases Locust Toybox LP
'Drownscapes' LP is out now.

Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder has today released Drownscapes, a new sonic adventure by Locust Toybox. Locust Toybox is David Firth, a British artist best known for his animated works, in particular,…

Photo Gallery and Review: Flying Lotus in 3D with Thundercat
The event took place at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles on October 14.

Back in August, in XLR8R’s review of FYF festival, we noted that Flying Lotus’ 3D performance was “extremely underwhelming, and despite Flying Lotus’ considerable talent as a showman…

Iglooghost to Present Debut Album on Brainfeeder
'Neō Wax Bloom' LP is scheduled for September 29 release.

Iglooghost will release his debut album “Neō Wax Bloom” via Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder imprint. Scheduled for September 29 release, the LP will land almost two years to the day after Iglooghost debuted…

Jameszoo Preps New Brainfeeder EP
'Flake' EP is scheduled for July 7 release.

Jameszoo (a.k.a Mitchel van Dinther) will soon release his new Flake EP via Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder. Flake is a follow-up to his debut album Fool, released via the same label last year. A curi…

Premiere: Stream a Stunning Track From Kuna Maze's New EP
'Gum' will be released on June 16 via Cascade Records.

Lyon producer Kuna Maze will release his new EP, Gum, on June 16 via Cascade Records. A trained trumpetist, Kuna Maze’s music is a hypnotic and melodic beat-driven style that touches on hip-hop,…

Flying Lotus Shares Two New Tracks
Thundercat and Brendon Small both feature.

Flying Lotus shared two new tracks yesterday, namely “North Star3” and “You And Your Friends Are Dead.” Both tracks were uploaded onto the US artist’s Soundcloud, and are…

Brainfeeder to Release Lapalux LP
'Runism' LP is scheduled for June 30 release.

Lapalux will release his third album, Ruinism, on Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder imprint on June 30. His previous long player, Lustmore was partially inspired by the concept of hypnagogia, a suspension of …

FYF Announces Daily Lineups
This year’s edition takes place from July 21-23 at Exposition Park in Los Angeles.

FYF Fest has revealed the day-by-day breakdown of the lineup for their 2017 edition, set to take place July 21-23 near Downtown Los Angeles. The Goldenvoice-affiliated festival will return to Expositi…

Thundercat Readies New Brainfeeder LP
'Drunk' is scheduled for February 24 release.

Thundercat will release his third full-length studio album Drunk on February 24, 2017 via Brainfeeder. The album is a 23-track journey into the often hilarious, sometimes dark mind of the Grammy-winni…

Flying Lotus Shares Trailer for Feature Film
'Kuso' will drop at this year's Sundance Film Festival.

Steven Ellis (a.k.a Flying Lotus) has shared the trailer for ‘Kuso,’ the feature film he has created alongside David Firth, Zach Fox, and Eddie Alcazar. ‘Kuso’ centres around L…

Bubblin' Up: Eaves
The Brooklyn-based architect explores the spatial influences behind his latest album.

Eaves is the alias of Rick Farin, a 21-year-old DJ, producer, and architecture student based in Brooklyn, New York. His story goes as follows: born and raised in Los Angeles—where he learned began mak…

XLR8R's Best of 2016: Tracks
We present just some of our favorite tunes of the last 12 months.

Picking the tracks of the year is not an easy a task as it may initially sound. Ask someone—anyone—to select the cuts that moved them over the course of the past 12 months and it’s not out of th…

Artist Tips: Disclosure
The Grammy-nominated duo return to the XLR8R pages to give their tips on production.

Although Guy and Howard Lawrence (a.k.a. Disclosure) have appeared on XLR8R twice before, their evolution over recent years means they no longer seem like the perfect fit for our channels. Back in 201…

Hear New Material from Flying Lotus Alter Ego Captain Murphy
'Crowned' is part of the Adult Swim Singles series.

Steve Ellison (a.k.a. Flying Lotus) has dropped a new single as Captain Murphy. “Crowned” is the latest chapter in the Adult Swim Singles series. To date, Ellison has released one full-len…

Download a New Mix on LA Music by Gilles Peterson
The newly appointed creative director of WeTransfer shares a new radio show to celebrate WeTransfer's move to LA.

Tomorrow, WeTransfer celebrates its move to the US with an enticing show at the Ace Hotel, Downtown LA. The event will focus on the artists currently pushing forward-thinking sounds on the West Coast,…

Flamingosis 'Bright Moments' (Feat. The Kount)

Flamingosis is a producer and beatboxer who resides in New Jersey—interestingly, the moniker comes from a freestyle Frisbee move that his father invented. With a focus on sample-based beat music, Flam…

Zenxienz 'The Great Beyond' (feat. Swinky)

LA-based musician Cameron Williamson (a.k.a. Zenxienz) has been involved with music in one or another his whole life. Williamson grew up on the island of Kaui and it was here that he formed his first …

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