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    THE BEST COMPILATIONS 2020

     Here is the selection of The Wicked Sound favorite compilation albums of 2020: 01. VA Blue Note Reimagined (Blue Note)   Blue Note Re:imagined presents classic Blue Note tracks, including compositions by Wayne Shorter, Bobby Hutcherson, Andrew Hill, Donald Byrd, Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson and more, reworked and newly recorded by a selection of the UK scene’s most exciting young talents today. Representing a bridge between the ground-breaking label’s past and future, the project will feature contributions from a rollcall of internationally acclaimed jazz, soul and R&B acts – Shabaka Hutchings, Ezra Collective, Nubya Garcia, Mr Jukes, Steam Down, Skinny Pelembe, Emma-Jean Thackray, Poppy Ajudha, Jordan Rakei, Fieh, Ishmael Ensemble, Blue Lab Beats, Melt Yourself Down, Yazmin Lacey, and Alfa Mist. 02.…

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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…

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    The Wicked Sound weekly playlist week 7

    Wicked Sound weekly playlist week 7 is on the corner, waiting for your speakers.  New funky groove from YouTube sensation Otis McDonald; Brighton based Tru Thoughts’s “new queen of Hip Hop Soul” Harleighblu with Bluestaeb and Janne Robinson; my favourite track from latest Kuba Wiecek Trio album featuring Marcin Masecki; Monty Alexander putting reggae vibes into Thelonious Monk songs on his new record; atmospheric soulful track from singer and beatmaker Emmavie; brilliant funky groovy gravitating Oscar Jerome; magnetic electro-soul promoting new Sudan Archives; DJ Krush as always on the top of his game; massive energetic return to final form from Australian MC Sampa the Great; heavily Fela Kuti inspired afrobeat…