With Animation and Live Visuals, Meet Annapurna, CDM's Newest Visualist Contributor

Ed.: Create Digital Motion is now five years old, and we hear more than ever from a community that wants to see more in-depth coverage of visuals for music, interactive visuals, and live performance visuals and VJing. I couldn’t be more excited to begin to introduce some new voices to make that happen on this […]

With Animation and Live Visuals, Meet Annapurna, CDM’s Newest Visualist Contributor

Ed.: Create Digital Motion is now five years old, and we hear more than ever from a community that wants to see more in-depth coverage of visuals for music, interactive visuals, and live performance visuals and VJing. I couldn’t be more excited to begin to introduce some new voices to make that happen on this […]

Coming Home: America and the UK, Dance Resurgence, Insanely Great Flying Lotus and Stones Throw

Techno originator Juan Atkins. Now, dance music may finally be coming home properly to stay. Photo (CC-BY-SA) Adrien Mogenet. Any one of us, myself included, may break at any moment into armchair analysis of the music scene. But it’s worth asking an expert. Taste-setting, deeply influential DJs Pete Tong and Gilles Peterson of BBC Radio […]

Beeple + Flying Lotus Team Up in Dazzling Animated Music Video; Free Models Coming

Flying Lotus – Kill Your Co-Workers from beeple on Vimeo. Beeple + Flying Lotus Team Up in Dazzling Animated Music Video Flying Lotus sends over his new music video, in collaboration with one of our favorite visual artists, the multi-talented motion artist Beeple. It seems a perfectly-calibrated aesthetic marriage between 3D models and hand-sketched rough […]

Decibel Log 2: Robert Henke, Room40 Label, Flying Lotus and Friends

The FlyLoTrio After Rocking Decibel – Ronald Bruner Jr., Flying Lotus and Thundercat The patter of rain against the window brings in day two at Decibel.  Early afternoon coffee is the ‘tall’ to order for the conference sessions in Pravda studios.  Robert Henke (Monolake) greets with a smile as he takes the podium for the […]

Evocative Videos for Flying Lotus, Matthew Dear Releases

Matthew Dear (teaser for the album “Black City,” below) and Flying Lotus (video for “MmmHmm” off Cosmogramma, above) each get rich, evocative video worlds to accompany their music. As a lot of music videos turn to gimmickry to try to go viral – tending to be either blindingly awesome, as with OK Go, or things […]

Flying Lotus Album Art, Come Alive: Fieldlines, Free Interactive Art App

You’ve heard the lamentations before: album art died with the move from the large canvas of the LP vinyl record to the CD. Well, eat your heart out, LPs: album art is back, it’s interactive, and it’s trippier than ever. Just ask Flying Lotus. Fieldlines is a free Mac and Windows application that creates an […]

Flying Lotus Cosmogramma Album is Coming 5/4; Clear Your Calendar

I have no doubt that Cosmogramma, the album Flying Lotus describes as a “space opera,” will be one of the albums of 2010. Actually, I don’t even care if anyone agrees, because I know I’ll thoroughly enjoy it. The only bad news is that you’ll have to wait until May to get the release, coming […]