Flying Lotus

~ Person

Legal name: Steven Ellison

Also performs as: Captain Murphy (US rapper), Lunchpail


Steven Ellison (born October 7, 1983), known by his stage name Flying Lotus, is an experimental multi-genre music producer, electronic musician and rapper from Los Angeles, California.

Flying Lotus has released five studio albums—1983 (2006), Los Angeles (2008), Cosmogramma (2010), and Until the Quiet Comes (2012)—to increasing critical acclaim -- and most recently You're Dead! (2014). He has produced much of the bumper music on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim programming block. He also contributed remixes for fellow Plug Research artists including Mia Doi Todd. He is often referred to as FlyLo by fans and critics.

In 2012, Ellison began rapping under the persona Captain Murphy, based on the Sealab 2021 character of the same name. Ellison kept this fact a secret for several months, finally revealing his identity several weeks after the release of his first rap mixtape, Duality.

Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license



Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2006 1983 Flying Lotus 3.35 5
2008 Los Angeles Flying Lotus 4.75 5
2010 Cosmogramma Flying Lotus 4.35 6
2012 Until the Quiet Comes Flying Lotus 3 5
2014 You're Dead! Flying Lotus 3

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2009 LA CD Compilation Flying Lotus 1


Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2008 SomeOthaShip: Connect Game J. Sands & Flying Lotus 1
2008 Robo Tussin Flying Lotus feat. Lil Wayne 1
2009 Glendale Galleria / Untitled_rsn Flying Lotus / Joker 1
2012 Between Friends Flying Lotus 1

Single + Remix

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2009 GNG BNG (remix) Remix Flying Lotus feat. Blu 1
2009 Dimlites Remixes of Carlos Niño & Flying Lotus Remix Carlos y Gaby / Flying Lotus 1


Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2007 Reset Flying Lotus 5 2
2008 L.A. EP 1 X 3 Flying Lotus 4 2
2008 L.A. EP 2 X 3 Flying Lotus 4 2
2009 Whole Wide World / Lit Up / Keep It Moving Flying Lotus & Declaime 2
2009 L.A. EP 3 X 3 Flying Lotus 2
2009 Tectonic Plate 2.3 Joker / Flying Lotus 1
2010 Pattern+Grid World Flying Lotus 4
2011 Cosmogramma Alt Takes Flying Lotus 2


Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2006 Demo 06 Flying Lotus 1

Other + DJ-mix

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2011 Lovers Melt DJ-mix Flying Lotus 1
2011 Lovers Melt 2 DJ-mix Flying Lotus 1
2012 Lovers Melt, Part III DJ-mix Flying Lotus 1

Other + Mixtape/Street

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2007 38 Cartoons Mixtape/Street Flying Lotus 1

Broadcast + DJ-mix

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2007 Flying Lotus Presents Brainfeeder Radio Dublab DJ-mix Flying Lotus 1
2008 Brainfeeder X BBC DJ-mix Ras G, Samiyam & Flying Lotus 1
2009 2009-01-30: Future Roots Radio, KPFK 90.7 FM, Los Angeles, CA, USA DJ-mix Flying Lotus 1

Showing official release groups by this artist. Show all release groups instead, or show various artists release groups.