Thundercat

Watch Thundercat’s NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Thundercat, who's been touring extensively this year, stopped by NPR to perform in its latest episode of Tiny Desk Concert. The premier bassist and his band…
Brian Josephs / October 18, 2017

Video: Thundercat – “Show You The Way” ft. Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald

Thundercat has released a video for "Show You the Way," the single from his February LP Drunk featuring soft-rock giants Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald.
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 12, 2017

Moses Sumney – “Quarrel” ft. Thundercat, Cam O’bi, and KING’s Paris Strother

Moses Sumney has dropped his new song "Quarrel," which features contributions from Cam O'bi, Paris Strother of the R&B trio KING, and Thundercat, who also appeared…
Brian Josephs / August 10, 2017

Video: Thundercat- “Tokyo”

Thundercat's "Tokyo" is a joyous ode to the city's nerd culture that features the bassist singing about his love for the Gundam Café and Dragonball Z. The Drunk track's…
Brian Josephs / August 2, 2017

Watch Thundercat, Michael McDonald, and Kenny Loggins Perform “Show You the Way” on Fallon

Thundercat assembled his most legendary collaborators, Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins, for a performance of their Drunk single "Show You the Way" on Fallon. The…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 6, 2017

The 50 Best Albums of 2017 So Far

It's safe to say none of us will be nostalgic for the first six months of 2017. Rarely has the national and global situation felt…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2017

Flying Lotus – “North Star3″ & “You and Your Friends Are Dead”

In recent days Flying Lotus has posted a remix of the Twin Peaks theme and a new song that samples Queen on his SoundCloud profile, and he's back with…
Anna Gaca / May 17, 2017

Here Are Just Some Very Nice Quotes About Thundercat From Michael McDonald

Noisey has a great new interview with Michael McDonald, one of the greatest singer-songwriters to ever sit at a piano. The interview took place at…
Jeremy Gordon / April 24, 2017

Afropunk Festival 2017 Lineup Includes Solange, Kaytranada, Thundercat, Nao, Sampha, Soul II Soul, More [UPDATE]

Afropunk has announced the lineup for its flagship festival in Brooklyn. This year's iteration will feature a stage curated by Solange's Saint Heron label that includes Sampha,…
Brian Josephs / April 6, 2017

Thundercat Has Worked With Everyone From Suicidal Tendencies to Kendrick Lamar. Here’s What He’s Learned.

32-year-old starcrosser Stephen Bruner—a.k.a. Thundercat—has the relatable surrealism of a George Clinton who lives next door. His kaleidoscopic output threads together the influences of jazz…
Brian Josephs / March 1, 2017

New Music: Stream Thundercat’s New Album Drunk

Last night, Thundercat dropped his freewheeling new LP, Drunk. The project is his first since 2015's mini-album The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam and his first full-length…
Brian Josephs / February 24, 2017

New Music: Thundercat – “Friend Zone”

After paying tribute to yacht rock with Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald, Thundercat comes back with the Valentine's Day present "Friend Zone." Manning the ship…
Brian Josephs / February 14, 2017

Thundercat Announces New Album Drunk, Releases “Show You the Way” Featuring Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald

Supreme bassist Thundercat has announced his new album Drunk, his third LP and his first full-length since 2013's Apocalypse. The guest list is a wild one; the…
Brian Josephs / January 25, 2017

Eric Andre Pits Thundercat and Robot Hannibal Buress Against Each Other in a “Bass-Off”

Thundercat and Hannibal Buress are known frequenters of Eric Andre's absurdist cosmos, and their friendship has produced yet another oddity. In a new clip from The Eric…
Brian Josephs / September 23, 2016

Thundercat Takes Us Aboard a ‘Bus in These Streets’

Thundercat can potently express a wide range of emotions through his virtuoso musicianship and falsetto voice. His mournful hymns are profound, his contemplations carry weight,…
Brian Josephs / August 23, 2016
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