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2017 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017

We made it! Well, we mostly made it. The world could well end in the next 25 days. But we've made it through 11 months…
Stereogum | December 5, 2017 - 11:00 am

List

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017 So Far

Lizzy Goodman’s new book, Meet Me In The Bathroom, documents an era in rock music that many of us remember well. It uses oral history…
Stereogum | June 6, 2017 - 11:00 am

Sounding Board

Don’t Keep Forgetting: How Michael McDonald Escaped Punchline Status

For a long time, the Doobie Brothers have felt like kind of a joke: the type of band it's easy to imagine namechecked in the…
Nate Patrin | March 9, 2017 - 11:16 am

More Thundercat stories

Flying Lotus & Thundercat Scored Last Night’s Episode Of Atlanta

We are now five episodes into the second season of Atlanta, and it is apparent that we are witnessing some historically great TV. Last night's…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2018 - 10:23 am

Stream Drank, DJ Candlestick & OG Ron C’s Official “Chopped Not Slopped” Version Of Thundercat’s Drunk

Houston producer and Swishahouse Records co-founder OG Ron C has applied his "chopped not slopped" treatment to artists ranging from Drake to Grizzly Bear, but…
Chris DeVille | February 15, 2018 - 10:03 am

Watch Thundercat Perform In A Dragon Ball-Z Costume On Colbert

Thundercat was the musical guest on last night's Halloween edition of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, and he got in the holiday spirit by…
James Rettig | November 1, 2017 - 9:55 am

Watch Thundercat’s Virtuosic Tiny Desk Concert

When the way-out bass master Thundercat showed up to the NPR studios to record his Tiny Desk Concert, he came in purple dreads, a pink…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2017 - 10:21 am

Thundercat – “Show You The Way” Video (Feat. Michael McDonald & Kenny Loggins)

For "Show You The Way," the first single from his Drunk album, Thundercat recruited the soft-rock titans Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald. And when Thundercat…
Tom Breihan | October 12, 2017 - 11:29 am

Thundercat – “Tokyo” Video

Thundercat has released the first music video from Drunk, which we called one of 2017's best records thus far. The video for "Tokyo," directed by…
Grace Birnstengel | August 2, 2017 - 11:02 am

Watch Thundercat Play The Tonight Show With Michael McDonald & Kenny Loggins

On his new album Drunk, jazz-funk starchild Thundercat wrangled big names like Kendrick Lamar and Pharrell. But when it came time to release the lead…
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2017 - 9:17 am

Shabazz Palaces – “Since C.A.Y.A.” (Feat. Thundercat)

Three years after the release of Lese Majesty, their last LP, Seattle art-rap greats Shabazz Palaces are planning to release two brand-new albums on the…
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2017 - 10:14 am

Kendrick’s DAMN. Credits James Blake, Thundercat, & Greg Kurstin … But Who Is Bekon?

The wait is over. Kendrick Lamar's ridiculously exciting new album DAMN. is out there in the world. And while we already knew about Rihanna and…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2017 - 10:13 am

Thundercat – “Hi” (Feat. Mac Miller)

Thundercat released his fantastic new album, Drunk, at the end of last week. On the Japanese edition of the album, there's a bonus track featuring…
James Rettig | March 1, 2017 - 9:27 am

Stream Thundercat Drunk

Thundercat is a great musical alter ego, and Drunk is a fantastic album title, so we can conclude Stephen Bruner is good at naming things.
Chris DeVille | February 24, 2017 - 9:38 am

Thundercat – “Walk On By” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

On Friday, the dazed soul-music hybrid Thundercat will release his lovely, spaced-out new album Drunk, and we've already posted a couple of its tracks: "Show
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2017 - 11:11 am
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