Music Worth Hearing – October 2016 Recap



Let’s talk about jazz…..

One of the greatest trumpeter of this era, Japan’s “Takuya Kuroda”, has a new album out on “Concord music group” titled “Zigzagger”, and it’s once again unbelievable to say the least! Take a listen and a look at this video to give you an idea of what this guy is about:

Debut full-lenght from trumpeter & composer “Josef Leimberg” on “World Galaxy Records”:

Tokyo-based pianist, producer and composer “Kazumi Kaneda” present “Beats note” on “Inner Ocean Records”. If you like a good hip hop backdrop with jazzy freestyle on top, this one is for you:

There’s a lot going on in this excellent 15 minutes track from New Orleans’ “Nicholas Payton”:

Impressive project from multi-instrumentalist “MAST” on “Alpha Pup Records”, with appearance from Makaya McCraven, Taylor McFerrin and more:

There’s no need to do drugs, just listen to this psychedelic music from “7FO”:

Let’s go back in time a little bit…

“Soundway Records” deliver the second part of the “Kenya Special” compilations:

“Dub Store Records” brings their A game over again with a wonderful selection of music from the great “Derrick Harriott”:

Reissue of a rare album from “Penny Goodwin” by “Athens Of The North”. The track “Too soon you’re old” is a beauty! For the hip hop sample aficionados, go check Denmark Vessey “Hoeinindagaddadavida”:

Some uptempo vibrations…

Great project from “Youandewan” on “Aus Music”, the kind of stuff to get your meditation on!:

“Seven Davis Jr” return to his underground soulful house roots on his own imprint “Secret Angels”:

Danish producer “Uffe” dropped his second album for “Tartelet Records”, you don’t want to miss this!

Let’s finish things off with a little suggestion for the end of October. If you’re searching for something new to listening to this halloween, you can try this new “Scrimshire”:



Since his parents bought him a used "Pyramid" mixer more than 20 years ago, Kramos has always been a fiend to discover new music in every format possible and put mixes together. His first love was hip hop, but his tastes are now more eclectic than ever. The monthly show "Fresh Taste" with his friend MC Tank Pumpin' is proof of that.