• www.thewickedsound.com-Black-Music-Songs-of-Protest-Hope-Healing
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    Black Music: Songs of Protest, Hope and Healing

    The Wicked Sound Special Playlist Focused On Black Music: Songs of Protest, Hope and Healing across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae and Hip Hop music.   We are here because of Black Music, and for Black Music. Black Music always inspired us, motivate, gave us joy, hope, and reflection. Birth of Jazz, Soul, Funk, Reggae, and Hip Hop are all rooted in black artists fighting against systematic oppression. But it’s enough! We believe that that it’s only One Race – Human Race. The message is short: Fight racism in any form! Love your Black Sisters and Brothers like you love Black Music.   We made this playlist of important for us…

  • The-Wicked-Sound-Playlist-2020.06.1-cover Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist June 2020/06/1 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound 2020/06/1 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from Derrick Hodge, Nubya Garcia, Jake Milliner, Howard McNair, Kamaal Williams, Tigran Hamasyan, Maria Chiara Argirò, Jamie Leeming, Zara McFarlane, Nubiyan Twist, Ego Ella May, Will Sessions, Amp Fiddler, Dames Brown, Oscar Jerome, The Bamboos, Tenderlonious, Hamish Balfour, Pete Martin, Tim Carnegie, Aiden Shepherd, Nick Walters, Gary Bartz, Maisha, Ryan Porter, Tall Black Guy, Mark Farina, Homero Espinosa, You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer, Soundcloud or YouTube. The Wicked Sound weekly playlist 2020/06/1 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats Tracklist: Derrick Hodge - Not Right Now Nubya Garcia -…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Hania Rani Home
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    When the Music Drops – New Music Selection June 2020 part 1: Gary Bartz & Maisha, Tenderlonious, Hania Rani & more

    New music round-up. New music albums which came out 29 May 2020 part 1: Gary Bartz & Maisha, Tenderlonious, Hania Rani, Pyjaen, Jamie Saft, AuB, Cory Wong & Jon Batiste. Read Part 2: When the Music Drops – New Music Selection June 2020 part 2: Flying Lotus, Lexsoul Dancemachine, Footshooter & more Hania Rani Home, Gondwana Records   Hania Rani is a talented Polish pianist, composer, and musician. Her debut album "Esja", a beguiling collection of solo piano pieces on Gondwana Records was released to international acclaim on April 5th, 2019. She presents her new music at the new album "Home", which is very much a continuation of the work she…

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    When the Music Drops – New Music Selection June 2020 part 2: Flying Lotus, Lexsoul Dancemachine, Footshooter & more

    New music round-up. New music albums which came out 29 May 2020 part 2: Flying Lotus, Lexsoul Dancemachine, Footshooter, Jonny Drop, Ol’Burger Beats & Vuyo, Camarao Orkestra. Read Part 1: When the Music Drops – New Music Selection June 2020 part 1: Gary Bartz & Maisha, Tenderlonious, Hania Rani & more Lexsoul Dancemachine Lexplosion II, Funk Embassy The 8-track LP with new music provides firepower for the funk-soul-disco DJ, albeit remaining a pleasure treasure for the leisure listener. The first time, the 6 piece Estonian group has invited collaborators: the loose-wristed guitar funk icon Cory Wong; the Brazilian percussion maestro Luiz Black who’s gigged with James Brown. Raw street funk on…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.05.3 cover Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020/05/3 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound 2020/05/3 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from Timewarp Inc, Beat Ride, Damu The Fudgemunk, Archie Shepp, Raw Poetic, Mestizo Beat, Roy Ayers, Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Mulatu Astatke, Black Jesus Experience, Redtenbacher's Funkestra, Tucker Antell, Jacob Collier, Mahalia, Ty Dolla $ign, Brasstracks, Samm Henshaw, Butcher Brown, Victor Rice, Kamasi Washington, Angel Bat Dawid, Adam Deitch, Walter Smith III, Matthew Stevens, Micah Thomas, Linda May Han Oh, Nate Smith, Rudresh Mahanthappa, You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer or Soundcloud. The Wicked Sound weekly playlist 2020/05/3 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats Tracklist: Timewarp Inc…

  • he-Wicked-Sound-Playlist-2020.05.2 Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020/05/2 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound 2020/05/2 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from Wanubalé, Blundetto, Khruangbin, The Fearless Flyers, Maceo Parker, Menahan Street Band, Polyrhythmics, Les Frères Smith, Seun Kuti, Olivier St.Louis, Flevans, Laura Vane, Ambrose Akinmusire, Aaron Parks, Christian Sands, Marcus Strickland, Christian McBride Big Band, Joe Downard, Alex Hitchcock, James Copus, Will Barry, Rupert Cox, Felix Ambach, Quantum Trio You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer or Soundcloud.   The Wicked Sound weekly playlist 2020/05/2 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats Tracklist: Wanubalé - Nadra Blundetto - Sunday in the Club Khruangbin - Time (You and I) The Fearless…

  • Archie Shepp, Raw Poetic, and Damu The Fudgemunk joined forces on the album “Ocean Bridges”
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    Archie Shepp, Raw Poetic, and Damu The Fudgemunk joined forces on the album “Ocean Bridges”

    Archie Shepp, Raw Poetic, and Damu The Fudgemunk joined forces on the album “Ocean Bridges”. The album blends live improvised music, jazz, hip-hop, and many other musical directions into a one-of-a-kind sound. Jason Moore aka Raw Poetic over the years had sent many projects to his uncle, legendary free jazz saxophonists Archie Shepp. Finally, after he heard some of Moore’s recent projects with producer and DJ, Damu The Fudgemunk, Mr. Shepp felt his nephew was, in a sense, “ready”. The album’s title, “Ocean Bridges”, intends to signify a bridging-of-the-gap in their family’s story and a re-establishing of the connection between young and old in their general community. The entirely improvised…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Soul Supreme Check The Rhime
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    Soul Supreme made a jazz tribute to A Tribe Called Quest on “Check The Rhime”

    Soul Supreme made a jazz tribute to A Tribe Called Quest. Soul Supreme is a Jerusalem-born, Amsterdam-based keyboardist, DJ & producer, trained as a jazz pianist who obsessively studied the work of pianists such as Herbie Hancock, McCoy Tyner, Bill Evans or Weldon Irvine, but with a big love for classic era of hip hop. “Check The Rhime” and “Lyrics To Go” are his latest reworks. Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Jarobi and Ali Shaheed Muhammad as A Tribe Called Quest are known for cementing the link between jazz’s grooves and hip-hop’s future funk. Now Soul Supreme by paying them a tribute he brings back those jazz influences through his improvisation. Soul…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.05.1 cover Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020/05/1 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound 2020/05/1 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from Soul Supreme, Damu The Fudgemunk, Archie Shepp, Raw Poetic, Simon Jefferis, Ife Ogunjobi, Ben Vize, David Mrakpor, The Haggis Horns, Orrin Evans, Captain Black Big Band, Ludivine Issambourg, Antti Lötjönen, Verneri Pohjola, Mikko Innanen, Jussi Kannaste, Joonas Riippa, JK Group, Wilma Archer, Kuma, Project X, Cassowary, Karate Boogaloo, On The Spot Trio, Kutiman, Ondatrópica, Juancho Vargas, You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer or Soundcloud. The Wicked Sound weekly playlist 2020/05/1 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats Tracklist: Soul Supreme - Check the Rhime Damu The Fudgemunk,…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Jamael Dean People of the Moon Oblivion
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    Jamael Dean dropped an EP “Oblivion” for Stones Throw Records

    Jamael Dean dropped an EP “Oblivion” for Stones Throw Records. Last year he released his first full-length titled “Black Space Tapes” for the same prestigious label. "Oblivion" is a 3-track, 30-minute EP album, available on vinyl and tape. “'People of the Moon' is a healing piece “about connecting to your roots, and the values communicated through you as a messenger for your people. Each melody represents an individual idea and they orbit each other like satellites. Everyone plays with the times of each melody simultaneously which makes the song sound like it’s breathing”, Jamael explains.   Watch the video to Jamael Dean new song "People of the Moon", the single…

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    Alfa Mist and Emmavie added a new song “Energy” to re-released collaborative album “Epoch

    Alfa Mist and Emmavie added a new song “Energy” to re-released a collaborative album “Epoch". On the album, the pair collaborated with a list of acclaimed contemporaries including Dornik (Odd Future ghostwriter) and bassist Rocco Palladino (son of great Pino Palladino), who recently worked on new Tom Mish and Yussef Dayes album. “An ‘epoch’ (ee-pock) is a particular period of time in history or a person’s life. Can’t think of a better word to describe how some music takes you back to where you were & what you were doing when you first heard it” Alfa Mist explains the album title.   Watch the video to Alfa Mist & Emmavie…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Nikitch Kuna Maze
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    French duo Nikitch & Kuna Maze dropped a dancefloor jazz banger “Hey, This Must Be Deep”

    French duo Nikitch & Kuna Maze dropped a dancefloor jazz banger “Hey, This Must Be Deep”, and announced the first full-length debut album “Débuts”. The song oscillates between jazz, funk, Brazilan music, house, and broken beat. Nikitch & Kuna Maze is the collaboration project between two emerging young artists from France. Nicolas Morant aka Nikitch is Lyon based classically trained musician, who becomes a footwork and trap producer and has developed influences amid various jazz, electro and trip-hop bands. Edouard Gilbert aka Kuna Maze is a young producer from also from Lyon and now based in Brussel. Training trumpetist, his music is a hypnotic and melodic beat-driven style that touches on…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.04.4 cover Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020/04/4 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound 2020/04/4 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from: CeeLo Green, Lettuce, Jamael Dean, Alfa Mist, Emmavie, Ronin Arkestra, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Shinpei Ruike, Tsuyoshi Kosuga, Wataru Hamasaki, Sauce 81, Kenichi Ikeda, Kohei Ando, Hiraku Arata, El Michels Affair, John Carroll Kirby, Tom Misch, Yussef Dayes, Freddie Gibbs, Aron Ottignon, Myele Manzanza, Middle Name Dance Band, Marcin Wasilewski Trio, Joe Lovano, Portico Quartet, Lack Of Afro, Kennzo, Lexsoul Dancemachine, Studnitzky, KY, Nina Simone   You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer or Soundcloud.   The Wicked Sound weekly playlist 2020/04/4 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.04.3 cover Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020/04/3 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound 2020/04/3 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from: Bill Laswell, Village of the Sun, Moses Boyd, Binker Golding, Simon Ratcliffe, AuB, Tom Barford, Alex Hitchcock, Gregory Porter, Chip Wickham, Damon Locks, Black Monument Ensemble, Rob Luft, Joy Crookes, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Brian Blade, Christian McBride, Christian Sands, Bob Reynolds, 44th Move, Alfa Mist, Richard Spaven, Takuya Kuroda, Victor Rice, Polyrhythmics, Mia Doi Todd, Scientist, Death by Dub. You can listen to this playlist also HERE. (link to multiple music platforms of your choice)   The Wicked Sound weekly playlist 2020/04/3 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats Tracklist: 1           …

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.04.2 cover Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020/04/2 New Music Jazz Funk Soul

    The Wicked Sound 2020/04/2 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from: PYJÆN, Emma-Jean Thackray, GoGo Penguin, Greg Foat, Laurent Bardainne, Tigre d'Eau Douce, Cleo Sol, Robert Walter, Eddie Roberts, Adam Deitch, WRD Trio, Vulfpeck, Antwaun Stanley, The Allergies, Andy Cooper, Marietta Smith, Gotts Street Park, Chester Watson, Poppy Ajudha, Dave Douglas, Dave Adewumi, Matthew Stevens, Fabian Almazan, Carmen Rothwell, Joey Baron, Chicago Underground Quartet, Rob Mazurek, Jeff Parker, Chad Taylor, Josh Johnson, Ebi Soda, Mr. Käfer, Lunch Money Life   You can listen to this playlist also HERE. (link to multiple music platforms of your choice)   The Wicked Sound weekly…