• The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.09.4 cover Jazz Soul Funk Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist September 2020/09/4 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound September 2020/09/4 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats.   New music from Ben Wendel, Joel Remmel Trio, Jukka Eskola, Horace Tapscott, Michael Session, Neil Swainson Quintet, Joe Henderson, Woody Shaw, SAULT, Greg Spero, Transviolet, Mike Casey, corto.alto, Soweto Kinch, JABBERLOOP, Huw Marc Bennett, DJ Mitsu The Beats, Javier Santiago, Braxton Cook, Gavin Grant, H ZETTRIO, Nation Beat, Het Bewind, Afrolicious, Death by Dub, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, The Heliocentrics, Sarathy Korwar, Kushal Gaya, Rymden, Bugge Wesseltoft, Magnus Öström, Dan Berglund.   You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer, Soundcloud or YouTube.   The Wicked Sound weekly playlist September 2020/09/4…

  • FUNK 2020 albums recommended by The Wicked Sound
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    FUNK 2020 albums recommended by The Wicked Sound

    Say The Word by The Allergies Fragments Of The Soul by Badge and Talkalot Elevator Music for an Elevated Mood by Cory Wong Lowdown by Crowd Company My Life at 45 by Dr Rubberfunk Adult Themes by El Michels Affair Whole Again Hooligan by J-Felix Mordechai by Khruangbin I'm Here Now by Lack of Afro Mutation by Les Frères Smith OFFICIEL Lexplosion II by Lexsoul Dancemachine Man From the Future by Polyrhythmics Our Kind of Movement by Speedometer The Fearless Flyers by The Fearless Flyers Como De Allstars by The Greyboy Allstars Stand Up For Love by The Haggis Horns Electric Dream: Live at Red Rocks by The Motet Live…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Naia Heatwave
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    It’s sadly the end of summer, but London’s Naia brings us some funky “Heatwave”.

    It's sadly the end of summer, but London’s Naia brings us some funky “Heatwave”. Latino flavored funky track with a groovy bassline, energetic horns, kicking solos and sweet vocals it’s all that we need for a proper (end of) summer banger, and Naia delivered it all. The heat is on. I hope Naia will keep the temperature hot with the new releases. Naia are a sensational four-piece band, emerging onto the London jazz scene. An eclectic fusion of Latin, funk and neo-soul defines their sound, with live performances that never fail to get the audience up and moving.   Watch below a video to Naia new song “Heatwave”: Having members…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.09.3 cover Jazz Soul Funk Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist September 2020/09/3 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound September 2020/09/3 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats.   New music from Aratita Electronik Jazz Quintet, Okvsho, Sreya, Cosa Nostra Strings, Jazz Mafia, Lewis Patzner, Demae, Ego Ella May, Shunaji, Isatta Sheriff, Ruth Ellen, Soul Inscribed, Adeline, Contours & Yadava, Shai Soul-Wright, KAMAUU, Janelle Monáe, Andrew Wasylyk, Lionel Loueke, Sultan Stevenson, Aquiles Navarro, Tcheser Holmes, Skeltr, Sam Healey, Craig Hanson, La Récré, Ill Considered, Jungle By Night.   You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer, Soundcloud or YouTube.   The Wicked Sound weekly playlist September 2020/09/3 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats Tracklist:   Aratita Electronik Jazz Quintet -…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Kokoroko BBC Proms
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    Kokoroko deliver an exceptional show at the BBC Proms

    London Afrobeat eight-piece group Kokoroko led by trumpet player Sheila Maurice-Grey delivers an exceptional show to the Royal Albert Hall stage for their BBC Proms debut broadcast, live-streamed on BBC Radio 3 and BBC iPlayer.   From our Blog: KOKOROKO came back with “Carry Me Home” and also From our Blog: Nubya Garcia announces her debut album “Source” with two powerful new singles “Pace” and “Source” including KOKOROKO horn players Cassie Kinoshi (alto sax), Richie Seivwright (trombone), and Sheila Maurice-Grey (trumpet)   Watch below a video to Kokoroko performing the song “Carry Me Home” at BBC Proms: The band’s name is an Orobo – a Nigerian tribe and language –…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.09.2 cover Jazz Funk Reggae
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist September 2020/09/2 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound September 2020/09/2 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats.   New music from Horatio Luna, Het Bewind, BT ALC Big Band, Eric Krasno, Karl Denson, Alan Evans, The Jig, Brasstracks, Masego, Common, James Alexander Bright, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Red Snapper, LTF, Kaidi & NK-OK, Blue Lab Beats, Nine Sparks Riots, Avatar Horns, Mestizo Beat, SoulChef, Hydroponikz, Mental Abstrato, Fernando TRZ, Marcelo Monteiro, Thiago Duar, Raúl Monsalve y los Forajidos, Luzmira Zerpa, Michelle Sarah, Mungo's Hi Fi, Marina P, Tippa Irie, Dennis Alcapone, Night Owls, Alex Désert, Jesse Wagner, Malik The Freq" Moore", Roots And Tings, The Wailers.   You can listen…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.09.1 Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist September 2020/09/1 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound September 2020/09/1 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from Alan Braufman, Tingvall Trio, Blue Lab Beats, Farnell Newton, Jason Fabus, Jerk, Avishai Cohen, Javier Nero, Tom Kelley, Melvin Butler, Aaron Kimmel, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, JD Allen, Jesse Fischer, Bibi Tanga & The Selenites, Barrett Martin Group, Kanoa Kaluhiwa, Josh Johnson, Katalyst, Błoto, Thunderblender, SPAZA, Nonku Phiri, Malcolm Jiyane, Gontse Makhene, Ariel Zamonsky, Spirit Fingers, Hadrien Feraud, Greg Spero, Dario Chiazzolino, Mike Mitchell, Marc Cary, Waldo's Gift.   You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer, Soundcloud or YouTube.   The Wicked Sound weekly playlist September 2020/09/1…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.08.2 cover Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist August 2020/08/2 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound August 2020/08/2 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from Poldoore, SoulChef, Makaya McCraven, Kosmo Sound, Himalaya Collective, Szatt, Moo Latte, JD Allen, Daniel Casimir, Tess Hirst, Lady Blackbird, The New Mastersounds, Lamar Williams Jr., Rymden, Bugge Wesseltoft, Magnud Öström, Dan Berglund, Otis Sandsjö, Petter Eldh, Dan Nicholls, Tilo Weber, Förnuft och Känsla, ARTEMIS, Renee Rosnes, Melissa Aldana, Anat Cohen, Ingrid Jensen, Noriko Ueda, Allison Miller, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Billy Childs, egoistic 4 leaves, MASAHIRO KITAGAWA, Chiminyo, Clara Serra López, Stalawa, Junior Demus, Ricardo Grilli, Throttle Elevator Music, Kamasi Washington.   You can listen to this playlist also on…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Steam Down Afronaut Zu Etcetera Wayne Shorter Blue Note
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    Steam Down featuring Afronaut Zu released their interpretation of Wayne Shorter’s “Etcetera.”

    Steam Down featuring Afronaut Zu released their interpretation of Wayne Shorter’s “Etcetera”. It’s a characteristically cool combination, which features afro-swing, grime, jazz and future soul. “Etcetera” was the title track from revered jazz saxophonist Shorter’s 1965 Blue Note album. “Wayne Shorter has long been my favourite saxophonist and composer in jazz. Reworking Etcetera from his legendary Blue Note catalogue is a childhood dream come true”, said Ahnanse from Steam Down. Steam Down has quickly established a growing fan base in the UK and abroad. Their every performance is a co-creative experience between musicians and audience where everyone's participation matters, regardless of language, background or nationality.   Watch the video below…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.08.1 cover Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats.
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist August 2020/08/1 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound August 2020/08/1 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from Alabaster DePlume, Eddie Henderson, Raffy Bushman, Moonfish, Maria Chiara Argirò, Riccardo Chiaberta, Jaga Jazzist, Jerk, Web Web, Flip, Pugs Atomz, Inkswel, Blu, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Jimi Tenor, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Immanuel Wilkins, 72-Hour Post Fight, Pachakuti, young.vishnu, Masha Kashyna, Steam Down, Afronaut Zu, Gaidaa, Saba, Jarreau Vandal, Wandering Monster, Nine Sparks Riots, Apocalyptic Brass Collective, MASAKA, The Lions, Alex Désert, Black Shakespeare, Sevana, Lotek, Daddy Speedo. You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer, Soundcloud or YouTube. The Wicked Sound weekly playlist August 2020/08/1 Jazz Funk…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Michael Kiwanuka Mercury Prize Light
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    Michael Kiwanuka Shortlisted for Mercury Prize Album of the Year, and also shared a new video to the song “Light”.

    Michael Kiwanuka Shortlisted for Mercury Prize Album of the Year for his third album “Kiwanuka”, it’s the third time in his career following nominations for “Home Again” and “Love & Hate”. He has been already nominated for numerous honors, including the Brit Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, Mercury Prize, BBC Music Awards. In January 2012, he won the BBC's Sound of 2012. He also shared recently a new video to the song “Light (Edit)”, it's shorter version of the song from his self titled third album produced by Inflo (Saul, Little Simz) and Danger Mouse (Gnarls Barkley, Black Keys). “It still feels just as amazing as the first (nomination). The…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.07.4 cover Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist July 2020/07/4 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound July 2020/07/4 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from Idris Ackamoor, The Pyramids, Alan Braufman, Christian McBride Big Band, Gregory Porter, Matthias Bublath, Takuya Kuroda, RoRo, Hache, Miles Francis, Jas Walton, Greg Spero, MonoNeon, Robert 'Sput' Searight, Ruslan Sirota, Greg Spero, The Chicago Experiment, Marquis Hill, Darryl Jones, Irvin Pierce, Makaya McCraven, Joel Ross, Jeff Parker, Toni Sauna, Wildcookie, Photay, Maverick Sabre, Richard Houghten, Cheap Monk, Mike Casey, Mausiki Scales, Femi Temowo, Theo Croker, Soweto Kinch, Pete Josef, Marie Lister, Lucky Chops, Ziggy Marley, Ben Harper. You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer, Soundcloud or YouTube.…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Takuya Kuroda Change Fly Moon Die Soon
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    Takuya Kuroda announces a new album “’Fly Moon Die Soon” and shares his first single “Change” with Corey King.

    Takuya Kuroda announces a new album “'Fly Moon Die Soon” and shares his first single “Change” with Corey King. Takuya Kuroda is a  highly-respected trumpeter, is a forward-thinking musician that has developed a unique hybrid sound, blending classic groovy hard-bop, post-bop, soulful jazz, contemporary funk, fusion and hip hop music. The album consists of nine tracks, seven original compositions, and two classics Ohio Players “Sweet Sticky Thing” featuring Alina Engibaryan on vocals, and Herbie Hancock “Tell Me A Bedtime Story”. For this record Takuya Kuroda freed himself from the constraints of standard tracking with a live band and made hearty use of beats, sampling, overdubs, and other studio magic while also inviting musicians into the…

  • The-Wicked-Sound-Playlist-2020.07.3-cover-Jazz-Funk-Soul-Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist July 2020/07/3 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound July 2020/07/3 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from Danalogue, Sarathy Korwar, Tigran Hamasyan, Zara McFarlane, Poppy Ajudha, Christian Sands, Nubya Garcia, Ms MAURICE, Cassie Kinoshi, Richie Seivwright, Lianne La Havas, The Allergies, Timewarp Inc, Georges Perin, Jay Papa, Ego Ella May, Ledisi, Makaya McCraven, Mammal Hands, The Bahama Soul Club, Josephine Nightingale, Her Songs, Marie Dahlstrom, Emmavie, Emily C. Browning, Dani Murcia, The Naked Eye, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Brian Blade, Christian McBride, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Saxappeal, Samora Pinderhughes, Red Astaire, STEIN You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer, Soundcloud or YouTube.…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.07.2 cover Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist July 2020/07/2 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound July 2020/07/2 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from Roos Jonker, Dean Tippet, Peacemaker Global Quartet, Fabiano Do Nascimento, Jerk, Mike Casey, Han Litz Group, Gerald Clayton, Jeremy Cunningham, Dustin Laurenzi, Bobby Watson, DJ Vadim, Maddy, add2, qwazaar, Wes Restless, Pugs Atomz, Kind & Kinky Zoo, Cliff Beach, Mestizo Beat, Redtenbacher's Funkestra, Tucker Antell, Keleketla!, Coldcut, Nono Nkoane, Thabang Tabane, Gally Ngoveni, Sibusile Xaba, Tamar Osborn, Tenderlonious, Dele Sosimi, Afla Sackey, Antibalas, Prince Fatty, Shniece McMenamin, Horseman, The Wailers, U-Roy, Doctor Dread You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer, Soundcloud or YouTube. The Wicked Sound weekly…