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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2015 - 11:51 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2012 - 2:15 pm

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Knife Knights (Ishmael Butler & Erik Blood) – “Give You Game” Video (NSFW)

Knife Knights is the new creative union of Shabazz Palaces' Ishmael Butler and musician/engineer Erik Blood. "Give You Game," their latest recording and Sub Pop…
Sara Nuta | June 21, 2018 - 3:53 pm

THEESatisfaction Break Up

THEESatisfaction, the promising Seattle avant-rap duo who released the album EarthEE last year, are going their separate ways. As Pitchfork points out, the duo made…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2016 - 2:35 pm

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