Album
Cosmogramma
Overview
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Artist
Flying Lotus

Cosmogramma by Flying Lotus

Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma
CRITIC SCORE
90
Based on 20 reviews
2010 Rank: #3 / 579
USER SCORE
86
Based on
63 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
PopMatters

Steven Ellison, aka Flying Lotus, has covered an awful lot of ground in a short period of time. Like many other people, I first happened across his music during late night channel surfing. Many of Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim commercial bumps have been scored by his music since 2006, but it wasn’t long before his snippets took fuller forms, and connections with artists like J Dilla and the Stones Throw roster opened the door for his debut, 1983, that same year. With the follow-up, 2008’s Los Angeles, Flying Lotus took large strides towards becoming the face of Los Angeles’ burgeoning ‘beat generation’ scene. At the very least, much like Black Milk, he had

stepped out from the shadow of J Dilla and become his own entity.

80
Drowned in Sound

To paraphrase Joseph Goebbels, when I hear the words 'space opera' I reach for my revolver. Or perhaps, given the way in which Flying Lotus reflects a modern vision of the same combined spiritual ritual and synapse-frying freak-out expressed by Parliament-Funkadelic, the weapon of choice should be a bop gun. It’s staying holstered, though: while in science fiction the term denotes melodramatic claptrap, and its musical relation the rock opera is always melodramatic claptrap, FlyLo’s so self-described third album is a serious proposition. In fact, for over half its length it’s masterful.

User Reviews
SiberianBreaks
87
One of the best electronic albums ever made. Great guest musicians such as Thom Yorke.

Best tracks: And the World Laughs With You, Satelllliiiiiteee , Table Tennis

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DETAILS

RELEASED: May 4, 2010
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Warp
PRODUCER: Flying Lotus
GENRE: Electronic
WEBSITE: flying-lotus.com
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END OF YEAR LISTS
# 22 - A.V. Club
# 8 - Consequence of Sound
# 21 - Drowned in Sound
# 15 - No Ripcord
# 5 - One Thirty BPM
# 49 - Paste
# 14 - Pitchfork
# 3 - PopMatters
# 10 - Prefix
# 18 - Pretty Much Amazing
# 20 - Rhapsody SoundBoard
# 18 - Slant
# 19 - Stereogum
# 30 - Uncut
TRACK LIST
  1. Clock Catcher
  2. Pickled!
  3. Nose Art
  4. Intro//A Cosmic Drama
  5. Zodiac Shit
  6. Computer Face//Pure Being 
  7. And The World Laughs With You (feat. Thom Yorke) 
  8. Arkestry
  9. MmmHmm (feat. Thundercat)
  10. Do the Astral Plane 
  11. Satelllliiiiiteee 
  12. German Haircut 
  13. Recoiled
  14. Dance of the Pseudo Nymph
  15. Drips//Auntie's Harp
  16. Table Tennis (feat. Laura Darlington)
  17. Galaxy in Janaki

 

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