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James Pants

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THE YEAR IS 2001 AND THE PLACE IS TEXAS. Stones Throw head honcho Peanut Butter Wolf is DJing while a sharply dressed young man approaches the DJ Booth with his Prom date in tow to formally introduce himself. Thus begins the story of James Pants.

What began as a dream Prom night to see his hero DJ went to an internship at the label to eventually landing the ultimate fantasy by being signed to the roster and championed as the ‘next big thing’ by none other than Peanut Butter Wolf himself – on top of critics like Busy P, Urb, XLR8R, & Dazed & Confused Magazines.

Mr. Pants is a purveyor par excellence of that unmistakable “fresh beat”: 80’s Soul, Electro Boogie, Early Rap, New Wave, & Post-Punk Disco, all of which can be found on Welcome where James plays drums, keys, guitar and sings.

From a radio perspective, what format does this fall under - this new style that Pants has invented? Do you play it on the groove alongside the likes of Skyy, Cameo, or even Pharrell (listen to ‘KA$H’)? Or do you play it in the underground alongside the up-to-the-minute electro pulse of Egyptian Lover, Cybotron and even Too $hort? The answer, of course, is both! There’s enough Pants to fit any style.

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  • emiliano_barrom

    Great One please release a new album.

    15 Oct 2013 Reply
  • MarsupialLFM

    can anyone recommend me some similair stuff, not necessarily on stones throw

    25 Jul 2013 Reply
  • knifeintheback

    Dude's been killing my playlists as of late. I've always felt like I've slept on him far too much over the years. Finally making good on his greatness.

    28 Dec 2012 Reply
  • iMurk

    Pants has the best Boiler Room performance. Ever.

    7 Dec 2012 Reply
  • IXxXxXxXxXxXI

    he looks like james murphy from lcd soundsystem

    21 Nov 2012 Reply
  • SunMan24

    Вначале к его творчеству относился скептически... Послушал пару треков в компании друзей. Взяли "на слабо". Помню, как сейчас, я сказал им, что меня не прет. Но на следующий день был жесткий отходос. Друг посоветовал не мучить себя и послушать пару его ремиксов, чтобы прийти в работоспособное состояния. Так было еще несколько раз. Употреблял вначале маленькими дозами. Сейчас подсел плотно. Скачал дискографию. Не брезгую микстейпами и миксами. Теперь ни знаю как слезть. Как уйти от зависимости? Врачи говорят что сразу бросать нельзя - можно загнутся. Нужно потихоньку уменьшать дозу и переходить на "похожих исполнителей". Буду пытаться выполнять их рекомендации, но пока не очень получается. Я не аморальный человек. Поверьте. Это может случится с каждым. Будьте бдительны! James Pants может забрать у вас самое важное - свободу! Огородите себя и своих близких от пагубного влияния этого искусителя.

    22 Oct 2012 Reply
  • ihaveresidency

    be my husbando

    16 Aug 2012 Reply
  • RatBatSpider

    James Pants does some record shopping at Amoeba Music Hollywood. check out the clip. it's rad. http://www.amoeba.com/whats-in-my-bag/index.html#/detail/2012-05-21_james-pants

    24 May 2012 Reply
  • Smartypants101

    dude really needs to hit a million

    29 Apr 2012 Reply
  • BlowJob_Symphon

    incantation <3

    9 Apr 2012 Reply
  • kacperofm

    " W zamierzeniach James’a, „Welcome” nie miał być to hiphopowy album. I taki właśnie powstał. " ?????

    27 Mar 2012 Reply
  • street_dawg

    Thanks James [2]

    11 Feb 2012 Reply
  • Night_Special

    Thanks James.

    11 Feb 2012 Reply
  • hatass

    james pants is that dude.

    31 Jan 2012 Reply
  • brownsound

    thanks mr. pants

    29 Jan 2012 Reply
  • astro_sheep

    Mad maestro

    26 Dec 2011 Reply
  • TheBluntPoint

    hey guys i used to luv tyler n wen he told me bout james pants i became james pants fan boy #1

    10 Dec 2011 Reply
  • Lolaaa_

    "A Little Bit Closer". <3

    15 Nov 2011 Reply
  • juancho89

    that Boiler Room set was INTENSE. so much energy!

    12 Oct 2011 Reply
  • Bazookatooth89

    The Eyes of The Lord are Upon You Today..

    7 Oct 2011 Reply
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