Shabazz Palaces, the new project of Ish of Digable Planets fame, is the single most important Seattle hiphop act to emerge in 2009, and tonight's onstage debut promises to be the scene's first major event of 2010. The Shabazz Palaces and Of Light EPs are wide-eyed night rides through a Seattle reimagined brick by brick on an omnivorous MPC sampler (the bass makes me want to buy a car just to listen to it on a car stereo) and narrated by a guide as lyrically swift-witted as he is sure-footed. Miss this at your peril. (Neumos, 925 E Pike St, 709-9467. 8 pm, $10, 21+.)

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