Watch 40-Minutes Of Straight Thundercat Fire From The BBC 6 Music Festival

first_imgAll in all, Drunk is an expression of Thundercat’s flare for the unusual, marked by top notch production and execution. At times, the album seems to be pulling in all directions, but it’s anchored with the unmistakeable soul-drenched style that is Thundercat. To end March, Thundercat performed at the Barrowland Ballroom on the Saturday of the BBC 6 Music Festival in Glasgow. The electro-funk bassist was accompanied by a masterful drummer and keyboardist to make up a total power trio that played through career-spanning numbers, mostly pulling from the 2017 Drunk. Thundercat, who has recorded alongside the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus, Kamasi Washington, Suicidal Tendencies, Mac Miller, and so many more, displayed full-throttle his impressive musicianship of funk, jazz, rhythm and blues during this performance, and it’s finally available for U.S. fans to enjoy. Listen through for a delicious version of Kendrick Lamar’s “If These Walls Could Talk” in the midst of his own “Bus In The Streets.”Groove on:Titled Drunk, Thundercat’s new album is a 23-track offering that fuses elements of funk, soul, hip hop, electronica, and jazz. It’s a mind-bending new release that engages from the first tracks and never lets go. Read the full review for Drunk here.The album features a number of collaborators, including Flying Lotus, Sounwave, Louis Cole, Zack Sekoff, Michael McDonald & Kenny Loggins, Mono/Poly, Taylor Graves, Wiz Khalifa, Pharrell Williams, and Kendrick Lamar. Lamar featured Thundercat on his recent album, To Pimp A Butterfly, helping to propel the bassist into the public eye. It’s nice to see the two continue to exchange musical ideas through collaborative efforts.last_img

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