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Future Classics
Broken Beat

Various Artists “CoOp Presents: Selectors Assemble” (First Word Records)

via First Word Records: We are very proud to present a heavyweight EP in collaboration with seminal groove collective, CoOp: ‘Selectors Assemble’. It’s been almost two decades since a bunch of music makers, bored of the genre constraints of their time, began toying with time signature and syncopation to birth …

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Guest Mix
Soul

MIMS Guest Mix: Tawiah (London, Lima Limo)

“This mix includes tracks that represent childhood memories, friendships and musical collaborations. I have had the pleasure of knowing or working with all the people in this mix and wanted to share the good vibrations” Tawiah is a singer/songwriter and DJ. Her sound is unprocessed and uncompromising, her voice a …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco

Y. Gershovsky “Disco Baby – Floating Points & Red Greg Edit” (1979, Melodies International)

via Melodies: A few years ago, Melodies family members Floating Points and DJ Red Greg got their hands on a couple of original 70s obscurities. While these standout records shone brightly in their own right, the two DJs saw the potential to create their own edits behind the scenes, finely …

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Future Classics
Electronic

Steffi / Various “fabric 94” (fabric)

via fabric: Steffi has been a vital electronic music artist since the mid 90s, when she first began playing out and throwing parties in Amsterdam. Moving to Berlin in 2007, she was embraced by the Ostgut family, becoming a resident at the club and releasing on the label. To date …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul & Funk

Various Artists “Musica Per L’Immagine” (1974-1985, Fly By Night)

via FBN: With Fly By Night Music now celebrating their fifth year of operation, Lorenzo has marked the occasion by assembling his biggest project to date – an impeccably curated collection of obscure Italian production music circa 1974 – 1985. The project, has been very close to Lorenzo’s heart – …

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Future Classics
Electronic

Com Truise “Iteration” (Ghostly International)

via Ghostly: “Repetition is a form of change,” reads one of Brian Eno’s Oblique Strategies. Seth Haley knows the concept well, and his style of technicolour synth-wave takes the mantra as a challenge–how much emotion can one man convey through his machines? Six years ago, “Galactic Melt” introduced space traveller …

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Future Classics
Modern Funk

Computa Games “Cosmic Dispatch” (Hobo Camp)

via Hobo Camp: Production duo Computa Games take the most slamming synth bass, the crispest drum machine hits, and the overall classic vibes of 80’s dance-funk tunes to new aural heights. Sculpted using the best modern studio techniques, the “Cosmic Dispatch” EP fuses funk, disco, soul and electro to various …

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Forgotten Treasures
Worldwide Sounds

Various Artists “Pop Makossa – The Invasive Dance Beat of Cameroon” (1976​-​1984, Analog Africa)

via Analog Africa: The Pop Makossa adventure started in 2009, when Analog Africa founder Samy Ben Redjeb first travelled to Cameroon to make an initial assessment of the country’s musical situation. He returned with enough tracks for an explosive compilation highlighting the period when funk and disco sounds began to …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Mood J “Turn Your Love Around” (Distant Hawaii)

via Lobster Theremin: Hiding slightly out of plain sight, Australian producer Mood J has been secretly crafting lush house jams for the last half decade bubbling just under the visible surface. With the artist and Asquith having briefly touched base at the beginning of the label’s journey, it took only …

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Future Classics

Waajeed “Shango EP” (Dirt Tech Reck)

via RA: Hailing from Conant Gardens Detroit, Waajeed releases his latest offerings via his very own Dirt Tech Reck. Waajeed’s productions through the years have been known as both inventive and genre-defying. Of recent years and with a more dance floor orientated mindset, Waajeed launched Dirt Tech Records as well …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul & Funk

Hotline “You Are Mine” (1986, Jamwax / Happy Milf)

Jamwax team up with Happy Milf Records to release “You Are Mine”, the Nigerian Boogie Funk gem from Hotline, recorded at Decca studio (Lagos) in 1986. Reissue under EXCLUSIVE licence from Hotline. High Quality mastering and restauration from the original LP, don’t be fooled by other crappy bootleg or unofficial …

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Guest Mix
Eclectic

MIMS Guest Mix: Gaby Hernandez (Mr. Bongo, LA)

“Music is a conversation about one’s state of mind and heart! Summer is upon us and I’m feeling warm and breezy.” Gaby recently released her third album “Spirit Reflection” on Mr. Bongo. “Spirit Reflection” features a stellar line-up of LA talent; jazz star Kamasi Washington, Stuart Howard (AKA Lapalux), Kelis …

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