Flying Lotus - Yasuke
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Based on 198 ratings
2021 Ratings: #16
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
Earmilk
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.
74
Pitchfork
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.
BGL13
NR
when the shoreline is sus
AngelHerntz
80
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
AndreVital
84
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
noisefirst
80
FIRST LISTEN: One of the best soundtracks of all time. It isn't intrusive, yet becomes a character for the story line within itself.
CrazyCrusher
85
"Yasuke" is an original soundtrack from producer Flying Lotus for a new Netflix anime. First of all, I am very happy for FlyLo, this is obviously a pretty big project for him and he handled it very well. Every sound on this project is immaculate and intricately blends well, from the stomping footsteps to the chanting it all feels very natural. This is a very chill/calming album with a very nice vibe, and a few great features, from bass legend and jazz extraordinaire Thundercat on ... 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