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Sub Pop rapper Porter Ray breaks out of personal, creative lull with vivid new album

A creative slump-busting exercise became Seattle rapper Porter Ray's new digital-only album, "Eye of the Beholder," released through Sub Pop last month.
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Porter's Head: Rapper Porter Ray on His Latest Hip-Hop Opus, 'Eye of the Beholder'

None His talent caught the eye and ears of a kindred spirit, Ishmael Butler of Shabazz Palaces and Digable Planets, who clearly saw much of himself in the young upstart. Indeed, Porter Ray possesses a similarly skewed vision of hip-hop upheld by his far more experienced mentor. But Ray is wise beyond his years, exhibiting a firm sense of self which translates effortlessly in the recording studio. Butler, also an A&R at Sub Pop Records, brought the young rapper onboard at the label in 2015. Ray'...
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Knife Knights – “Light Up Ahead (Time Mirage)” & “My Dreams Never Sleep”

Last month, Ishmael Butler and Erik Blood introduced their Knife Knights projects with "Give You Game," and today the two are back to announce their debut album together, which is called 1 Time Mirage and will be out on Sub Pop in September. It'll feature appearances from Shabazz Palaces, Porter Ray, and more. More »
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Shabazz Palaces played Warsaw with Porter Ray & JX Cannon (pics)

Shabazz Palaces released not one but two new albums this year, Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. The Jealous, and they've been supporting them on tour... Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, Music News, Warsaw, Andrew Sacher, Shabazz, Shabazz Palaces, Hip Hop News, Photo Galleries, Porter Ray, Quazarz, JX Cannon


Tonight in L.A.: Midnight Oil, Echo Park Rising, X, Buskerfest, ALT 98.7 Summer Camp, 311, Shabazz Palaces, Machinedrum, Popfuji 3, Jake Davis, Katey Segal, Atmosphere

Los Angeles concerts for Saturday: ► Day 3 of Echo Park Rising brings Miles Mosley & the West Coast Get Down, the Buttertones, CRX, Alice Bag, Moon Honey, Surf Curse, Laetitia Sadier and more various venues around the neighborhood. The Buzz Bands LA Stage, headlined by Sego, goes off from 2 to 10 p.m. in the Champagne Room at Taix. Please see our complete list of set times here. ► Celebrating 40 years as a band, X performs at the free concert series at Pershing Square, joined by the Meat Puppets...
Tags: Music, California, Los Angeles, Rome, X, Venice, Atmosphere, West Coast, Seattle, Preview, Haim, Sego, Bootleg Theater, Laetitia Sadier, Sander Kleinenberg, Shabazz


Porter Ray released an LP on Sub Pop ft. Shabazz Palaces (who he's touring with)

Porter's album features several collaborations with Shabazz Palaces members as well as members of Shabazz's pals/collaborators/Sub Pop labelmates THEESatisfaction. Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, Sub Pop, Music News, Tour Dates, Andrew Sacher, Shabazz, Shabazz Palaces, Hip Hop News, Porter Ray, THEESatisfaction


Shabazz Palaces announce 2nd album of 2017, share "30 Clip Extension"

Shabazz Palaces recently announced that their new album would be out July 14 via Sub Pop, and today they revealed that they'll actually release two albums that day... [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, Music News, Tour Dates, Andrew Sacher, Shabazz, Shabazz Palaces, Hip Hop News, Digable Planets, Porter Ray


Porter Ray - Russian Roulette (feat. Stas Thee Boss)

Seattle, WA – There’s just something about the Northwest hip hop scene that is so infectious to me. Porter Ray recently released his album Watercolor via Sub Pop records and it’s one of the slickest records out there.… (in post Seattle, WA – There’s just something about the Northwest... from Abduction Radiation. More by this artist at )
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Porter Ray: Watercolor (Review)

Porter Ray's rapping on Watercolor is relaxed but quick, a style that emphasizes the intellectual bent to many of his rhymes, but intentionally fails to prepare you for the weight of his message. [Author: Mike Schiller]
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Porter Ray - "Past Life" (Singles Going Steady) (Mixed Media)

Subtlety is an underused skill in hip-hop, but Porter Ray has it down on "Past Life". [Author: PopMatters Staff]
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Porter Ray - Past Life (feat. Cashtro and Black)

Seattle, WA – If you’re looking for something a little darker, take a listen to Porter Ray. He recently released his new album Watercolor via Sub Pop and if you are a fan of King Krule (or any… (in post Seattle, WA – If you’re looking for something a little... from Abduction Radiation. More by this artist at )
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Porter Ray - Sacred Geometry (Constellation Mix) (feat. The Palaceer of Shabazz Palaces and Cashtro)

Label: Sub Pop Genere: Hip Hop - Alternative - Rap Date Release: 10 Marzo 2017 L'articolo Porter Ray – Watercolor sembra essere il primo su Tsinoshi Bar. (in post Porter Ray – Watercolor from Tsinoshi Bar. More by this artist at )
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Porter Ray - Lightro (Looking for the Light) (feat. Stas Thee Boss of THEESatisfaction)

Porter Ray by Jay Scroggins In 2014, Porter Ray was overwhelmed. The emerging Seattle rapper had just signed with hometown label Sub Pop which, while certainly exciting, is mostly known for releasing indie rock. A month after signing… (in post Porter Ray Brings Seattle Hip-Hop Forward With “Watercolor” from Bandcamp Daily. More by this artist at )
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Stream Porter Ray Watercolor

Porter Ray gets comfortable in the uncomfortable on his new LP Watercolor. The east Seattle rapper dives deep into description of narratives both colorful and tragic. Ray mourns and contemplates death on "The Mirror Between Us." He's not afraid to open some cuts, letting them bleed out with verses like: "Can't front, that shit fucked … More »
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Sasquatch 2017 reveals daily lineups, adds Sleigh Bells & Benjamin Clementine

Single-day tickets go on sale today too. Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
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Porter Ray - Arithmetic (feat. Infinite and Stas Thee Boss of THEESatisfaction)

Sounds like: Shabazz Palaces, THEESatisfaction Song: Porter Ray - Arithmetic (Ft. Infinite and Stas Thee Boss) What's so good? Gorilla vs. Bear premiered this silky Porter Ray joint earlier this month. It's been sitting in my SoundCloud Likes… (in post Porter Ray - Arithmetic (Ft. Infinite and Stas Thee Boss) from Indie Shuffle. More by this artist at )
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