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Guest Mixes
Disco Eclectic Jazz

MIMS Guest Mix: CLÉMENTINE (Chuwanaga Records, Paris)

Clémentine of Chuwanaga Records delivers a selection of grooves to shuffle and sway to. Feel good with this one! “In this mix I wanted to make a spontaneous selection that represented me at the moment. It’s a concentrate of music I love and I like to play, from Jazz-Funk, AOR, …

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Contests
House / Techno

CONTEST (FINISHED): Win A Vinyl Copy Of Claude’s “Future” EP On La Freund Recordings

Musical renaissance man Fulgeance lands on La Freund Recordings under his Claude moniker, and it could be yours… for free! It’s made for warm and cozy dance floors worldwide, flaunting two original cuts and two remixes from Duke Hugh and The Maghreban. Fulgeance aka Claude has been making music from …

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Playlists
Eclectic

NACHTBRAKER Selects: Foundational Albums

Amsterdam’s Nachtbraker, a good-humoured Dutchman with his tongue always firmly in cheek, has always refused to stick to the ‘sound du jour’ and the industry’s conventions, following his own path instead, continually willing to step out of his comfort zone. To put in context his recently released full-length “When You …

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Tribute Mixes
Hip-Hop Soul

Tribute to Raphael Saadiq – Selected by Russ Ryan

“Raphael Saadiq is the Neo Soul and R&B producer, arranger and songwriter of a generation, yet criminally unsung. I simply wanted to shine a light on known, and some unknown, involvement of his in music over the years, from uptempo Soul of his own to his signature Two Step sound. …

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Future ClassicsInterviews
Beats House / Techno

Lay-Far “War Is Over” (In-Beat-Ween Music)

Russia’s Alexander Lay-Far released his long-awaited third studio album “War Is Over” this past Friday on his own In-Beat-Ween imprint. The deeply personal, honest, and uncompromising album covers a lot of ground stylistically and shows a ton of versatility and musical knowledge. It makes sense that the album nods to …

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Guest Mixes
Reggae

MIMS Guest Mix: Jay Glass Dubs (Bokeh Versions, Athens)

Jay Glass Dubs is one of three aliases of Athens-based Dimitris Papadatos. Known for his alien-like Dub excursions on labels like Bokeh Versions, Berceuse Heroique, and Ecstatic, Jay Glass Dubs is a defining factor in this weird and mysterious musical world. Here we asked him to provide some of his …

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Guest Mixes
House / Techno

MIMS Guest Mix: Space Ghost (Tartelet, Oakland)

Ever since Oakland’s Space Ghost released his LP “Endless Light” to the world, we’ve been hooked on his unique blend of Lo-Fi House / Boogie which is perfect for both the party and headphone use. We asked Space Ghost to create a mix of what he’s been really digging lately …

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Guest Mixes
House / Techno

MIMS Guest Mix: JANK (Mysterious Works, Japan)

After releasing his Dusty and Soulful debut EP on UK’s Mysterious Works, Japan-based House head JANK decided to gather some of his favourite tracks together for a mix to show off where his unique style comes from. “The mix includes cool tracks I love from Moodymann and my precious friends …

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Interviews
House / Techno

The Tracks That Inspired Fred Everything’s “Long Way Home”

After spending eight years living in San Francisco, Deep House mainstay Fred Everything has returned to reside in Montreal and has released his “Long Way Home” LP to mark the occasion. “Long Way Home” marks Fred’s fourth artist album and his first to be released on his own label Lazy …

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Future Classics
Soul & Funk

Magic In Threes “Return Of…” (KingUnderground Records)

Magic In Threes release “Return Of…” for the first time on vinyl with KingUnderground, which until now was only available on cassette through G.E.D. Soul Records. via KU: The album is a collection of delightfully smoked out, library music inspired instrumentals following in the footsteps of their highly enjoyable 2011 …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul & Funk Worldwide Sounds

Kamal Keila “Muslims and Christians” (1992, Habibi Funk)

For their eighth project, Germany’s Habibi Funk Records have directed their attention to the musical archives of Kamal Keila. How the label and Kamal Keila connected is a spectacular story, and the when’s and the why’s of how these recordings came to exist make this compilation of tracks even more …

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Tech Tuedays

What If Machines Could Sing ’90s Ballads?

From Martin Backes (artist, designer, creative technologist, hacker, DJ and composer) “What do machines sing of?” is a fully automated machine, which endlessly sings number-one ballads from the 1990s. As the computer program performs these emotionally loaded songs, it attempts to apply the appropriate human sentiments. This behavior of the …

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