Release date
3 May 2010
Running length
17 tracks
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    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Flying Lotus - Clock Catcher 1:12 145,910
2 Flying Lotus - Pickled! 2:13 135,521
3 Flying Lotus - Nose Art 1:58 132,203
4 Flying Lotus - Intro//A Cosmic Drama 1:14 88,288
5 Flying Lotus - Zodiac Shit 2:44 187,712
6 Flying Lotus - Computer Face//Pure Being 2:32 58,967
7 Flying Lotus Feat. Thom Yorke - …And The World Laughs With You 2:55 2,536
8 Flying Lotus - Arkestry 2:51 118,626
9 Flying Lotus Feat. Thundercat - Mmmhmm 4:14 3,182
10 Flying Lotus - Do the Astral Plane 3:58 164,077
11 Flying Lotus - Satelllliiiiiiiteee 3:49 112,414
12 Flying Lotus - German Haircut 1:57 110,809
13 Flying Lotus - Recoiled 3:36 105,881
14 Flying Lotus - Dance of the Pseudo Nymph 2:47 105,543
15 Flying Lotus - Drips//Auntie's Harp 2:10 44,812
16 flying lotus feat. laura darlington - Table Tennis 3:01 2,806
17 Flying Lotus - Galaxy in Janaki 2:27 102,361

About this album

Cosmogramma is an album by Flying Lotus, released on May 3, 2010, on Warp Records. The title comes from an incident when he was listening to an Ashram lecture from his great-aunt Alice Coltrane and he misheard the words “cosmic drama” as cosmogramma.

The album was awarded the top spot in Exclaim! Magazine’s annual ranking of Electronic albums. Dimitri Nasrallah writes of Flying Lotus, “In the five years since he first appeared on the scene, the Los Angeles native’s talents have grown in such leaps and bounds that he now finds himself pioneering a full-blown West-Coast beats renaissance. ” More recently, it was ranked the 14th best album of 2010 by Pitchfork Media and #1 album of the year at the Gilles Peterson World Wide Awards 2011. The song “…And The World Laughs With You” was featured in the HBO TV series True Blood (season 4, episode 2).

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  • KingNoCrown

    Out-of-fucking-where album; a psychedelic journey with no cohesive road or path to follow. Like floating on space, without any idea or where to go. In a good way because, this is what makes this album so great and unique [2] After my first listen I really have no clue what the fuck I'm listening to, I just know it's beautiful.

    13 Apr 5:18pm Reply
  • RubberSalad


    24 Oct 2014 Reply
  • m1a100

    Out-of-fucking-where album; a psychedelic journey with no cohesive road or path to follow. Like floating on space, without any idea or where to go. In a good way because, this is what makes this album so great and unique.

    20 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Illest_Villain


    3 Sep 2014 Reply
  • jdotperiod

    wow, according to the time stamps on my charts, i haven't listened to this album in three years. damn, it's time to get reacquainted.

    22 Aug 2014 Reply
  • daanhakvoort

    This has to be my favorite album art ever, this or joy divisions unknown pleasures

    26 Jun 2014 Reply
  • mordwyr

    Great experimental electronica! First time I heard Flying Lotus was at a friend's house, and I wanted to be cool like all the other people there, so I started listening to this.

    16 May 2014 Reply
  • Azzyk

    Experience. That's it. I just can't say if there's something out there more beautiful and breathtaking as this album.

    27 Apr 2014 Reply
  • Punchu_Panda

    aside from this lp being short yet sweet, noisy yet bold, it's just so damn fun to listen to as well! i can't help but think that flylo had a blast making cosmogramma as much as us listeners had a blast giving it the opportunity to enter our ear canals.

    20 Apr 2014 Reply
  • WS9167

    One of the best albums of the 2010s so far, of any genre.

    21 Feb 2014 Reply
  • h_r_f_d

    a musical cosmic journey. the beginning of clock catcher is your spaceship taking off. by the end of the album you're blastin' thru the edges of the milky way galaxy...

    28 Dec 2013 Reply
  • turbokoala

    Best album of the century is damn fuckin' right. Such a bold musical statement.

    24 Nov 2013 Reply
  • popozudo

    totally popatoes

    17 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Randomname270

    In gonna be controversial here and call this the best album of the century (so far).

    12 Aug 2013 Reply
  • fmforhthought

    Just got fully into listening to this, and I now realise it is truly amazing.

    9 Apr 2013 Reply
  • uffaft

    love every track on this lp

    24 Mar 2013 Reply
  • inhmn

    this is probably a good album but I find it hard to move from Do the astral plane so I can't tell...

    18 Feb 2013 Reply
  • GreenKamo

    Love this sound

    25 Dec 2012 Reply
  • matt1337c

    The album art is almost as cool as the music. And the music is pretty damn cool.

    4 Dec 2012 Reply
  • prominence_la

    Monumental. And utterly inimitable.

    2 Dec 2012 Reply
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