Digable Planets: Blowout Comb

A look back at Ray Manzarek, Digable Planets' reissue, "Dumb Disco Ideas" and more in our weekly music recap

Digable Planets’ jazz-infused hip-hop album Blowout Comb feels as fresh today as it did in ’94. It makes perfect sense then, that the Brooklyn trio’s last official LP under that moniker (Ishmael “Butterfly” Butler is now one-half of the thriving duo Shabazz Palaces) is being re-released on Seattle’s resissue-focused record label, Light In The Attic. Their timeless sound, intelligent lyrics and “natural style” have been …