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I took the last two Fridays off work, so this column actually covers the last three weeks of music videos. You’d think that we’d be looking at an absolute murderers’ row of selections here. Nope. No single segment of the entertainment industry went into a deeper holiday slump than music videos. I don’t know what… More »

Corban took over for me on this column last week because I went down to Asheville, North Carolina to experience Actionfest, a film festival dedicated entirely to movies where people get kicked in the face or stabbed with broken glass. After four straight days of that, I’m still in something of a bloody-eyeball daze, and… More »

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Sasquatch! Adds Sleater-Kinney, Angel Olsen & More

Washington's Sasquatch! Music Festival just announced a list of late additions to the 2015 lineup. Sleater-Kinney, Madeon, AlunaGeorge, Angel Olsen, Kaytranada, Goldlink, Hanni El Khatib,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 30, 2015 - 1:54 pm

Stream THEESatisfaction EarthEE

On their new album EarthEE, the Seattle duo THEESatisfaction have put together a form of avant-rap that draws from spoken word and astral jazz, explicitly…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2015 - 12:08 pm

Solange Enlists Beyoncé, Dave Longstreth, Ariel Rechtshaid, A-Trak To Reflect On D’Angelo’s Voodoo

January 25 marked the 15th anniversary of D'Angelo's seminal Voodoo. Its follow-up, Black Messiah, dropped out of nowhere back in December and it's a total…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 4, 2015 - 1:31 pm

THEESatisfaction – “EarthEE” (Feat. Shabazz Palaces, Porter Ray, & Erik Blood)

It wouldn't surprise anyone to learn that bleeding edge rap duo THEESatisfaction hail from Seattle. They share a similar cosmic aesthetic with labelmates and occasional…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 3, 2015 - 11:16 am

THEESatisfaction – “Recognition” Video

Seattle avant-rap duo THEESatisfaction's video for "Recognition," the half-chanted first single from their forthcoming EarthEE album, places the group within a historical black-bohemian continuum. The…
Tom Breihan | January 8, 2015 - 1:39 pm

THEESatisfaction – “Recognition” (Feat. Shabazz Palaces & Erik Blood)

Seattle art-rap duo THEESatisfaction are nearly three years from releasing their debut album awE NaturalE, though they've given us the odd EP or mixtape since…
Tom Breihan | December 1, 2014 - 11:51 am

Stream THEESatisfaction and that’s your time EP

The expansive Seattle art-rap duo THEESatisfaction tend to stay a lot busier than their friends and frequent collaborators Shabazz Palaces, who still haven't offered any…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2013 - 5:01 pm

Download THEESatisfaction Loves Anita Baker Mixtape

THEESatisfaction, the proudly bohemian Seattle rap duo who followed their buddies and frequent collaborators Shabazz Palaces to sign with Sub Pop, have a new EP-length…
Tom Breihan | October 4, 2012 - 10:47 am

Sasquatch! 2012 In Photos

Washington’s Sasquatch! Festival took place over the weekend, a heavy-hitting four day lineup featuring people like Jack White, St. Vincent. Bon Iver, Beck, Sanitgold, the…
Corban Goble | May 29, 2012 - 12:59 pm

THEESatisfaction – “QueenS” Video

Seattle duo THEESatisfaction's awE naturalE is one of the year's best debuts, a funky, fresh record that explores choppy R&B textures. Here's the video for…
Corban Goble | April 18, 2012 - 2:45 pm

Stream THEEsatisfaction awE NaturalE

We’ve already heard a couple of joints from abstract R&B outfit THEEsatisfaction’s debut LP, “QueenS” and “Enchantruss,” the latter of which featured collaborator Palaceer Lazaro…
Corban Goble | March 20, 2012 - 1:18 pm

THEESatisfaction – “Enchantruss” (Feat. Palaceer Lazaro of Shabazz Palaces)

Last month, futuristic R&B outfit THEESatisfaction put out their first single from their forthcoming Sub Pop debut, the chirping "QueenS." Today, they posted another track…
Corban Goble | March 1, 2012 - 10:44 am

THEESatisfaction – “QueenS”

The Shabazz Palaces-affiliated outfit THEESatisfaction, made up of Seattle's Stasia Irons and Catherine Harris-White, is set to release their new album awE naturalE in March.
Corban Goble | February 3, 2012 - 12:18 pm