Thundercat drops trippy new single ‘Satellite’ as part of ‘Insecure’ soundtrack

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This is Thundercat’s first original song for 2021

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Thundercat has shared a lively new single titled “Satellite,” which is landing as part of the soundtrack for season five of HBO. unsafe,

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The psychedelic track makes great use of a minimalist soundscape, simmering with smoky synths and a dry, casually paced drum beat. The mix is ​​accentuated by the Thundercat’s signature warm, rounded bass tone. Louis Cole added his funk-focused flair to the song’s instrumentation as well, while Genevieve Artadi provides guest vocals; Her spotlight harmonies soar overhead with mesmerizing aplomb, bright and drenched in reverb.

See the visualizer for ‘satellite’ below:


After guest spots on tracks by Haim (“3 AM”), Silk Sonic (“After Last Night”), Ace Hashimoto (“Vaporwaves”), Flying Lotus (“Black Gold”), “Satellite” is Thundercat for 2021 The first is the original song. ) and kayatrananda (‘be careful’). The genre-bending artist released her fourth studio album, ‘It’s What It Is,’ last April via Brainfeeder.

In a four-star review of ‘It Is What It Is’, Granthshala Sam Moore stated that “for all the album’s heavy rumors on life, death and healing, the Thundercats can still kick back when needed”.

Last August, Thundercat said that he had recorded a full album with his late friend and frequent collaborator Mac Miller. The news sent fans into a frenzy on Twitter, although the Thundercats tried to quell demand for the album’s release by saying, “Not everything has to be put out that way.”

In November the Thundercats performed a star-studded show in Los Angeles, featuring The Hamm, Flying Lotus, Ty Dol$igne and more. They also released a deluxe edition of their debut album, ‘The Golden Age of Apocalypse’, to commemorate their tenth anniversary.

Thundercat fans in the UK and Europe will be able to catch him playing live in 2022, with an eight-date tour closing in for the last week of March and the first two days of April. He will also perform at the second edition of the Wilco Festival Sky Blue Sky to be held in Mexico in January.


unsafe Currently airing its fifth and final season on HBO. Other artists to appear on the show’s final soundtrack include Savathi and Duckworth.

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