Episode 45: Thundercat

“Them Changes”

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Thundercat is the alter-ego of bassist and singer-songwriter Stephen Bruner. He’s played bass for both Suicidal Tendencies and Erykah Badu and went on to help shape Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly. In this episode, Thundercat breaks down his song “Them Changes.” Thundercat co-produced the track with his long-time collaborator Flying Lotus, with Kamasi Washington on saxophone.

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The Isley Brothers – Footsteps in the Dark
Ice Cube – It Was a Good Day
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This episode is sponsored by Hover (use the offer code THUNDERCAT for 10% off), Lagunitas Brewing Company, and Simple.

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