Sunday Night Soul [Vol. 54]

Another week down, and another week ready to begin. The friendly faces at The Music Ninja are here to help smooth the transition as you get back to the grind. As usual, Sunday Night Soul is specifically designed to wrap up your weekend right way, so dim the lights, grab a drink and let the relaxation begin. By the way, don’t forget to click the links below to make sure you’re alerted as soon as we update the playlists on Spotify and SoundCloud!

Playlist Links:

SoundCloud || Spotify || Spotify Archive

Handbook – Mango ft. Safe Travel
Kim Tee – (No) Worry
Billie Eilish – lovely
still haze – we can kill our minds
Kaiya Crawford – In The Middle (Prod. by Ashton McCreight)
Dustin Hill – On My Mind (Feat. Chloe Hill) (Prod. Dustin Hill)
LimRinse – Take Time
The Weeknd – Wasted Times (SUA Edit)
TY SENØJ✨ – Blueish Green (Feat. Ricky Anthony)
G Swavey – Trust Issues (Prod. Deyjan)
Shaqdi – Better
Milan Ring – 2063
April + VISTA – How To Get By
Mars Today – High Stakes (GREGarious ‘Carefree’ Edit)
Miguel – Get You (Daniel Caesar Cover)
TESSA. – Float
Kinck – Blind Spot
VanJess – Addicted (prod. by IAMNOBODI)
TOKiMONSTA – Don’t Call Me (feat Yuna) (Alexander Lewis Remix)
SRNO – belong2u
Sade – kiss of life (sahar slow jamz)
Khalid – OTW ft. 6LACK, Ty Dolla $ign
Anik Khan – Oh My f/Burna Boy & Sango
Ruby Francis – Move
Ryan Fennis – Night feat. Jack Tinga
Midsplit – Fall Out (Ft. Paige Garabito & TwoPack)
Cymba – Faded ft. Josh Rubin
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Sunday Night Soul [Vol. 53]

Every year, those of us here at The Music Ninja not at Coachella try to find new ways to cope. We have it on good authority that a little helping of Sunday Night Soul goes a long way. It’s our duty then to deliver you the best in smooth R&B to help you wind down at the end of your weekend. Check out what we have for you below and make sure to follow us on both Spotify and SoundCloud to keep up with our playlists every week!

Playlist Links:

SoundCloud || Spotify || Spotify Archive

Her – Good Night
j.mil — good morning
Chiara Noriko – Love
Wndrlst – Rescue (ft. Austin Salter)
SIPPRELL — Personal
Janee & Garrickson – Fool For You
Raveena – I Won’t Mind (SUMATRA Rework)
LIANA BANK$ – Bad Manners
Eli Way – Papercut (Feat. Cehryl)
Iris Temple — Your Nature
Sinead Harnett — Body
Empress Of – Trust Me Baby
AZEKEL – Loading
Maths Time Joy – Cut Them Loose Ft. Ayelle
Kurus — Keep Me (feat. Beth Duck)
Marcella – good to me
JODNYL – blood
lilcobaine — FORZA SPEED (Prod. Italian Leather)
∞ — near dark
Gracy Hopkins – E03: What If… (Ocean 8)
The Holdup – Acting Up
julia wu 吳卓源 – need you now (rgry midi edition)
the trp – hitachi ~ ft. ohara
Post Malone – Psycho (Youp Remix)
Ludacris – Party Girls (KR$CHN Remix)
Frank Ocean – Seigfried (Keith Savage Flip)
Star Slinger – V: The Toni Braxton Edit
Robotaki – Satisfied Feat. City Fidelia
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[R&B/Soul] JUICY – Cast A Spell EP

The Belgian duo JUICY has released their debut EP Cast A Spell as they attempt to expand their popularity from Europe to the rest of the world. Their iconic retro-infused R&B sound has satisfied the ears of so many in and around their home, but the worldwide appeal is obvious.

JUICY’s Cast A Spell comes in at five tracks deep. These two ladies certainly know how to put together a captivating project as each track embodies a different mood and tone, giving the overall project a lot of depth. They mash together familiar sounds with new twists and turns, keeping things fresh, but in focus. If the duo was looking to actually cast a spell, they succeeded in it taking hold of us.

’Count Our Fingers Twice’
’Die Baby Die’
’Mouldy Beauty’
’Something Is Gone’
’For Hands On Ass’
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[Music Ninja Radio] Episode 109: Rainy Choonz

Music Ninja Radio is a weekly podcast recorded and broadcast live on San Francisco’s BFF.fm  from 4-6PM PST every Friday. 

Music Ninja Radio
Episode 109: Rainy Choonz

Soundcloud || Spotify Playlist  || BFF.fm Archive & Tracklist

With rain coming down in SF, this week’s episode came together just at the right time. After a multiple year hiatus, The Music Ninja’s weekly Sunday Night Soul returned last weekend. To celebrate, I had Ninja Baseer put together the first couple segments with a mix of soulful, forward-leaning R&B tunes. After touching on the dissociative pysch rock of Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s latest album, the remainder of the show was dedicated to hazy, lo-fi house. Anchored by a selection Ross From Friends stellar Brainfeeder debut, the last hour hits right in the late night feels.

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Sunday Night Soul [Vol. 52]

After a nearly three year long hiatus, last week we decided to finally revive one of our favorite series here at The Music Ninja. In case you missed it, or if you’re new around these parts, Sunday Night Soul is a weekly series focused around bringing you the best in R&B from around the web to help you wind down at the end of your weekend. This time around, we’re also making the playlists available on SoundCloud and Spotify, so remember to follow us on both platforms if you don’t want to miss out!

By the way, this week I guest curated the latest episode of Music Ninja Radio. If you’d like a little bonus edition of Sunday Night Soul, check out the archive here, featuring new singles from Kali Uchis, Sabrina Claudio, Alina Baraz, ODIE and more. Also, make sure to tune in live every Friday from 4-6 PM PST!

Playlist Links:

SoundCloud || Spotify || Spotify Archive

Baron Fields — Never Wanted
benny mayne — bounce (acoustic)
Tera Kòrá — sober w/ Meek
GeeJay — Direction
KALLITECHNIS — body&soul (prod. by KevinDave & INTALEKT)
Love Mansuy — Mine
Tara Noir — Tapestry
ruby francis – drip drop (caleb alleyne remix)
MAÏA — unwind ( prod. / N T O/ )
Lolo Zouaï — Brooklyn Love (Prod. by Stelios)
SAINt JHN — God Bless the Internet
sobhhï — 4AM in Riyadh
NxxxxxS — Remedy w/ Mariah & Senpu
ELHAE — Die Alone (prod by Fortune)
Ama Lou — Tried Up
Mulherin — Alone
Ginette Claudette — Twisted
THEY. — Ain’t The Same
Johnny Yukon — All Out
Cavalier — White Noise 백색소음 (feat. Crush [크러쉬 & EZRA)
Paymon – Vinyasa
Brandy Haze – Bloom (Prod by ENT)
Zeus X Crona, Denis Elezi — Love Me (Ft. Deverano)
The Goods — Glow
NAOMI WILD — Howlin’
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[Electronic] OTR – Close feat. Kai Straw

OTR
Close ft. Kai Straw

If you’re not already, then you need to get “Close” to the artists OTR and Kai Straw. In the past we’ve been awestruck by their works separately, but now they’ve come together for a massive collaboration.

The chilled out “Close” is dazzling. Kai Straw’s vocal performance is incredible with his hazy textures shimmering atop the magical, R&B tinged instrumental. OTR implements his signature sound, one that soothes the soul with its cerebral nature. “Close” is a record you need and your friends need. Listen, share and repeat.

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[R&B/Soul] KHAI – For You

KHAI
For You

We’re proud to let you know that KHAI has returned. After being out from music for a decent stretch of time, he’s back with “For You.” The psychedelic, soulful experience is a magnificent single and a triumphant return for one of our favorite talents.

The hypnotic sound will intoxicate you with its infectious beat. However, one can’t go on without mentioning KHAI’s masterful performance, on that captivates from his first note to his last. “For You” is currently available on digital platforms and we suggest grabbing a copy. Throw it on repeat and stay tuned for more from KHAI.

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