Flying Lotus had built up a strong underground following by the time his third album, 2010′s Cosmogramma, was ready for release. The title basically means “cosmic drama,” and FlyLo (real name Steven Ellison) wanted to convey that idea in the music. He’s also really conscious of his own creative evolution, and reporters never fail to [...]
Posts Tagged ‘electronica’
The third entry in my mini-series about mind-expanding music is the band Teengirl Fantasy, another new group from Ohio (go figure). Their indie electronica is a unique amalgam of various styles, including ambient, chill wave, and even some turn-of-the-’90s R&B. The song below is called “Cheaters,” from their debut full-length album 7 AM. The record [...]
Welcome to the second edition of my short series about mind-expanding music released in 2010. This entry is about the band Emeralds, a spacey electronic group from Cleveland, Ohio. The video below is for the song “Now You See Me,” one of the last tracks on their album Does It Look Like I’m Here? I [...]
This is the first time in 5 years that I haven’t created a “top ten” list of my favorite music from the previous year to post on my blog. One reason I stopped is that music is a very subjective experience.