Flying Lotus hitting Fortune Sound Club on Wednesday
Flying Lotus hits Vancouver on Wednesday September 22nd at Fortune Sound Club, reports BC music promoter Sarah (Miss Bliss) Kim. The event has been moved from the Commodore.
With special guests Low Limit of Lazer Sword and Rico Uno (The Freshest).
Doors at 8:00pm, Show at 9:00pm
Tickets $25.00 advance available at www.ticketmaster.ca
Also available at Red Cat, BeatStreet, Scratch, Zulu and Highlife Records.
“Flying Lotus, for me, is like the Hendrix of his generation." - Mary Anne Hobbs/BBC Radio 1
With music ingrained in his bloodlines (his great aunt is Alice Coltrane and his grandmother wrote songs for Motown) it’s no wonder Flying Lotus (aka Fly Lo aka Steven Ellison) is being exalted as the latest musical genius. His second album, Los Angeles, performed a great leap forward in hip-hop comparable to that executed by DJ Shadow's landmark Endtroducing album of 1996.
Genre-defying, Flying Lotus has worked with artists, musicians, singers, MC’s around the globe including Thom Yorke (Radiohead), Lil Wayne, his cousin saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, Kayne West, Kode 9, Benga, Jaga Jazzist and Thundercat to name a few.
Expect dancefloor bangers, jazzy mood swings and the sound of music to come, when this forward thinking producer hits Vancouver on Wednesday!
Interview with Flying Lotus: http://www.factmag.com/2010/05/04/flying-lotus-miles-to-the-sun/
Download Fly Lo mixes: http://www.brainfeedersite.com/2009/12/25/a-decade/
Several mixes to choose from: http://www.percussionlab.com/sets/artists?search=flying+lotus
Thanks to Miss Bliss for this report.