Excellent Reception | UK Rappers

Listen: DOWNLOAD (right click and save as) | Subscribe On this episode of Excellent Reception, we are looking at some MC’s from the United Kingdom who can hold their own on a microphone and have used their music as a platform to push the sound of hiphop in new directions On this episode, we feature…

Excellent Reception| Nohelani Cypriano – Lihue

On this episode of Excellent Reception, we are focusing on one of my favorite Hawaiian soul songs… “Lihue” by Nohelani Cypriano.

Excellent Reception | Great Songs of 2018

On today’s episode of Excellent Reception, we are talking about a group of songs, that even though they may not be the biggest songs of 2018, they has a strong influence on the current musical landscape in their own way.

Excellent Reception | Jazzanova – L.O.V.E. and You & I

For today’s show, we are going to talk about the ground breaking nu-jazz/future soul production crew known as Jazzanova.  Mainly we are going to focus on one of their most well constructed songs “L.O.V.E and You & I”, which took sampling to a whole new level.

Excellent Reception | Episode 21 : Japanese Sounds

We are continuing our musical world tour in the East Asian country of Japan. We are following the careers of a handful of music artists that draw their personal style from a variety of sources. They take these genres to new heights all while including elements that are uniquely Japanese.

Excellent Reception | Episode 20 : Brazilian Trip

Listen: DOWNLOAD (right click and save as) | Subscribe On this episode, we are continuing our musical world tour down in South America by taking a look at the ever evolving sounds of Brazil.  We are focusing on a group of artists who got their start during the late 60’s and early 70’s and made huge contributions to…

Excellent Reception | Episode 19 : Afro Boogie

On this episode of Excellent Reception, we are talking about a group of songs by artists that take on Western musical influences and combine them with sounds that come from their African musical heritage.

Excellent Reception | One-Off : Herbie Hancock – Saturday Night

Listen: DOWNLOAD (right click and save as) | Subscribe When it comes to jazz musicians, there are few who have careers that are long and musically adventurous as Herbie Hancock. Herbie’s discography is humongous. Today on Excellent Reception we are talking about the song “Saturday Night” from Herbie Hancock 1980 album “Monster”. This episode focuses…