Tag Archives: Shabazz Palaces

Countdown Predictions: Hip hop

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more...

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Music News: Iceland Airwaves announces Shabazz Palaces, THEESatisfaction, and more!

The lineup for the 2012 Iceland Airwaves festival just keeps getting better and better! As if the bands already announced weren’t good enough -- Dirty Projectors, Daughter, Exitmusic, Poliça, Sigur Ros -- 20 more bands have been added to the roster, including local artists Shabazz Palaces and THEESatisfaction, who continue the ongoing bond between IcelandRead more...

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Sasquatch! Music Festival: Day 4

Gold Leaves opened up the Yeti stage on Monday, the final day of the 2012 Sasquatch! Music Festival, with a strong set.

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Friday on My Mind: Sasquatch!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, the weekly collaboration between KEXP and King 5 News where we focus take a look at three videos centered around one subject. Today, we’re talking about Sasquatch! The Sasquatch! Music Festival has become one of the premier music festivals in the United States. Attended by tens ofRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Sasquatch! Roadtrip 2012

All packed for Sasquatch! Music Festival this weekend? There’s one thing you don’t want to forget: road music! No matter where you’re coming from, the Gorge is a haul and you’re going to want the best music to pass the time. KEXP has you covered: Midday Show host Cheryl Waters has once again curated aRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

The long awaited follow up to Manners is now official. Passion Pit has announced that their second LP, Gossamer, is due for release through Columbia on July 24. The band will begin touring in support of the album in May, but they have not posted dates in the Northwest yet. Keep your eyes peeled -Read more...

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Record Store Day 2012: The Top Vinyl Releases

Earlier in our coverage of Record Store Day 2012, KEXP has covered both the full list of record exclusives and live events around Seattle; however, amidst the many, many special releases available this weekend, we’ve highlighted the vinyl releases that we’re super excited about. Arcade Fire - “Sprawl II” (Mountains Beyond Mountains)  Courtesy of MergeRead more...

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Bonus Song of the Day: Shabazz Palaces - Bop Hard (RSD exclusive)

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists.  Today’s bonus selection,”Bop Hard,” by Shabazz Palaces,Read more...

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Show Review: THEESatisfaction Album Release Party @ Neumos 3/29

THEESatisfaction have a one-of-a-kind live show. Some tracks they sing and some tracks they rap. On other tracks, they just dance. But with every single song, THEESatisfaction proves to whoever is listening that they are a force to be reckoned with. Their new album awE naturalE has been getting rave reviews all over Seattle (allRead more...

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Album Review: THEESatisfaction - awE naturalE

“Turn off your swag... check your bag.” That’s how THEESatisfaction lead off “QueenS”, the single from debut full-length awE naturalE. It’s the perfect call to action for anyone listening to the band’s fantastic new release. If you want to experience awE naturalE in full, you need to turn off a lot of swag. You needRead more...

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