Friday, January 8, 2010



Shabazz Palaces, the new project fronted by Ishmael Butler, is performing its unique brand of dubstep-influenced, deconstructed hip-hop tonight at Neumo's (Seattle). The group recently released two albums concurrently – Of Light and the self-titled Shabazz Palaces, and I recommend scooping both of them up from your local record store, from emusic, or directly from

For more info check out Larry Mizell Jr.'s feature on Shabazz in this week's issue of The Stranger.

The video above was inspired by Charles Burnett's underground classic Killer of Sheep:

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