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The Best Albums of 2014
22 Dec 2014 // 7:10 AM
From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.
Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for October
27 Sep 2012 // 5:14 PM
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.
Flying Lotus: You're Dead!
5 Oct 2014 // 8:06 PM
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.
Flying Lotus: Until the Quiet Comes
2 Oct 2012 // 5:06 PM
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.
Fall 2014 New Music Playlist (audio)
17 Nov 2014 // 8:00 AM
PopMatters has 17 new songs plus notes to add to your fall soundtrack.
Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash - New York (Photos)
20 May 2013 // 3:00 AM
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.
Flying Lotus Goes Deep on 'You're Dead!'
6 Oct 2014 // 9:04 AM
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.
Steven Ellison, aka Flying Lotus, could get out from the underground with 'Cosmogramma'
9 May 2010 // 9:46 PM
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