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Flying Lotus - Until The Quiet Comes

Released: 01/10/2012 Warp
Featuring guest appearances by Erykah Badu and Thom Yorke (again), the fourth album by experimental producer Steven Ellison under his Flying Lotus alias is an abstract nu-jazz/electro-soul creation that’s more focused and more adventurous than his previous efforts. After nearly a decade, Until the Quiet Comes cements Flylo’s domination of the LA beat scene. For more information visit: http://warp.net/records/flying-lotus Buy: http://warp.net/records/flying-lotus
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Time Out“Not enough here to fully grasp a point...” Until The Quiet Comes proves nothing, and has nothing to prove. Instead, it shows Ellison in full control of his formidable powers, and confident enough to rein them back when the moment demands...
 
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The Line of Best Fit“His most organic and enticing world to date...” Until The Quiet Comes proves nothing, and has nothing to prove. Instead, it shows Ellison in full control of his formidable powers, and confident enough to rein them back when the moment demands...
 
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NME“The sound of the future...” 'Until The Quiet Comes’, is his return to earth. If the last was about rhythm, the follow-up is about melody. If his past work gave you an electric shock, this one will blow your head apart. At times it’s a prog record, as it meanders...
 
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MusicOMH“A collection of perspectives on a coherent musical identity...” With an unprecedented melodic disposition and busy yet rarely cluttered arrangements, this album possesses remarkable poise and balance in the face of its fearsome complexity...
 
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Guardian“Gorgeous...” FlyLo's albums tend to be slight, and this is no exception: these tracks feel less like fully fleshed-out compositions than lightly drawn sketches started, but not always finished, from a spontaneous jam session.
 
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Drowned In Sound“Rich, rich, rich...” Listening to this is like walking into the scene at the end of that Indiana Jones film where all the most esoteric, mysterious artifacts of adventures past are crated and stacked, casual-like...
 
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Clash Music“It's a masterpiece...” Ghosting melodies and boundless mysticism make this set as lozenge-smooth as ever, fusing FlyLo’s trademark blend of jazz, hip-hop, syrupy beats and ambient washes, and bleeding everything into one joyously opulent journey...
 
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BBC“A wistful journey through a mystical dream world...” An otherworldly excursion through our deepest states of unconsciousness. For a person so sonically inclusive, Until the Quiet Comes further catapults Ellison into the cosmos and away from all things terrestrial...
 
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Pitchfork“Vibe-heavy and mystical...” Ellison described Quiet as his attempt at "a children's record, a record for kids to dream to." While there's nothing cute or naive on the album, you get a sense of what Ellison might mean when it comes to dreaming...
 
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