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Knife Knights, Ray Porter, DJ Thee

Tour Kick-Off


McMenamins Elks Temple Tacoma/Olympia Area
Thurs April 25, 8 pm All Ages


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Recommended by Dave Segal

If you dig Shabazz Palaces, you’ll likely flip for Knife Knights, the new project featuring that innovative hiphop ensemble’s rapper/producer Ishmael Butler and studio wizard Erik Blood (both are Stranger Geniuses, by the way). Knife Knights’ music has been percolating for about a decade, tracks cohering between the two artists’ many other endeavors. Their enigmatic songs sound like a blueprint for a brighter yet darker future, encompassing otherworldly atmospheres, eldritch melodies, and atypical rhythms. Trust me: It will be worth the effort it takes you to grasp them.

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  • Thurs April 25, 8 pm