Tagged: Shabazz Palaces


Catch the Strange, Sparse New Shabazz Palaces Album Stream

We first caught the teasing, metallic strains of Shabazz Palaces’ album opener “Dawn in Luxor” as the atmospheric backdrop to Kenzo’s SS ’14 campaign video starring MC and producer Ishmael Butler. Now, finally, their full … read more »

POSTED July 22, 2014 3:43PM IN MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: , , ,

Shabazz Palaces Hold Secret Meetings in the Stratosphere on “#CAKE”

This morning, Seattle art-rap duo Shabazz Palaces dropped the second single off its upcoming Lese Majesty LP. Titled “#CAKE,” the song finds Ishmael Butler musing non sequitur over buoyant bass and a woozy backdrop: Lost … read more »

POSTED June 23, 2014 2:32PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

There’s No Fishy Business in Kenzo’s New Video, Dawn In Luxor

In their latest video, Kenzo highlights its spring 2014 collection with a shimmering, surreal four-minute clip. Falling somewhere between a fashion film, music video, and narrative short, “Dawn in Luxor” unites director Khalil Joseph and … read more »

POSTED May 13, 2014 4:46PM IN STYLE NEWS, STYLE VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Stream: Animal Collective, “New Town Burnout” (Shabazz Palaces Remix)

Though Animal Collective have touched on plenty of genres and moods throughout their long, knotty career, it’s interesting to note that the darker elements of their sound are rarely brought to the forefront. You could … read more »

POSTED May 2, 2013 4:54PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,

Live: Roots Picnic 2012

As music festivals go, the Roots Picnic is very much its own beast. With none of the ditzy-hippie desert accessories—dream catchers, feathers, beaded headbands—of Coachella, the corporate-sponsored social media machine of SXSW, the daunting primal … read more »

POSTED June 20, 2012 11:08AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Contest: Win Tickets to Shabazz Palaces at SOBs

Wanna get weird? You totally can! This Friday, April 13th, Northwest rap weirdos Shabazz Palaces are hitting the stage at SOB’s, and we’ve got some tickets to give away. Leave your name in the comments … read more »

POSTED April 10, 2012 5:20PM IN CONTESTS, OTHER EVENTS Comments (27) TAGS: ,

Spank Rock f. Santigold, “Car Song (Shabazz Palaces Remix)” MP3

From Spank Rock’s Everything is Boring and Everyone is a Fucking Liar, “Car Song” is a thumping track packed with urgent futurism. Santigold sings in a breathy coo on the hook and sweetly on the … read more »

POSTED March 30, 2012 1:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (5) TAGS: , , , ,

Stream: Battles, “White Electric” (Shabazz Palaces Remix)

The cool thing about Battles is that although their music is distinct and hyper-complicated, it still manages to be open to interpretation. The band and their label, Warp, obviously know this just as well as … read more »

POSTED February 9, 2012 4:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Video: Shabazz Palaces, “Are You… Can You… Were You? (Felt)”

Seattle-based rap group, Shabazz Palaces’ video for “Are You… Can You.. Were You? (Felt)” is a heartbreaker for anyone who has gone home and dealt with Mom’s peccadilloes about your personal choices—in this case, ripped … read more »

POSTED January 30, 2012 1:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Download Spoek Mathambo’s Put Some Red On It EP

At this point, downloading a free remix on the internet is like finding a crusty penny on the ground. If you’ve got nothing better in your pockets, you’re probably going to pick it up, but … read more »

POSTED September 27, 2011 1:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (8) TAGS: , , , , ,