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Thundercat gets vulnerable on New LP ‘It Is What It Is’ produced with Flying Lotus and featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Lil B, and more

Thundercat has earned a reverence among music lovers and makers alike. The artist né Stephen Bruner released It Is What It Is, his fourth studio album, on April 3; it is the follow-up to his critically acclaimed LP Drunk, which was as adventurous as it was plain goofy. While not completely serious—see: “Dragonball Durag” and […]

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Khalid, Julien Baker keep fans warm at Boston Calling day three

Boston Calling day three was a cold one as fans alternated between seeking out hot food and huddling in front of the festival’s stages in an attempt to keep warm. Cutting winds and an endlessly dropping temperature wasn’t enough to dampen the spirits of those in attendance, however, as the day was filled with enough […]

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Thundercat proves to be a funk force of nature at the Glass House

Hope you brought your dancing shoes this past Saturday night. The intimate Glass House sold out for the insanely talented Thundercat. The force of nature himself, Stephen Bruner, absolutely tore the house down. The LA musician is well known for his Grammy award-winning work on Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly. On his own, 32-year-old Thundercat wowed […]

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Thundercat to headline The Glass House Pomona — Watch New Video “For Tokyo”

Los Angeles’ funk ‘n’ bass master extraordinaire, Thundercat has released a new video for the track “For Tokyo” off his new album Drunk. Shot throughout his tour in Japan, the video captures Thundercat’s love for the city of Tokyo, and the country of Japan. From sushi to anime, video games and more, the Grammy award-winning […]

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Thundercat and Mitski keep early afternoon crowds cool at FYF day two

Kicking off much earlier than the first day and baking its attendees in the process, FYF day two kept the heat at bay with a stellar lineup of afternoon acts that allowed fans the chance to shake off the sweat to some groovy tunes. Opening up the afternoon on the Trees stage Homeshake sprinkled their […]

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Win Tickets to Low End Theory Festival feat. Flying Lotus & More at Shrine Expo Hall

Since the mid-2000’s every Wednesday night in Los Angeles Low End Theory has been bumpin’ with the best in experimental electronic and hip-hop music and often features up and coming acts before (and even after) they blow up on the scene. Now the second annual Low End Theory Festival is coming to the Shrine Expo Hall on […]

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Thundercat takes FYF Fest on a bass-filled adventure

Los Angeles-based bass guitar extraordinaire, Thundercat’s FYF Fest set was filled with incredible solos on Sunday later afternoon, but the former Suicidal Tendencies member showed there is much, much more to him than the metal stylings of his former band. Stephen Bruner lived up to the Thundercat moniker, donning a sweet fur animal hat of sorts […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Erykah Badu at the Wiltern (Dec. 8, 2011)

Queen of controversy?  Queen of neo-soul?  Queen of style?  Whatever it may be, Erykah Badu is here to bring down the house at the Wiltern on Thursday, Dec. 8.  With support from The Cannabinoids and Thundercat it’s sure to be an evening of psychedelic soul, r&b, hip-hop, electro, funk fusion that will elevate your mind, […]

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