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funk/soul tracks


West Coast singer, songwriter and producer Georgia Anne Muldrow has announced her new album will be a collection of astral instrumentals called VWETO II, and from it she’s released a track ‘When the fOnk radiates’. Of the new album Muldrow says “vweto II is an astral funk laden mindscape. best used for long term discussions, …

MNDSGN, aka Ringgo Ancheta, is preparing for the release of Snaxx, out on June 14th via Stones Throw. It’s the follow up to last years Snax – a self-released tape of remixes, and this time features some  favourites from his hybrid live/DJs shows like the first glimspe of the record – Deviled Eggs. The track …

We here at backseat mafia are at the point where we actually cannot wait for SEMICIRCLE, the new album from Go! Team that drops on January 18th via Memphis Industries. More so now they’ve followed the frankly fantastic Semicircle Song and Mayday tracks already released from the record with an equally brilliant effort, All the …

“We needed a carefree release in these fucked up times,” say Jake One, talking of the release of the second Tuxedo album – his project with Mayer Hawthorne which drops via Stones Throw on April 17th. From it the pair have released a new single, 2nd time around, and its a dayglo slab of Cali …

Future funk legends Jamiroquai are back with a new album ‘Automaton’, out via Virgin EMI on March 31st. Written and self-produced by Jay Kay and keyboardist Matt Johnson, its the bands first new music in seven years and the eighth album of a stellar career. From it the band have released the first single to …

Just in time for Valentines Day, Thundercat – aka grammy award winning bassist and singer Stephen Bruner, has released a new track, Friend Zone, from his forthcoming third full-length record, Drunk, which drops via Brainfeeder on February 24th. For the 23-track track journey, Thundercat has enlisted a team of intrepid adventurers to go with him, …

If your up for a bit of Funk, Soul, Hip Hop and Jazz coming to you from the North East (UK), then step right up for the latest album from Smoove & Turrell. It’s a bumper filled, toe tapping, feel good vibe which will make your internal sun shine. It’s that funky live band sound …

Hot on the heels of winning his first grammy for his contribution to Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ album, Thundercat has released a new single via Flying Lotus’ brilliant Brainfeeder imprint. It’s his first new music since 2015’s ‘The Beyond… Where the Giants Roam’, and features Thundercat himself on vocals and bass, joined by …

Ahead of his forthcoming 4 track EP via seminal french label Rouche Musique, which drops on July 15th, Parisian illustrator turned producer/DJ Crayon has revealed a new track, Bones, taken from the release. Luxuriating comfortably somewhere between future soul and electronica, it’s built over these initial jazz piano chords, which, when beats are added become …

If you liked the candy coated synth/indie pop goodness of Portland based Minden’s 2013 debut, Exotic Cakes, you’re going to love new single Artist Statement, taken from its follow up, the forthcoming album Sweet, Simple Things. Taking the lead from the likes of Peter, Bjorn and John and even Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Artist Statement takes …