Watch: Trailer for Flying Lotus’ New Album ‘You’re Dead!’

Flying Lotus has just announced the follow-up to Until the Quiet Comes, called, You’re Dead! After months of teasing, the artist announces an official release date, as well as a trailer for the album. FL presents some seriously trippy imagery with artwork by Shintaro Kago and animation by Strangeloop.

This was the first time I ever really went in and made a record with ideas beforehand. The “You’re Dead!” thing was kind of a joke at first, but I wanted it to be the thread of where everything was coming from. I wanted to write from that place, I wanted to write music from that world first, instead of it being, regular Flying Lotus. I wanted to say, “OK, you’re dead. Now what?” [laughs] Or songs about death – Thundercat and myself just started writing a bunch of stuff that started fitting into that world. And not all of it sounded like hard bop after a while.

Read more from Flying Lotus’ interview with Rolling Stone here. The album is set for release October 7 in the U.S. and October 6 in the UK, aside from all this jazz high, psychedelic goodness, Flying Lotus has also announced a tour. Check out the dates below.

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Flying Lotus:

07-25 San Diego, CA – Casbah
08-16 Mexico City, Mexico – Ceremonia Festival
08-17 Somerset, WI – Summer Set Music Festival
08-24 Los Angeles, CA – FYF Fest
10-09 Orlando, FL – The Beacham Theatre
10-10 Miami, FL – III Points Festival
10-11 Atlanta, GA – The Tabernacle
10-12 Carrboro, NC – Cats Cradle
10-13 Washington, DC – Lincoln Theatre
10-14 Upper Darby, PA – Tower Theater
10-15 New York, NY – Terminal 5
10-17 Boston, MA – Paradise
10-18 South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
10-20 Montreal, Quebec – Societe des Arts Technologiques
10-21 Toronto, Ontario – Danforth Music Hall
10-23 Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Hall
10-24 Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
11-07 London, England – The Roundhouse
11-09 Austin, TX – Fun Fun Fun Fest
11-11 Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
11-15 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst Club
11-17 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
11-18 Seattle, WA – Neptune
11-19 Vancouver, British Columbia – Commodore Ballroom
11-21 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
11-22 Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium

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