Frank Ocean released two length-records this past weekend, the Endless visual album and his self-released, pop masterpiece Blond. The two consecutive LPs may have lit a fire under artists like Thundercat, Atlanta post-punkers Warehouse, and The Return of Pimp Shrimp (formerly known as King Krule).
Thundercat dropped his newest single, “Bus In These Streets,” a few days back. The track is the prolific bassist’s first effort since last year’s Where The Giants Roam EP. Thundercat will play a series of shows this week, where we can expect him to perform the new single and possibly additional unreleased material.
Warehouse shared the second lead single to their forthcoming second album, Super Low, yesterday. The “Simultaneous Contrasts” track release was accompanied by a music video directed by Frankie Cosmos, who toured with the band earlier this year. Watch the video up there.
King Krule (who also makes music under his Edgar The Beatmaker and Archy Marshall aliases) is now releasing music as The Return of Pimp Shrimp. The project debuted yesterday with a breezy, lo-fi groove rock cut titled “FEEL SAFE 88 (just say no).” The sound is leagues away from the polished soul of Six Feet Beneath the Moon, much closer to Toro Y Moi‘s blissful, vintage R&B vamps.