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MIMS Guest Mix: FOOD FOR YA SOUL (Brussels, Belgium)

FOOD FOR YA SOUL is a DJ duo active on the musical scene since 2005. They are traveling Europe to bring the crowd eclectic mixes with a smashing blend between avant-garde music and electronic classics & upcoming. Mainly influenced by the UK scene, they play Soul Music to Deep House, …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Mutual Intentions “Cassette #2”

via Mutual Intentions: Cassette #2 is the second compilation from the Norwegian record label Mutual Intentions. Since their first cassette compilation (which is sold out!), they have expanded their roster with beatmaker Ol’ Burger Beats and producer Jawn Rice. Compared to the first, the feature-list is slightly bigger and includes some …

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Jazz Soul

Miles Mosley Rises With A Powerful Debut

After years of steady growth as a musician, vocalist, producer, composer, arranger, and upright bass virtuoso, Los Angeles’ Miles Mosley steps in with his powerful debut album “Uprising” (release date: January 27th on World Galaxy). The accolades Mosley has earned recently with his participation on Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy-winning “To Pimp …

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Radio Show
Eclectic

Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #83

Finally! The (supposed to be) monthly show returns. Featuring Unreleased / Upcoming tracks from Byron The Aquarius, Karizma, Sauce 81 on Eglo, Equiknoxx remixing Poirier, Dj Spinna on Local Talk, IG Culture of Ivan Conti (soon on Far Out), Duke Hugh, Mutual Intentions crew, Mike Collins aka SunPalace. TRACKLIST Coming …

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Exclusive Preview
Electronic

Premiere: Mike Collins “Steppin Out” (from Lost Tapes 1983 – 1989)

A few months ago, we had the immense pleasure of interviewing Mike Collins, the man behind the seminal SunPalace “Rude Movements” EP released in 1983. (Link) The SunPalace reissue/remastering project led by BBE was one of our highlights of 2016 but now comes an even bigger surprise: turns out there …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Sam IRL “Melting Memories” (via Sampling As An Art)

The Sampling As An Art imprint continues its ascension as one of the finest new labels in highly intelligent dance-floor sounds. Founded in 2014 by the fantastic French-producer S3A, the label follows releases by Byron The Aquarius, Neue Grafik, Cuthead, Henry L with an absolutely killer start to 2017. The …

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Guest Mix
Disco

MIMS Guest Mix: ALFRED BORDEN (Montreal, Hell In Paradise)

We’re happy to present this new guest session by Alfred Borden, one of our favorite young DJ’s from our hometown of Montreal. A very eclectic DJ since his early days, he has for the past couple years taken more of an interest in the fascinating musical period of the late …

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Interviews
Electronic

Back to the Raw. The Lost Tapes From the Legendary SunPalace Project

“Rude Movements / Winning” by SunPalace (released in 1983 on Passion Records) has always been somewhat of an obsession for me. Perhaps the track I’ve played the most in DJ sets in the last 15 years. I always wondered where it came from and where the project disappeared to. Leftield Cosmic Disco …

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Eclectic House / Techno

Duke Hugh Comes Out Swinging With Debut EP on Rhythm Section

Since launching in 2014, Rhythm Section has grown into one of the most trusted and impactful independent labels, championing underground electronic music of all kinds, from house to jazz, soul and beats. The label continues to be a great platform for introducing new artists, and for their 16th release comes …

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Exclusive Preview
Hip-Hop

Exclusive Premiere: Fredfades “Fade Away” + SRAW “In The Smog”

Oslo’s Mutual Intentions is one of our favorite young creative crews and record labels. In addition to the visual team, the music crew consists of Ivan Ave, Fredfades, SRAW, Yogisoul, Ol’ Burger Beats, John Rice. The squad had a killer 2016 and to kick off 2017 right, they are opening …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Hugo LX “The Diary/The Sanctuary” (Balance Records)

Parisian Hugo Lascoux is often associated with the new wave of talented French House music producers. However, few know that it’s with jazzy & funky hip-hop that Hugo LX started his music career. He released 3 EP’s and one album on Favourite Records as part of the Funk League group. …

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Interviews
Jazz

The Astral Progression of Josef Leimberg

The veteran Los Angeles-based trumpeter and composer Josef Leimberg waited over 20 years to make his debut as a solo artist, and he certainly made it count! Released in October 2016 on World Galaxy Records, “Astral Progressions” is without question one of the best albums of the year, all categories considered. …

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