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Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, 'Put Me Thru' (Live At SXSW 2016)

On the Motown-tinged "Put Me Thru," Anderson .Paak does double-duty on the drums and vocals. The song gives ample opportunity for his band, The Free Nationals, to shine: Guitarist Jose Rios alternates between punchy chords and tasteful shredding, while bassist Kelsey Gonzalez plays gatekeeper to the song's ebb-and-flow groove.

Set List

  • "Green Light"
  • "The Waters"
  • "The Season/Carry Me"
  • "Put Me Thru"
  • "Am I Wrong"
  • "Come Down"
  • "Miss Right"
  • "Room In Here"
  • "The Bird"
  • "Suede"
  • Credits

    Producers: Saidah Blount, Mito Habe-Evans, Otis Hart; Technical Director: Josh Rogosin; Director: Mito Habe-Evans; Videographers: Nickolai Hammar, Katie Hayes Luke, Cameron Robert, A.J. Wilhelm, Lizzie Chen; Editor: Cameron Robert; Audio: Timothy Powell/Metro Mobile; Assistant Audio Engineer: Loretta Rae; Production Assistants: Erin Conlon, Nathan Gaar; Special Thanks: SXSW, Stubb's BBQ; Executive Producer: Anya Grundmann.

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