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Thundercat's "Tokyo" Video is All Games, Neon and Feline Things

Thundercat's "Tokyo" Video is All Games, Neon and Feline Things

by zo
5 months ago

Thundercat Embraces "Tokyo" in a Whimsical 'DRUNK' Video

Source: Youtube

BRAINFEEDER’s bass sage dips into Tokyo’s boundless wonders in the first video off DRUNK

Currently crossing the world on a victory lap in support of his new album DRUNK, Thundercat, has a lot to celebrate. Aside from his own critically-adored and reader-chosen effort, the BRAINFEEDER bass man has left a mark on recent projects from Shabazz Palaces, Mac Miller and Kendrick Lamar. It’s a wonder the man ever has the opportunity for some R&R.

READ: THUNDERCAT REVEALS THE FIVE SONGS THAT CHANGED HIS LIFE

Today, in a new video for “Tokyo” — technically the second, following “Them Changes,” but we get the math — Cat finally has his moment in the mecca of cat fancies, tech obsessions and gamer fodder, strolling through the neon-lit streets of the track’s geographic center, complete with cameo from his cat, Tron, the subject of not one, but two odes off respective projects.

READ: THUNDERCAT TOASTS TO DRUNK IN NYC WITH DAVE CHAPPELLE, FLYING LOTUS AND ROBERT GLASPER

You can watch Thundercat get a taste of his adopted hometown in the video for “Tokyo” below. Hit the link to grab a copy on iTunes of pick up the vinyl edition via Ninja Tune.

ITUNES

Tour Dates:
08/12 San Francisco – Outside Lands Festival
08/26 Brooklyn, NY – Afropunk Festival
08/30 Tuscon, AZ – Club Congress
08/31 Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
09/01 San Diego, CA – The Observatory North Park
09/02 Pomona, CA – The Glass House
09/05 Arcata, CA – Humboldt State University
09/06 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
09/07 Seattle, WA – Showbox Theatre
09/08 Atlanta, GA – The Tabernacle
09/10 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
09/11 Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory
09/12 Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
09/14 Denver, CO – The Ogden
09/15 Bellevue, CO – Mishawaka Amphitheatre
09/16 Omaha, NE – The Slowdown
09/17 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
09/19 Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre
09/20 Lawrence, KS – The Granada Theatre
09/21 Champaign, IL – Pygmalion @ Krannert Center
09/23 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
09/24 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
09/25 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
09/27 Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
09/29 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
09/30 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel
10/01 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel
10/03 Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
10/04 Columbia, SC – Music Farm
10/06 New Orleans, LA – Tipitina’s
10/07 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits
10/08 Baton Rouge, LA – The Varsity Theatre
10/10 Orlando, FL – The Beacham Theatre
10/13 Miami, FL – III Points Festival
11/11 De Oosterpoort, NL – Rockit Festival
11/14 Glasgow, UK – ABC
11/15 Manchester, UK – Albert Hall
11/16 London, UK – Shepherd’s Bush Empire
11/17 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
11/19 Antwerp, Belgium – Roma
11/21 Paris, France – Elysee Montmartre
11/23 Madrid, ES – Teatra Barceló
11/24 Barcelona, ES – Apolo
11/25 Milan, IT – Jazz:RE:Found @ Base
11/27 Trento, IT – Jazz’ About @ Teatro Sanbapolis


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