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Eclectic

MIMS’ Top 100 Tracks of 2016

After hours of deliberation, our team finally came to an agreement on a Top 100 Tracks From 2016 available on Spotify. There is still a load of other tracks we loved and wanted to have on the list that are simply not yet available on the platform. Therefore, we still highly …

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Eclectic

HAUNTOLOGY Vol.2 – MIMS Playlist (by Doc’trin & Loum)

When it comes to selecting Halloween music, literally anyone can type up a slew of keywords (ei: “evil”, “creepy”, “demon”) into their music player’s search bar, or worse – sift through a plethora of uninspiring online playlists (often littered with the most obvious and usual suspects). Instead, Doc’trin & Loum …

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MIMS Lists
House / Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

90’s GARAGE – The US & UK Connection

By: The Rawsoul, Dr.Love & Lexis A few years ago we wrote a feature on the history of UK Garage, from its foundation to the family tree of sub-genres. (Link) Since Lexis & Dr.Love have been doing UK Garage Forever nights in Montreal these past few years we thought an …

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Eclectic

Music Worth Your Time – July 2016 Recap

July brought an amazing amount of releases, and as usual, we tried to listen to as much of them as we could. These are our picks, the “cream of the crop” you might say. ORGANIC RELEASES IV by BADBADNOTGOOD DIGITAL ZANDOLI by ANTILLES SERIES Patience by The Invisible Big Mean …

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Events

The MIMS Guide to Osheaga 2016

Montreal’s Osheaga festival celebrates their 11th anniversary this week-end at Parc Jean-Drapeau. Here is our quick guide to navigating the 6 stages on the 3 days of the festival. As always the festival’s programming is pretty diverse and tries to please different types of crowds. Here are the shows we …

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Dj Mixes
Eclectic

Mixes Worth Your Time – June 2016

The amount of DJ Mixes, podcasts and compilations that comes out every single day is absolutely enormous. Even to the most insatiable diggers like us it can be a bit dizzying sometimes. Since you probably have better things to do with your time than digging through 20 hours of music …

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Weekly Favorites
Eclectic

Music Worth Your Time – May 2016 Recap

The amount of releases, reissues, unofficial remixes, edits, compilations that comes out every single week is absolutely enormous. Even to the most insatiable diggers like us it can be a bit dizzying sometimes. Since you probably have better things to do with your time than digging through 20 hours of …

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MIMS Lists

Who to Watch in 2016 – Picked by the MIMS Family

We can finally put to rest all of our Best of 2015 lists along with the beautiful music and great discoveries that were made last year. Looking forward, we joined all of our collective heads and asked the MIMS collaborators to contribute one act that was their choice for breakthrough …

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Soul

SEX TAPE – MIMS Playlist

There is certainly no shortage of love / soulful / baby making anthems. We thought you might want to hear some of our favorite sexy time selections. Because nothing is worse than putting on a record and being thrown off by some weird track in there to break the mood. So …

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Forgotten Treasures
Broken Beat

10 BROKEN BEAT Forgotten Treasures – Picked by Moonstarr, Lexis & Scott C

Almost 20 years later  there is still something magical about Broken Beat scene and those few years when it was the most interesting dance floor music around. Not only have most of the classic tracks aged extremely well but the scene has been enjoying a bit of a revival these days …

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Music Tech & Art

2014 Gift Guide for Music Lovers

Every year we do a little list of all of the music related gifts we’d like to receive or give ourselves if we had just won the lottery. So here is the MIMS gift guide to music lovers (and nerds) Record Crates by Stones Throw Can’t go wrong with some …

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Soul

LOVE’S GONE BAD – MIMS Playlist

In our attempt to keep our new section of great handpicked playlists from the MIMS team going, you know we had to eventually get to songs about Heartbreak… About half of the songs are about love, and about half of those are about heartbreak. While we’re on the subject of …

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