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#61 James Frank.

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Posted 06 September 2014 - 05:59 PM

i bet flying lotus is like the kanye west of the wonky world with a huge ego and he thinks he's god, inly works with jazz musicians and shit and doesnt make bangerz anymore, always trying to "elevate" the "game." and he now he feels like he's abve all his old LA buddies like samiyam and ras g and whoever else cuz theyre still chumps making beats with drums in 4/4 that dont even modulate or have a tempo change pfffffft.

 

this fucking guy lol ^


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Posted 06 September 2014 - 07:05 PM

i know what you mean but i'm pretty sure this is more of a "jazz album" anyway, he's said as much at least. 
 
but c'mon UTQC was pretty straightforward.


No no.
This is definelty a progression from UTQC. Lots of jazz for sure.

One thing I will say is I think he lets Thundercat go too crazy with the bass on a lot of tracks. Its hard to think of one on UTQC where he doesn't. And he has a solo, essentially on the Kendrick track.

Anyhow, he is still dope making the most interesting music of this generation.

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Posted 06 September 2014 - 07:47 PM

Good interview.
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Posted 12 September 2014 - 12:07 AM

Wow, this song is absolutely magical

 


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Posted 12 September 2014 - 03:40 AM

Wow, this song is absolutely magical

Seriously amazing. Ive probably listened to this track over 100 times since it came out.
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Posted 12 September 2014 - 12:35 PM

i played it on my show last week...



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Posted 12 September 2014 - 02:48 PM

^ Might be a prisoner of the moment post but "Never Catch Me" might well be the song of the year.  



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Posted 12 September 2014 - 09:01 PM

That has Deantoni Parks drumming on it. Dude is a complete genius. Completely re-inventing the drum set. Cool to see him finally getting the spotlight he deserves after so many years grinding it out.

 

edit: But I don't really like the track. Sounds too much like muzak.



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Posted 12 September 2014 - 09:26 PM

That has Deantoni Parks drumming on it. Dude is a complete genius. Completely re-inventing the drum set. Cool to see him finally getting the spotlight he deserves after so many years grinding it out.

I'm gonna have to disagree with you all kinds on that one dude.  dude's aight.  i mean he can PLAY.  But i wouldn't say "genius"

 

edit: But I don't really like the track. Sounds too much like muzak.

you must be riding in some crazy fucking elevators



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Posted 13 September 2014 - 11:16 PM

Digging through some old stuff, found this 

 

 

(not new album stuff, just making this the unofficial flylo thread lol)


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Posted Yesterday, 08:23 AM

Digging through some old stuff, found this 

 

 

(not new album stuff, just making this the unofficial flylo thread lol)

 

that was the first song that really drew me into Flying Lotus...anyone else notice how this track and "The Nightcaller" sound very similar?  like too similar, i always was disappointed by that part of that track because it literally just sounded like the same song with a super-loud sawtooth synth cutting over the top of it.


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Posted Yesterday, 11:48 AM

 
that was the first song that really drew me into Flying Lotus...anyone else notice how this track and "The Nightcaller" sound very similar?  like too similar, i always was disappointed by that part of that track because it literally just sounded like the same song with a super-loud sawtooth synth cutting over the top of it.


Ha, never noticed how close they sound. The outro bit of nightcaller almost my favorite thing on that album.
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Posted Yesterday, 01:00 PM

Ha, never noticed how close they sound. The outro bit of nightcaller almost my favorite thing on that album.

 

now that i'll agree with.



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Posted Yesterday, 02:29 PM

I'm gonna have to disagree with you all kinds on that one dude.  dude's aight.  i mean he can PLAY.  But i wouldn't say "genius"

 

you must be riding in some crazy fucking elevators

You basing that just off this song, cuz, yeah, genius is a subjective term, but he's definitely doing some innovative shit that I don't see other drummers doing.

 

 



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Posted Yesterday, 02:54 PM

Wow, this song is absolutely magical

 

 

Damn ... just .... damn



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Posted Yesterday, 03:00 PM

So I've been listening to Cosmogramma recently. I actually had never purchased it until last week. It's the only one of FLs that I didn't own. I had listened to it extensively when he streamed it in his Myspace when he released it. I thought it was awesome, but just forgot about it I guess since I had my fix.

Anyhow, I think its his best one. Maybe cause its fresh in my head, but its Los Angeles evolved and UTQC subdued if that makes any sense. Anyhow, tits blown.



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Posted Yesterday, 05:25 PM

Dude.... Cosmogramma is so important to me. Risking sounding like a fanboy.... It's one of the greatest albums of all time in any genre

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Posted Yesterday, 05:28 PM

Yah man.
Its soooooooo goood. It's better than Los Angeles and that was my favourite. Like I say, think its a balance between LA and UTQC. I am hoping that You're Dead is the most out there of his albums and he then begins to regress into more concentrated, funkier stuff. But really, whatever he does, I am going to be listening.

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Posted Yesterday, 10:36 PM

i'm still waiting for the Captain Murphy album :(

if only K Dot hadn't stolen all those beats for himself...


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