• www.thewickedsound.com Nubya Garcia Pace
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    Nubya Garcia announces her debut album “Source” with two powerful new singles “Pace” and “Source”.

    Nubya Garcia announces her debut album “Source” with two powerful new singles “Pace” and “Source”. Her debut album “Source” on Concorde Jazz is a deeply personal collection of sonic mantras to live by offering in which Garcia maps cartographies around the coordinate points of her identity, her family histories, grief, afro-diasporic connections and collectivism.  It's about a realization of personal and collective power: the evolution of the saxophonist’s values as she re-connects with herself, her roots and her community. Garcia digs deep to present an album with a global outlook: from London to Bogota, Caura to Georgetown, it's a record drawing inspiration from the many places Garcia calls home. The…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Makaya McCraven Universal Beings
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    Makaya McCraven shares “Mak Attack” and “Beat Science” from his new album “Universal Beings E&F Sides”

    Makaya McCraven shares two new singles “Mak Attack” and “Beat Science” from his forthcoming album “Universal Beings E&F Sides” on International Anthem. It’s Makaya follow up to his critically-acclaimed 2018 release “Universal Beings”. New LP presents fourteen new pieces of organic beat music cut from the original sessions, prepared and produced by Makaya as a soundtrack to the “Universal Beings” documentary film, directed by Mark Pallman. 26 minutes long “making off” documentary follows Makaya to Los Angeles, Chicago, London and New York City for a behind the scenes look into the making of the artists breakthrough album, taking the viewer through the story of Makaya's life, his process and the…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Moses Boyd Dark Matter Mercury Prize
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    Moses Boyd Shortlisted for Mercury Prize Album of the Year, and also shared a new video to the song “Stranger Than Fiction”.

    Moses Boyd Shortlisted for Mercury Prize Album of the Year for his debut album “Dark Matter’”. He also shared a new video to the song “Stranger Than Fiction”, the first single from that album. Moses is a drummer, composer, producer and bandleader, one of the central figures in the London jazz scene. He is mostly known as half of Binker & Moses, project made with saxophonist Binker Golding, their three albums won one MOBO Award, two Jazz FM Awards and a Parliamentary Jazz Award. His self-titled jazz band Moses Boyd Exodus (also known as the Exodus), released several mixtapes in the mid-2010s and together have recorded most of Boyd's solo…

  • 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-2020.06.1-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 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 We Out Here Festival 2019
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    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)…