Rejoice, for Canadian 6-piece The Souljazz Orchestra have a new album on the way that will send the mercury rocketing. Entitled Under Burning Skies, it sees the Afro-jazz-funk powerhouse expand their signature sound to new unexplored territories. On the new album, The Souljazz Orchestra use 80s synthesizers and drum machines for the first time, “bringing lo fi disco, boogie and electro touches to their trademark horn arrangements and earthy analogue sound”, as the press release explains.
Under Burning Skies arrives on September 22nd via Do Right! Music in Canada and Strut Records in the rest of the world. Ahead of it, they’re giving us a taster of what’s coming our way with the infectious first single ‘Lufunki’. Turn your headphones up!
In other related good news, and in support of the new album, The Souljazz Orchestra have announced a huge North American and European tour, including a London show on October 5th at The Rich Mix. Head over here for the full list of dates and more info.