Shabazz Palaces Unveils Upcoming Album and Drops a Catchy New Single: Give It a Listen!
Ishmael Butler, the mastermind behind the remarkable musical project Shabazz Palaces, is back in the spotlight with a thrilling announcement. Brace yourselves, music aficionados, for the long-awaited release of Shabazz Palaces’ latest album, “Robed in Rareness.” Yes, you heard it right! This marks the first album since the intriguing “The Don of Diamond Dreams” dropped back in 2020. Prepare to immerse yourselves in a wave of musical brilliance as “Robed in Rareness” is set to hit the airwaves on October 27, courtesy of the legendary Sub Pop label.
Now, hold onto your headphones, because the excitement doesn’t end there! The album kicks off with an absolute banger of a track titled “Binoculars.” But that’s not all—this song is spiced up with the dynamic flow of none other than Seattle’s very own rapper Royce the Choice. It’s a sonic adventure that’ll have you hooked right from the first beat.
But the surprises keep rolling in! “Robed in Rareness” boasts an impressive lineup of guest artists, adding their unique flavors to the musical feast. Lavarr the Starr, the creative genius who recently treated us to “Illusions Ago” through Butler’s Glass Cane Records, graces the album with his presence. And that’s not all—prepare to vibe along with Geechi Suede from Camp Lo, the lyrical finesse of Colorado Springs rapper O Finess, the musical prowess of Seattle’s Porter Ray, and a truly heartwarming appearance by none other than Butler’s own son, the talented Lil Tracy.
Now, let’s talk about the magic behind the scenes. Shabazz Palaces takes on the role of the producer extraordinaire for “Robed in Rareness.” But that’s not all—Erik Blood steps in to mix the album, creating a sonic tapestry that’ll undoubtedly leave you craving more. The entire album was meticulously engineered by the dynamic duo of Ishmael Butler and Erik Blood at the enchanting Studio4 West in the sunny realm of Venice, California. And let’s not forget the masterful touch of Warren Defever, who worked his magic at Third Man Mastering to ensure that “Robed in Rareness” sounds as pristine as can be.
As you dive into this musical masterpiece, you’ll be treated to a tracklist that’s nothing short of captivating. From the captivating opening notes of “Binoculars” featuring Royce the Choice, to the dreamy escapade of “Woke Up in a Dream” with Lil Tracy, and the rhythmic journey of “P Kicking G” featuring the talented Porter Ray—the album is a rollercoaster of emotions and sonic delight. And that’s just the beginning! “Cinnamon Bun” with Lavarr the Starr, the energetic “Scarface Mace” featuring O Finess, the hypnotic allure of “Gel Bait” with Geechi Suede, and the captivating finale of “Hustle Crossers” ensure that “Robed in Rareness” is an album you won’t want to miss.
Intrigued to know more about the creative force behind Shabazz Palaces? Well, you’re in luck! Dive into the insightful article titled “From Digable Planets to Knife Knights: The Many Faces of Ishmael Butler,” available on the Pitch. Get ready to uncover the multifaceted journey of Ishmael Butler and his evolution as a musical visionary.
So, mark your calendars for October 27 and get ready to be swept away by the mesmerizing sounds of “Robed in Rareness.” Whether you’re a devoted fan of Shabazz Palaces or a newcomer eager to explore new musical horizons, this album promises an unforgettable ride. Stay tuned for an experience that’ll leave you hitting the replay button over and over again! _xD83C__xDFB6_
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Musical Marvel
When was the last Shabazz Palaces album released before “Robed in Rareness”?
The previous Shabazz Palaces album was “The Don of Diamond Dreams,” which was released in 2020.
Who is featured in the opening track “Binoculars”?
The album-opening track “Binoculars” features the talented Seattle rapper Royce the Choice, adding an extra layer of energy to the song.
Are there any notable guest artists on “Robed in Rareness”?
Absolutely! The album boasts guest appearances from Lavarr the Starr, Geechi Suede of Camp Lo, Porter Ray, Colorado Springs rapper O Finess, and even Ishmael Butler’s own son, Lil Tracy.
Who produced “Robed in Rareness”?
The mastermind behind Shabazz Palaces, Ishmael Butler, took on the role of the producer for “Robed in Rareness,” infusing his creative touch into every track.
Where was the album engineered and mixed?
Ishmael Butler and Erik Blood brought their magic to Studio4 West in Venice, California, engineering the album to perfection. Erik Blood also handled the mixing duties, crafting a seamless sonic experience.
Who mastered “Robed in Rareness”?
The album was mastered by Warren Defever at Third Man Mastering, ensuring that each track sounds its absolute best.
What’s the inspiration behind the album’s title?
“Robed in Rareness” suggests a unique and distinct musical experience, hinting at the extraordinary and uncommon nature of the tracks you’ll discover within the album.
Where can I learn more about Ishmael Butler’s musical journey?
Delve into the article titled “From Digable Planets to Knife Knights: The Many Faces of Ishmael Butler” on the Pitch for an in-depth exploration of Ishmael Butler’s multifaceted musical evolution.
When is “Robed in Rareness” set to be released?
Mark your calendars for October 27th, when the mesmerizing sounds of “Robed in Rareness” will officially grace the airwaves, offering a musical experience you won’t want to miss!