ALBUM REVIEWS: Flying Lotus, Tame Impala

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STREET DATE: 05.03.10 | EMUSIC | AMAZON| INSOUND | ITUNES

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ALBUM REVIEW: Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma

One of the most often repeated facts about Steven Ellison, the L.A. beatsmith better known as Flying Lotus, is his family lineage. Nephew to jazz greats Alice and John Coltrane, he has somewhat taken up the family torch and gained widespread recognition creating deep, hip-hop infused electronic music. On his third album, Cosmogramma, Flying Lotus displays not only their influence on his music but also some of their talent. (Continue Reading)


STREET DATE: 01.12.10 | EMUSIC | AMAZON| INSOUND | ITUNES

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ALBUM REVIEW: Tame Impala - Innerspeaker

The first time I sat down to listen to Tame Impala’s Innerspeaker, I was surprised twice. Early buzz around the band pinned them as an electronic-leaning rock band from Australia – a current hotspot of indie dance music. Tame Impala’s sound could not be further from what I expected. They are very clearly a psychedelic rock band, a genre I don’t often find myself enjoying. Once I established that I was surprised once more to find I was listening to the album over and over again. (Continue Reading)