Tag Archives: Thundercat

Midnight In A Perfect World: Erik Blood

Erik Blood has been a vital figure within Seattle’s music community, emerging as a solo artist in 2009 to explore the cosmic intersections of shoegaze, dream-pop, and electro-pop, while frequently displaying his nuanced production talents with local co-conspirators such as Shabazz Palaces, Moondoggies, and THEESatisfaction. Recently winning The Stranger’s Genius Award in Music before relocatingRead more…

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Monday Music News

Beloved cable network Adult Swim have been putting out some amazing music over the years, and today’s contribution ranks among the coolest releases yet: Seattle’s own Shabazz Palaces team up with Flying Lotus and Thundercat under the name WOKE. Stream their first single “The Lavishments of Light Looking” below. And as if that pedigree ain’tRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Kurt Vile has dished out a few more details about his upcoming album, b’lieve i’m going down. Vile has described the album as “ethereal, Appalachian-influenced folk songs” with a “night vibe.” The 12-track compilation is expected to drop on September 25. Check out the video for the lead single “Pretty Pimpin” below. [CoS]

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Friday Music News

Stephen Bruner, a.k.a. Thundercat, teamed up with artists Jolly Mare and Rudi Zygadlo for his contribution to the upcoming Red Bull Academy compilation (available January 15). “Vulnerable People” is a jazz fusion track that really utilizes Bruner’s funky bass playing prowess. [Pitchfork]

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Out This Week 7/9

Since we’re celebrating Sub Pop 25th Anniversary, a.k.a. Silver Jubilee, this week, it’s fitting that one of their new signees should top this week’s list of new releases. Though the term does define him, Daughn Gibson is unlikely to be called a “singer-songwriter”, at least not in the traditional sense, the Carlile, PA artist createsRead more…

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Live Review: Flying Lotus w/ Thundercat, Teebs, & JPS @ Showbox SoDo 5/22/2013

Yes, that is a real bill. Electronic genre-blending genius Flying Lotus (Steven Ellison) brought some of his closest associates along with him on his second trip through Seattle in support of excellent new record, Until The Quiet Comes. Thundercat has been a long time collaborator, playing all of the jaw-dropping bass lines you heard rippingRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

If any weekend were to officially signal the start of the Spring/Summer Concert Festival season in the Northwest it has to be Sasquatch Music Festival weekend! Running from Friday thru Monday, Sasquatch is sure to have some surprises in store with a fantastic lineup this year. Of course, KEXP will be broadcasting from the festivalRead more…

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