It’s been wonderful to watch K15‘s career take off ever since our paths first crossed 10 years ago. The support from the likes of Kyle Hall or Alexander Nut’s Eglo Records sure helped him gaining a wider audience, but if you ask me, it was also inevitable for a talent like K15. And as if he hasn’t proven his versatility enough with his past projects, hip-hop to house as K15, broken beat as Wu15 (with Henry Wu), he has just finished a jazz album with his band Culross Close (he talked about it some years ago!)
You can listen to reflection on J Dilla in the player above, a first glimpse at the album that’s to follow later in February. Titled “Home”, it will be out on Japanese label Sound of Speed. Jazz lovers, don’t sleep!
It’s been three years since his last album Drift came out, but to me it feels much longer. The wait is almost over, following a first teaser, Jason Chung’s second album as Nosaj Thing will be out end of January. Titled Home, the record will be out through Los Angeles-based label Innovative Leisure and it features vocal collaborations with Kazu Makino and Toro y Moi. Here’s a look at the full tracklist.01. Home
02. Eclipse/Blue feat. Kazu Makino
09. Try (feat. Toro y Moi)
10. Phase III
11. Light 3
You can listen to snippets of the record on the Bleep website, where you can also pre-order a copy on LP, CD and several download formats. The release date for the former two is January 21st, the downloads will be available a day earlier.