June 12, 2015

Watch "Mechanique" by James Pants

This is the video for "Mechanique" (dir: Frank Westerkamp) from Savage the latest album by James Pants. Read More

April 13, 2015

James Pants - Savage

In the store | JAMES PANTS - SAVAGE Fourth full length album; his first album in four years.  Here’s what this record is all about.... Read More

April 7, 2015

James Pants - Artificial Lover

In the store | JAMES PANTS - SAVAGE Savage is the new album from James Pants. It comes out Apr 15. Vinyl is shipping this... Read More

March 16, 2015

This is the music video for "Broth" by James Pants

Redfin presents James Pants "Broth," directed by Henry DeMaio. This song is from the forthcoming album Savage. Read More

January 30, 2015

Put your pants back on

Allow us to reacquaint you to, introduce you to, or hit you over the head with some James Pants. Here's a few tracks from his... Read More

February 26, 2013

James Pants + Vex Ruffin = Krista

In the store | Krista - Space Tom Test 45 Krista. New collab with James Pants and Vex Ruffin. We have a two-track 45, maybe... Read More

February 12, 2013


In the store | Crow44 - Self Titled 12-inch EP, tip-on jacket. Aesthetically wedged somewhere between the de-tuned surf breeze, lo-fi jams of Ariel Pink,... Read More

September 6, 2012

Special Announcement: Gaslamp Killer and James Pants in Paris

In Paris, the 7th of September, Carhartt & Free Your Funk present Gaslamp Killer and our own James Pants at Nouveau Casino. Tickets at this... Read More

June 27, 2012

James Pants Mix

“Hey there. Here again is James Pants’ wonderful, beautiful, vanglorious mixtape that was up for a few hours a few weeks ago. Download MP3: James... Read More

May 14, 2012

Bruce Haack Remixes LP by Stones Throw, Prince Language, Samiyam

IN THE STORE: BRUCE HAACK REMIXES 8-track LP with remixes of Bruce Haack (1931-1988) by Prince Language, Samiyam and the Stones Throw producers PB Wolf,... Read More

May 11, 2012

James Pants at Trabendo, from One O'Clock

From the French website – "Fils de pasteur presbytérien, ancien stagiaire chez Stones Throw puis tête d’affiche, James Pants est à l’image de sa... Read More

January 24, 2012

James Pants Beats Archive II (Free Download)

FREE DOWNLOAD (ZIP): SLUDGE: JAMES PANTS SORROWS PT. II, 2006-2010 Back in Sept. 2011 we brought you the first installment, James Pants Beat Archive Pt.... Read More

January 20, 2012

Coming Jan. 24: James Pants Beats Archive II (Free Download)

In the Stones Throw Newsletter coming next Tuesday, January 24, we will be offering a free download of the second in a series of the... Read More

December 13, 2011

Stones Throw Rhythm Trax: Rhythm Pack (5LP Set)

IN THE STORE: STONES THROW RHYTHM TRAX: RHYTHM PACK 5LP Set, complete Rhythm Trax series by Dam-Funk, Koushik, Baron Zen, James Pants, DJ Romes. This... Read More

November 28, 2011

Stones Throw x Dublab: Sounds Of Symmetry

IN THE STORE: STONES THROW X DUBLAB - SOUNDS OF SYMMETRY 7-inch Split 7-inch vinyl with limited edition handmade cover. This is a Dublab &... Read More

September 27, 2011

James Pants Beat Archive Pt. 1

FREE DOWNLOAD (ZIP): JAMES PANTS BEAT ARCHIVE PT. 1 AKA “JP FAILED RAP BEATS #1: 2004-2008, ONE FROM 2001” I bring forth the first installment... Read More

August 25, 2011

LA Record: James Pants

LA Record's Chris Ziegler did a piece on James Pants talkin bout goats, spiders, poisons and hobos. Dig it... James Pants is the missing link... Read More

August 15, 2011

James Pants x Iasos, "New Age" pioneer. Video and tour dates.

James Pants hooked up with famed New Age music composer and video producer Iasos to collaborate on a video for "Clouds Over The Pacific".  Iasos,... Read More

August 3, 2011

James Pants brushes teeth for Flaunt

Written by James Henwood, published in Flaunt Magazine, August 2011. The record: a one-man, multi-family yard sale of cricket-laced fuzz and viscous one-handed keyboard licks.... Read More

August 3, 2011

James Pants back in the USA: Aug 16, Live in Brooklyn

James Pants is returning to NYC for his first live show there (or anywhere in the US) in quite a while.  August 16th at Grassland... Read More

June 22, 2011

on 45: Mayer Hawthorne plays James Pants and James Pants plays Mayer Hawthorne

IN THE STORE MAYER HAWTHORNE "THIN MOON" B/W JAMES PANTS "GREEN EYED LOVE" 45 Back at last year's SXSW we pressed up a small number... Read More

May 5, 2011

Guardian Band of the Day: James Pants

Written by Paul Lester for The Guardian's Band of the Day column, May 4, 2011. James Pants: This gentleman takes the sort of high-school pop... Read More

May 2, 2011

James Pants, self-titled third album released today

IN THE STORE: JAMES PANTS - JAMES PANTS Album The one thing consistent about the sound of James Pants is that it's consistently evolving. We're... Read More

April 13, 2011

Double Double Franklin Thompson James Pants 45s

IN THE STORE: FRANKLIN THOMPSON - ANNIVERSARY 45 JAMES PANTS - CLOUDS OVER THE PACIFIC 45 New 45s from Franklin Thompson, whose 1980-era EP Planet... Read More

April 8, 2011

Interview: James Pants, Musical Freak Forever

Interview with James Pants by Gabriele Marino for Italian-language website James Pants' self-titled third album comes out May 3rd. James, can you please repeat... Read More

April 6, 2011

Tyler, the Creator x James, the Pants (MP3)

"He’s awesome, he’s white and he makes real ass nigga music" - Tyler, the creator.   As Fader tells it, “Tyler gave James Pants the... Read More

March 16, 2011

CMJ interview: James Pants

"The Pants that fit" by Marisa Aveling for CMJ Magazine Stones Throw artist James Pants was recently offered a job with Red Bull Music Academy.... Read More

February 15, 2011

PB Wolf and James Pants in Australia, March 2011

Red Bull Music Academy presents Peanut Butter Wolf and James Pants in Australia, March 2011, doing both live shows and Red Bull Music Academy info... Read More

January 27, 2011

James Pants - Alone MP3

Here's another track from James Pants next album. The album was called Love Kraft. Now it's called James Pants. It comes out May 3, 2011.... Read More

January 20, 2011

New 45s: James Pants, Bryant K

IN THE STORE JAMES PANTS - EVERY NIGHT I DREAM BRYANT K - DAISIES GROW While everyone patiently awaits the return of the 45 Jukebox... Read More

November 13, 2010

James Pants - Darlin'

James Pants has new a album coming around in 2011 called LOVE KRAFT which we suspect will be just as different from as the last... Read More

August 23, 2010

Clouds over the Pacific: Stones Throw 2010 Sampler

Clouds over the Pacific - 17 tracks by current, new, and future Stones Throw artists.  Free CD with any order on the Stones Throw Store... Read More

August 16, 2010

James Pants Japan 9/2010 Tour Shirt

Parra design for the James Pants Japan tour, September 2010. Dates: Sep 18: Osaka at Namura Partita (Music Festival "Bakuto") Sep 19: Osaka, DJ set... Read More

June 21, 2010

James Pants: New Tropical EP

IN THE STORE JAMES PANTS - NEW TROPICAL This is a 6-track electro/dance EP from James Pants, custom-made for summer.  These six tracks are more... Read More

April 25, 2010

Stones Throw Podcast 59: new music and remixes from James Pants.

STONES THROW PODCAST ARCHIVE STONES THROW PODCAST 59: NEW PANTS All of Stones Throw's podcasts are released as free downloads for an indefinite period of... Read More

April 10, 2010

James Pants “Thin Moon” Video

Directed by Tristan "Snowbear" Keller. ballerina by Folerio. Read More

April 7, 2010

Stones Throw vs Fool's Gold: Ace Hotel Palm Springs Apr 16

We're teaming up with a party at the Ace Hotel Palm Springs with the Fool's Gold crew, taking place on the first night of the... Read More

March 24, 2010

Mayer Hawthorne by James Pants

For our event at Austin's SXSW last week we pressed up a few hundred copies of this 45 with James Pants covering Mayer Hawthorne's "Green... Read More

March 3, 2010

Mayer Hawthorne “Thin Moon”

Mayer Hawthorne & James Pants have covered each other's songs, Mayer doing "Thin Moon" and James doing "Green Eyed Love". We've pressed a small number... Read More

February 19, 2010

James Pants claims to live inside an egg.

IN THE STORE James Pants “I Live Inside An Egg” 7-inch single "I Live Inside An Egg" off of Seven Seals, plus 3 exclusive tunes. ... Read More

December 29, 2009

Top 10 of 2009: Lists by PBW, Ma Dukes, Dam-Funk, J.Rocc, Pants, Egon and Mayer Hawthorne

A few of the crew turned in Top 10 Music of 2009 lists. This was originally suppose to be "Stones Throw not-eligable" but a couple... Read More

December 11, 2009

James Pants Curry King

Little did you know James Pants is one of the World's most preeminent, Michelin-starred Curry chefs in the World. Read More

December 9, 2009

Badd Santa is Back

Just when you thought it was safe to celebrate the X-Mas again, Badd Santa is back: Free with orders at In 2005 & 2006,... Read More

December 6, 2009

Video: Seven Seals Pt. 4

James Pants' album Seven Seals drops Dec. 8 on LP, CD, and cassette. Read More

December 3, 2009

Video: Seven Seals, Pt. 3

James Pants' album Seven Seals drops Dec. 8 on LP, CD, and cassette. Read More

December 1, 2009

Video: Seven Seals, Pt. 1 and 2

James Pants' album Seven Seals drops Dec. 8 on LP, CD, and cassette. Read More

October 8, 2009

James Pants Seven Seals sophmore album to be released December 8

James Pants second album Seven Seals will be released December 8. The album was made while reading mystical books and the book of Revelations, and... Read More

June 10, 2009

Baron Zen Spray Painted 12

IN THE STORE Baron Zen - Strange Woman's Room 12-inch Individually spray-painted 12-inch singles in four colors - black, purple, orange, yellow. This is new... Read More

June 3, 2009

Ticket Giveaway: James Pants and Joe Bataan in London, June 11

James Pants is doing a few dates in Europe in June with Latin soul legend Joe Bataan. James will joint Joe Bataan live, and do... Read More

May 13, 2009

James Pants and Joe Bataan in Europe, June 2009

James Pants is doing a few dates in Europe in June with Latin soul legend Joe Bataan. James will joint Joe Bataan live, and do... Read More

May 3, 2009

ST 09 in Portland

Wolf, Mayer, Dam, James Pants & Royal Zodiac in Portland, by Arian Stevens (www). Read More

April 16, 2009

Stones Throw USA and Canada Tour

"Fresh off of their sold out spring tour of Europe, Peanut Butter Wolf, James Pants, Dam-Funk, and Mayer Hawthorne are now touring the US &... Read More

March 24, 2009

Europe Tour Photos by Schiko

Stones Throw Europe Tour 2009: Amsterdam, Vienna, Cologne. Photos by Schiko (www). And props to our friends at Carhartt for putting this tour on. More... Read More

March 13, 2009

Europe Tour Video Pt. 4

There's More: Videos: Tour Diary Tour Shirts Photos: Stones Throw x Ed Banger in Paris Stones Throw Europe Tour presented by Carhartt. Remaining: Fri, 13... Read More

March 9, 2009

Stones Throw x Ed Banger: Photos

Stones Throw 2009 Europe Tour, presented by Carhartt, kicked off in Paris. We had a sold-out event at Bataclan: Stones Throw meets Ed Banger. Peanut... Read More

March 7, 2009

James Pants Video Diary Pt. 1

Stones Throw Europe Tour Stones Throw x Carhartt Tour Shirt Read More

February 11, 2009

Mixtape and Interview with James Pants from Carhartt Radio

Carhartt has put together a mixtape and interview with James Pants. Check the mixtape at: James, along with Peanut Butter Wolf, Dam-Funk and Mayer... Read More

January 19, 2009

Stones Throw Europe 2009

Carhartt presents Stones Throw Europe Tour 2009 with Peanut Butter Wolf, Dam-Funk, James Pants (performing live with Royal Zodiac) and Mayer Hawthorne. Different poster color... Read More

November 23, 2008

James Pants in China

James Pants is a dude from Spokane, and Stones Throw's first artist to travel to both Russia (last month) and China (last week). He went... Read More

October 14, 2008

Weird Beard

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September 27, 2008

James Pants Europe Tour 2008

James Pants will be performing live with his band the Royal Zodiac on a tour through Europe this month and next. Dates below. Thu, 25,... Read More

September 16, 2008

James Pants + ATrak Remix + New Single = Greatness.

James Pants new single “Crystal Lite,” with a new remix of Ka$h by Trizzy (aka A-Trak) & XXXchange is now in stores, and available for... Read More

July 16, 2008

James Pants Speaks Read More

June 2, 2008

Pants Pants

Pics by ST Bot & others jacked from Glen's TURNTABLEPANTS Gallery. (Thanks Glen.) Read More

May 1, 2008

Rhythm Trax: Beats on Wax

Vol. 1: James Pants. Vol. 2: DJ Romes. Both are out now. More to come. Read More

March 20, 2008

Lemaire+Stones Throw

Christophe Lemaire, the Creative Director for iconic French sportswear brand Lacoste as well as his own brand Lemaire Collection, has collaborated with one of his... Read More

March 18, 2008

Wolf Pants Europe 08

UK, Dublin, and at the launch party for Lemaire+Stones Throw in Paris. Photos by Dolan, Ryan Hunn, Jerome Black Joy and PB Wolf. Madvillain wall... Read More

February 1, 2008

Stones Throw’s Newest One-Man Band

Future Shock-era Herbie Hancock, L.A. electro, New Age-y French disco, and Paradise Garage love-funkists Skyy may inform the tracks on Welcome (Stones Throw, the debut... Read More

January 27, 2008

Interview with PB Wolf about Stones Throw artist James Pants

When and how did you meet James Pants? I met James at a show in Texas 6 years ago. I was DJing a rave and... Read More