Flying Lotus

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Sarathy Korwar, Flying Lotus and FKA twigs among 2020 AIM awards winners
Independent Music awards for artists outside major label system also honour Moses Boyd, Arlo Parks, Yaeji and AJ Tracey

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

12, Aug, 2020 @8:45 PM

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The 50 best albums of 2019: the full list
Our pick of the year’s finest albums brings American dreaming, teenage dynamism, heartbreak, barbed rap, impetuous indie and beautiful soundscapes

20, Dec, 2019 @9:41 AM

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Hip-hop and funk producer Ras G dies aged 39
Afrofuturist producer was an influential figure on LA alternative hip-hop scene and co-founded the Brainfeeder collective

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

30, Jul, 2019 @8:47 AM

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Flying Lotus: ‘Kendrick Lamar absolutely deserves the key to the city’
Steven Ellison, otherwise known as Flying Lotus, on unearthing new talent, LA beat, ‘difficult’ Tyler, the Creator and ten years of Brainfeeder records

Alex Rayner

08, Dec, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Flying Lotus apologises after defending the Gaslamp Killer over rape allegations
The Grammy-nominated producer, who told an audience ‘the internet is a liar’, admitted his comments were insensitive

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

17, Oct, 2017 @9:28 AM

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Flying Lotus on his gross-out movie debut, Kuso: 'You’ve never seen black characters like this – ever!’
The LA producer and musician discusses his first feature film, an unholy mashup of stoner comedy, body horror and incest. But will it simply prove too disturbing for audiences?

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

21, Jul, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Kuso review – Flying Lotus-directed horror stakes claim as grossest movie ever
The largely nonsensical debut by the electronic musician follows the survivors of an earthquake and inflicts on them unimaginable cruelty of the corporeal sort

Jake Nevins

18, Jul, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Thundercat: Drunk review – mesmeric and funk-fuelled
(Brainfeeder)

Isa Jaward

26, Feb, 2017 @8:00 AM

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The Sound of LA
From searing political hip-hop and cosmic jazz to acid-soaked rock and new age, Los Angeles is home to some of today’s most important music – this is our guide to the acts you need to know

Interviews by Eve Barlow, Design by Sam Morris

07, Feb, 2017 @11:00 AM

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The films our critics walked out on: 'There was no way in hell I was going back in'
After Flying Lotus’s debut film prompted mass walkouts at Sundance, we asked our critics about the movies that made them head for the exit

Gwilym Mumford, Andrew Pulver, Benjamin Lee and Lanre Bakare

01, Feb, 2017 @11:00 AM

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Flying Lotus reacts to walkouts at Kuso's Sundance screening: 'I tried to warn folks'
Musician’s first feature-length film prompted some to leave screening due to its graphic content, with one site calling it the ‘grossest movie ever made’

Guardian staff

27, Jan, 2017 @1:17 AM

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LoveTrue review: dreamy, evocative – and just a bit dull
This Israeli director’s film, backed by Shia LaBeouf, follows a pensive stripper, busker and surfer – but while well shot, their stories just aren’t that interesting

Jordan Hoffman

22, Apr, 2016 @5:57 PM

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