The next piece of the puzzle that is Flying Lotus’s new album fell into place yesterday, as the producer slash musician slash filmmaker unveiled the latest single. Black Balloons Reprise features Florida rapper, Denzel Curry, and is effectively a tribute to Madlib and Egon of Now-Again and Rappcats fame. In FlyLo’s own words, “When I was in college I heard [Quasmimoto’s] ‘Come on Feet’, it relit my love for sampling and eventually changed my world”. Flamagra is out this Friday on Warp.
Another stellar video from Flying Lotus as he continues to build the hype for his forthcoming album. More sees him teaming up with genre spanning vocalist, Anderson Paak, accompanied by a visually stunning video from Shinichiro Watanabe, who enlists the help of some of Japan’s finest animé artists. Flamagra is due for release on 24 May on Warp.
Big things on the horizon for Flying Lotus as details of his sixth studio album finally emerge. The producer and sometime horror director last released a solo effort back in 2014 with his You’re Dead album and it was such a success that fans have been thirsting for more ever since. Now that thirst is set to be quenched with a new full-length project, boasting a suitably diverse range of guest features, spread across a vast array of 27 tracks. Continue reading “Flying Lotus ft. David Lynch: Fire Is Coming”