• www.thewickedsound.com-Lianne-La-Havas-Bittersweet-Paper-Thin
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    Lianne La Havas plays live at Tiny Desk (at home) her new single “Paper Thin”

    Lianne La Havas plays live at Tiny Desk (at home) her new single “Paper Thin” and announces her new self-titled album. Lianne performed her tender new song "Paper Thin" in the intimate settings of her room. After the debut of the new track, she sang "Midnight", from the previous album “Blood”. At the end of her short show, she presents her beautiful "Bittersweet", which he released as an album teaser back in February in Colors Session. From our blog: Lianne La Havas shared her new single “Bittersweet” Watch the video to Lianne La Havas new song "Paper Thin", the second single from her forthcoming self-titled album below: “Wanting to make…

  • www.thewickedsound.com-The-Free-Nationals-Anderson-Paak-Tiny-Desk-Concert
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    The Free Nationals featuring Anderson Paak & Chronixx returned to NPR “Tiny Desk Concert”

    The Free Nationals featuring Anderson Paak & Chronixx returned to NPR “Tiny Desk Concert”. They played at NPR Tiny Desk before in 2016 as an Anderson Paak & The Free Nationals. That video of that concert was the most popular in the history of the long-running series (since 2008!), with over 48 million views on YouTube. Ron Avant, keyboardist of The Free Nationals, thanks to NPR for the invitation: "I'm grateful that the Tiny Desk has made my face recognizable around the globe".   Watch their first Tiny Desk performance below: They started with Daniel Caesar's "Beauty & Essex" featuring India Shawn. She used to play and recording with the band…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Marvin Gaye.
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    Marvin Gaye timeless song “What’s Going On” is still relevant today

    Marvin Gaye's timeless song “What’s Going On” is still relevant today. This week was an anniversary of birth and death of one of the biggest artists ever, one and only Marvin Gaye. His amazing song “What’s Going On” still sounds like the best soundtrack to the situation right now around the world.   “Mother, mother There's too many of you crying Brother, brother, brother There's far too many of you dying You know we've got to find a way To bring some lovin' here today, eh eh”   The only recorded full live performance of Marvin Gaye landmark 1971 album “What’s Going On” was released last year as a standalone…

  • 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 Ezra Collective
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    Ezra Collective will present live their exceptional album ‘You Can’t Steal My Joy’

    Ezra Collective will present live their exceptional album “You Can’t Steal My Joy“. Jazz five-piece will play tomorrow at Concorde2 in Brighton one of the last shows this year in the UK, before heading to tour the United States of America. The band is touring with material from their debut album “You Can’t Steal My Joy”, which features Jorja Smith, KOKOROKO and Loyle Carner, and looks destined to cement the band’s status as one of the UK’s most exciting groups. Listen to Ezra Collective at Glastonbury playing live songs from the album ‘You Can’t Steal My Joy’ London 5-piece Ezra Collective are proving themselves as a harmonious tour de force. Their sound…

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    Brighton based neo-soul band Yakul will headline tomorrow show at Komedia

    With core influences from the likes of J-Dilla, D’Angelo and Hiatus Kaiyote, Brighton based four-piece Yakul put a unique spin on the music they’ve grown up with. Marrying together thoughtful, soulful lyrics with deep grooves and jazz infused progressions, Yakul seamlessly blend genres to create something fresh and original.   [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFrDLcB5IkY[/embedyt] Yakul have just played a storming set at Love Supreme Festival, were the highlight of Red Bull Polyrhythm events in London and Brighton, as well as ONBlackheath Festival. They have supported Erykah Badu’s backing band RC & The Gritz at Ronnie Scott’s, coming back again in August to support Bluey’s from Incognito project Citrus Sun, as well as…

  • www.thewickedsound.com-Wojtek-Mazolewski-Quintet-When-Angels-Fall
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    Wojtek Mazolewski Quintet tomorrow in Jazz Cafe will present material from upcoming album ‘Komeda’

    Wojtek Mazolewski Quintet will play tomorrow in London’s Jazz Cafe as a part of EFG London Jazz Festival. The band will present material from the previous critically acclaimed record ‘Polka’ and from the upcoming album ‘Komeda’. WMQ is the most influential jazz group to come out of Poland in decades. Vigorously combining tradition and modernity the analog, and also one of the most exciting crossover acts right now. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C83HDj6s3kQ[/embedyt] Mazolewski took inspiration from famous polish directors Roman Polanski (‘Rosemary’s Baby’, ‘Knife in the Water’) and Jerzy Skolimowski (‘Barrier’), for whose movies Komeda wrote music. Songs from those recordings are represented on WMQ new album. “The combination of their talent and…

  • www.thewickedsound.com EABS polish jazz series London
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    Polish jazz group EABS as a part of EFG London Jazz Festival will close Polish Jazz London Series

    Wrocław’s septet EABS pursues the tradition of the Polish school of jazz, while escaping various sound patterns, presenting a carefree and completely original approach to genres and established musical standards, as proven on their debut album. EABS breathe fire into jazz, ignoring clichés, exploring and experimenting. What you may not know is that some of the best Jazz comes from Poland and it has that unique Slavic lyrical sound. As part of Waltham Forest Borough of Culture 2019 B Side Events are bringing some of the best Polish Jazz to the borough. Showcasing the most interesting and highly acclaimed artists to come out of Poland the Polish Jazz Series brought…