• www.thewickedsound.com Ruby Rushton Sun Khosi
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    22a present new two-track 7″ single “Sun Khosi / Chrysalis” from the Tenderlonious-led jazz quartet Ruby Rushton

    22a present new two-track 7" single “Sun Khosi / Chrysalis" from the Tenderlonious-led jazz quartet Ruby Rushton. The band kicked down the door for the UK jazz renaissance back in 2015, and continue to lead the way in 2020 with this electrifying new recording. It’s joyous, energetic afrobeat infused fusion jazz. Somewhere between Fela Kuti, Herbie Hancock’s Headhunters, and Yusef Lateef. “Sun Khosi" is a tribute to Tenderlonious 's father who spent many years in Nepal working as a Gurkha officer. the name is taken from one of the most famous rivers in Nepal, which runs through the Himalayas. Listen to Ruby Rushton new song “Sun Khosi” below: 22a Music…

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    Jorja Smith sang the main song “Kiss Me In The Morning” from the Netflix musical drama “The Eddy”.

    Jorja Smith sang the main song “Kiss Me In The Morning” from the Netflix musical drama “The Eddy”. Her debut studio album, "Lost & Found", was released in 2018 to critical acclaim and peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart. In 2018, Smith won the Brit Critics' Choice Award. In 2019, she was named Best British Female Artist at the 2019 Brit Awards and was also nominated for the Grammy Award for Best New Artist. Her last single “Be Honest” featured guest vocals from Nigerian singer Burna Boy, and become a huge summer hit of 2019. Watch the video to Jorja Smith new song “Kiss Me In The…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Arlo Parks Black Dog
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    Arlo Parks shares her beautiful new single “Black Dog”

    Arlo Parks shares her beautiful new single “Black Dog”, the second single from her forthcoming debut album. She released recently another great song called "Eugene", with a video directed by fellow London musician Loyle Carner. Arlo Parks is a British musician and poet from South London. She performed already at The Great Escape, Glastonbury and Latitude Festival and also supported Jordan Rakei on his UK tour. Her discography so far contains two EPs “Super Sad Generation” and “Sophie”, and she is working now on her debut album. Watch the video to Arlo Parks new song “Black Dog” the second single from her forthcoming debut album below: “It’s supposed to make…

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    Mercury Prize nominee Little Simz has released a new EP “Drop 6”

    Mercury Prize nominee, London rapper Little Simz has released a new EP “Drop 6”. The mini-album was written and recorded by Simz in lockdown over the past few weeks. It's the sixth in series of Eps in her discography.  At the end of last year, French artist and producer James BKS has enlisted her with Q-Tip, Idris Elba for his new single called “New Breed”. But the biggest step in her career was her third album “Grey Area”, released at the beginning of 2019 and nominated to the prestigious Mercury Prize Award. In first words, she proclaims the truth: “You ain’t seen no one like me since Lauryn Hill back…

  • www.thewickedsound.com-Lianne-La-Havas-Bittersweet-Paper-Thin
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    Lianne La Havas plays live at Tiny Desk (at home) her new single “Paper Thin”

    Lianne La Havas plays live at Tiny Desk (at home) her new single “Paper Thin” and announces her new self-titled album. Lianne performed her tender new song "Paper Thin" in the intimate settings of her room. After the debut of the new track, she sang "Midnight", from the previous album “Blood”. At the end of her short show, she presents her beautiful "Bittersweet", which he released as an album teaser back in February in Colors Session. From our blog: Lianne La Havas shared her new single “Bittersweet” Watch the video to Lianne La Havas new song "Paper Thin", the second single from her forthcoming self-titled album below: “Wanting to make…

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    The Haggis Horns dropped a new killer funk “Haggis Express”

    The Haggis Horns dropped a new killer funk "Haggis Express" from their forthcoming 5th studio album "Stand Up For Love". UK funk/soul kings The Haggis Horns are back after three years. This is pure dirty funk at it's best, deep in-the-pocket drums and bass groove, scratchy funk guitar, a fiery hammond organ solo, Latin fire congas and a horn section so sharp you could shave with their riffs. They took inspiration from the greatest funk bands like Kool & The Gang, Fred Wesley & The JB’s, The Blackbyrds, The Fatback Band, The Meters and Sly & The Family Stone, and they reached the same level of funk masterpiece. Watch video…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Simon Jefferis Something In The Water Vibrations
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    Simon Jefferis presents his new single “Something In The Water”

    Simon Jefferis presents his new single “Something In The Water” from the upcoming album “Vibrations”. Brixton based talented instrumentalist and beatmaker Simon Jefferis earn his reputation with expertly-crafted, atmosphere heavy music over the past few years. A s producer his music was steadily circulating through the city’s hip hop undercurrents. Rising UK label DeepMatter released his new single featuring Ife Ogunjobi, Ben Vize & David Mrakpor. Previous singles featured Natty Reeves on guitar, Abhi The Nomad on vocal and Dylan Jones of Ezra Collective and Pyjaen on trumpet. They all are a fellow artist from the emerging DeepMatter roster of talent. Watch the video to Simon Jefferis new song "…

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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…

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    Uk jazz outfit Waaju released a new single “Listening Glasses”

    Uk jazz quintet Waaju released a new single “Listening Glasses” from their forthcoming second album "Grown". Since debut self-titled album released in 2018 via London’s independent label Olindo Records, the band’s sound has developed, as we can say “grown”. They took influence from a number of cultures across Africa, South America & beyond, adding new dimensions to their sound. The record will also feature a song co-written with Jordan Rakei. Waaju is led by drummer and percussionist Ben Brown (Alfa Mist, Dizraeli, Ashley Henry), and comprising members across the UK’s extensive music scene including, percussionist Ernesto Marichales (Jordan Rakei, Sigala), guitarist Tal Janes (Nubiyan Twist, Bahla), Sam Rapley (Fabled, Maria Chiara…

  • www.thewickedsound.com 44th Move Alfa Mist Richard Spaven
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    Alfa Mist and Richard Spaven released debut EP of their enigmatic project 44th Move

    Alfa Mist and Richard Spaven released debut EP of their enigmatic project 44th Move. The pair are two of London's top young innovative jazz players. Alfa Mist is a self-taught piano player, jazz producer and rapper. His early album "Antiphon" become an international fan-driven success, received more than 6 million streams on YouTube alone. He dropped full-length album “Structuralism” in 2019, followed by the solo piano EP “On My Ones” in February 2020. Richard Spaven is a jazz drummer and music producer, he debuted with his “Spaven’s 5” on Jazz Re:freshed. His last album is the acclaimed “Real Time” LP on Fine Line. He was working with The Cinematic Orchestra,…