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Flying Lotus Shares New Captain Murphy Track

Flying Lotus has been hitting Twitter left and right with information about his new album, You’re Dead! But today, the man behind the ego of Captain Murphy also shared a track which he raps on for Adult Swim Singles Program. The track is called “Cosplay.” Apparently it’s not just for the nerdy. The track is […]

Adult Swim’s Summer Singles Series To Return With Deafheaven, Tim Hecker, Future, More

Adult Swim’s Single Series has delivered a number of intriguing tracks over the past few summers, with whoever curates the series having a deft hand for picking artists currently rising or resurfacing into the spotlight. Wye Oak, The Field, Miguel, Run the Jewels, Dan Deacon, an annual appearance by Captain Murphy – it always promises […]

Flying Lotus Releases Compilation Of Previously Unheard Music

California-based musician Flying Lotus seemingly never disappoints with his productions, so it was an extremely pleasant surprise to find out he has released a zip file featuring cuts that were previously unheard by his fan-base until now. With over twenty songs and guest spots from multiple notable names including Shabazz Palaces and The Underachievers, the […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Captain Murphy – “The Killing Joke”

Before Flying Lotus came out as the masked rapper Captain Murphy, we fell in love with his mixtape Duality. One of the most prominent tracks on the tape is the sinisterly sweet “The Killing Joke” which lasts a mere 2 minutes. Today, official visuals have appeared on the Captain’s YouTube page. Starting with a sample […]

WATCH: Earl Sweatshirt Performs New Songs

At a Flying Lotus show last night, Earl Sweatshirt made a surprise appearance to perform a few new tunes from his upcoming record, Doris. His set was short, 3 new songs were performed. The first, produced by Pharrell Williams was called “Burgandy.” The second has been hyped on Twitter for a bit, it’s called “Hive,” and […]

Flying Lotus Gives First Interview Regarding Captain Murphy Rap Project

Wrapping up 2012, multi-genre producer Flying Lotus came out as the true identity of the mysterious and cleverly named rapper, Captain Murphy. I say clever as Captain Murphy is an (awesome) character from Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim show, Sealab 2021, and as Flying Lotus has produced a significant amount of bumper music for Adult Swim, […]

UTG LIST: Best Mixtapes of 2012

2012 has been an incredible year for music. From rock, to pop, hip hop, and the world’s obsession with “Gangnam Style,” there have been many great offerings for fans of any genre of music. Hip hop, however, has been especially fortunate thanks to the rise of artists working harder than ever to ensure their mixtapes […]

LIVE VIDEO: Captain Murphy X Earl Sweatshirt – “Between Friends”

For those who haven’t been following along, Captain Murphy has been a quiet secret amongst the rap community with an identity highly debated amongst bloggers and hip hop enthusiasts. Most have seemed to believe that the Cap’n is none other than Tyler the Creator or perhaps his Odd Future brother Earl Sweatshirt. Similarities most certainly […]