michael mcdonald

7.16.18

We're Gonna Need a Bigger Yacht: One Night with Soft Rock's Holy Trinity

I tried to unpack my hatred of Baby Boomers at a concert featuring Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, and Christopher Cross.

10.12.17

Thundercat Pivots to Yacht Rock in His "Show You the Way" Video

Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins both cameo in the 'Drunk' single's weird video.

10.3.17

Why Did Miley Cyrus Cover "Bodak Yellow" on 'Fallon'?

She also covered a Dido song with Adam Sandler in response to the Las Vegas shooting.

10.3.17

Algorithms Supercharged Gerrymandering. We Should Use Them to Fix it

A new suite of open source redistricting software can help citizens reclaim democracy.

9.16.17

Stream of the Crop: 9 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New albums from Rostam, Emily Haines, and two from Deer Tick top this week's list.

6.6.17

Thundercat Brings Yacht Rock Icons Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins to Fallon

The trio performed "Show You The Way" from Thundercat's latest LP, 'Drunk.'

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4.24.17

A Smooth Conversation with Michael McDonald

We hung out with the godfather of yacht rock at Coachella to talk working with Thundercat, his first new album in ten years, and Trump's America.

1.25.17

Thundercat Announces Third Album 'Drunk' Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell, Flying Lotus, and More

Hear the Brainfeeder artist's latest single "Show You The Way" with Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins.

1.25.17

Behold! Thundercat Resurrects Yacht Rock with "Show You the Way"

Featuring gods of smooth Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins.

1.30.15

Michael McDonald and Nachos Make for the Greatest Video Ever

This morning I encountered a YouTube video that was so ingenious that I felt like I was watching Beethoven debut his ninth symphony. It combines two of my favorite things: nachos and Michael McDonald.