• www.thewickedsound.com-Jimi-Tenor-Sugar-and-Spice Afroeuropean Aulos
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    Finnish composer Jimi Tenor announces his new album “Aulos” on Philophon Records with a new single “Afroeuropean”.

    Finnish composer Jimi Tenor announces his new album “Aulos” on Philophon Records with a new single “Afroeuropean”. It’s the third song promoting his new LP, first one “Vocalize My Luv” came out in 2019 featuring Frafra gospel singers Florence Adooni and Lizzy Amaliyenga, the second one “Sugar and Spice” came in July 2020, as a perfect summer hit for Jazz, Boogie, Soul and Afro-Beat lovers. "Aulos“ is Jimi Tenor's second album on Philophon. "Aulos“ is a woodwind instrument from ancient Greece - like the tenor sax is a woodwind instrument of modern times. Basically, the core crew is the same as on his Philophon debut „Order of Nothingness“: besides our Finnish singer…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Mark de Clive-Lowe Dreamweavers Andrea Lombardini Tommaso Cappellato Bird of Prey
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    Mark de Clive-Lowe, Andrea Lombardini and Tommaso Cappellato are the Dreamweavers and they shared their first single “Birds Of Prey”

    Mark de Clive-Lowe, Andrea Lombardini and Tommaso Cappellato are the Dreamweavers and they shared their first single “Birds Of Prey”. Mark de Clive-Lowe returns to his roots with a new electro-acoustic record “Dreamweavers”, displaying his talent as a pianist and composer in partnership with creative collaborators bass player Andrea Lombardini and drummer Tommaso Cappellato. The two Italians have been a consistent presence on Mark de Clive-Lowe’s European tours for several years now, and it was during a road trip from Italy to Switzerland that Lombardini and Cappellato envisioned producing an MdCL album themselves. “Dreamweavers” reflects on and celebrates the sounds that de Clive-Lowe grew up loving and finding inspiration in…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.10.4 cover Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist October 2020/10/4 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound October 2020/10/4 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats.   New music from Pedro Retro, Gabriels, Stevie Wonder, Rapsody, Cordae, CHIKA, Busta Rhymes, SPAZA, Nonku Phiri, Malcolm Jiyane, Gontse Makhene, Ariel Zamonsky, Damani Rhodes, Keyon Harrold, Skalpel, Hania Rani, Cinephonic, Raynald Colom, Tony Tixier, Joe Sanders, Francesco Ciniglio, Girls in Airports, Skeltr, Sam Healey, Craig Hanson, Shalosh, Thijsenterprise, Blue Lab Beats, Cheap Monk, Chris Dave, Daniel Crawford, Funky DL, Emma-Jean Thackray, Brotherly, Donny McCaslin, Yazz Ahmed, Asmara, Aquiles Navarro, Tcheser Holmes, You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer, Soundcloud or YouTube.   The Wicked Sound weekly playlist October…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Brass Against Take A Power Back
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    New York collective Brass Against takes the power back.

    A new week we are starting with a huge kick. It’s Brass Against and they are taking the power back. Brass Against is a collective of New York musicians, led and curated by Brad Hammonds, who have come together to form a unique brass band. They cover Rage Against the Machine, Living Colour, Gil Scott Heron, Janes Addiction, A Tribe Called Quest, and Led Zeppelin, amongst others. This time they rearranged Rage Against The Machine’s “Take The Power Back” with exceptional vocalist Sophia Urista. Their arrangements, which blends brass with heavy rock/metal instrumentation, plus anger, passion, and Sophia’s ferocious performance make this version so powerful and empowering. Everything started in the…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Skalpel Hania Rani Esacape Remix
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    Skalpel, ambassadors of electrified polish jazz released “Escape” reinterpreted by great pianist Hania Rani

    Skalpel, ambassadors of electrified polish jazz released “Escape” reinterpreted by great pianist Hania Rani. After the success of the excellent album "Highlight", Skalpel announces "Escape EP" with interpretations of one of the best compositions from this album. The first announcement of the digital release is a remix by the greatest discovery of the Polish scene in recent years - Hania Rani. It's intimate, extremely focused interpretation reverberates with the clear sound of the piano, which beautifully contrasts with the disturbing drone ambient. Skalpel is a duo comprised of Marcin Cichy and Igor Pudło, Polish nu jazz DJs, musicians and record producers, , from Wrocław, Poland. Their musical style is a…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Stevie Wonder Can't Put It In The Hands Of Fate
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    Stevie Wonder invited Rapsody, Cordae, Busta Rhymes, CHIKA and Gary Clark Jr. to launch his own label

    Stevie Wonder invited Rapsody, Cordae, Busta Rhymes, CHIKA and Gary Clark Jr. to launch his own label. It’s big and unexpected news that Stevie Wonder left Motown Records after 59 years.  He signs with Motown's Tamla label at the age of 11! Stevie left Motown to start his own imprint, So What The Fuss Records, with Republic Records. He launches his label by releasing simultaneously two new singles, "Can't Put It In The Hands Of Fate" and "Where Is Our Love Song", as his answer the difficult times we're all experiencing and Black Lives Matter movement. First of two "Can't Put It In The Hands Of Fate", it’s Stevie's style upbeat song with his signature harmonica…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.10.3 cover Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist October 2020/10/3 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound October 2020/10/3 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats.   New music from Will Vinson, Gilad Hekselman, Antonio Sanchez, Lionel Loueke, Joel Ross, Sercan Debelec, Mike Casey, Kibrom Birhane, Black Nile, Gabriele Pribetti, Chien Chien Lu, Le Commandant Couche-Tôt, Dougie Stu, Jeff Parker, Tyson Meya, Apifera, Yonatan Albalak, Amir Bresler, Rejoicer, Nitai Hershkovits, Seba Kaapstad, Quelle Chris, SAULT, Inflo, Cleo Sol, Grüt, Freekbass, Matti Klein, TC & the Groove Family, Raúl Monsalve y los Forajidos. You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer, Soundcloud or YouTube.   The Wicked Sound weekly playlist October 2020/10/3 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats Tracklist:…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Hugo Kant Far From Home
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    Hugo Kant is back with a brilliant new album “Far From Home” and an atmospheric new single “The Second Sun”

    Hugo Kant is back with a brilliant new album “Far From Home” and an atmospheric new single “The Second Sun”. Hugo Kant is the solo studio project of multi-instrumentalist, composer, and producer Quentin Le Roux, from Marseilles, France. He played on that album on keyboards, flutes, bass, guitar, drums, flugelhorn, clarinet, and also sang on two songs “Sure The Sun Will Rise” and “Come With Me”. His music incorporates and redefines elements of jazz, hip-hop, trip-hop, classical music, 70’s rock, and world music to form a rich original and cohesive whole. “The Second Sun” grabs your attention and takes you for a hypnotic ride, which is dense and atmospheric, with…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.10.2 cover Jazz Soul Funk Dub Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist October 2020/10/2 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound October 2020/10/2 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats.   New music from EABS, Kan Sano, Àbáse, Emmavie, Scienze, Fat Freddy's Drop, Lisa Tomlins, Liam Bailey, Black Thought, Karu, Daykoda, The Budos Band, Laurent Bardainne, Tigre d'Eau Douce, Yazz Ahmed, DJ Plead, LTF, Byron the Aquarius, MDMA, Tom Misch, Yussef Dayes, Bandler Ching, Matthew Halsall, Jussi Lehtonen Quartet, Chris Potter, Million Square, AKU!, The VV Experience, Michael Kiwanuka, Virgil Abloh.   You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer, Soundcloud or YouTube.   The Wicked Sound weekly playlist October 2020/10/2 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats Tracklist:   EABS -…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Fat Freddys Drop Hope Lock In
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    Fat Freddy’s Drop announced a new album “LOCK-IN” and shared a new reimagined version of “Hope”

    Fat Freddy's Drop announced a new album “LOCK-IN” and shared a new reimagined live version of “Hope”. A new album is based on the live session recorded at the iconic venue Michael Fowler Centre, where Fat Freddy's Drop re-located their BAYS studio and jammed with no audience. A sonic moment in time featuring eight tracks "Special Edition", "Six-Eight", "This Room", "Trickle Down", "Avengers", "Soldier", "Hope" & "OneFourteen". The track journeys through a hybrid of reggae, jazz with techno rhythms underpinning Freddy’s signature horns and Joe Dukie’s soulful and introspective vocal. Songs on their studio albums are versions refined over years of playing them live in New Zealand and on tour abroad.…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Matthew Halsall Salute to the Sun
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    Matthew Halsall unveils new band and announces ‘Salute to the Sun’ his new album on Gondwana Records

    Matthew Halsall unveils his new band and announces “Salute to the Sun” his new album on Gondwana Records and shares his first single “Joyful Spirits of the Universe”. Matthew is a composer, trumpeter, producer, DJ and founder of Gondwana Records, His soulful playing radiates a thoughtful beauty and a composer and band-leader who has created his own rich sound world. A sound that draws on the heritage of British jazz, the spiritual jazz of Alice Coltrane and Pharoah Sanders, as well as world music and electronica influences, and even modern art and architecture, to create something uniquely his own. "Salute to the Sun" is his first album as a leader…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Maisha Open The Gates
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    London ensemble Maisha released an epic new single “Open The Gates”.

    London ensemble Maisha released an epic new single “Open The Gates”, 16 minutes long rhythmic spiritual jazz, based on a simple melody and bassline. Binker Golding and Tamar Osborn joined the band in the studio, bringing their unique styles to the recording. On the flip side is a beautiful live recording of "Osiris" (taken from 2018 album “There Is A Place”). The recording was taken from the band’s final show of 2019, in Lille, France. “Osiris” featured bandleader Jake Long joined by the original line-up from the album sessions – Amané Suganami, Twm Dylan, Tim Doyle, Shirley Tetteh and Nubya Garcia (plus Al MacSween who has been touring frequently with…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.10.1 cover Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist October 2020/10/1 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound October 2020/10/1 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats.   New music from Ludivine Issambourg, Mr Gib, Diamond C, Leroy Horns, Ricketscience, Potatohead People, De La Soul, Posdnuos, Kapok, Emmaline, Jackson Mathod, The Ncy Milky Band, Surprise Chef, Andrew Ashong, Kaidi Tatham, Maisha, Joy Crookes, Jab, Nubiyan Twist, CHERISE, WorldService Project, Million Square, Pink Freud, The Diabolical Liberties, Emma-Jean Thackray, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Takuya Kuroda, Okvsho, Kosmo Sound.   You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer, Soundcloud or YouTube.   The Wicked Sound weekly playlist October 2020/10/1 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats Tracklist:   Ludivine Issambourg, Mr Gib -…