Tag Archives: Shabazz Palaces

Monday Music News

Foals have accompanied their electronic crescendo-filled track “Bad Habit” off their most recent album Holy Fire with a video that’s fit for the big screen. Wandering through the desert after a siren like woman, singer Yannis Philippakis is desperate for something more than water. Slowly the illusions crumble and he is left with a millionRead more...

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Doe Bay Fest 6 Lineup Announced

If you didn’t get your tickets in the 2.5 minutes that they were on sale, this lineup announcement may seem a bit cruel, but at least Artist Home, organizers of the annual Doe Bay Fest, kindly treated fans to a free show last night at Chop Suey as they revealed the performers at this year’sRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis made an appearance on The Colbert Report last night to play “Same Love” and also dish on various questions about their independent release of The Heist, the music biz, fame, and how hip-hop is evolving from its misogynistic and homophobic past. Colbert asks the poignant question “Old rap people say thingsRead more...

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Sub Pop announces Silver Jubilee Initial Line-Up

Celebrating 25 years as not only a Seattle but a national institution, local label Sub Pop is throwing a party on Saturday, July 13th, in the historic (and industrial) Georgetown neighborhood and we’re all invited. The Silver Jubilee is free to all and features, as was announced today, an incredible initial lineup. Here to introduceRead more...

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Album Review: Vox Mod - SYN-ÆSTHETIC

While space may be the final frontier, the cosmos also appear to be the creative studio of electronic producer Scot Porter, a.k.a. Vox Mod. On the debut full-length, SYN-ÆSTHETIC, Vox Mod’s galactic production and otherworldly synths hover over beats launched from sci-fi sequencers transporting listeners on a sonic joyride. Joining the voyage is a diverse groupRead more...

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Friday Music News

Only 14 months after the release of their sixth album, Valtari, Sigur Ros have announced details about their seventh. Entitled Kveikur (which roughly translate to “priming” in English), the nine track effort will arrive on June 18th via XL Recordings. Now a trio after the departure of multi-instrumentalist Kjartan Sveinsson, the band will tour extensivelyRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Just a few shows this week. Why? Because it’s Christmas! Two nights of The Dusty 45s at Tractor Tavern on Friday and Saturday, and two nights with Shabazz Palaces and TheeSatisfaction at Neptune Theatre. For the list of shows for the week check below: Friday, December 28, 2012 The Dusty 45s, Redneck Girlfriend, Side Saddle, The Rainieros atRead more...

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Live at KEXP Volume Eight: Shabazz Palaces - A Mess, The Booth That Soaks In Palacian Musk

Available only until the end of the year, Live at KEXP Volume Eight features one-of-a-kind, exclusive live tracks from some of the past year’s greatest artists -- some well known, others just discovered. All of the bands featured on this compilation have donated their profits to support listener-powered KEXP, and all proceeds benefit the station.Read more...

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Friday Music News

photo by Dave Lichterman

“We bloody won the Mercury!!!” Alt-J announced on Facebook yesterday. The band’s debut album, An Awesome Wave, had won the Barclaycard Mercury Prize, an award for the best UK album of the year. And they’re in good company, too: over the past twenty years, the prize has gone to classic albums like Portishead’s Dummy andRead more...

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KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Day 2: Shabazz Palaces and THEESatisfaction

Anyone from Seattle knows that this double bill is about as good as it gets. Shabazz Palaces and THEESatisfaction both have exploded onto the Seattle scene in the last two years with excellent LP releases on Sub Pop Records. The two are a symbiotic connection - a yin and yang of sorts. Shabazz Palaces’ BlackRead more...

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