The highlights of 2019: best of, top and recommended music

Jan 3rd, 2020

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The highlights of 2019: best of, top and recommended music

2019 has been our biggest and baddest year yet! Here’s a list of Willwork4funk projects that have been charted in best music, top albums and recommended releases of the year and will be updated as things come in:

THE MIGHTY MOCAMBOS in top 10 albums of 2019 according to Monkeyboxing (UK), in 50 best albums of 2019 according to Kosmik Orgonkanister (DE), in top 50 albums of 2019 according to Gavin of radio show Future Perfect on KDNK (US), in favorite releases of 2019 according to Record Breakin’ (US), in top 100 albums of 2019 according to Lord Lewis of The Rumpus Room on WESU (US), in Dimitris Koutoukakis’s top 20 of 2019 staff list on Last Day Leaf (EU), in Henrik Ehte of Raadio 2′s best of the year list on Eesti Ekspress (Estonia), in best soul of 2019 according to Arcadia Negra (SP), in Radio Krimi’s catch of 2019 on Rhythm Passport (UK), in the best of 2019 according to RadioCoop (IT), in 100 great albums of 2019 on Tinnitist (Canada), in best albums of 2019 according to radio show Groove Bag on Radio Regione 100 (IT), in best albums of 2019 according to radio show Funky Planet on Radio Beton (FR).

THE JAZZ DEFENDERS among best album, best band and best new band of 2019 according to Music Republic Magazine (UK), and  favorite releases of 2019 according to Record Breakin’ (US), in top 100 albums of 2019 according to Lord Lewis of The Rumpus Room on WESU (US), in best albums of 2019 according to radio show Groove Bag on Radio Regione 100 (IT).

KRAAK & SMAAK in best 30 songs of 2019 according to The Stingray (US), in top 100 albums of 2019 according to Lord Lewis of The Rumpus Room on WESU (US).

THE NEW MASTERSOUNDS in top 10 albums of 2019 according to Hip City on KDHX (US), in best of 2019 according to CJSW (Canada), in top 30 albums of 2019 according to MMusic (SP), in 20 best funk albums according to Funkatopia (US), in top 100 albums of 2019 according to Lord Lewis of The Rumpus Room on WESU (US), in top 20 funky albums of 2019 according to Funkish (US), in highlights of 2019 on Funkcity (US), in the best of 2019 according to RadioCoop (IT), in best albums of 2019 according to radio show Groove Bag on Radio Regione 100 (IT), among the best albums of 2019 according to blog Rifrockerz (SP).

SHAWN LEE in top 10 albums of 2019 according to Monkeyboxing (UK), in 50 best albums of 2019 according to Kosmik Orgonkanister (DE), in best of 2019 according to We Love Radio Rock (IT), in best singles of 2019 according to Soul Donuts (US), in favorite releases of 2019 according to Record Breakin’ (US), in Henrik Ehte of Raadio 2′s best of the year list on Eesti Ekspress (Estonia).

FLEVANS in best funk-soul-jazz of 2019 according to Juno (UK).

THE LONDON AFROBEAT ORCHESTRA in top 100 albums of 2019 according to Lord Lewis of The Rumpus Room on WESU (US), in best of 2019 according to Global Riddims radio show (Belgium), in 100 great albums of 2019 on Tinnitist (Canada), in best albums of 2019 according to radio show Groove Bag on Radio Regione 100 (IT), in favorite tracks of 2019 by radio show The Rhythm Room on WWOZ (US).

ERIC BOSS in favorite releases of 2019 according to Record Breakin’ (US), in top 100 albums of 2019 according to Lord Lewis of The Rumpus Room on WESU (US).

AE3 aka ALAN EVANS TRIO in top 100 albums of 2019 according to Lord Lewis of The Rumpus Room on WESU (US), in top 20 funky albums of 2019 according to Funkish (US), in best releases of the year according to radio show Out Of Limits on Burgess Hill Radio (UK).

NICOLE WILLIS & BANDA PALOMITA in top 100 albums of 2019 according to Lord Lewis of The Rumpus Room on WESU (US), in best singles of 2019 according to Soul Donuts (US), in favorite tracks of 2019 by radio show The Rhythm Room on WWOZ (US).

THE EMINENT STARS in top 10 albums of 2019 according to Monkeyboxing (UK), in best of 2019 according to Slow Show (FR), in 50 best albums of 2019 according to Kosmik Orgonkanister (DE), in best singles of 2019 according to Soul Donuts (US), in best soul of 2019 according to Arcada Negra (SP), in best releases of the year according to radio show Out Of Limits on Burgess Hill Radio (UK).

MUITO KABALLA in top 100 albums of 2019 according to Lord Lewis of The Rumpus Room on WESU (US), in top 50 albums of 2019 according to Gavin of radio show Future Perfect on KDNK (US), in best of 2019 according to Global Riddims radio show (Belgium), in honorable mentions for best singles of 2019 in WRIR’s world music charts (US).

RESOLUTION 88 in favorite releases of 2019 according to Record Breakin’ (US), in top 100 albums of 2019 according to Lord Lewis of The Rumpus Room on WESU (US), in Dimitris Koutoukakis’s top 20 of 2019 staff list on Last Day Leaf (EU), in top 20 funky albums of 2019 according to Funkish (US).

THE BLASSICS in top 100 albums of 2019 according to Lord Lewis of The Rumpus Room on WESU (US), in best of 2019 according to Global Riddims radio show (Belgium), in best albums of 2019 according to radio show Groove Bag on Radio Regione 100 (IT).

SOUL MESSIN ALLSTARS in biggest tunes of 2019 according to Craig Charles’ Funk & Soul Show on BBC 6 (US), in best soul of 2019 according to Arcada Negra (SP).

CROWD COMPANY in biggest tunes of 2019 according to Craig Charles’ Funk & Soul Show on BBC 6 (US).

MOMO SAID in biggest tunes of 2019 according to Craig Charles’ Funk & Soul Show on BBC 6 (US), in best albums of 2019 according to radio show Groove Bag on Radio Regione 100 (IT).

COOKIN’ ON 3 BURNERS in biggest tunes of 2019 according to Craig Charles’ Funk & Soul Show on BBC 6 (US).

THE BAMBOOS in 50 best albums of 2019 according to Kosmik Orgonkanister (DE), in favorite tracks of 2019 by radio show The Rhythm Room on WWOZ (US).