Flying Lotus - Yasuke
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The soundtrack is phenomenal on so many levels: as an indicator of the peerless talents of Flying Lotus, a celebration of this benchmark series, an example of the undeniable synergy and symmetry of anime and hip-hop and, incidentally, an awe-inspiring piece of music.
In his score to LeSean Thomas’ anime series about a Black samurai in medieval Japan, the Los Angeles musician aligns his visual obsessions with his wide-ranging musical instincts.
when the shoreline is sus
Had to pinch myself to make sure this was real! Fuck yeah!!!

Legendary and immeasurably impactful producer, Flying Lotus has returned to bless us with 26-track Soundtrack for the new 6-episode Netflix Anime, "Yasuke".

I've already watched all 6 episodes since the premise of an Anime where the protagonist is a bad-ass African Samurai voiced by LaKeith Stanfield is pure gold. The show is executively produced by Flying Lotus, LeSean Thomas and LaKeith Stanfield. My initial thoughts ... read more
Steven Ellison, mejor conocido como Flying Lotus, es, hoy por hoy, no sólo es un excelso productor y compositor, sino también uno de los nombres más importantes dentro de la industria musical; ese título se lo ha ganado, no sólo por el nombre, sino demostrando en sus composiciones que es uno de los músicos más completos y complejos de todos los ámbitos, que existen sobre el globo terráqueo, esto tampoco se debe sólo a que se ... read more
FIRST LISTEN: One of the best soundtracks of all time. It isn't intrusive, yet becomes a character for the story line within itself.
A Flying Lotus soundtrack may as well be a Flying Lotus concept album, this is FlyLo at his least cryptic and most immediate. Whether confronted as a soundtrack or a nu-jazz record this record sits gorgeously high on the mountain, my favourite thing I've heard this year.

Where "Fighting Without Honor" feels a mashing of FlyLo's style of jazz which he has been tweaking since "You're Dead" with Vangelis synths and Kenji Kawai styled drums and chimes. Flying Lotus has such a ... read more
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Track List

  1. War at the Door
  2. Black Gold (feat. Thundercat)
  3. Your Lord
  4. Shoreline Sus
  5. Hiding in the Shadows (feat. Niki Randa)
  6. Crust
  7. Fighting Without Honor
  8. Pain and Blood
  9. War Lords
  10. Sachi
  11. Your Screams
  12. Using What You Got
  13. African Samurai (feat. Denzel Curry)
  14. Where's the Girl?
  15. Kurosaka Strikes!
  16. This Cursed Life
  17. RoBomb
  18. Taiko Time // Sacrifice
  19. Your Day Off
  20. Your Armour
  21. Enchanted
  22. Mind Fight
  23. Survivors
  24. Your Head // We Won
  25. The Eyes of Vengeance
  26. Between Memories (feat. Niki Randa)
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Added on: April 29, 2021