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Song of the Day – Thursday 5/13/2010 Flying Lotus May 13, 2010

LA’s Flying Lotus, aka FlyLo, aka Juno Leed, aka Steven Ellison is an electronic music producer, laptop musician, and hip hop beat maker.  On his third album, Cosmogramma which was released on 5/3/2010, FlyLo melds jazz, hip-hop, electronic and world beats.  FlyLo’s great-aunt was the late Alice Coltrane, John Coltrane’s wife.  Speaking about his musical heritage Ellison states: “My greatest influences are my family, I’m lucky to have been around so many accomplished musicians.”

On the track “…And the World Laughs with You” Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke helps create a blissed-out cacophony of sound…

Flying Lotus featuring Thom Yorke – …And the World Laughs with You

If you happen to be in LA this weekend you can attend one of the two Cosmogramma launch parties taking place at the Echoplex on 5/14 and 5/15.  Get the all the info on FlyLo’s website:

http://flying-lotus.com/

http://www.myspace.com/flyinglotus