Tag Archives: Shabazz Palaces

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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Record Store Day 2012... Full List of Exclusives Announced

The entire list of releases for Record Store Day 2012 (April 21st) has just been released.  Brace your checking account for exclusive releases by Animal Collective, Destroyer, Grouplove, Laura Marling, M83, Of Monsters and Men, Shabazz Palaces, ... too many to list here. You can view the entire list as a PDF or on theRead more...

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Sub Pop and KEXP offer Shabazz Palaces session on 12″ vinyl for Record Store Day

Easily one of the most memorable and unique performances of 2011, Shabazz Palaces‘ studio session at KEXP last summer was a mind-blowing experience, one that could redefine your entire understanding or appreciation of music itself, so it’s only fitting that it’s KEXP’s first offering among the many amazing exclusives offered on Record Store Day. OnRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

The Head and the Heart have a new music video out for “Down in the Valley”. The video features footage of the band on the road and playing at different venues. It’s a quite endearing video to a beautiful song. Watch it below:

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