Playlist: Naked City @ Beckenham Palace (London; Saturday 27th July 2019)

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We can’t help but bless every new festival enriching the London summer event calendar even more, when those festivals feature a far-out line-up like Naked City. The event, organised and promoted by the Krankbrother family, fully embodies the spirit and taste of its architects; urban, jazzy and funky, and welcoming the world in all its forms and suffixes, whether they are nu or post, Afro or Latin, alt or pop.

 

The grand backdrop of Beckenham Palace will be the setting of an eclectic all-dayer (midday to 10.30pm), hosting local and international, well-established and up-and-coming acts, from Neneh Cherry to Blue Lab Beat, Ezra Collective to Amp Fiddler, Onra to Afriquoi.

We have put them all together in a playlist, because sounds often work better than words.

Blue Lab Beats - Hi There (Official Video)

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WeTransfer x Gilles Peterson: Yazmin Lacey – 90 Degrees

Every month Gilles Peterson introduces a band you're gonna want to know. In this episode he has a live basement session with British singer Yazmin Lacey.
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Ezra Collective - You Can't Steal My Joy (6 Music Live Room)

The brilliant Ezra Collective perform You Can't Steal My Joy in the BBC Radio 6 Music Live Room for Mary Anne Hobbs
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Madison McFerrin - TRY | A COLORS SHOW

Brooklyn based singer/songwriter Madison McFerrin enchants with the delicate intonations of delectable upcoming single ‘TRY’ (produced by Taylor McFerrin). Follow ▶ Stream: https://colors.lnk.to/Madison ▶ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/madmcferri... ▶ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/madmcferr... — Follow COLORS: ▶ On Socials: https://lnk.to/socials ▶ On Spotify: https://colors.lnk.to/Spotify ▶ On Apple Music: https://colors.lnk.to/applemusic
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Afriquoi - Kudaushe (Live @ Oval Space, London 2017)

Afriquoi performing 'Kudaushe' live at Oval Space, London
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Kamaal Williams - New Heights (Visions of Aisha Malik) (Official Video)

Buy / stream here: https://kamaalwilliams.lnk.to/newhe... Produced by Henry Wu + Darkhouse Family Directed by Greg Barnes All instruments by Kamaal Williams Arrangement by Che Ahmed, Aly Jamal Additional instruments by Che Ahmed Mastered by Beau at Ten Eight Seven © ℗ Black Focus Records 2018 Director: Greg Barnes Producer: Holly Wolfers Production Company: Black Dog Films Executive Producer: Martin Roker Production Assistant: Frankie Markot Director Of Photography: Jordan Buck Focus Puller: Ali Barnes Loader: Mahalia John Gaffer: Paul Allen Electrician: Adam Bell Electrician: Michael Smit Grip: Tom Stansfield Art Director: Will Olds Runner: Jasper Vivian Editor: Greg Barnes Colourist: Joseph Bicknell Post House: Cheat Fighter 1: Chris Tang Fighter 2: Jayson Wynters Mr Lee: Johnny Lee Special thanks to Panavision, Panalux and Kodak
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Fatima - Biggest Joke Of All (Official Video)

Biggest Joke Of All (Prod. Floating Points) Taken from Fatima's debut album 'Yellow Memories' out now on Eglo Records. iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/y... Bandcamp: http://eglorecords.bandcamp.com/alb... Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/fatimasuniv... Director: Sebastian Hallqvist Editor: Sebastian Hallqvist Grading: Sebastian Hallqvist http://www.rvx.se http://www.facebook.com/reverendxin... Special Thanks to: Ricky Powell Doper Jones Cherub ‘Chopp’ Stewart Maya-Lynn Gilmour Shawn Dub Love ‘Lovestory’ Bertilsson Nicole Weddle Ghazal Amin Jonna Mayer http://twitter.com/QUEENFATIMA http://twitter.com/eglorecords http://www.facebook.com/eglo.recs http://www.eglorecords.com © Eglo Records 2014
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Ata Kak - "Medofo" Gewölbe, Cologne

Gewölbe, April 26th 2017
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Laura Misch - Climb (Live)

A live performance of Climb from the forthcoming debut self-produced Playground LP Released 3.5.17 Film by Tom Ewbank
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Mark Ernestus' Ndagga Rhythm Force "Lamb Ji" Live

Watch another hypnotising moment from Mark Ernestus’ Ndagga Rhythm Force. As a leading figure in the German techno and dub scene, Mark Ernestus’ accolades reach far and wide. From the foundation of the Hard Wax record store in Berlin, to musical projects including Basic Channel, Rhythm & Sound and recently his electronified [sic] idea of Senegalese Mbalax Ndagga Rhythm Force. Telekom Electronic Beats TV had the pleasure of capturing a performance of theirs at HAU2 in Berlin, so sit back and transport yourself to the heart of Dakar and experience the complex rhythms and hypnotism of some of Africa’s finest musicians. http://ndagga.com Subscribe to our EB.TV YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/1BwzEZM
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Leifur James - Time (Official Video)

Buy album: http://s.latenighttales.co.uk/leifu... Leifur James' debut album 'A Louder Silence' is both spacious and thought-provoking, energetic yet restrained, brimming with nuanced electronic instrumentals, dubby synths, and jazz breaks — creating an array of rich textures, complemented occasionally by James’ own soulful vocals. Tracklisting: 01. Alpine 02. Time 03. Suns Of Gold 04. Argonaut 05. Mumma Don’t Tell 06. Uncle Blue 07. Night And Day 08. Salaninam 09. Red Sea 10. Osho https://www.facebook.com/leifurjame... https://twitter.com/leifurjames https://soundcloud.com/leifurjames http://www.nighttimestories.co.uk http://www.latenighttales.co.uk
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Onra - Sitting Back - Official video

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