[LIVE REVIEW] Flying Lotus at Motion

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Flying Lotus: 3D Show
Where: Motion, Bristol (The Marble Factory)
When: Friday 14th December
Support: Lapalux, Iglooghost

Long-established as one of the most forward-thinking performers in the industry, this winter Flying Lotus brought his all-new 3D live show to the UK, with stops in Brixton and Bristol.

Designed and orchestrated in collaboration with 3D Live, FlyLo’s acclaimed new A/V experience was just that – a mind-bending myriad of sound and visuals, backed by the bass-built speaker system at Motion.

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As has been the case throughout Flying Lotus’ career, his music has always been impossible to pin down and categorise, and Friday’s show made that task no easier. Journeying through clap-heavy trap, to layered percussive impro-jazz, stopping at manic dubstep and psychedelic hip-hop along the way, FlyLo’s live show is among the most all-encompassing out there.

The visuals were as extravagant, scattered and trippy as one would expect, with acid-primed spirographs, species-crossing creatures, vast deserted plains, haunted houses and half-dead zombie babies all popping off the screen in immersive 3D brilliance.

The FlyLo live experience is like nothing out there at the moment, and a must-see show that takes advantage of the jarring unpredictable music he’s renowned for. Coupled with Motion’s polished, high production values, Flying Lotus live in Bristol was a spectacle to say the least.

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