Tag: Kamasi Washington

The Best Songs of 2020

10 tracks that make the best of a chaotic year.

Join Kamasi Washington and the LA Phil Tomorrow for the Latest Episode of SOUND/STAGE

The installment titled “Becoming” begins at 10 a.m. PST, and will also feature poet/activist Ishmael Reed and musician Louie Vega.

Dinner Party Make Room at the Table

Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper, 9th Wonder, and Terrace Martin on how their new supergroup is fit for the post–George Floyd world.

Announcing FLOOD 11: The Action Issue, Featuring H.E.R., David Byrne, Vic Mensa, Shepard Fairey, and More

Our latest print issue focuses on artists engaged in all forms of activism, including features with Wayne Coyne, Keedron Bryant, Dinner Party, Ho99o9, and Lauren Halsey. All proceeds from the issue benefit the NIVA’s emergency relief fund.

In Conversation: Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper, 9th Wonder, and Terrace Martin Invite You to Their Dinner Party

The four artists want the music of their self-titled debut to bring people together.

Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, Kamasi Washington, and 9th Wonder Announce Debut as Dinner Party

Their self-titled will drop July 10 via Sounds of Crenshaw/Empire.

“MASSEDUCTION” Goes Massive: St. Vincent and Philippa Price Roll with the Punches

Annie Clark and visual artist Philippa Price designed St. Vincent’s latest tour specifically for festivals—and to make you ask, “Is this OK?”

Kamasi Washington, “Heaven and Earth”

Everything’s writ large; it is music that contains multitudes, and it’s teeming with joy and power. 

Kamasi Washington, “Harmony of Difference” [EP]

From a quiet, smooth opening, Kamasi Washington’s new EP grows to enormous heights.

Kendrick Lamar, “DAMN.”

“DAMN.” bears our struggle and triumph, swagger and fear, success and uncertainty, love and original sin.

In Conversation: Thundercat Has a Thunderchat About “Drunk,” Yacht Rock

Plus: You’ve been calling Kenny Loggins by the wrong name all these years.

Run the Jewels, “Run the Jewels 3”

There is immense catharsis in Killer Mike and El-P’s appetite for destruction.

Beyond “The Epic”: Four Recent Jazz Releases That Show the Genre’s Range

If you found yourself lost in the cosmos of Kamasi Washington’s triple-LP “The Epic” last year wondering which star to reach for next, 2016 has a few answers for you.

Kamasi Washington is Ready to Take the Next Step

The bandleader finally gets a break from the road. Not that he’s resting on his considerable laurels.

PREMIERE: Little Freddie King Struts Through “The Chicken Dance” in Pickathon’s Galaxy Barn

It’s the series finale of the Oregon festival’s spring season.

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Pitchfork Music Festival (7/15–17/2016)

Sufjan Stevens, Savages, Blood Orange, and more keep it 100 at Union Park.

Lift Off: Pitchfork Fest Gets Jazzy and Transcendent

Sun Ra’s Arkestra formed the spiritual center of the eleventh edition of the Chicago music festival.

WATCH: Set Up Camp and Watch the Bonnaroo Live Stream Here

No sunscreen required.

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Coachella Weekend One (4/15–17/2016)

Let’s play two.

PREMIERE: Kamasi Washington’s Magnificent Eight Salute “The Magnificent 7” in Pickathon’s Galaxy Barn

It’s the second episode in the exclusive Galaxy Barn Series, part of the Oregon festival’s Spring Season.

Bonnaroo Announces Lineup for Fifteenth Annual Festival

June 9–12 on the farm.

Welcome to the Jungle: Coachella 2016 Lineup Announced

Once again, no Bowie.

WATCH: Kamasi Washington Tells You Which Records You’ll Be Asking for This Holiday Season

The LA bandleader participates in Amoeba Music’s “What’s In My Bag?” series.

FLOOD’s Best of 2015: Our Favorite Songs

We moved, we grooved, we were soothed.

Four Days and Four Nights at Le Guess Who? Festival

Running wild in the streets of Utrecht, Netherlands.

The Initial Agony and Ongoing Ecstasy of Pickathon

Reflections after three days on the farm in Happy Valley, Oregon.

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