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Tuesday Music News

Local duo Shabazz Palaces have announced a new album on the way, Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star out July 14th via Sub Pop. Check out the first single “Shine a Light (feat. Thaddillac)” below, via a lyric video directed by Cristina T. Bercovitz and Jonathan Snipes of clipping. In addition to Thaddillac, the newRead more…

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2017 Upstream Music Fest + Summit: First Wave of Artists Announced

KEXP is excited to announce the first wave of artists playing the inaugural Upstream Music Fest + Summit, Thursday, May 11th, through Saturday, May 13th, in locations all over Pioneer Square. Upstream describes the lineup as “a love letter to music discovery in our region,” and just take a look at this first round ofRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Happy 75th birthday, Bob Dylan! In honor of this momentous occasion, Animal Collective have decided to pay tribute to the legendary singer-songwriter. The experimental pop outfit shared their remix of Dylan’s 1963 song “Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright.” On paper, this combination doesn’t make any sense, but trust me, it’s pretty darn amazing. [Stereogum]

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Live Review: Shabazz Palaces with Camp Lo at Neptune Theatre on New Year’s Eve

The New Year has its own special meaning in the world of music. While most of the world is looking forward, it’s a time for many audiophiles to luxuriously look back as they compile lists of their favorite records, concerts and memorable moments from the year past. In this sense, Shabazz Palaces may be a curiousRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Shabazz Palaces at the Frye Art Museum 1/7 + 1/8

After sixteen jam-packed weeks, the art exhibit Genius / 21 Century / Seattle comes to a close at the Frye Art Museum this Sunday, January 10th. The curated collection paid tribute to over sixty-five local artists, all nominated for The Stranger‘s Genius Award over the years. Since the show debuted last September, they’ve hosted 40Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Patti Smith // photo credit: Brittney Bollay (view set) Monday, January 4th: • KEXP, STG, and True West Presents Patti Smith at the Moore Theatre // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, January 5th: • KEXP, STG, and True West Presents Patti Smith at the Moore Theatre // All Ages (more info) Wednesday, January 6th: •Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, December 29th: • KEXP Presents Red Fang at Neumos // 21+ (more info) • Knut Bell & Friends at Little Red Hen // 21+ (more info)

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Monday Music News

Beloved cable network Adult Swim have been putting out some amazing music over the years, and today’s contribution ranks among the coolest releases yet: Seattle’s own Shabazz Palaces team up with Flying Lotus and Thundercat under the name WOKE. Stream their first single “The Lavishments of Light Looking” below. And as if that pedigree ain’tRead more…

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Music That Matters: A Beautiful Thud

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 474 – A Beautiful Thud Afternoon Show host Kevin ColeRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

We haven’t heard much from Shabazz Places this year. Thankfully, Seattle’s own hip-hop outfit have returned with a contribution to Adult Swim’s summer singles series. “The Mystery of Lonnie Don” is a fuzzy and haunting track that’s worth the wait, listen below. Here’s hoping we hear more from them soon. [CoS]

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