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Soul & Funk

DJ Spiltmilk “Spiltmilk EP”

The good homie, Spiltmilk, dropped his new EP today. All three tracks are straight up dance floor fillers, laced with enough funk to get your body moving uncontrollably. Some may know him from his days DJing and throwing parties in Edmonton , or maybe you know him through his work …

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Dj Mixes
Soul

DJ Day “Way Out of Living Part 2”

DJ Day is currently on tour in Europe in support of his new album “Land Of 1000 Chances”. It’s already been cited by some major heavyweights(and I fully agree) as a “best of” for 2013. The album drops next week, and I highly recommend you purchasing it. On top of …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: DJ Day “Mama Shelter”

The good homie, DJ Day, has a new album dropping soon, and to say I’m ecstatic is an understatement. On top of being a world class producer that garners praise from the likes of Gilles Peterson, Jeremy Sole and Lefto, Day, hands down, is one of the best DJ’s on …

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Music Documentaries

The Freshest “Live Set 3.0” (Feat. Kutcorners & Marvel)

Kutcorners and Marvel just hit me with their newest installment in their “Live Set” series. If you haven’t caught them live, or their previous videos, their sets consist of a seamless combination of drum machines, keys and turntables. I got a quick chance to catch up with them in Vancouver …

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MIMS Lists

EVO presents “My Top of Albums & Tracks of 2012”

When Lexis sent out an email to all the MIMS contributors, asking for everyone’s “best of” lists, I was inflicted with mixed emotions. On one hand, I was pretty excited to get the opportunity to share my top picks of 2012 for the first time with all of the MIMS …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: J Rocc “Don’t Look Back”

We all know J-Rocc as the founding member of the Beat Junkies, and for his perennial DJ mixes.  His “Sex Machine Today” mix is one of the best mixes ever(ask any of your favourite DJ’s and they would back that up in a heartbeat).  I mean, come on, when Peanut …

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DJ EVO “Live in the mix – December 2012″
Dj Mixes
House / Techno Soul

DJ EVO “Live in the mix – December 2012”

Here’s a live recording from the set I prepped for the Art of Beatz radio show. It’s a mixed bag of a lot of genres I’m into, a mix of new and old jams. All the way live! Enjoy!!! Tracks: 01. Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On 02. Souls of …

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Lefto Interview
Interviews

Lefto Interview (Brownswood, Belgium)

“Club culture has changed a great deal over the last 30 years. Nowadays, DJ’s become household names in a matter of months. True players like Theo Parrish, Louie Vega, Harvey, or Francois K – DJ’s that can play for 10 hours straight – are hard to come by… but in …

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Jorun Bombay’s “Rock The Discotek”
Dj Mixes
Disco Hip-Hop Soul Soul & Funk

Jorun Bombay’s “Rock The Discotek”

Going back to my East Coast roots with this one. Jorun Bombay, in my mind, has been one of Canada’s best kept secrets. Well, he used to be anyways. When the likes of Jazzy Jeff is pushing your music on his mixtapes, you know you have arrived. When you look …

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Do Right Music’s 10 Year Anniversary

Do Right Music’s 10 Year Anniversary

On October 26th, 2012, Toronto based record label, Do Right Music, celebrated their ten year anniversary. Founded in 2002, Do Right’s underlying mission is to share the best in jazz, soul, funk, hip-hop and electronica. In doing so, they have garnered a worldwide reputation as one of “Canada’s most visionary …

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DJ John Kong - Toronto Do Right
Interviews

John Kong Interview (Do Right! Records, Toronto)

First, and foremost, what were you involved with before you ever started Do Right? I’ve been DJing since the early 90s. Back then I kept my day job so it was a moonlighting sort of thing. I co-founded the Movement Collective in 1998 which is when things really got rolling, …

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