Los Angeles (Flying Lotus album)

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Los Angeles
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Studio album by Flying Lotus
Released June 10, 2008 (2008-06-10)
Recorded September 2007 - March 2008
Genre Electronic, experimental
Length 43:17
Label Warp Records
Producer Flying Lotus, Matthewdavid, The Gaslamp Killer, Samiyam, Byron the Aquarius
Flying Lotus chronology
Reset
(2007)
Los Angeles
(2008)
L.A. EP 1 X 3
(2008)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (81/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
BBC (favorable)[3]
Drowned in Sound (8/10)[4]
Exclaim! (favorable)[5]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[6]
Pitchfork Media (8.5/10)[7]
PopMatters 8/10 stars[8]
Resident Advisor (5.0/5)[9]
Spin (favorable)[10]

Los Angeles is the second studio album by American music producer Flying Lotus. It was released by Warp Records on June 10, 2008. The cover was designed by Timothy Saccenti, and the album title is named after Flying Lotus' place of birth.

Reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Los Angeles received an average score of 81% based on 13 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim".[1]

It ranked at number 3 on Resident Advisor‍ '​s Top 20 Albums of 2008.[11]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Brainfeeder"   Flying Lotus 1:31
2. "Breathe Something/Stellar Star"   Flying Lotus 3:20
3. "Beginners Falafel"   Flying Lotus 2:28
4. "Camel"   Flying Lotus 2:22
5. "Melt!"   Flying Lotus 1:45
6. "Comet Course"   Flying Lotus 3:01
7. "Orbit 405"   Flying Lotus 0:44
8. "Golden Diva"   Flying Lotus, Matthewdavid 4:02
9. "Riot"   Flying Lotus 4:02
10. "GNG BNG"   Flying Lotus, The Gaslamp Killer 3:38
11. "Parisian Goldfish"   Flying Lotus 3:01
12. "Sleepy Dinosaur"   Flying Lotus 1:55
13. "RobertaFlack" (featuring Dolly) Flying Lotus, Samiyam, Byron the Aquarius 3:07
14. "SexSlaveShip"   Flying Lotus, Matthewdavid 2:14
15. "Auntie's Harp"   Flying Lotus 0:55
16. "Testament" (featuring Gonjasufi) Flying Lotus 2:28
17. "Auntie's Lock/Infinitum" (featuring Laura Darlington) Flying Lotus 2:44
18. "Interference" (Japanese bonus track) Flying Lotus 2:46
19. "Backpack Caviar" (Japanese bonus track) Flying Lotus 3:23

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Los Angeles - Flying Lotus". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  2. ^ Lymangrover, Jason. "Los Angeles - Flying Lotus". AllMusic. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  3. ^ Forster, Alex (June 5, 2008). "Flying Lotus - Los Angeles - Review". BBC. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  4. ^ Taylor, Kenn (June 10, 2008). "Flying Lotus - Los Angeles". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  5. ^ Hampson, Ashley (June 17, 2008). "Flying Lotus - Los Angeles". Exclaim!. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  6. ^ Warren, Emma (May 18, 2008). "Reviews 11-25". The Observer. The Guardian. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  7. ^ Patrin, Nate (August 29, 2008). "Flying Lotus: Los Angeles". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  8. ^ Martin, Andrew (June 12, 2008). "Flying Lotus: Los Angeles". PopMatters. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  9. ^ Mann, Chris (July 18, 2008). "Flying Lotus - Los Angeles". Resident Advisor. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  10. ^ Reeves, Mosi (June 15, 2008). "Flying Lotus, ‘Los Angeles’ (Warp)". Spin. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  11. ^ "RA Poll: Top 20 albums of 2008". Resident Advisor. December 17, 2008. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 

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