Steven Ellison

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    October 26, 2012

    Flying Lotus Makes the Fox Theater Rumble, 10/25/12

    By RACHEL SWAN Flying Lotus The Gaslamp Killer Teebs Jeremiah Jae Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 The Fox Theater Better than: Listening to a genuinely subdued hip-hop show, if such a thing exists. Steven Ellison, the experimental hip-hop producer better known as Flying Lotus, has carved out a small but ... More >>

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    January 12, 2011

    Adventures in Augmented Reality: Download New Flying Lotus Tracks With Your Webcam

    Flying Lotus​I've always maintained that, more than hip-hop or techno or IDM, Flying Lotus' Cosmogramma is an avant-jazz album. You can hear shades of Eric Dolphy, Sun Ra, Andrew Hill, and John Coltrane (naturally -- that's Steven Ellison's great uncle) all over the 45-minute gem. Apparently Elli ... More >>

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    September 24, 2010

    Weekend Party Preview: Flying Lotus and Kyle Hall

    Kyle Hall​As I write this, I'm sitting on a bed in my hotel room in Seattle, waiting for more of the annual Decibel Festival to get underway tonight. I've been having a blast, and I want to make sure you do, too. Both of the artists headlining the two parties I've included below either have played ... More >>

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    September 22, 2010
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    March 28, 2010

    Over the Weekend: Flying Lotus and Kode 9 at Mezzanine

    Jesse RobeckFlying Lotus​Flying Lotus and Kode 9 Saturday, March 27, 2010 Mezzanine Better than: The other times I've been crammed like a sardine into a music venue. Before Saturday night's show, the last time I walked past such a long-stretching line (filled with such a wide array of concertgo ... More >>

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    March 23, 2010

    Flying Lotus Video Interview on the Making of New Album

    ​It's sort of ridiculous to call a 26-year-old man the godfather of anything, but that's precisely what producer Steven Ellison will be known as: the godfather of LA's beat scene. Following two seminal albums as Flying Lotus, 1983 and Los Angeles, Ellison inspired a mob of young folks worldwide to ... More >>

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    December 8, 2008

    MP3 of the Day: Flying Lotus

    Los Angeles' abstract hip-hop maestro Flying Lotus (aka Steven Ellison) has been getting all kinds of love from the press in 2008. The latest batch of glowing ink on the dude came from the New Yorker, where Sasha Frere-Jones waxes positively about Steven Ellison's passion for beats, weed, and beats ... More >>

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    November 5, 2008
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