Flying Lotus made headlines last week after the release of “More,” a single from his new album featuring Anderson .Paak. The track, which has apparently been in the works for more than five years, now has an accompanying video that includes all the surrealism expected from a Flying Lotus video.
Directed by Shinichiro Watanabe of the anime “Cowboy Bebop,” the video hosts Anderson .Paak as a robot, doling out advice (in the form of soulful bars) to Flying Lotus’ pained space-man character, eventually turning him into a burning tree made of human organs. The second video from Flamagra, Flying Lotus’ forthcoming album due out May 24, this release only makes the 27-track, feature-heavy project more intriguing.
Flying Lotus will release his new 27-track album, Flamagra, later this month. The LP will be his first in almost five years, following 2014’s You’re Dead!. So far, we’ve heard “Fire Is Coming,” “Spontaneous,” “Takashi,” and, most recently, “More” featuring Anderson .Paak. Today, FlyLo shares the Shinichiro Watanabe-directed music … More »
As part of the rollout for the new movie Blade Runner 2049, which takes place 30 years after the events of the original Blade Runner film, director Denis Villeneuve asked three fellow filmmakers to create vignettes that take place during the three-decade interim between 2019 and 2049. As Pitchfork points out, one of … More »