Funk is Alive with Yakul
Combining genres such as neo-soul, pop, experimental electronica, hip-hop, funk, and R&B with deep grooves, Yakul’s “Bad Karma” is a bright composition teeming with live instrumentation and alluring vocals bound to leave the listener in a state of sonorous bliss. Featuring frequent Tom Misch collaborator Rob Araujo over a jazzy drums-and keys structure paired with passionate lyrics, the result is palatable and timeless. Over 300,000 Spotify plays, the band’s artistry will only continue to flourish. Yakul’s affinity for formulating skillful and harmonious sonic architecture has undoubtedly laid the foundation for their own promising future.
Brief history on Yakul, a Brighton based 4-piece making forward-thinking neo-soul. Influenced by the likes of J-Dilla, D’Angelo and the Soulquarians, they put a unique spin on the music they’ve grown up with. Marrying together thoughtful, soulful lyrics with deep grooves and jazz-infused progressions, Yakul seamlessly blends genres to create something fresh and original.
Stream “Bad Karma” above, courtesy of Soundcloud.
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