• www.thewickedsound.com The Mighty Mocambos
    Funk,  News

    The Mighty Mocambos with the new records brings funk to the town

    The Mighty Mocambos on the new album (again!) delivered something that they are best known for – pure funk, energy, and happiness. And tonight lucky members of public will be able to see it and hear it live.     [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48_wJ7QlTYw[/embedyt] They’ve made music under many names (most recently as Bacao Steel & Rhythm Band on the Big Crown label), made a slew of funky records in many genres, but their core and their funky being is always Mighty Mocambos. This explosive forty five is from their new record 2066 , which features everyone from veteran Lee Fields to MC JSwiss to Peter Thomas to Gizelle Smith to Ice-T…

  • www.thewickedsound.com-Sun-Ra-Kalisz
    Jazz,  News

    Lanquidity Records release a lost Sun Ra Arkestra recording, their first ever performance in Poland in 1986.

    Sun Ra Arkestra’s mix of free jazz, spiritual jazz and avantgard and communist Poland in 1986 are such a two opposite things. Just an idea that Sun Ra with his Arestra played live concert during the 13th International Jazz Piano festival in Kalisz in 1986 is massive. Probably this historical and political background (even for Sun Ra fan) makes this album even more special. Thumbs up for Adrian Magrys and Mateusz Surma from Lanquidity Records for great work on this release. I guess it must be something special for them too – name of the their Label is taken from Sun Ra 1978 album on Philly Jazz. After a few…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Pyjaen
    Fresh sounds,  Funk,  Jazz

    Pyjaen will present their debut album live tonight in Brighton

    Headed up by Dylan Jones (of EZRA Collective), Ben Vize, Daniele Diodato, Benjamin Crane and Charlie Hutchinson, PYJÆN is a band with its common link in improvised music and the jazz tradition, but with vision of pushing music forward in new directions. Having all met at Trinity Laban College of music, the collective has the shared goal of exploring life through musical expression and perfecting their art. With their debut album dropping this September we can’t wait to hear the tracks live in the intimate and scantly clad setting of Patterns’ upstairs room. Dance can be triggered by improvised Jazz, classic four to the floor or whatever it is that…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Yelfris Valdes
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    The Wicked Sound weekly playlist week 10

    Wicked Sound weekly playlist week 10 : You can listen to it also HERE. (link to multiple music platforms of your choice) 01. Fat Freddy’s Drop – Kamo Kamo – excellent come back from New Zealand’s dub warriors [ The Drop] Buy here   02. Gardna, Omar – Good Time Not a Long Time –  Bristol’s dub and bass scene representative with help from Omar [ Gardna Music] Buy here 03. Yelfris Valdés – After Sly – marvelous debut from Brazilian trumpeter [ Música Macondo Records] Buy here   04. Samm Henshaw – Only One to Blame – a catchy and feel-good new single from talented young singer [ Columbia Records] Buy…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Joe Armon Jones Turn To Clear View
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    The Wicked Sound weekly playlist week 9

    Wicked Sound weekly playlist week 9: 01. Osunlade – Positiv’ly – a fascinating minimalist electronic funk from his upcoming album [Yoruba Soul Rec] Buy  02. Joe Armon-Jones, Jehst – The Leo & Aquarius – new single from his much anticipated second LP [Brownswood Recordings ] Buy  03. Robert Glasper, YBN Cordae, Bilal, Herbie Hancock – Gone – a collaborative track from two great piano players with two great voices [Loma Vista Recordings ] Buy 04. Mike Posner, Talib Kweli – Legacy – low tempo, vibey hip hop ballad with Talib verses [Island Records] Buy  05. Blue Lab Beats, Saffron Grace – On & On – the new song came as…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Barnacles
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    The Wicked Sound premiere: you can stream now debut album from new Brighton’s jazz outfit Barnacles!

    Incredible power of horns. Another great band on the musical map of Brighton. Barnacles are lead by Leroy Horns from UK dub collective The Resonators. The music of the band is very melodic, heavy and danceable at the same time. Fans of Shabaka Hutchings, Theon Cross, Nubya Garcia and Ill Considered shouldn’t be disappointed.  They launch their debut album tomorrow 10th of October at The Rose Hill in Brighton. This five-piece UK Jazz band, consisting of just horn section and drums, combine the energy and intensity of dance music with the spontaneity and freedom of a live group. Having no chordal instrument, results in a no safety net, nowhere to…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Wojtek Mazolewski
    Jazz,  News

    Polish jazz forerunner Wojtek Mazolewski and his band live in session in The Brownswood Basement

    Gilles Peterson presents Polish jazz forerunner Wojtek Mazolewski and his band live in session in The Brownswood Basement, including a version of Art Ensemble Of Chicago’s ‘Theme De Yoyo’. Gilles Petterson rounds off WorldWide FM Poland focus with a mix of his favorite Urszula Dudziak records. There are few artists in Poland who would be so often invited to perform internationally, there are few genres of music whose representative would overcome boundaries so easily and whose work is understood practically in every place around the world. Bassist, composer and a leading figure of the 21st century Polish jazz movement, Wojtek Mazolewski heads the Wojtek Mazolowski Quintet, Pink Freud, and also…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Terrace Martin the pollyseeds

    Grammy Award winning music producer Terrace Martin releases new song and video ‘All I Own’

    Terrace Martin featured yesterday in Robert Glasper’s new mixtape ‘Fuck Yo Feeling’, today on his own track. He dropped his new very personal lyrically song ‘All I Own’. New video to the song come some time promoting a new album called ‘Drones’ which is coming soon. Terrace Martin is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor from Los Angeles, California. He is a missing link between the world of jazz music and the world of hip-hop culture. Well known on the one side as a producer of revolutionary Kendrick Lamar’s albums, and on the other side as a sideman and producer for Herbie Hancock.  [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXcxby09mvE[/embedyt]  …

  • www.thewickedsound.com Robert Glasper
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    Robert Glasper released today a new mixtape ‘F*ck Yo Feelings’

    Robert Glasper no matter if he is playing with his Trio, Xperiment or Black Radio, is always building bridges, joining dots and bending genres. He has this strange type of magnetism, wherever he is going, I am going after him. Robert Glasper released today a new mixtape called ‘Fuck Yo Feelings’. Mixtape is a collection of 19 tracks recorded during 48 hours session.  Mixtape “is the result of a two-day session in which Glasper invited musician friends to stop by the studio and organically create together”. Record is full of guests: Yasiin Bey (Mos Def), Herbie Hancock, Denzel Curry, Mick Jenkins, YBN Cordae, Terrace Martin, Bilal, Andra Day, Rapsody, Derrick…

  • www.thewickedsound.com-Maria-Chiara-Argiro
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    The Wicked Sound weekly playlist week 8

    Wicked Sound weekly playlist week 8 is starting really slowly and atmospheric getting step by step more vibes and up-tempo to turn into a danceable exotic fiesta. Music from around the world across all music genres. Beautiful nautical track from Italian pianist Maria Chiara Argirò; Brighton’s jazzy electronic duo Saul with vocalist Poppy Ajudha; French jazz trumpeter Erik Truffaz collaborating with excellent José James; new song from Ben L’Oncle Soul, English jazz double bassist Dave Holland with Zakir Hussain and Chris Potter; relaxing Nicholas Payton from his new amazing LP; Polish jazz guitar maestro Marek Napiórkowski; Italian Afro-Latino infected percussionist Gabriele Poso; Afro-Brazilian project Da Lata and nu-jazz outfit Club…