WATCH: Thundercat Wields Katana in Video for “Them Changes”

The Beyond/Where Giants Roam standout cut gets its own video ahead of the bassist's fall tour.

For those who keep track of such things, add Thundercat‘s “Them Changes” to the list of contenders for Song of the Summer. The LA jazz-funk bassist—who in the last eight months alone appears on records by Flying Lotus, Kendrick Lamar, and Kamasi Washington—dropped “Them Changes” ahead of his six-song mini-LP The Beyond/Where Giants Roam a few weeks ago. Now, the cut has its own video, which takes the song’s opening lyric about there being blood on the floor quite literally. Like the song, the “Them Changes” video alternates seamlessly between surreal comedy and high drama, ultimately blending the two in its final moments. Watch “Them Changes” below, then fire up your ticket broker of choice to catch Thundercat on the road this fall.

Thundercat tour dates

01–02 Happy Valley, OR – Pickathon Festival @ Pendarvis Farm
06 Washington, DC – Afropunk Pre-Party @ The Howard Theatre
08 Los Angeles, CA – Low End Theory Festival @ Shrine Expo Hall
23 Brooklyn, NY – Afropunk Festival @ Commodore Barry Park

17 San Diego, CA – Cabsah
18 Phoenix, AZ – Valley Bar
19 Albuquerque, NM – Historic El Rey Theatre
20 Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
22 Tulsa, OK – Vanguard
23 Austin, TX – Holy Mountain
24 Houston, TX – Studio at Warehouse Live
25 San Antonio, TX – Alamo City Club
26 Denton, TX – Oaktopia
27 Toronto, ON – The Hoxton
29 Montreal, QC – Theatre Fairmount
30 Boston, MA – Middle East Downstairs

01 Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s
03 Atlanta, GA – Afropunk Festival @ Atlanta’s Central Park
04 Vancouver, BC – The Alexander
06 Seattle, WA – The Crocodile
07 Portland, OR – Star Theatre
08 Arcata, CA – Arcata Theatre
09 San Francisco, CA – 1015 Folsom
10 Santa Barbara, CA – Velvet Jones


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