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Flying Lotus premieres star-studded new album Flamagra: Stream

The 27-track effort fetures David Lynch, Solange, Anderson .Paak, and more

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Flying Lotus, photo by Renata Raksha

    Flying Lotus has revealed his new album, Flamagra. It’s available to stream in full down below via Apple Music and Spotify.

    Due out through Warp Records, the new LP marks the artist’s first in almost five years. The You’re Dead! follow-up collects a total of 27 (!) tracks and an equally massive list of guest contributors.

    David Lynch appears on lead single “Fire is Coming”, while Anderson .Paak joins FlyLo on “More” and Little Dragon pops up on  “Spontaneous”. There are also collaborations with George ClintonThundercatSolange, and Shabazz Palaces, as well as Toro y MoiTierra Whack, and Denzel Curry.

    (Buy Tickets to Flying Lotus’ “Flamagra Tour”

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    With such a varied guest list and the guidance of experimental maestro FlyLo, it should come as no surprise that Flamagra draws on everything from hip-hop and jazz to global dance music and IDM. A press release describes it as perhaps “the definitive” FlyLo record, “an astral afro-futurist masterpiece of deep soul, cosmic dust, and startling originality.”

    In a statement, FlyLo (né Steven Ellison) talked about the role of fire, which is seen in his press photos and album artwork, in his overall vision for the record:

    “I’d been working on stuff for the past five years, but it was always all over the place. I’d always had this thematic idea in mind — a lingering concept about fire, an eternal flame sitting on a hill. Some people love it, some people hate it. Some people would go on dates there and some people would burn love letters in the fire.”

    Flamagra will be supported with a North American tour this summer.

    Flamagra Artwork:

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    Flamagra Tracklist:
    01. Heroes
    02. Post Requisite
    03. Heroes In A Half Shell
    04. More feat. Anderson .Paak
    05. Capillaries
    06. Burning Down The House feat. George Clinton
    07. Spontaneous feat. Little Dragon
    08. Takashi
    09. Pilgrim Side Eye
    10. All Spies
    11. Yellow Belly feat. Tierra Whack
    12. Black Balloons Reprise feat. Denzel Curry
    13. Fire Is Coming feat. David Lynch
    14. Inside Your Home
    15. Actually Virtual feat. Shabazz Palaces
    16. Andromeda
    17. Remind U
    18. Say Something
    19. Debbie Is Depressed
    20. Find Your Own Way Home
    21. The Climb feat. Thundercat
    22. Pygmy
    23. 9 Carrots feat. Toro y Moi
    24. FF4
    25. Land Of Honey feat. Solange
    26. Thank U Malcolm
    27. Hot Oct.

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