• www.thewickedsound.com Pyjaen Blue Lab Beats Sage Secrets
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    Pyjaen and Blue Lab Beats on “Sage Secrets”

    Pyjaen teamed up with Blue Lab Beats on new track “Sage Secrets”. Pyjaen is a band with its common link in improvised music and the jazz tradition, but with the vision of pushing music forward in new directions. Dylan Jones (of EZRA Collective), Ben Vize, Daniele Diodato, Benjamin Crane and Charlie Hutchinson, all met at Trinity Laban College of music. The collective has the shared goal of exploring life through musical expression and perfecting their art. More than a quintet, Pyjaen is the unified expression of the emotions, journeys and influences that comprise its diverse members. The group melds funk, afro-beat and contemporary sounds with nods to hip-hop and disco.…

  • 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 Daniel Casimir Tess Hirst
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    Daniel Casimir team up with Tess Hirst for new album ‘These Days’

    A masterpiece. Award-winning bassist Daniel Casimir Bass and vocalist Tess Hirst have released a collaborative track called ‘Security’. They shared a new song while confirming their debut album ‘These Days’ will arrive on the 1st of November via London-based record label Jazz re:freshed. Ahead of the album release, you can stream ‘Security’, below. Joining Casimir and Hirst recorded album with Robert Mitchell on keys, Tobie Carpenter on guitar and Olly Sarkar on drums. Apparently London has a record number of security cameras. Tess Hirst in relation to song lyrics commented on a capitalist world, “Our lives are not something they can own. Security highlights the essential need to trust other…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Jazz in Brighton pier

    Jazz Club in Brighton: Offie Mag Presents Chloe Bodur, Yadasofi & Ebi Soda

    From Offie Mag website: Patterns have just given us the keys to the Jazz Club for a few months so we’re opening up with some Jazz… in Brighton. Having investigated the term in our recently released magazine, ISSUE THREE, we’ve got three local acts that are going from strength to strength in the amazing, ambiguous scene that has been coined ‘UK Jazz.’ Chloe Bodur Chloe Bodur is the London vocalist that has been learning her trade on these shores and you can expect her to bring relatable, soulful lyrics and vocals, as well as her brilliant band. Having already supported Yazmin Lacey at this venue before, Jazz Club regulars will…

  • www.thewickedsound.com We Out Here Festival 2019

    Gilles Peterson present first edition of We Out Here Festival

    If you have no plans for the weekend, I have one for you. The best festival line up this summer, with wicked sound, fresh and popping live bands and DJs, mixing everything this website ate for dinner: jazz, soul, funk, reggae, afrobeat, electronic, bass, etc Tomorrow, Gilles Peterson, Worldwide FM, and Brownswood Recordings present their first ever UK festival: We Out Here, a Worldwide Family Gathering. For the first edition of their brand new festival, Gilles Peterson curates an absolutely stellar lineup. Spanning jazz, soul, house, disco, funk and much more, it features a mix of talented DJs and refreshing live acts sure to blend beautifully with the dreamy Cambridgeshire…

  • www.thewickedsound.com JoeArmonJones GeorgiaAnneMuldrow YellowDandelion
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    Joe Armon-Jones feat. Georgia Anne Muldrow in ‘Yellow Dandelion’ from the upcoming album

    Joe Armon-Jones feat. Georgia Anne Muldrow in “Yellow Dandelion” from Armon-Jones’s upcoming album. Armon-Jones is set to release his eagerly anticipated second album “Turn To Clear View” on September 20th via Brownswood Recordings. Album is promoted with a new single “Yellow Dandelion”. Los Angeles vocalist and producer Georgia Anne Muldrow added neo-soul feel to this jazzy funky jam.  Watch video forJoe Armon-Jones “Yellow Dandelion” feat Georgia Anne Muldrow: Joe Armon-Jones is one of the busiest musicians in London’s jazz and contemporary music scene. Away from his solo project, he’s a co-founder of Ezra Collective, regularly plays with London peers like Nubya Garcia, and has toured with the likes of Ata…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Ethnic Heritage Ensemble
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    The Wicked Sound weekly playlist week 2

    The Wicked Sound weekly playlist Week 2 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. It's the second week of my blog and the second playlist with a selection of wicked tunes. A little bit of jazz, soul, funk, hip hop, Japanese boogaloo, Arabic funk, and even opera. Please listen, share and enjoy! Comments are also really welcome.   New music from: Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, Andreya Triana, Nas, Al Jarreau, Keyon Harrold, DJ Yoda, Nubya Garcia, Henry Wu, Theon Cross, Minyo Crusaders, Attarazat Addahabia, Faradjallah, Quantic, Sly5thAve, Joe Armon-Jones, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Connie Price & The Keystones, Brand Nubian, Macy Gray, Starship Mantis, Sean Jones,…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Nerija
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    Nérija – London’s jazz all-star collective – release debut album ‘Blume’

    Nerija features some of the top players in London’s rising jazz scene. Every member of the band has its own side project: Nubya Garcia (Nubiya’s 5ive, Maisha), Sheila Maurice-Grey (Kokoroko), Cassie Kinoshi (SEED Ensemble, Kokoroko), Rosie Turton (Rosie’s 5ive), Shirley Tetteh (Maisha), Lizy Exell (drums) and Rio Kai (SEED Ensemble). Nerija is based on friendship and there is enough room within the band for each musician to demonstrate their skills and musical ideas Some of the tracks have been written collectively, but each member of Nerija brings one own song showing different influences from afrobeat, hip hop to even gospel. Nérija is a collective whose breakneck shifts in tempo and style…

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    The Wicked Sound weekly playlist week 1

    The Wicked Sound weekly playlist Week 1 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from: The Family Daptone, Antibalas, The Frightnrs, Charles Bradley, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, The James Hunter Six, Lee Fields, Saun & Starr, Lettuce, Lady Alma, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Yameen, Renegades Of Jazz, Donnie Numeric, Blue Lab Beats, Theo Croker, Mala, Joe Armon-Jones, Nubya Garcia, Neue Grafik, Neue Grafik Ensemble, Brother Portrait, Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, Timo Lassy, Teppo Mäkynen, Quantic, The Brand New Heavies, Mark Ronson, N'Dea Davenport, Scrimshire, Georgia Anne Muldrow,   You can listen to this playlist also HERE. (link to multiple music platforms of your choice)…