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Thundercat - "Show You The Way" (Video)

Anthony Dean-Harris
Editor-in-Chief
anthony.deanharris@nextbop.com / @i_ADH

Bassist Thundercat's Drunk, released earlier this year on Brainfeeder, is still very much a dope album. To remind you of its dopeness, that wacko has released yet another music video, this time for the yacht rock single, "Show You the Way" featuring Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald. On top of that, the video concept is a sequel to the "Them Changes" video. Altogether, it's something is you really need to see, so check it out after the jump.

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Thundercat - 'Drunk'

Anthony Dean-Harris
Editor-in-Chief
anthony.deanharris@nextbop.com / @i_ADH

Early on his latest album, Drunk, on the song "Bus in These Streets" (written alongside Louis Cole), bassist/singer/personality Stephen "Thundercat" Bruner notes that he's "out here doing the most". Thundercat's third album on the Brainfeeder label does a lot of things, and "the most" is the best descriptor.

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Thundercat - "Show You The Way" feat. Kenny Loggins & Michael McDonald (Stream)

Anthony Dean-Harris
Editor-in-Chief
anthony.deanharris@nextbop.com / @i_ADH

Two of the brothers Bruner are both soon to release new albums. While drummer/Grammy winner Ronald Bruner Jr. will be releasing his debut album, Triumph on March 3rd, the talk of the town is, of course, bassist Thundercat who is set to release his third album, Drunk, on February 24 on Brainfeeder. It's an album featuring Wiz Khalifa, Pharrell, Kamasi Washington, and, of course , Flying Lotus. Heck, the first single features his inspirations Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald. Check it out after the jump.

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Thundercat Performs "Them Changes" on 'Why? With Hannibal Buress'

Anthony Dean-Harris
Editor-in-Chief
anthony.deanharris@nextbop.com / @i_ADH

It was sort of a foregone conclusion that Thundercat would play Hannibal Buress' Comedy Central show. I mean, Flying Lotus is the house DJ (though, as he notes in the first segment of last night's episode, he doesn't get to play much), he's right there. Thundercat was just on a couple of weeks ago backing up Open Mike Eagle. This time the bassist performed his own song, "Them Changes", off his new EP, The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam, alongside keyboardist compatriot Dennis Hamm (with FlyLo providing the beat). It's a more stripped down take on the song that lets the lyricism resound a little more than usual. Check out video of the performance after the jump.

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Thundercat - 'The Beyond - Where the Giants Roam' EP

Anthony Dean-Harris
Editor-in-Chief
anthony.deanharris@nextbop.com / @i_ADH

It's becoming more and more apparent that the world has gotten hip to Thundercat. Bassist Stephen Bruner has been racking up praise and press over the last few years, most lately for his work on Kendrick Lamarr's To Pimp A Butterfly and on saxophonist Kamasi Washington's three-hour debut, The Epic. His voice, through his literal voice and his style of play, have become recognizable to many to the point of being almost iconic. Thus, that same iconic voice rings through in Thundercat's new EP that he just released this week on the Brainfeeder label-- The Beyond/Where the Giants Roam. Check out the centerpiece single of the 15 minute mini album, "Them Changes", after the jump.