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Thundercat: “Them Changes”, Live in New Orleans
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Thundercat: “Them Changes”, Live in New Orleans

Pitchfork has a great new concert series called Nightcap, where they feature independent artists in late night concerts around the United States. They’re off to a great start with bassist Thundercat, who performed “Tron Song” and a brand new track called “Them Changes.” Not to be confused with the Buddy Miles song, “Them Changes” is a mid-tempo groove that blurs...

Flying Lotus Album Heavy on The Thundercat
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Flying Lotus Album Heavy on The Thundercat

Flying Lotus’ fifth studio album, , started out as a record just for him and bassist Thundercat (Suicidal Tendencies, Erykah Badu). Flying Lotus (real name: Steven Ellison) tells Clash Music that the pair intended to make a double album, but decided to release the Flying Lotus songs first because they were completed earlier. His comments also mean Thundercat (real name:...

Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner: Lotus and the Jondy
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Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner: Lotus and the Jondy

Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner is a phenomenal bassist with a singular voice. Here’s a video from the first episode of the online music series “Off Main St,” which features the bassist performing his song “Lotus and the Jondy.” The song is from his second album Apocalypse. If you dig this, make sure to check out the rest of the episode:

Thundercat Releases Sophomore Album, “Apocalypse”
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Thundercat Releases Sophomore Album, “Apocalypse”

Thundercat, aka bassist Stephen Bruner, has returned with his second full-length album, Apocalypse. Continuing Bruner’s unique hip hop meets jazz meets indie rock style, the effort centers on the cycle of life and all its ups and downs. The topic has been heavy on the bassist’s mind since the passing of his close friend and fellow musician, Austin Peralta, who...

Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner: Daylight Live
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Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner: Daylight Live

Facebook friend Matt Lewis shares this video of Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner performing “Daylight”, at The Echo in Los Angeles. This performance was part of Thundercat’s record release party, celebrating the release of the bassist’s solo debut, The Golden Age of Apocalypse. Thundercat has also performed with Suicidal Tendencies since he replaced Robert Trujillo in 2002.

Suicidal Tendencies’ Thundercat Releases “Golden Age of Apocalypse”
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Suicidal Tendencies’ Thundercat Releases “Golden Age of Apocalypse”

Stephen Bruner, aka Thundercat, has released his debut solo album, Golden Age of Apocalypse. The versatile bassist, who is a full-time member of Suicidal Tendencies, shows his jazz and neo-soul sides on the 13-track collection, which was produced by his cohort Flying Lotus. Including his cover of George Duke’s “For Love I Come,” the songs all include phenomenal bass playing...