Seattle duo weave a tale of deception in new video.
Earlier this year Shabazz Palaces released their second album for the Sub Pop label, Lese Majesty. In our review of the record, Maya Kalev called it thus: “if Black Up established their status as hip-hop outliers, then Lese Majesty solidifies their place in the pantheon of rap’s oddball geniuses.”
Equally oddball have been the videos for Lese Majesty and the latest, for album track ‘Motion Sickness’, continues that trend with a surreal tale of drugs, undercover agents and dreaming girls. You can watch the video exclusively below.
Shabazz Palaces are hitting the road today for an extensive European tour that runs until mid-November and takes in Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, the UK, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Germany. The UK dates mark their first run of live shows in the country in three years. You can see full dates and locations beneath the video.
For more be sure to read our recent interview with Shabazz Palaces about how they continue to tear up the rule book.
Shabazz Palace 2014 Autumn European tour:
SAT, Oct 18 Twisted Pepper, Dublin , Ireland
MON, Oct 20 MC Theater, Amsterdam, Netherlands
TUE, Oct 21 Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
WED, Oct 22 Club 106, Rouen, France
THU, Oct 23 Batofar, Paris, France
FRI, Oct 24 Marche Gare, Lyon, France
SAT, Oct 25 Supermassive Festival , Helsinki, Finland
MON, Oct 27 Pusterviksbaren, Gothenburg, Sweden
TUE, Oct 28 Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark
WED, Oct 29 Kagelbanan, Stockholm, Sweden
THU, Oct 30 Rocking Chair, Vevey, Switzerland
FRI, Oct 31 Sudpol Club, Lucerne, Switzerland
SAT, Nov 1 Musicbox Club, Lisbon, Portugal Tickets
MON, Nov 3 Haunt, Brighton , United Kingdom
TUE, Nov 4 Laundry , London, United Kingdom
WED, Nov 5 Gorilla, Manchester , United Kingdom
THU, Nov 6 Brudenell Social, Leeds, United Kingdom Tickets
FRI, Nov 7 Nice n Sleazys, Glasgow, United Kingdom
SAT, Nov 8 Start the Bus, Bristol , United Kingdom
MON, Nov 10 Hare & Hound, Birmingham, United Kingdom
WED, Nov 12 Kabinet Muz, Brno, Czech Republic
THU, Nov 13 Meet Factory , Prague, Czech Republic
FRI, Nov 14 Berghain, Berlin, Germany
SAT, Nov 15 Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld, Cologne, Germany
SUN, Nov 16 Feierwerk, Munich, Germany