Photography by Eddie Alcazar. Thundercat’s music starts on his couch at home: “It’s just me, the bass and the computer”. Album Level Flags. Discovering Arrington’s output in his late teens, Bruner says he fell in love with his music immediately: “The tone of the bass, the way his stuff feels and moves, it resonated through my whole body.” ‘Black Qualls’ emerged from writing sessions with Lacy, whom Thundercat describes as “the physical incarnate of the Ohio Players in one person - he genuinely is a funky ass dude”. This is my first full listen through of a Thundercat album, and I'm already hooked. Funny Thing B-Side 1. No matter the life changes, that’s my partner. He seems to be magnetically drawn to comedians from Zack Fox (with whom he collaborates regularly) to Dave Chappelle, Eric Andre and Hannibal Buress whom he counts as friends. No Treble is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by linking to amazon.com. $44.49. More Info: Thundercat is set to release his new album It Is What It Is on Brainfeeder Records on April 3, 2020, and shares the first music; 'Black Qualls (featuring Steve Lacy and Steve Arrington). Reset. Coloured LP ... Thundercat is the definition of cool, I think we can all agree. With Will Friedle, Matthew Mercer, Kevin Michael Richardson, Emmanuelle Chriqui. “I have a Dragon Ball tattoo… it runs everything. The characters were created by Tobin "Ted" Wolf and originally featured in an animated television series named ThunderCats, running from 1985 to 1989, which was animated by Japanese studio Pacific Animation Corporation, and co-produced by Rankin-Bass Animated … “If you can’t laugh at this stuff you might as well not be here,” he muses. ‘It Is What It Is’ confirmed this with the blend of funk, streaked with an electronic-fusion and unique boldness. It does something… it changes you,” he says smiling. ... Thundercat – “Funny Thing” ... RELEASE YEAR: 2020. Release date 5 Dec '20 Format Info Picture Disc repress + Mac Millar poster. ‘It Is What It Is’ follows up one of the past decade’s biggest jazz albums, ‘Drunk’ with a deliriously wide-angled sound spanning a rainbow of jazz fusion vibes from psych to soul, funk and cosmic synths. He creates so purely,” says Thundercat. Elsewhere on the album, ‘Dragonball Durag’ exemplifies both Thundercat’s love of humour in music and indeed his passion for the cult Japanese animé. 02:01 Saib - Ed's Jam Saib - Ed's Jam. King of the Hill . I can't guarantee that it'll come out on such and such date to coincide with your single release or something like that." Really solid project from Thundercat. The album will feature guest appearances by Ty Dolla $ign, Childish Gambino, Lil B, Kamasi Washington, Steve Lacy, Steve Arrington, BADBADNOTGOOD, Louis Cole and Zack Fox. Thundercat has announced his new album Drunk, the follow-up to 2015’s mini-album The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam and 2013’s Apocalypse. Thundercat. Nate Todd Thundercat announced a new album, It Is What It Is, due out on April 3 via Brainfeeder Records. “All I ever wanted to be was funky and funny,” Thundercat, born Stephen Lee Bruner, told The New York Times earlier this year, yet even a cursory listen of his recent work would suggest his ambitions stretch much further than that. Photography by Eddie Alcazar. Reset. There is a saying that Dragon Ball runs life,” he explains. Dribble with Devin to the beat of "Funny Thing" by Thundercat. Funny Thing Original Mix. Thundercat. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon. 2020-04-03. Photography by Eddie Alcazar. Afro House; ... Release Date. Genres. APPLY. Thundercat - Funny Thing Thundercat - Funny Thing. Listen to music from Thundercat like Them Changes, Funny Thing & more. It references what it means to be a black American with a young mindset: “What it feels like to be in this position right now… the weird ins and outs, we’re talking about those feelings…”, Thundercat revisits established partnerships with Kamasi Washington, Louis Cole, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Ronald Bruner Jr and Dennis Hamm on “It Is What Is Is” but there are new faces too: Childish Gambino, Steve Lacy, Steve Arrington, plus Ty Dolla $ign and Lil B on ‘Fair Chance’ - a song explicitly about his friend Mac Miller’s passing. Thundercat - Funny Thing. Another single, "Dragonball Durag", was released on February 17. Genres: Neo-Soul, Psychedelic Soul, Nu Jazz. As a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, and value-added reseller, ThunderCat approaches each engagement with integrity and commitment to help our customers fulfill their mission. An amazing 88% of these young people that Centrepoint work with , move into their own homes, reconnect with their families, get their first jobs or go to university. This is my first full listen Really solid project from Thundercat. We are always thinking of pushing in different ways.”, Comedy is an integral part of Thundercat’s personality. Grab Some Swag. Thundercat will be on the road starting February 28th in Vancouver, British Columbia. Brainfeeder. I don't listen to funk all to much, but this album makes me want to. The funny thing about all of this is all you can do is throw your hands up and just do it, surrender yourself to it. No surface noise. Vinyl, Released by Thundercat, in genre R&B / Soul, on 04/03/2020. I can't stand colored vinyl though, but this is another fantastic release from Thundercat. Original Release Date. to APPLY. Thundercat forms a cornerstone of the Brainfeeder label; he released “The Golden Age of Apocalypse” (2011), “Apocalypse” (2013), followed by EP “The Beyond / Where The Giants Roam” featuring the modern classic ‘Them Changes’. Louis Cole) Black Qualls (feat. Fair Chance (Floating Points Remix) 01:56 Brainfeeder 25-08-2020 Dragonball Durag (Remix) 01. He was later “at the creative epicenter” (per Rolling Stone) of the 21st century’s most influential hip-hop album Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp A Butterfly”, where he won a Grammy for his collaboration on the track ‘These Walls’ before releasing his third album “Drunk” in 2017. “It Is What It Is” has been nominated for a GRAMMY in the Best Progressive R&B Category and with Flying Lotus also receiving a nomination in the Producer of the Year (Non-Classical). “This album is about love, loss, life and the ups and downs that come with that,” Bruner says about “It Is What It Is”. “It Is What It Is” follows his game-changing third album “Drunk” (2017). Writer: Thundercat - Mono/Poly. 140g clear vinyl LP housed in a 6mm spined gatefold sleeve with gold foil detail and OBI strip. Genre. “He taught me… he saw me as an artist and he encouraged it. Lacy and Arrington are featured on the album’s first single, “Black Qualls.” Thundercat dishes a Bootsy-esque bass line for the retro-sounding track. Overseas feat. I think that was intentional after listening to it on digital as well. “Every comedian wants to be a musician and every musician wants to be a comedian,” he says. “This album is about love, loss, life and the ups and downs that come with that,” the bassist explains. Albums include To Pimp a Butterfly, You're Dead!, and Drunk. Serving as his fourth studio album, the … CD softpack. 04-03-2020. Get the latest news, videos, lessons, and more in your inbox every morning. Áron Hodek: Q&A with AronTheBassist (Part 2), Bailey, Wooten, and Patitucci Host Webinar with Miles Davis Bassists, Aguilar Announces DCB P and J Style Pickups, Bass & Creativity: Alternate Lydian Modes, Black Qualls [ft. Steve Lacy, Steve Arrington and Childish Gambino]. 140g cream vinyl LP housed in a 3mm spined sleeve with OBI strip. Brainfeeder 30-10-2018 King of the Hill. Due to popular demand, we’ve extended our 20% off sale, on everything in our shop. MP3 downloads included. BF100DX ... 7 Funny Thing Thundercat 1:56 Buy. Dribble with … Original Release Date. Thundercat. Listen to and download Thundercat music on Beatport. “Losing Mac was extremely difficult,” he explains. This could be the worst homelessness crisis in the last 50 years and we can do something about it! Release Date: 04/03/2020 . “You’re hoping people understand it, but you don’t even understand how it’s so funny ‘cos it hurts sometimes.”. It sobered me up… it shook the ground for all of us in the artist community.”, The unruly bounce of new single ‘Black Qualls’ is classic Thundercat, teaming up with Steve Lacy (The Internet) and Funk icon Steve Arrington (Slave). It Is What It Is released on April 3, 2020 and was met with critical acclaim. Thundercat forms a cornerstone of the Brainfeeder label; he released “The Golden Age of Apocalypse” (2011), “Apocalypse” (2013), followed by EP “The Beyond / Where The Giants Roam” featuring the modern classic ‘Them Changes’. © 2021 No Treble, LLC and respective copyright holders. Release Date April 3, 2020 Vinyl, 1×LP, Limited Edition. GRAMMYs 2021 Nominee - Best Progressive R&B Category. Get Thundercat setlists - view them, share them, discuss them with other Thundercat fans for free on setlist.fm! Editor's Notes: Stephen Bruner, better known by his stage name Thundercat, is gearing up to release his new album, It Is What It Is. “The thing that really becomes a bit transcendent in the laugh is when it goes in between how you really feel,” Bruner says. So click that button, make that donation and Ninja Tune will match all donations and pass the money on to Centrepoint. Your support helps keep No Treble running (and makes you look cool too!) Release Date. MP3 downloads included. Funny Thing WAV (24-bit) $2.19. - Keona Frasier, Contributing Writer Tierra Whack - Dora Artist. 01. 2020-04-03. This is my overall favorite song from 2020. ThunderCats is an American media franchise, featuring a fictional group of cat-like humanoid aliens. MP3 downloads included. The aptly titled ‘I Love Louis Cole’ is another standout - “Louis Cole is a brush of genius. $1.29. The final date on his trek is set for April 6th in Dallas, Texas. A nostalgic look back at some forgotten aspects of one of the most beloved cartoons of the 1980s - ThunderCats. Random acts of kindness can make a difference! Thundercat will release his third full-length studio album “Drunk” on 24th February 2017 via Brainfeeder. “And every good musician is really funny, for the most part.” It’s the juxtaposition, or the meeting point, between the laughter and the pain that is striking listening to “It Is What It Is”: it really is all-encompassing. Add this release to your Spotify account now, You will be asked to login with your Spotify Account, Read our Terms & Conditions about this service here. That record completed his transition from virtuoso bassist to bonafide star and cemented his reputation as a unique voice that transcends genre. B min. – Thundercat, press release I met Ty working with Sa-ra Creative Partners and Chordz. Overseas (feat. The album, produced by Flying Lotus and Thundercat, features musical contributions from Ty Dolla $ign, Childish Gambino, Lil B, Kamasi Washington, Steve Lacy, Steve Arrington, BADBADNOTGOOD, Louis Cole and Zack Fox. We met at the house literally, and we were young, early 20s or something like that. 15 Things You Forgot About ThunderCats. 12,047 listeners ... By release date; Drunk. Listen to and download Thundercat music on Beatport. The final date on his trek is set for April 6th in Dallas, Texas. The followup to 2017’s groundbreaking Drunk will be a reflective album. Thundercat’s fun, high energy signature funk kept my imagination vivid and enthused during a year where I endured a constant battle with stagnancy and felt the void of adventure. Create Gift Voucher Add to Cart Picture disc Read More. Post date January 7, 2021; We reached out to our DJs and staff members here at WKNC and here are their responses for their top 3 songs of 2020. This session (pu6n0gu6119f154js9ne9u9tt3) started 2021-01-22 12:19:19, (featuring Steve Lacy, Steve Arrington and Childish Gambino). It Is What It Is Track List: Lost in Space / Great Scott / 22-26 Check out Thundercat on Amazon Music. Bruner’s last record, 2017’s Drunk, was certainly funky and funny.It also brought together an eclectic cast of guests, from yacht … Be the first to write a review. Funny Thing . Thundercat has released his new album “It Is What It Is” on Brainfeeder Records. These selective weaknesses add a sense of urgency to the series. “It’s a bit tongue-in-cheek, but at different points in life you come across places that you don’t necessarily understand… some things just aren’t meant to be understood.”, The tragic passing of his friend Mac Miller in September 2018 had a profound effect on Thundercat and the making of “It Is What It Is”. Thundercat dedicated the album to friend and frequent collaborator, Mac Miller. In 2018 Thundercat and Flying Lotus composed an original score for an episode of Golden Globe and Emmy award winning TV series “Atlanta” (created and written by Donald Glover). $1.99. Nevertheless, referring to the spiritual connection that he shares with his longtime writing and production partner Flying Lotus, Bruner describes his friend as “the other half of my brain”. 04-03-2020. It’s another example of Stephen Lee Bruner’s desire to highlight the lineage of his music and pay his respects to the musicians who inspired him. 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