Last week, experimental electronic producer Flying Lotus announced the upcoming release of his latest album, Flamagra, his first LP since 2014’s Grammy-nominated You’re Dead! The new album is set to arrive on May 24th via Warp.
Flamagra features an all-star cast of guest contributors including George Clinton, Anderson .Paak, Solange, Tierra Whack, Thundercat, Little Dragon, Toro Y Moi, Shabazz Places, Denzel Curry, and more.
Following the release of Flamagra‘s first single, “Fire Is Coming”, Flying Lotus (a.k.a. Steven Ellison) has released “Spontaneous” and “Takashi”, a pair of new singles ahead of the LP’s late-May release. “Spontaneous” features Little Dragon vocalist Yukimi Nagano singing over a mystical, synth-heavy loop before smoothly flowing into “Takashi”, a bubbly number slathered with elements of hip-hop, pop, R&B, house, and more. Listen to Flying Lotus’ latest single releases, “Spontaneous” and “Takashi”, below:
Flying Lotus – “Spontaneous” / “Takashi”
This album has been a refuge for pain and trying to make the most out of that pain. Music can heal and in the wake of that tragedy it reminded me what I’m here to do. As we get older, we start to figure out what our purpose is and embrace it and I want to do good things with my work. I want it to be able to help people through tough times and inspire them to be creative.
Head to Flying Lotus’ website for more information.
Flying Lotus – Flamagra – Tracklisting
02 Post Requisite
03 Heroes in a Half Shell
04 More [ft. Anderson .Paak]
06 Burning Down the House [ft. George Clinton]
07 Spontaneous [ft. Little Dragon]
09 Pilgrim Side Eye
10 All Spies
11 Yellow Belly [ft. Tierra Whack]
12 Black Balloons Reprise [ft. Denzel Curry]
13 Fire Is Coming [ft. David Lynch]
14 Inside Your Home
15 Actually Virtual [ft. Shabazz Palaces]
17 Remind U
18 Say Something
19 Debbie Is Depressed
20 Find Your Own Way Home
21 The Climb [ft. Thundercat]
23 9 Carrots [ft. Toro Y Moi]
25 Land Of Honey [ft. Solange]
26 Thank U Malcolm
27 Hot Oct.
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