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Apocalypse (Ten Year Anniversary Edition)


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Multi-GRAMMY award winning virtuoso bassist & singer Thundercat releases a very special deluxe edition of his album Apocalypse on March 1st celebrating ten years since its original release in 2013.

The new edition contains two previously unreleased tracks, ‘Before I loved myself “I” pooped my ankles (true)’ recorded with Austin Peralta and Taylor Graves, and ‘Paris’ (with Mono/Poly). The deluxe LP also features special rainbow holographic artwork housed inside a transparent PVC outer slipcase complete with “x-ray” holographic skull print.

Produced by Ellison himself, Apocalypse is a bitches brew of space voyager electronica, bedroom night soul and subtly fused jazz. It’s a superficially lighthearted record with a somewhat ambiguous dark heart, a revival of a time-honoured tradition of the soul and jazz records which Bruner grew up on. From the solemn and proud front cover through to the final orchestral triptych – dedicated Austin Peralta, a collaborator, close friend and labelmate who passed away earlier on the year of release. This is an album that is reflective and often melancholy, especially when compared to its playful, bright predecessor.

Packed with gems including the certified classics ‘Heartbreaks + Setbacks’, ‘Lotus and the Jondy’, ‘Tron Song’ and the all-out cosmic funk bullet ‘Oh Sheit, It’s X’, Thundercat brings a fusion of pop, soul, electronica, prog rock and funk into an unexplored dimension with his signature basslines gliding sky high to meet Executive Producer Flying Lotus’ astral touch.

In the wake of its release in 2013, Pitchfork praised the record’s “endearing blend of plainspoken nonchalance and almost limitless musical eccentricity” and gave it an 8.2 rating. The LA Weekly was equally impressed: “Thundercat's Apocalypse... takes its name from the end of days but sounds more like a new start.” Meanwhile, Complex proclaimed it “the best album of the year… a shimmering collection of celestial funk.” — (via Bandcamp)

Label: Brainfeeder
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, Reissue, Translucent Red, 10th Anniversary
Country: UK, Europe & US
Released: Mar 15, 2024 / Original Release: Jun 4, 2013
Genre: Electronic, Jazz, Funk / Soul
Style: Soul-Jazz, Neo Soul, Fusion

File under: Funk / Soul