We always go wild for Brainfeeder, but this new LP - our record of the week - is solid gold. It's always about his dexterity, he plays the bass like no one else this generation, he is a clear jazzer, but there are gestures to slow boiling soul, prog and fusion. Even with all the guests on this amazing twenty-three track album, this is the Thundercat show... his hands, his clever changes, his witty delivery and his beautiful voice.
Oh, and call off the search... the best sleeve art of 2017 is Drunk. We are Drunk.
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