Flying Lotus Confirms Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg and Herbie Hancock for 'You're Dead!' Album

BY Josiah HughesPublished Aug 12, 2014

Jazz-imbued beatmaker Flying Lotus has become one of the most beloved producers in electronic music, so people were understandably excited when he announced his upcoming You're Dead! album last month, even if the announcement came with few if any details. Now, more info about the LP has finally surfaced.

Throughout the day, FlyLo has been gradually unveiling the album's tracklisting via Tumblr, complete with an original drawing for each song name. Out of the ones he's named so far, two — "Cold Dead" and "Fkn Dead" — play into the album's morose title.

More excitingly, the artist has revealed some high-profile guests. The song "Never Catch Me" will feature an appearance from renowned rapper Kendrick Lamar, while "Tesla" will include work from jazz legend Herbie Hancock. There's also a song called "Dead Man's Tetris," which sees FlyLo rapping under his Captain Murphy moniker alongside Snoop Dogg.

For those with short-term memories, FlyLo was snapped in the studio with Hancock last spring.

Stay tuned for more information on You're Dead! as it becomes available. The album is set to arrive on October 7 via Warp.

Flying Lotus also has a hefty North American tour in the works, including stops in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. The full itinerary is available below.

UPDATE: The full guest-loaded tracklist is now below.

You're Dead:

1. Theme
2. Tesla (ft. Herbie Hancock)
3. Cold Dead
4. Fkn Dead
5. Never Catch Me (ft. Kendrick Lamar)
6. Dead Man's Tetris (ft. Snoop Dogg and Captain Murphy)
7. Turkey Dog Coma
8. Stirring
9. Coronus, the Terminator
10. Siren Song (ft. Angel Deradoorian)
11. Turtles
12. Ready Err Not
13. Eyes Above
14. Moment of Hesitation (ft. Herbie Hancock)
15. Descent Into Madness (ft. Thundercat)
16. The Boy Who Died in Their Sleep (ft. Captain Murphy)
17. Obligatory Cadence
18. Your Potential // The Beyond (ft. Niki Randa)
19. The Protest

Tour dates:

08/16 Mexico City, Mexico Ceremonia Festival
08/17 Somerset, WI - Summer Set Music Fesitval
08/24 Los Angeles, CA - FYF Fest
10/09 Orlando, FL - The Beacham

10/10 Miami, FL - iii Points

10/11 Atlanta, GA - The Tabernacle

10/12 Chapel Hill, NC - Cat's Cradle

10/13 Washington, DC - Lincoln Theater

10/14 Philadelphia, PA - Tower Theater

10/15 New York, NY -Terminal 5

10/16 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg

10/17 Boston, MA - Paradise

10/18 Burlington, VT - Higher Ground

10/20 Montreal, QC - SAT

10/21 Toronto, ON - The Danforth Music Hall

10/23 Detroit, MI - Royal Oak Music Theater

10/24 Chicago, IL - Concord Music Hall
11/07 London, UK - Roundhouse

11/09 Austin, TX - Fun Fun Fun Fest

11/11 Phoenix, AZ - Marquee Theater

11/15 Santa Cruz, CA - Catalyst

11/17 Portland, OR - Roseland

11/18 Seattle, WA - Neptune

11/19 Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom

11/21 Salt Lake City, UT - The Complex

11/22 Denver, CO - Fillmore Auditorium

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