7/13/2017

Shabazz Palaces Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star + Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines out tomorrow, shares 2017 EU dates

Shabazz Palaces Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines will be out tomorrow worldwide from Sub Pop 
 

Watch “Welcome to Quazarz” official video via The Black Constellation YouTube channel
http://u.subpop.com/2t5udoM


Announces 2017 European dates
Shabazz Palaces’ Quazarz Born on a  Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines, the group’s third and fourth albums for 2017, will be available on CD / LP / DL / CS tomorrow, Friday, July 14th worldwide through Sub Pop. Both releases follow up the group’s critically acclaimed 2014 release, Lese Majesty.

Quazarz's Day statement:

Join US. Trust  US. WE know what is best.  Sleep more. Watch more.  Eat gristle.  Drink pop.  Do Less.

Join US. Trust  US. WE know what is best.  Sleep more. Watch more.  Eat gristle.  Drink pop.  Do Less.

Join US. Trust  US. WE know what is best.  Sleep more. Watch more.  Eat gristle.  Drink pop.  Do Less.
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An interruption of the Guild's proliferation of porcinepolicula propogandai. A notification of service:
We recieved the beams and mixed them for the youth of our terra so that they might know that they were not alone, that the revolution of resolution was still well underway

We saw shattered fragments of the ritual dance that sustained them even in the midst of the techno tyranny.  It's form was fitting as they like us were shards of what was Once.

They needed To know that the Quazarian fight mirrored their own and that there was hope in both the old ways and the new.

The guild doesn't want you to see-hear-feel thi...

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Join US. Trust  US. WE know what is best.  Sleep more. Watch more.  Eat gristle.  Drink pop.  Do Less

Join US. Trust  US. WE know what is best.  Sleep more. Watch more.  Eat gristle.  Drink pop.  Do Less

Join US. Trust  US. WE know what is best.  Sleep more. Watch more.  Eat gristle.  Drink pop.  Do Less

 "Release Day"  by Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes. Published in QuazarianCon-Guild leaflet The Proper Gander circa right now 

Shabazz Palaces have delivered “Welcome to Quazarz,” the first, official visual from Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines. The video was directed by Nep Sidhu and is viewable here.

Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star, which includes “Shine A Light” (feat. Thaddillac),  “Since Caya,” “When Cats Claw” and "Moon Whip Quäz (feat. Darrius),” was produced by Knife Knights (aka Ishmael Butler and Erik Blood) and recorded and mixed by Blood at Protect and Exalt Labs: A Black Space in Seattle.

Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines, which includes “30 Clip Extension” “Effeminence” and “Julian’s Dream (Ode to a Bad)” was produced by the Palaceer Lazaro and Sunny Levine, recorded in Seattle at Protect and Exalt Labs: A Black Space and in Marina Del Rey at Dror Lord Studios, and mixed by Levine and Kamal Humphrey at Kamal’s House Studio.

Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines is available for purchase now from Sub Pop [link here].  LP orders for each album from megamart.subpop.com and select independent retailers will receive the limited “Loser” edition on colored vinyl (...Jealous Machines on mashed-up purple; ...Born on a Gangster Star on aluminum). Both albums can be purchased together as a special bundle, and there are also new T-shirt designs associated with each release (one for ...Born on a Gangster Starand two for ...vs. The Jealous Machines). 
Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines will also be available as a special-edition illustrated album: illustrated by cartoonist Joshua Ray Stephens this full-color, hand-numbered, 32-page book includes a download code for the full album. Joshua Ray Stephens worked directly with Shabazz Palaces to interpret the album track-by-track, creating a cohesive whole that synchronizes music and image. Printed in a large 11” x 17” format, with saddle-stitch binding, this limited-edition art piece further expands the ambitious universe of Quazarz and Shabazz Palaces. The illustrated album version ofQuazarz vs. The Jealous Machines will be released in collaboration with Fantagraphics Books on Friday, August 18th.
Shabazz Palaces have extended their 2017 tour schedule in support of both Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines with dates that begin on July 13th-16th at Cascadia Festival in Granite Falls, Washington and run throughNovember 9th-12th at Le Guess Who? Festival in Utrecht, Netherlands which Shabazz Palaces assisted with curation. See below for a full list of dates.
Jul. 13-16 - Granite Falls, WA - Cascadia Festival
Aug. 16 - Portland, OR - The Star Theater*
Aug. 18 - San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall*
Aug. 19 - Los Angeles, CA - The Regent Theatre*
Aug. 20 - Phoenix, AZ - Crescent Ballroom*
Aug. 21 - El Paso, TX - Lowbrow*
Aug. 23 - Austin, TX - Mohawk (Outdoor Stage)*
Aug. 24 - Dallas, TX - Club Dada*
Aug. 25 - Baton Rouge, LA - Spanish Moon*
Aug. 26 - Atlanta, GA - Terminal West*
Aug. 27 - Charleston, SC - Music Farm*
Aug. 28 - Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle*
Aug. 30 - Columbus, OH - Ace of Cups*
Aug. 31 - Detroit, MI - El Club*
Sep. 01 - Toronto, ON - Lee’s Palace*
Sep. 02 - Montreal, QC - Theatre Fairmount*
Sep. 03 - Quebec City, QC - Le Cercle
Sep. 05 - Boston, MA - The Sinclair*
Sep. 06 - Brooklyn, NY - Warsaw*
Sep. 07 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer*
Sep. 08 - Washington, DC - Black Cat*
Sep. 09 - Baltimore, DC - Ottobar*
Sep. 11 - Asheville, NC - The Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall
Sep. 15 - 17 - Chicago, IL - Riot Fest at Douglas Park
Oct. 06 - Copenhagen, DK - Jazz House
Oct. 07 - Stockholm, SE -  Debaser Strand
Oct. 08 - Oslo, NO - Parkteateret
Oct. 09 -Gotheburg, SE - Pustervik
Oct. 11 - Helsinki, FI -  Kuudes Linja
Oct. 12 – Tallinn, Estonia -Sinilind
Oct. 13 - Riga, LV - Skaņu Mežs festival
Oct. 17 - Bratislava, SK - A4 Zero Space
Oct. 19 - Ljubljana, SI - Kino Siska
Oct. 20 - Istanbul, TR - Garaj
Oct. 21 - Vienna, AT - Arena
Oct. 22 - Prague, CZ - StrunyPodzimu Festival
Oct. 23 - Berlin, DE - Gretchen
Oct. 26 - Dudingen, CH - Bad Bonn
Oct. 27 - Zurich, CH - Rote Fabrik
Oct. 28 - Geneva, CH - La Graviere
Oct. 30 - Paris, FR - Batofar
Nov. 03 - Dublin, IE - Sugar Club
Nov. 06 -  London, UK - Oval Space
Nov. 07 - Manchester, UK - Deaf Institute
Nov. 08 - Glasgow, UK - Art School
Nov. 10 - Brussels, BE - AB
Nov. 09-12 - Utrecht, NL - Le Guess Who? Festival (Shabazz Palaces assisted festival curation) 
*w/ Porter Ray

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