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bass player / vocalist

https://open.spotify.com/track/3bxjtvcAllN0FnsarixsdO

calstars, Wednesday, 17 August 2016 23:21 (three years ago) link

Love this guy...so smooth...so Stevie wonder

calstars, Wednesday, 17 August 2016 23:22 (three years ago) link

five months pass...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62EmHhZSjEI

Brad C., Saturday, 4 February 2017 00:04 (three years ago) link

This is O.K. On paper it sounds like the best, weirdest Yacht Rock thing imaginable but I think I like most previous Thundercat releases better.

yesca, Saturday, 4 February 2017 14:47 (three years ago) link

I'm looking forward to a full album in the mode of his last EP. I enjoyed his previous stuff, but The Beyond/Where The Giants Roam felt like he'd turned the corner from a virtuosic player and a fun artist into an indispensable artist.

voodoo chili, Saturday, 4 February 2017 14:56 (three years ago) link

This is O.K. On paper it sounds like the best, weirdest Yacht Rock thing imaginable but I think I like most previous Thundercat releases better.

It's a weak song. In their heyday, neither Loggins nor McDonald would have let something this hookless slip out as a B-side.

Don Van Gorp, midwest regional VP, marketing (誤訳侮辱), Saturday, 4 February 2017 16:04 (three years ago) link

two weeks pass...

is this the most annoying album ever

r|t|c, Thursday, 23 February 2017 12:36 (three years ago) link

About to find out. Just started listening.

Don Van Gorp, midwest regional VP, marketing (誤訳侮辱), Thursday, 23 February 2017 12:51 (three years ago) link

Yeah, this is crap. Gave up halfway through, put on Michael Henderson's Wide Receiver instead. (If you've never heard that, it's a 1980 smooth funk/bedroom R&B album by the dude who played bass for Miles Davis from 1972-75.)

Don Van Gorp, midwest regional VP, marketing (誤訳侮辱), Thursday, 23 February 2017 13:40 (three years ago) link

I like this one:
https://open.spotify.com/track/7sglnykRRln9VDmZXRJ3zY

calstars, Friday, 24 February 2017 13:18 (three years ago) link

Is it just me or are the lyrics on this thing offensively bad?

I'm not even a guy who listens to lyrics the first time through an album but there are some severe clunkers on most of the tracks.

ridiculous perm ban decision (voodoo chili), Friday, 24 February 2017 17:47 (three years ago) link

It's a dork-funk record if I've ever heard one. Funny the first time 'round, but I probably won't come back to this one often. I could see 14 year old me loving this

octobeard, Friday, 24 February 2017 18:12 (three years ago) link

The hit to miss ratio is pretty bad here. I made a nice 4 track EP after removing the chaff

calstars, Friday, 24 February 2017 18:35 (three years ago) link

This is in serious need of an edit. If you cut down the best ideas you could end with an okay 8track lp. As it stands it's way too homogenic and meandering to make it thru the whole thing.

dance cum rituals (Moka), Friday, 24 February 2017 18:46 (three years ago) link

That said there are at least two great songs in here

dance cum rituals (Moka), Friday, 24 February 2017 18:47 (three years ago) link

"It's a dork-funk record if I've ever heard one."

^^^ THIS ^^^

yesca, Saturday, 25 February 2017 15:36 (three years ago) link

five months pass...

hmmm, dunno, but I quite like this guy's meandering bass style. A lot of it reminds me of Insignificance-ear Jim O'Rourke.

licorice oratorio (baaderonixx), Thursday, 24 August 2017 13:37 (two years ago) link

I think it's great, though there's nothing on the new album as wonderful as Tron Song

not not not not yr academy (stevie), Thursday, 24 August 2017 13:54 (two years ago) link

two years pass...

New one took a few spins to really click, but I'm totally digging it now. "Dragonball Durag" is great!

soaring skrrrtpeggios (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Thursday, 16 April 2020 15:21 (three months ago) link

three months pass...

Ok what the fuck, this guy was in SUICIDAL TENDENCIES for 9 YEARS and no one ever talks about it

Blues Guitar Solo Heatmap (Free Download) (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Saturday, 1 August 2020 20:42 (two weeks ago) link

I wrote a Wire cover story on him a couple of months ago and believe you me, we talked about that.

but also fuck you (unperson), Saturday, 1 August 2020 21:01 (two weeks ago) link

awesome I will track that down. it seems weird it doesn't come up more for how much press he gets

Blues Guitar Solo Heatmap (Free Download) (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Saturday, 1 August 2020 21:18 (two weeks ago) link

I swear I've heard him talk about it on a podcast, but I can't remember which. It could have been Hannibal Buress' pod, although that usually wasn't very interview-y?

change display name (Jordan), Saturday, 1 August 2020 21:42 (two weeks ago) link

I feel like every time I talk about him someone is like "did you KNOW he was in Suicidal Tendencies?"

Get Me Bodied (Extended Mix), Monday, 3 August 2020 03:51 (one week ago) link

been listening to him for 5 years now and i just heard about it this week, but then again i dont read about music much these days

methinks dababy doth bop shit too much (m bison), Monday, 3 August 2020 03:54 (one week ago) link


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