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Best Albums of April 2020

The Best Albums of April 2020

Eleven new albums you need in your headphones.

Album of the Week: Thundercat – It Is What It Is

The bass virtuoso offers a strong but concise balance of grief with silliness on some of his most enjoyable songs to date.

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Thundercat’s “Dragonball Durag” is light-hearted genius

The bass maestro balances his instrumental prowess with a penchant for self-deprecating humor.

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Thundercat’s “Black Qualls” has more bounce to the ounce

The funky new single features Slave’s Steve Arrington and The Internet’s Steve Lacy.

Thundercat new album It is what it is

Thundercat announces new album, It Is What It Is

Hear new track “Black Quails.”

Big Ears festival 2020

Can’s Damo Suzuki, Tindersticks, Thundercat to play Big Ears Festival 2020

Plus Shabaka and the Ancestors, Sudan Archives, Terry Riley, Kim Gordon and more.

Brainfeeder X box set

Brainfeeder announces new box set compilation, Brainfeeder X

A 4xLP box is on the way with 22 unreleased tracks.

Thundercat Drank review

Thundercat : Drank

The bass maestro is given a chopped-not-slopped treatment.

Thundercat Drank

Thundercat releases Drunk remix album, Drank

Hear the new “chopped and slopped” version of the album.

The 30 best albums of 2017 so far

The Best Albums of 2017 So Far

Our 30 favorite records released in 2017 to date.

Roundtable: Build your own supergroup

Our ringers for lineups of extra-super supergroups.

Soul II Soul, Kaytranada, Sampha confirmed for Afropunk Brooklyn

Plus Thundercat, Macy Gray, Serpentwithfeet and more.

Thundercat Drunk review

Thundercat : Drunk

The jazz bassist and fun-loving weirdo offers up his most dizzyingly paced record yet.

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Stream the new Thundercat album, Drunk

Bass virtuoso and songwriter’s new album out now.

best songs of 2017 Thundercat

Thundercat announces new album, Drunk

Hear new track “Show You the Way,” featuring Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins.

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Thundercat announces world tour

North America and European dates announced.

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10 Essential Neo-Soul Albums

Neo-soul is a lot like shoegaze. Or goth rock. Or alternative. Or indie. Not that…

Bataclan owners issue statement on Friday’s attacks

Plus Thundercat shares tribute to victims of the attacks.

Thundercat The Beyond Where the Giants Roam

Thundercat : The Beyond/Where the Giants Roam

Stephen Bruner caps an already great year with 16 minutes of meditative funk.

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Thundercat announces tour dates

Bass maestro back on the road.