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Flying Lotus (Musicians)
Flying Lotus (Steven Ellison) is an American producer and DJ from Los Angeles. He is the grand nephew of Alice Coltrane.
Flying Lotus in Features
Music − Interview | posted 06.09.2011
Restless figure of light
Flying Lotus is, without a doubt, one of the most influential artists at the moment – as far as the advanced popular music scene is concerned. With his own very complex music and his creative labour Brainfeeder he’s right now changing the world of music. We were talking to him about Brainfeeder, the cooperation with Erykah Badu and the new Thundercat record.
Flying Lotus in Reviews
Music − Review | posted 06.10.2014
The jazzy roots of »You’re Dead!«, Flying Lotus’s fifth record, are not only hidden in its lyrics – they’re also central for its general mood and grooviness.
Music − Review | posted 26.09.2012
Until The Quiet Comes
With his new LP, Flying Lotus has cemented his pole position in digital diggin’. His concept is as simple as efficient: it’s imaginativeness.
Music − Review | posted 18.09.2010
Pattern + Grid World EP
Somehow, Stephen Ellison can do whatever he likes and still has the world lying to his feet. This hasn’t changed with the seven tracks of Pattern+Grid World, either.
Flying Lotus in News
Music − News | posted 27.04.2020
Limited Edtion: »Flamagra Instrumentals«
One year after »Flamagra« Flying Lotus presents the »Flamagra Instrumentals«. It shows that Steven Ellison not only knows how to put the vocalists in the right light, but is first and foremost an outstanding composer.
Music − News | posted 18.04.2019
New album: »Flamagra«
After five years a new album by Flying Lotus is going to be released: »Flamagra«. The first video features David Lynch as the leading actor and whets the appetite for the sixth album which will be out May 24th. HHV then has an exclusive White Vinyl Edition.
Music − News | posted 23.06.2020
A Japanese Groove Disc Guide
Exclusive Edition: »Wamono A To Z«
For the start of the »Wamono A To Z« series, DJ Yoshizawa Dynamite and Chintam have put together ten pearls of Japanese rare groove from the sixties and seventies. We have an exclusive, golden vinyl edition available.
Music − Portrait | posted 25.06.2020
Warm vibrations with universal attraction
The American vibraphonist, singer, songwriter and arranger Roy Ayers is one of the most sampled contemporary musicians. With songs like »Everybody Loves The Sunshine«, the soul jazz legend, which celebrates it’s 80th birthday in September, became the main inspiration for Acid Jazz in the late 90s. His new album “Roy Ayers JID 002” on Jazz Is Dead with Adrian Younge and ex-ATCQ producer Ali Shaheed Muhammad continues his golden period of the Polydor years in the 70s seamlessly.
Music − News | posted 09.07.2020
The album »Venus«, first released in 1981, by Hideki Matsutake alias Loi’gic System, who plays with the Yellow Magic Orchestra, is now being reissued via Wewantsounds. Exclusively at HHV Records in a limited edition.
Music − Essay | posted 09.07.2020
Baltic & Finnish Jazz
While jazz from London to L.A. is evolving a fresh pop sensibility or even tries to update the fusion heritage, cool flavors between new blood and nostalgia are cultivated on the shores of the Baltic Sea. Here the genre is cosmopolitan as well and yet totally distinct.
Music − Review | posted 11.06.2020
Two years ago Palmbomen II introduced us to Cindy Savalas and her hometown Carmel Vista. Now her »lost« debut album »I’m Cindy« has turned up.