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PREP collaborate with Thai indie star Phum Viphurit on their new single “Getaway”

The British smooth indie pop quartet PREP has just released its latest musical project: the new single "Getaway", a collaboration with the acclaimed Thai singer-songwriter Phum Viphurit. "Getaway" perfectly summarises…

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Chromeo ring in their Steely Dan era with their new album “Adult Contemporary”

For nearly two decades, Canadian electro-funk sensation Chromeo has been setting dance floors ablaze with their infectious, 80s-inspired grooves. Now, with the release of their highly anticipated fifth album, "Adult…

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Nubiyan Twist Unveils Groove-Infused Single “Lights Out” Featuring Disco Legend Nile Rodgers

Nubiyan Twist, the British jazz/soul ensemble known for their dynamic big band sound and electrifying live performances, announces their new album "Find Your Flame", which will be released on 3…

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Allan Thomas Releases Spiritual Musical Journey with Latest Single “Mojo”

For over five decades, American singer-songwriter and musician Allan Thomas has woven his melodies through the tapestry of musical genres, bearing witness to the evolving history of American music. Now,

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Album Review: “Band On The Run” (50th Anniversary Edition) by Wings

It's been half a century since Paul McCartney, along with his band Wings, unleashed the iconic album "Band On The Run," a masterpiece that solidified McCartney's solo career in the…

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Out now: Soulful Grooves – Modern Funk, Soul & Jazz Instrumentals

Dive into the rich tapestry of modern Funk, Soul, and Jazz instrumentals with our handpicked playlist, "Soulful Grooves." Immerse yourself in a sonic journey that transcends time, blending the classic…

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New Visionaries invite us on a sonic journey around the world with their debut album “Roadmaps”

What happens when Australian Yacht Soulman No.1 Joel Sarakula and Dutch musician Phil Martin, who most recently made the hearts of West Coast AOR lovers beat faster with Dawn Patrol,…

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Khruangbin announce new album “A La Sala” and share first single “A Love International”

American psychedelic funk trio Khruangbin have announced their fourth studio album, "A La Sala" (“To the Room” in Spanish), which will be out April 5 via Dead Oceans. With "A…

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West Coast Soul.de – Albums Of The Year 2023

The year is coming to an end and it was again a year of great new releases and discoveries. Of course, it was and is always impossible to limit a…

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OUT NOW: Sunset Grooves – Spiritualised Jazz, Fusion & Funk from the past and present

Welcome to "Sunset Grooves," the soulful voyage curated by Westcoastsoul.de, where the rhythmic blend of spiritualized jazz, fusion, and funk converges from the past to the present.

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Marcus Liesenfeld talks about the new TSTD compilation “Yacht Soul 2” and the unifying power of great music

Two years ago, Berlin-based Too Slow To Disco (TSTD) curator and DJ Marcus Liesenfeld aka DJ Supermarkt introduced “Yacht Soul – The Cover Versions,” a captivating collection of West Coast…

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Eddie Chacon talks about his current European tour and his latest album “Sundown” in the West Coast Soul interview

With his current album "Sundown", Eddie Chacon has released one of the best albums of the year. The Californian soul artist is currently on tour in Europe and will also…

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Review: “Chronicles of a Diamond” by Black Pumas

When Black Pumas unleashed their self-titled debut in 2019, it was as if a soulful explosion had rocked the music world. The Austin-bred duo of singer/songwriter Eric Burton and guitarist/producer…

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Review: “Behind The Tea Chronicles” by Ed Motta

In the world of music, the return of Ed Motta is nothing short of a grand spectacle. After a five-year hiatus, the musical "Colossus of Rio" reclaims his throne with…

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Out Now: “ZEITGEIST – Krautrock, Electronica & Kosmische Musik – The Complete Collection”

"ZEITGEIST - Krautrock, Electronica & Kosmische Musik - The Complete Collection" brings together some of the most innovative German bands and sound wizards who worked on their vision of a…

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Maeva Borzakian’s new album “Lovin’ Truth” is a celebration of love and the many facets of black music

Maeva Borzakian has been at home on the world's stages for over 20 years. She recently toured with the legendary jazz-funk band Cortex. For "Lovin' Truth", the Parisian singer, songwriter…

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Out now: Smooth & Soulful Sounds Volume 21

"Smooth & Soulful Sounds" is our WEST COAST SOUL.de Spotify series that showcases current favourites, potential hits and new songs and artists. Discover the latest in soul, west coast, slow…

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Ed Motta returns with new single “Safely Far” and announces album for October

After a five-year hiatus, Brazilian music giant Ed Motta returns with his first single "Safely Far" from his new album "Behind The Tea Chronicles", which will be released on 20…

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Review: “Popsicle Toes” by the Buster Brown Band

Named after a cartoon character, the Buster Brown Band from Texas evolved in the 70s and early 80s from a classic blues rock band into one of Dallas' hottest blue-eyed…

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Out now: Smooth & Soulful Sounds Volume 20!

In our Spotify series "Smooth & Soulful Sounds", we showcase current favourites, potential hits and new songs and artists. Discover the latest in soul, west coast, slow funk, indie pop…

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Les Imprimés continues his unique soul approach with his new single “Falling Away”

Morten Martens is the man behind Les Imprimés. Born, raised and working in Kristiansand, Norway, he keeps himself in the background while making his heartfelt, highly infectious and unique soul…

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Between heat and heart – on their new album 79.5 celebrate New York club sound in all its facets

79.5 describe themselves as "the sound of New York City" - and they don't exaggerate, especially when it comes to the sound of dark R'n'B and disco clubs in Brooklyn,…

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On his solo debut “Wait Til I Get Over” Durand Jones reflects on his musical and personal roots

With his solo debut "Wait Til I Get Over", Durand Jones, frontman of the great soul band Durand Jones & The Indications, embarks on a very personal musical journey to…

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A Good Woman – Interview with Izo FitzRoy

Singer, songwriter and pianist Izo FitzRoy returns with her third album "A Good Woman" and impressively proves that she is one of the great voices of the British soul and…

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The Everettes celebrate the classic Motown sound on their new album “Soul Steps”

With their second album "Soul Steps", the Berlin and San Diego based soul outfit The Everettes follow in the footsteps of their musical idols and catapult the classic sound of…

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Thundercat and Tame Impala team up on new song “No More Lies”

A musical match made in heaven: Thundercat and Tame Impala have joined forces for their first single "No More Lies" and hit the sweet spot between their two individual, complementary…

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Emm Gryner heads for the sunny shores of yacht rock with her new album ‘Business & Pleasure’

When a music professional like Canadian singer-songwriter Emm Gryner sets out to record a tribute to the L.A. sound of the late '70s and early '80s, she doesn't do things…

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Out now: “Smooth & Soulful Sounds Volume 19”!

With our “Smooth & Soulful Sounds” series, WEST COAST SOUL.de presents current favorites, potential hits as well as fresh releases and artists that deserve more airplay. Discover the latest from…

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Thee Sacred Souls are bursting with energy on their new single “Running Away”

American soul sensation Thee Sacred Souls release a previously unreleased favourite from their live shows with their new single "Running Away". The classic up-beat burner shows how versatile the Californian…

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Eddie Chacon returns with new album “Sundown”

On his new album "Sundown", Eddie Chacon embarks on a meditative journey through the shallows of life. As on his comeback album "Pleasure, Joy and Happiness", he is accompanied by…

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Pearl & The Oysters pay homage to 70’s glam rock with their new song “Read The Room”

Los Angeles-based soft psychedelic synth duo Pearl & The Oysters go all out for "faux-baroque glam" on their latest song "Read the Room". They receive vocal support from none other…

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On his new album “What’s Trending” Leo Sidran takes a close look at today’s world

On his latest record "What's Trending", the American singer-songwriter Leo Sidran continues his deeply personal examination of the all-too-human, today's social circus and family life, which he already so skilfully…

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The Angels Of Libra launch into the outer space with their new single “Revelations”

After the Hamburg-based soul outfit Angels of Libra and Irish singer Nathan Johnston took off last year with their excellent debut album, the Angels are giving even more boost with…

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Surprise Chef announce Europe tour

Surprise Chef’s sound draws from ’70s film music, the funky side of jazz and samples that form the basis of hip-hop. In April and May the Australian band will finally…

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Tennis are on the trail of the little things on their new album “Pollen”

On their sixth album "Pollen", the self-reflective indie-pop duo Tennis from Denver, Colorado, find meaning in the little things and continue the successful path they set out on with their…

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Pacific Breeze 3 – Light in the Attic continues its journey into the world of Japanese City Pop

Light in the Attic releases the latest chapter in its acclaimed Japanese City Pop series, Pacific Breeze, which delivers a mesmerizing blend of AOR, R&B, jazz fusion, funk, boogie, and…

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Out now: Smooth & Soulful Sounds Vol. 17

With our “Smooth & Soulful Sounds” series, WEST COAST SOUL.de presents current favorites, potential hits as well as fresh releases and artists that deserve more airplay. Discover the latest from…

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Island Time – Interview with Joel Sarakula

"Island Time" is the long-awaited new album from Joel Sarakula and his first since moving to the Canary Islands at the height of the pandemic. Building on his previous albums…

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OUT NOW! WEST COAST SOUL.de presents “Tokyo Dreams Volume 3 – Japanese City Pop, Funk and Rare Grooves”

It all started with an internet phenomenon: "Plastic Love" by Mariya Takeuchi became a viral hit in the 2010s. The 1984 single, written by Takeuchi and her husband Tatsuro Yamashita,…

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Benny Sings returns with new song “Young Hearts” and announces new album for March

Dutch artist Benny Sings announces his new album "Young Hearts", which will be released on 24 March via Stones Throw Records, with a new single and a video.

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