• 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 Liam Bailey Championn
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    Big Crown Records drops the remix of Liam Bailey reggae banger “Champion” featuring Black Thought of The Roots

    Big Crown Records drops the remix of Liam Bailey’s reggae banger “Champion” featuring Black Thought of The Roots. The original song "Champion" was first released in November 2019,  with the announcement of signing Liam Bailey to the Big Crown Records label. The song as a whole album was beautifully produced by Leon Michels from El Michels Affair.  This version features wordsmith and The Roots singer Black Though adding some extra verses. Massive dancefloor filler, connecting reggae, dub, soul, and hip hop with modern production, an instant classic. Bailey, born and raised in Nottingham, England, the son of an English mother and Jamaican father got his early influences from his mom’s…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Nubiyan Twist Cherise Tittle Tattle
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    Nubiyan Twist announces a new album “Freedom Fables” with a single “Tittle Tattle”

    Nubiyan Twist announces a new album “Freedom Fables” with a new single “Tittle Tattle” featuring super talented young vocalist Cherise Adams-Burnett. The Leeds / London collective is effortlessly fusing on that track different genres like soul, jazz, hip hop, highlife, or broken beat with great musicianship and lyrics. “Freedom Fables” is set to catapult Nubiyan Twist even further into the limelight and cement their position as one of the UK's leading soulful collectives of the current generation. It’s the follow-up to the acclaimed "Jungle Run" from Spring 2019. The album will feature some great guests: Cherise, Soweto Kinch, Pat Thomas, Ria Moran, K.O.G. and Ego Ella May, who sang on…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Nubya Garcia NPR Tiny Desk
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    Nubya Garcia with her band performed at NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (at Home) Concert series

    Nubya Garcia with her band performed at NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (at Home) Concert series. Nubya performed songs from her new album, "Source", for the latest installment of NPR’s “Tiny Desk (Home) Concert” series. With her band, the saxophonist performed "Source", "Pace", and "Boundless Beings" on the vast, swaying boat that houses Soup Studios. Watch it happen below. Watch below a video of Nubya Garcia performs her new compositions for NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (Home) Concert series: “Source” was produced by Garcia and renowned producer Kwes (Nérija, Bobby Womack, Solange), and features Garcia’s hard-touring band of keyboardist Joe Armon-Jones, bassist Daniel Casimir and drummer Sam Jones.  LP feautures guest appearances…