Stephen Bruner is not your typical musician. His father was a drummer with the Temptations and he played bass in a boy band called No Curfew. He also plays bass with Suicidal Tendencies. His debut album, The Golden Age of Apocalypse, could only have been made by a man whose name invokes cartoon feline warriors. It’s full of spacy ’70s harmonies and jazzy drums, but it sounds like a musical Voltron. Apocalypse, which is also the record that Thom Yorke’s friend and DJ Flying Lotus would expect to find on Brainfeeder’s label, Brainfeeder. It’s the sound that doesn’t hesitate to draw inspiration from almost any source and take it all in stride. From

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