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  • Laneway Festival 2015 – Brisbane Showgrounds, 31/01/15
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    Laneway Festival 2015 – Brisbane Showgrounds, 31/01/15

    Temperatures have soared and lineups have dropped — summer festival season is well and truly here. After humble beginnings in the back lanes of Melbourne a decade ago, St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival has grown into an international event, as well as arguably becoming one of the most anticipated and acclaimed music festivals in Australia this

  • Music At The House Unveils Gigantic Summer Lineup
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    Music At The House Unveils Gigantic Summer Lineup

    The Sydney Opera House’s 2015 Music At The House summer program is a biggie. The venue’s contemporary music program will present 20 performances between December 2014 and April 2015, with artists such as Swedish singer-songwriter Lykke Li, beat-wizard Flying Lotus, synth-pop outfit Little Dragon and the ever-controversial Sinead O’Connor set to play the building’s iconic

  • Laneway Festival 2015 Sideshows: Banks, Mac DeMarco, Vic Mensa & More
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    Laneway Festival 2015 Sideshows: Banks, Mac DeMarco, Vic Mensa & More

    We’ve got a whole new batch of Laneway Festival 2015 Sideshows that have been announced today, with east coast headline shows scheduled for many of the exciting acts named on the Laneway Festival 2015 lineup. Acclaimed LA native Banks will play just one headline show in Sydney, the charismatic Mac DeMarco will play extra shows

  • Review: Flying Lotus – You’re Dead!
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    Review: Flying Lotus – You’re Dead!

    You’re Dead! is producer Steven Ellison’s fifth and most hyperactive album as Flying Lotus. It’s a jittery freakout of a creation, combining footwork, hip hop and jazz fusion to create something impressively virtuosic, but only intermittently accessible. FlyLo’s newest adventure both whimpers and laughs (literally) in the face of death, shadowed by the memories of

  • Vehicle Carrying Schoolboy Q Fired Upon After Concert
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    Vehicle Carrying Schoolboy Q Fired Upon After Concert

    Rapper Schoolboy Q was reportedly inside of the vehicle involved in a shooting that injured three people outside of a concert on Thursday night. The incident occurred in the parking lot of the Red Rocks Ampitheatre in Colorado where Schoolboy, Nas, and Flying Lotus had just performed. As Billboard reports, while the rapper was originally

  • Golden Plains 2014 – Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre
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    Golden Plains 2014 – Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre

    For many, Golden Plains is more than just a music festival. It’s the sister festival to Meredith Festival and although younger in age it’s often referred to as the more mature sibling. A smaller ticket allocation makes for a more intimate experience. Some of this year’s headliners, including Public Enemy, and LA-based beat making extraordinaire

  • Flying Lotus – The Forum, Melbourne 28/02/14
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    Flying Lotus – The Forum, Melbourne 28/02/14

    The name Flying Lotus is enough of a guarantee that you’re about to bear witness to an awesome party. Tonight though, it was Steven Ellison — the man behind Flying Lotus and Captain Murphy — who took the stage, thinking, “I don’t know if this mic will make it through the night.” An uncompromising force

  • Ben Gibbard, Ad-Rock And Flying Lotus Score Sundance Films
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    Ben Gibbard, Ad-Rock And Flying Lotus Score Sundance Films

    Benjamin Gibbard, frontman of Death Cab For Cutie, Ad-Rock of seminal New York rap group Beastie Boys, and electronic jazz experimentalist Flying Lotus have each produced scores for films to be screened at the upcoming 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah this month. As Rolling Stone reports, Gibbard has provided the musical accompaniment

  • Flying Lotus: ‘I’m Listening To My New Album Right Now’
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    Flying Lotus: ‘I’m Listening To My New Album Right Now’

    30-year-old Steven Ellison, better known to the world as experimental, musical cosmonaut Flying Lotus, has refused to let his cemented position as one of the world’s most prolific producers erode, telling fans during a recent Twitter Q&A that the next Flying Lotus album is ready for mixing. During the online Q&A session, Ellison dropped details

  • Flying Lotus Announces 2014 Australian Tour
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    Flying Lotus Announces 2014 Australian Tour

    Drawing comparisons to everybody from Jimi Hendrix and Thom Yorke to Aphex Twin and Akufen, Flying Lotus is now considered one of music’s premiere producers in any genre, and now this young visionary has announced he will embark on a run of Australian tour dates for 2014. Presented by The Operatives, a collective of polymath

  • Flying Lotus Bringing ‘Layer 3’ 3D Show To Sydney Opera House
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    Flying Lotus Bringing ‘Layer 3’ 3D Show To Sydney Opera House

    UPDATE: Flying Lotus announces 2014 Australian tour — full details here! Flying Lotus has today dropped news to delight his Aussie fans, with the experimental music producer and rapper set to bring his incredible audio visual show, Layer 3, to the Sydney Opera House for one night only, as part of the Music at the

  • Flying Lotus Talks YouTube Music Awards: “I Don’t Really See The Point”
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    Flying Lotus Talks YouTube Music Awards: “I Don’t Really See The Point”

    Video streaming giants YouTube may have launched the first ever YouTube Music Awards, handing out nominations to acts like Rihanna, Eminem and Atoms For Peace, but not everyone is happy about it, with Californian producer/rapper Flying Lotus saying he can’t see the point. Flying Lotus, a.k.a. Steven Ellison, a.k.a. Captain Murphy, took to Twitter to

  • Tyler, The Creator + Flying Lotus Co-Headline Gig Shut Down By LA Police
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    Tyler, The Creator + Flying Lotus Co-Headline Gig Shut Down By LA Police

    Odd Future leader Tyler, The Creator had something of a run-in with the law, after the controversial rapper’s co-headline concert with Californian producer Flying Lotus was shut down by Los Angeles riot police before the OFWGKTA mastermind even got on stage. Tyler and Flying Lotus, who was appearing under his hip-hop moniker Captain Murphy, were

  • Earl Sweatshirt Releases New Track ‘Burgundy’ Produced By Pharrell
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    Earl Sweatshirt Releases New Track ‘Burgundy’ Produced By Pharrell

    Earl Sweatshirt is keeping the momentum high in the lead-up to the release of his upcoming album Doris by dropping a brand new single Burgundy. For anyone currently trying to avoid the over-saturated Pharrell Williams, well, look elsewhere as the current poster child of music produced the track. Sweatshirt was joined by his Odd Future

  • Flying Lotus Currently Working On “Crazy Jazz Album”
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    Flying Lotus Currently Working On “Crazy Jazz Album”

    The loyal followers of Flying Lotus might be familiar with this interesting tid bit about the producer, but for those who aren’t so well informed – the dude is somewhat of a jazz fiend. Trained in the classy art from a young age, it now seems that FlyLo is at a stage in his life

  • Watch: Flying Lotus Releases Short Doco On New Insane Audio-Visual Show
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    Watch: Flying Lotus Releases Short Doco On New Insane Audio-Visual Show

    Flying Lotus concerts are not going to be all that more insane. The visionary producer has showcased a super short doco explaining in some detail the new 3-layered audio-visual show he has in store for fans. Describing the display as ‘magic’, FlyLo teamed up with contempories Strangeloop and Timeboy, who also feature in the documentary.

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