Tag Archives: Shabazz Palaces

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]

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

Watch Live Streaming Video from Pickathon!

This weekend, on July 31st through August 2nd, Pickathon, the Northwest’s premiere roots festival, returns to the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon. And once again, you’ll be able to watch the whole thing happen thanks to the festival’s live video webcast. From your very own porch, couch or office, you can see and hearRead more…

Posted in KEXP, KEXP Suggests, Live Video, Pickathon | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Capitol Hill Block Party 2015, Day 1: Jamie xx, Deafheaven, Shabazz Palaces, Broods, and BADBADNOTGOOD

Pike is out between Broadway and 12th, the whole block is in a frenzy, and the noise level has almost reached normal weekend levels – it must be time for Capitol Hill Block Party 2015! The layout has adjusted slightly – both Big Mario’s Pizza and Vita Coffee sit outside the grounds, making it harderRead more…

Posted in Capitol Hill Block Party, KEXP, Live Reviews | Also tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Song of the Day: Shabazz Palaces – Forerunner Foray

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we’ll be featuring songs by local artists playing the 2015 Capitol Hill BlockRead more…

Posted in Capitol Hill Block Party, KEXP, Local Music, Song of the Day Podcast | Tagged | Leave a comment

Wednesday Music News

Who could forget that impassioned performance from Future Islands on the Late Show with David Letterman last year? (Watch it again here.) Letterman was so wow’ed, he brought the guys back last night where they performed their single “The Chase,” just released the other week for Record Store Day. As always, frontman Samuel T. HerringRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Pickathon 2015 Initial Lineup Revealed!

Don’t let the name fool you. Pickathon isn’t just about banjos and guitars… well, not just, anyway. Among a roster of today’s best purveyors of old timey sounds, you’ll find many KEXP favorites of hip hop, soul, R&B, garage and indie rock, dazzling audiences of all ages each year on the sunlit wooded hillside ofRead more…

Posted in KEXP, KEXP Suggests, Pickathon | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Music That Matters Podcast: Ævintýr

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. 454 – Ævintýr Join Midday Show host Cheryl Waters onRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Music That Matters Podcast | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Meet the New KEXP “Golden Eye” T-Shirt

Today KEXP debuts the latest in listener-powered fashion: the “Golden Eye” T-shirt. Seattle designer Stuart Haury created this 2015 Spring Drive tee exclusively for music lovers who donate $100 or more to KEXP right now. A graduate of the UW Design program, Stuart’s background in data visualization inspired this gold-on-black geometric design. “The concept of peopleRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Spring Pledge Drive | Also tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Monday Music News

While most Seattleites were glued to our television sets this weekend, local duo Shabazz Palaces went to Jack White‘s infamous Third Man headquarters to record a direct-to-acetate album in front of a live audience. Holy shit. A representative from Third Man said, “Very few records from last year got us as excited about the currentRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Local Music, Music News | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Friday Music News

Shabazz Palaces‘ new video for “Forerunner Foray” takes trippy animation to the next level. While there ins’t an obvious answer as to what exactly is happening, the visuals will definitely keep you transfixed. Yes, that is Magic Johnson riding a giant slice of pizza through space. [Stereogum]

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment
Donate Now!

Donate to KEXP Today!

Donate to KEXP Today!
where the music matters

The KEXP Blog

Sponsored By
Become a KEXP Sponsor!
  • KEXP Post Categories