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Funk soul


Thundercat has released a new track, ‘Fair Chance’, taken from his forthcoming album ‘It is what it is’, out on Brainfeeder on April 3rd. It’s produced by Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar / TDE) and features Ty Dolla $ign and Lil B. “This song is about Mac… when he passed it shook the ground for the artist …

Ahead of his upcoming album ‘Heaven to a tortured mind’, out via the ever brilliant Warp Records label on April 3rd, Yves Tumor has released a new single – Kerosene, featuring guest vocals from singer-songwriter Diana Gordon. The song has something of the 90s about it, with its insistent organ figure and echoey guitar figures. …

Marriage For All or None At All is the lead single from Melbourne, Australia instrumental funk outfit Karate Boogaloo’s album Carn The Boogers, which drops in May via College of Knowledge Records, it’s the quartets take on the Australian same sex debate that came to a head as they were writing the record and was …

We’ ve always had a bit of a soft spot for funk/jazz combo Lettuce, and their new single ‘Checker Wrecker’, taken from their forthcoming seventh studio album, ‘Resonate’, out May 8th via Round Hill Records. The band have drafted in scenesters Big Tony Fisher of Trouble Funk and Tyrone ‘Jungle Boogie’ Williams of Rare Essence. …

“This album definitely stretches the boundaries,” says chief composer and percussionist Deitch of New York funk sextet Lettuce, before pretty much summing up the album succinctly, saying “The idea was to keep exploring the different areas of funk and hip-hop beats, then writing melodies to those songs that made sense.” And that’s at the essence …

Mavis Staples - If all I was, was black

Soul and civil rights legend Mavis Staples has returned with a new video for her latest albums titular track.  The video for “I all I was, was black” looks at the ongoing controversy regarding civil war memorials, and in particular, imagines what could be done with the pedestals as we look forwards instead of back. …

Seriously, if you can’t luxuriate in the pop funk of Kid Blooms new single Electric U, you need to see someone for some Valium, because you need that laid back, slightly blurry vibe (apparently, anyway) that purveys all the way through the bands new single in your life. Its full of ELO like guitar licks …

How cool is Kali Uchis? Answer, very cool as it happens. Still only 22 the Columbia born, Los Angeles based artist has already worked with the likes of Major Lazer, Snoop Dogg, Tory Lanez and Tyler, The Creator, while her 2013 projects Drunken Babble and Por Vida, featured production from Diplo, Tyler, The Creator, Kaytranada, …

Raleigh Ritchie

Raleigh Ritchie is a busy young man. As an actor, he’s been lighting up our screens on such acclaimed shows as “Broadchurch” and “Game of Thrones”, the latter of which saw him take on the role of Grey Worm, the fearless warrior defending the famed ‘Khaleesi’ Daenerys. He’s set to feature again in the upcoming …

North Carolina’s Jamil Rashad, aka Boulevards follows up the release of his funk filled self titled EP which droppped last year with a new LP, Groove! out on April 1st via Captured Tracks. Citing the likes of Prince and Rick James as his inspiration, second single Up on your love shows all the swagger of …