Posts Tagged ‘flying lotus’

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ANIMAL COLLECTIVE + FLYING LOTUS @ THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL

September 25th, 2012

With a pop-infected take on experimental noise, Animal Collective brought its whimsical, wall-of-sound to the Hollywood Bowl. Centipede HZ replaces much of the layered, carefully crafted production from 2009’s Merriweather Post Pavillion with a grungier, guitar driven aesthetic. As a live act, the quartet mixed…

Staff Blog

VIDEO: FLYING LOTUS “UNTIL THE QUIET COMES” SHORT FILM

September 6th, 2012

This video by Kahlil Joseph came on quite intense with blood and hydraulics at 7:30am when I first watched it. But seized by every shimmer and ripple in the music, I was swept up quickly and dragged delightfully down into the creases of an alluvial…

Live reviews

COACHELLA DAY 2: RADIOHEAD, BLACK LIPS, FLYING LOTUS, FEIST, BUZZCOCKS, FIREHOSE, ZEDS DEAD, SQUEEZE, THUNDERCAT, THE SHINS, GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR

April 15th, 2012

Though singer Glenn Tilbrook had grown General Custer’s beard (which also dangled a bit like Col. Sander’s bowtie), and I wished they could have talked Paul Carrack into reprising his vocal on “Tempted,” these guys sounded exactly the same as I imagine they would have in 1982. The timeslot was perfectly 80s, too, as the sun had just set, and the polo field palm trees behind them were lit up in neon colors that matched their evening jackets, like in a Miami Vice nightclub scene. There was a little weirdness here and there from keyboards that didn’t quite fit, but if awkward keyboards aren’t the Squeeze sound, I don’t know what is.

Album reviews

FLYING LOTUS – THE COSMOGRAMMA OUTTAKES

September 12th, 2011

The Cosmogramma Outakes is as the title promises: a collection of stems and fragments culled from Cosmogramma, sometimes offered stripped away of their original context, sometimes represented and re-imagined by Brainfeeder labelmates Teebs, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, and Matthewdavid.

Interview

TOKIMONSTA: DRAW FROM THE OPPOSITES

May 25th, 2011

Tokimonsta is a piano-student-turned-producer who makes beats for Brainfeeder. Her new Creature Dreams EP is out now and fans of her All City and Art Union releases will be happy to know that she picks up where she left off. Toki speaks now about girls, touring, and the danger of knowing too much. This interview by Kristina Benson.