• www.thewickedsound.com-Jaga-Jazzist-Pyramid
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    Jaga Jazzist is back with “Pyramid”

    Jaga Jazzist returns after 5 years with their new album “Pyramid” on 24 April 2020, where the legendary Norwegian eight-piece band takes a deep dive into post-rock, jazz and psychedelia influences. It’s their first album since 2015’s “Starfire”, their ninth album in a career now spanning four decades, but it marks the group’s debut on Brainfeeder, the LA-based imprint curated by Flying Lotus. The band, led by Lars Horntveth and his compositions, took a direct approach to the creation of “Pyramid”. Whereas “Starfire” saw them take the idea of a traditional studio record to extremity, with different members dipping in and out of the booth to write, record and experiment…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.02.3 covers Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020/02/3 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound 2020/02/3 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from:  Lianne La Havas, Madison McFerrin, Maë Defays, Poppy Ajudha, Mahalia, Nardeydey, The Seshen, Durand Jones & The Indications, James Taylor Quartet, Natalie Williams, Noel McKoy, Joe Tatton, Chip Wickham, Dan Woodward, Pete Shand, Jo Mersa Marley, Ross McHenry, Dela, Miles Bonny, Twit One, Kassa Overall, Angela Davis, J. Hoard, L'éclair, The Mauskovic Dance Band, Nihilism, Zar You can listen to this playlist also HERE. (link to multiple music platforms of your choice) The Wicked Sound weekly playlist 2020/02/3 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats Tracklist:   1            Lianne La Havas -…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Lianne La Havas Bittersweet
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    Lianne La Havas shared her new single “Bittersweet”

    Lianne La Havas new single “Bittersweet” is here with us. And is such a joy! La Havas is half Greek half Jamaican British born singer-songwriter and guitarist. She just returns after five years with a new delightful single. The song is called “Bittersweet” and has its premiere on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 Future Sounds show this evening. Single is promoting her long-awaited third studio album—the follow-up to acclaimed 2015’s “Blood”. “I’d forgotten how much I love singing. I’ve tapped into the best and worst parts of me and while I didn’t expect this to be the direction of my new music, it’s my reality and it’s driven by emotion”…

  • Village of the Sun feat Binker and Moses
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    Binker & Moses and Basement Jaxx presents Village of the Sun

    Binker & Moses and Basement Jaxx present Village of the Sun: Village of the Sun is the name of a new musical band/project initiated by one-half of legendary electronic dance-music duo Basement Jaxx’s Simon Ratcliffe. Simon invited to collaboration one of the leaders of the new London jazz scene boom – jazz duo Binker and Moses (tenor saxophonist Binker Golding and drummer Moses Boyd). Simon Ratcliffe co-wrote the two tracks with Golding and Boyd and plays all the instruments on them other than saxophone and drums. Two-track single represent stylistic crossover of energetic rhythms, electronic beats, and spiritual jazz-inspired improvisation. Ratcliffe says: “I’ve always liked improvised instrumental music. It has…

  • The-Wicked-Sound-Playlist-2020.02.2-cover Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020/02/2 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound 2020/02/2 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from: Alfa Mist, John Carroll Kirby, Dominic J Marshall, Matthias Bublath, Eight Cylinder Bigband, Takuya Kuroda. Kandace Springs, Avishai Cohen, CHERISE, Angela Muñoz, Adrian Younge, The Motet, Erica Falls, Jennifer Hartswick, Natalie Cressman, Galactic, Mamas Gun, Kasia Konstance, Cleo Sol, Chloe Bodur, Ebi Soda, Ash Walker, 14KT, Muhsinah, Tall Black Guy, Steve Spacek, Obongjayar   You can listen to this playlist also HERE. (link to multiple music platforms of your choice) The Wicked Sound weekly playlist 2020/02/2 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats Tracklist:   1              Alfa Mist - Withered 2              John…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Skip Marley Slow Down
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    Skip Marley and H.E.R. performed “Slow Down” on The Tonight Show

    Skip Marley and H.E.R. performed their lover’s rock reggae tune “Slow Down” on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, with help of house band The Roots. The duo released “Slow Down” in January along with a tender music video directed by Lacey Duke. Although Marley and H.E.R. first premiered the song during a show at the Hollywood Bowl with Lauryn Hill in October. “When I made the song, I was looking and wondering who could be a feature and then I thought of H.E.R. because I love her vibe and her energy really, As soon as I heard the completed track I was in love” Marley commented to press. Listen…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Tom Misch Yussef Dayes What Kina Music
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    Tom Misch and Yussef Dayes released a first collaborative single “What Kinda Music”

    Tom Misch and Yussef Dayes released a first collaborative single “What Kinda Music” and its accompanying music video. The song is a lead single from their forthcoming album “What Kinda Music”. The album will come out on April 24 via Beyond The Groove /Blue Note Records. In the title track “What Kinda Music,” we can here typical sounds of both collaborators mixed into an interesting fusion of jazz, cinematic sounds, electronica, ambient music, and hip-hop. On top of that sound is still Misch’s soulful voice and Dayes’s exceptional drumming. Yussef Dayes is one of the UK's most exciting and innovative young drummers and producers. Best known for his work, alongside…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Emma-Jean-Thackray
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    Emma-Jean Thackray shared her new song “Rain Dance”

    Emma-Jean Thackray has shared a new song “Rain Dance” and launched a new label Movementt. She is a composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, singer, bandleader and DJ. Emma was called “one of the UK’s most exciting new jazz artists” by Red Bull Music Academy. She just released her first single “Rain Dance / Wisdom” from a new EP, which will be out  6th of March 2020 via her new label Movementt. “Movementt” is also the name of the closing track from that EP. The song is based on her previous same-titled short track (only 42 seconds) from her latest EP “Ley Lanes”. Song evolved during live performances over time into seven minutes…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.02.1 cover Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020/02/1 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound 2020/02/1 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from: Village of the Sun, Binker & Moses, Irreversible Entanglements, The Heliocentrics, Antibalas, Organic Pulse Ensemble, Alabaster Deplume, Skalpel, Jeremy Cunningham, Jeff Parker, Collocutor, Nduduzo Makhathini, Terrace Martin, Gray Area, Vula Viel, Calibro 35, Illa J, Stretch And Bobbito, The M19s Band, Barney McAll, Rita Satch, Scott-Heron, Makaya McCraven,   You can listen to this playlist also HERE. (link to multiple music platforms of your choice)     The Wicked Sound weekly playlist 2020/02/1 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats Tracklist: 1            Village of the Sun, Binker and Moses - Village…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Shabaka Hatchings and The Ancestors
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    Shabaka and the Ancestors have announced their new album “We Are Sent Here By History”

    Shabaka & the Ancestors announce new album "We Are Sent Here By History", it will be their debut on Impulse! Records. The album is out on 13 March.   Shabaka & The Ancestors will make their Impulse! debut with the band’s sophomore album "We Are Sent Here By History". Their breakout 2016 album, "Wisdom of Elders", established the band as a sudden force in spiritual jazz. Shabaka refers to the album as a “meditation on the fact of our coming extinction as a species. It is a reflection from the ruins, from the burning.” The album attempt to express the spiritual concerns of improvisational music of the African Diaspora — specifically,…