The new Nickodemus album kicks ass, check it out for yourself

'Sun People' is making a splash with some of the most influential names in music. KCRW Music Director Jason Bentley said, "'Sun People' reflects a rich musicality, while infectious rhythms keep the party live. Nickodemus truly knows no borders on this global dance floor" while Wax Poetics wrote "Riding high on a

whirlwind energy of world beats, 'Sun People' sounds like a steamy summer of bright nights and breaking dawns. Simply put, this is hot." Last week, All Music Guide (AMG) noted “If you love the summer, sunshine, and New York City, then you just may find quite a bit of pleasure in the sophomore outing by Nickodemus, Sun People” while San Francisco Bay Guardian added “Nickodemus delivers a groove pummeling sound collage that expands on the cosmopolitan spirit fundamental to the Afrobeat tradition.”

The critics totally got it right because 'Sun People' IS the soundtrack of summer – it was crafted by Nickodemus for people who love the sun, sunshine and brighter days to come. 'Sun People' mixes positive sonic vibes from all over the globe with collaborators spanning 10 different countries.

Recording artists The Real Live Show guests on the uplifting Hip-Hop jam 'Sun Children' while Quantic lends his unmistakable groove on the Salsa Ritmo of “La Lluvia.” Not to be outdone, Brazilian songstress Liliana Araujo features on the hot samba of “Gira Do Sol” while Mandingo vocalist Ismael Kouyate lends his Afro-beat groove to “N’Dini.”

Apart from 'Sun People', Nickodemus is hot n’ heavy into the 10th anniversary of his famed summer NYC outdoor dance party Turntables On The Hudson (TOTH). The live vibe of 'Sun People' is fully realized at each TOTH event where an eclectic musical blend of Hip-Hop, funk, house and soul is played back to back with Latin, Afrobeat and Eastern European gypsy sounds. TOTH parties taking place every Friday at the Water Taxi Beach in Long Island City, Queens overlooking Manhattan and the East River.


'Sun People' is out now digitally and will be released on CD August 18, 2009 via ESL Music.


1- “'Sun People” (Intro) (feat Ismael Kouyate)
2- “Sun Children” (feat the Real Live Show)

3- “La Lluvia” (feat Richard Shepherd)
4- “The Love Feeling” (feat Brian J of The Pimps of Joytime)
5- “2 Sips & Magic” (feat The New York Gypsy Allstars)
6- “Just Move!” (Feat Kwasi)
7- “Brookarest” (feat Costel & Roberto of Taraf de Haidouks)
8- “Didibina” (feat Falu) (produced with Quantic)
9- “Gira Do Sol” (feat Liliana Araujo)
10- “Calle Sol” (feat The Candela Allstars)

11- “weRISEweFALLweRISE” (feat The New York Gypsy Allstars)
12- “N'Dini” (feat Ismael Kouyate)


Jun 23 San Joan Festival @ LASAL Beach Barcelona, Barcelona

Jun 26 Marula Cafe Barcelona Barcelona, Barcelona

Jun 27 Raw Fusion Party Stockholm Stockholmes :), Stockholms län

Jun 27 Vs COMBO with DJ Vadim Brooklyn, New York

Jul 2 Afrofunke @ Zanzibar Santa Monica, California

Jul 3 TOTH @ Water Taxi Beach Long Island City, New York

Jul 4 PEX SUMMER FESTIVAL Darlington, Maryland

Jul 9 Oliver Peoples Store Manhattan, New York

Jul 10 TOTH @ Water Taxi Beach Long Island City, New York

Jul 11 The Yard Brooklyn, New York

Jul 17 TOTH with QUANTIC Long Island City Queens, New York

Jul 18 Artscape Festival Baltimore Main Stage Baltimore, Maryland

Jul 18 Nickodemus & Quantic @ 18th Street Lounge CHOCOLATE CITY, DC, Washington DC

Jul 23 SUN PEOPLE release party @ Jukejoint Sebastopol, California

Jul 24 LA TBA Los Angeles, California


Jul 29 Turntables on the Harbor @ Mondo Mundo Barcelonetta, Barcelona

Jul 30 BEBOP in San Sebastian San Sebastian BASQUE Country, undefined

Jul 31 MOVE FESTIVAL La Coruna La Coruna, Coruña

Aug 1 Turntables on the DANUBE Budapest

Aug 14 TBA Berlin Berlin

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