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WATCH: Flying Lotus Releases New Animated Robot Video “Putty Boy Strut”

By Staff; Photo by Timothy Saccenti on September 19, 2012

 

WATCH: Flying Lotus Releases New Animated Robot Video “Putty Boy Strut”

On October 2, Flying Lotus, one of LA's most inventive, instrumental hip-hoppers, will release his next LP: Until The Quiet Comes (Warp Records). Shortly after, he will take this record on tour all across the U.S., but for now, he keeps us entertained with new track, "Putty Boy Strut," and its accompanying animated video, created by Cyriak, a UK-based surrealistic animator. 

Below you can listen to this sonically lighthearted and spunky track that has just as vibrant of a video to match. Watch what happens when a seemingly unassuming cyclops robot turns ravenous and begins gorging on skyscrapers and other mechanical objects. It's pretty awesome.

Flying Lotus tour dates:

September
23 - Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl *

October
07 - New York, NY @ Terminal 5
13 - Toronto, ON @ The Hoxton
15 - Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre
16 - Chicago, IL @ Metro
18 - Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
19 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
22 - Vancouver, BC @ Fortune Sound Club
23 - Seattle, WA @ Neptune
25 - Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater

* w/ Animal Collective 

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