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Flying Lotus, Thundercat

ROBERT HAM
9 pm., Friday May 24 | $20.
Roseland Theater
8 NW 6th Ave.
 
[SOMNABULANT BEATS] Steven Ellison, the producer-musician who records under the name Flying Lotus, has said that his most recent album, Until the Quiet Comes, is a “collage of mystical states, dreams, sleep and lullabies.” You couldn’t ask for a better description of the push-pull of delight and nightmare threaded through this LP. The clattering beats and airborne melodies seem to float in and around the stereo field like pollen spores. How the songs affect you depends on your tolerance for hip-hop’s artsy side, or the more experimental end of the electronic music spectrum.



Where: Roseland Theater
Phone: 224-2038
Address: 8 NW 6th Ave.
Website: www.doubletee.com/rose_schedule.shtml

 
 
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