Thundercat feat. Kenny Loggins + Michael McDonald: Show You The Way

In a collaboration worthy of a double-take, Thundercat has joined forces with two formidable names: Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald. In his new song “Show You The Way,” Thundercat (aka Stephen Bruner) announces each singer before their verses with a tinge of delightfully sincere awe. The track is quintessentially Thundercat—with a super-smooth groove, shimmery production and plenty of soul. The track is from his third …

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Carly Rae Jepsen: Emotion Side B It will come as no surprise that Carly Rae Jepsen’s E•MO•TION Side B (a collection of eight songs that didn’t make it onto her powerhouse 2015 album) is an ’80s-influenced delight. Available to stream on Apple Music and Spotify, the flip-side album was shared as a celebration of E•MO•TION‘s first anniversary and from the sweet “First Time” to the …

Thundercat: Bus In These Streets

Once again, Thundercat has managed to combine whimsy, innocence and sweetness with melancholy and pathos. For his new track, “Bus in These Streets” the multitalented musician/singer/producer has teamed up with frequent collaborator Flying Lotus and the result is sunny but sad. He laments the crazy world—mostly thanks to technology—and at the same time accepts it: “Thank God for technology / ’cause where would we be …