The Gaslamp Killer translates his musical interpretation of death into a situation of uncertainty, anxiousness, fear, but simultaneously a sense of peace in a world where being afraid of death is the norm.
Essential Listening The word ‘naive’ comes from the Latin ‘nativus’, meaning native, or natural. Today, to be naive is often seen as pejorative, a lack of experience or judgement, but in the art world the word retained some of its original meaning: a quality acquired
After dropping The Golden Age of Apocalypse in 2011, it seems like Bass virtuoso Stephen ‘Bruner’ Thundercat is simplifying things, simply entitling his forthcoming album Apocalypse. It’s already evident on lead single “Heartbreaks + Setbacks”, which was co-wrote and co-produced by Flying Lotus and Mono/Poly.
In a world in which upstart DiY talent is flooding the gates of electronic music, a few recent voices have been so strong as to be startling. Lapalux – AKA 25-year-old Stuart Howard – is certainly one such. As singular as a brilliant artist always
Gaslamp Killer’s got a new video for “Seven Years of Bad Luck for Fun”, featuring Dimlite, a track off his debut LP Breakthrough. Shaved heads, mountainscapes, hairless cats, creepy imagery… go forth and decode.
Captain Murphy, the anonymous rap persona who may or may not have been created by Flying Lotus, has released a new, drifting track built from a classic break via Twitter. Featuring two artists signed to Fly Lo’s Brainfeeder label, the track will feature on