Posts Tagged ‘LA’

0173 Flying Lotus – Never Catch Me featuring Kendrick Lamar @ 1:45

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

“See you will never ever catch me no…..no….no”

Flylo stays ahead the pack with this genius collab with Kendrick Lamar. The whole track is such fire (thanks Kendrick) until this point when the jazz meets the beats meets that heat. whut whut. never ever catch meeeeeee.

Never Catch Me 1:35- 2:10

From You’re Dead, released through Warp records, 2014

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0148 Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Only In My Dreams @ 0:40

Friday, February 1st, 2013

“..on the beach, on the ocean of my dreamscape only in my dreams”

It’s like homemade lo-fi Beach boys right? The best part is the chorus I think, but the guitar throughout makes the track. The video is worth watching to see the humour in the song, and look out for the Dam Funk track on the album too.

Only in My Dreams 0:40 – 1:04

From Mature Themes, released through 4AD Records, 2012

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0138 Kings of Tomorrow – Show Me featuring Elzi Hall @ 1:34

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

“everything and nothing stays the same, the only rule, I know, is not to follow”

In LA, there is a lot of great radio, the best is KCRW I think. I’d always known about Garth Trinidad who plays all that classic soul and rare 70’s stuff I love, but it was later in the evening and this was a house show, which I’ve since looked up to discover is a show put on by Raul Campos. So we’re heading home after dinner, and on comes this track. All I can think about is what makes radio so great, and how everybody is jamming to this classic sounding deep house track at the exact same moment. This track is even more warm than the weather out there.

And the best part, gotta be that synth wash at the :20 mark below…

House will never die! Let the brosteppers and Skrillex get all that commercial money. This is the real deal electronic music being made right now in 2012.

Show Me featuring Elzi Hall 1:28 – 2:02

More on Sandy Rivera and The Kings of Tomorrow here.

0096 Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Round and Round @ 3:06

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

“sentimental, heartbreaking, everything’s my fault”

Shout to JT for peeping me to this. I bet these guys are trippers. This song is really cool. I hope you don’t think it cuts off at the end of the clip because the part at the end of the best part is pretty awesome. But hey, the beginning part is wicked too and I can’t post the whole song. Bloggin’ ain’t easy, ya dig!?

3:06 – 3:57

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From Before Today, released through 4AD records, 2010.

0077 Flying Lotus – And the world laughs with you (feat. Thom Yorke) @ 2:27

Monday, May 17th, 2010

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“…good to know you’re there somewhere”

Another new school track for ya. Lotus’ last album Los Angeles was gonna be tough to top, but he came at it in a diff. way. His great-aunt is Alice Coltane, who in addition to being an amazing pianist and harpist, was John Coltrane’s wife. Flylo has music waaaaayyyyy deep in there, and the same way his Great Aunt used to summon the stars of the universe with Pharaoh and the gang, Flylo has taken flight with this album as well. This one is for the history books – to capture his sound in full (an audio hieroglyph), and place it up in the stars with his ancestors.

Thom Yorke is on this track, he knows.

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And the world laughs with you (feat. Thom Yorke) 2:27 – 3:08

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From Cosmogramma, released through Warp Records in 2010.