Foltin are one of the most innovative groups in the Republic of Macedonia. I’ve always wondered why those into Rock-In-Opposition music didn’t gravitate to their quirky music much sooner. Nikola Kodjabashia is a Macedonian pianist currently based in the United Kingdom who works primarily composing avant-garde music. How this pairing could produce such sumptuous, smoky trip-hop not out-of-place in any New York jazz bar is beyond me. Well worth seeking out!
[Video] Kyoto Jazz Massive – The Brightness Of These Days
Something a bit funky from Kyoto Jazz Massive, whose name popped into my mind while completing Christmas shopping. Don’t ask.