Monday, December 22 2014
From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.
Thursday, September 27 2012
October’s release schedule may not appear to be the embarrassment of riches that September’s was, but there’s a real depth and breadth to the offerings in a wide array of genres.
Thursday, December 23 2010
The year's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.
Thursday, December 23 2010
As per usual, electronic music in 2010 was rhizomatic, but it was curiously unnamed. We're getting no help from the artists themselves, who seem gleefully unconcerned with staying in one spot very long.
Thursday, December 18 2008
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.
Sunday, October 5 2014
Flying Lotus makes his return with a concept album that is executed exceptionally well, making for arguably the greatest accomplishment in his career thus far.
Tuesday, October 2 2012
More airy and less cluttered than Flying Lotus’ 2010 breakthrough Cosmogramma, there’s an organic cohesion to Quiet that operates on multiple levels at once, amenable to passive listening as well as encouraging more active engagement.
Wednesday, February 29 2012
Here is a remixed, "revoiced" version of the trio's moody, dubby Waiting For You. With Scritti Politti!
Thursday, February 16 2012
We're 98% positive you've never heard a hip-hop LP quite like NoYork! before.
Wednesday, January 12 2011
Flying Lotus follows up on the dense mind-trip of Cosmogramma with a prettier, more approachable batch of tracks.
Monday, November 17 2014
PopMatters has 17 new songs plus notes to add to your fall soundtrack.
Monday, May 20 2013
Over the course of almost four hours, four collectives, each with special guests, battled to win the audience's applause and the Culture Clash 2013 title.
Thursday, November 29 2012
The latest video from Flying Lotus' superb 'Until the Quiet Comes' has just released. The David Lewandowski-directed video for "Tiny Tortures" stars actor Elijah Wood.
Thursday, October 11 2012
The crowd at the sold out Terminal 5 show sang happy birthday to Steven Ellison, better known as Flying Lotus, twice. Ellison, along with his Brainfeeder crew, is in the midst of a NYC takeover to support his new album, Until the Quiet Comes.
Sunday, September 23 2012
Flying Lotus' eagerly awaited 'Until the Quiet Comes' releases next week and is streaming in full this week on NPR.
Monday, October 6 2014
One key influencer on “You’re Dead!” might be a surprise: the British art-rock quartet Queen, whose labyrinthine early work contained the requisite drama for a journey to the afterlife.
Sunday, May 9 2010
LOS ANGELES — In October 2008, while Steven Ellison's mother lay dying in a hospital bed, he was at her side recording her. The young L.A