MIMS Forgotten Treasures

Hand picked gems by the MIMS team rescued from dusty record bins.

 
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Forgotten Treasures: In Touch ft. Ce Ce Rogers “No Love Lost” Lost Mix (1994)

In a perfect world this would have been a crossover smash hit. In reality this was not even close to be a minor hit. This might be due to the fact that the best version was never included on the commercial release. The title of...
by The RawSoul

 
 
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Future Classic: Niko Is “Onda”

A great soul sample almost untouched and a good emcee telling his story… it seems like I can never get tired of that timeless formula! It’s exactly what we get here with this excellent cut from Rio de Janeiro native...
by Kramos

 
 
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Future Classic: Midnight Runners “Drive Into the Night”

Weeks after weeks, I realize that the Funk is truly worldwide. For this edition of the Voyage Funktastique show, I wanted to expose this fact by featuring Midnight Runners, a duo of modern funksters, hailing from Bandung, Indon...
by Walla P

 

 
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Guest Mix #28: TITEKNOTS (Tru Thoughts, UK)

This great addition to our Guest Mixes series just landed in the inbox and we’re very excited to share this mix from one of our favourite new producers. Titeknots just sort of came out of nowhere and has been killing it t...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Diggs Duke “Forgotten Treasures Mix #18″

Here is the 18th mix in our FORGOTTEN TREASURES series where we ask some of our favorite artists to make us a mix showcasing a few of their influences. We give them carte blanche to play anything as long as it’s very pers...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Mix of the Day: “Bad Boy Original Samples Mix” By Frank The Butcher & DJ7L

Remember the Bad Boy era, above all the jiggy shit and the shiny suits, Puffy & Cie “proceeded to give us what we needed” in terms of housing some of the finest NYC producers. The label’s dominant run topp...
by DJ Asma

 

 
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Future Classic: Secret Xrigins “Lurk”

For this week’s edition of the Voyage Funktastique radio show, I wanted to shed some light on one of my favourite producers, DOC Mastermind, based in Paris. The homie just released a new EP under the moniker Secret Xrigin...
by Walla P

 
 
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Forgotten Treasure: Blaze ‎”25 Years Later” (1990)

The album “25 Years Later” by Blaze is one of the best kept secrets on legendary Motown label. This soulful house release could be easily put next to the greatest 60′s & 70′s record from that legenda...
by Kramos

 
 
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Future Classic: Eman x Vlooper “Mantra”

Hip-Hop album hype usually comes off of one lead single. I still remember seeing the Still D.R.E video for the first time and I knew right then and there the album would be a classic. It’s a hard thing to pull off but ill...
by DJ Asma

 

 
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Future Classic: Sun Ra “Cosmic Compositions Avant Garde Series Vol. 3″

I have only the highest regard and respect for Addison Chase’s Cosmic Compositions Avant Garde Series, they bring me great joy, comfort and serenity. His Sun Ra inspired compilation is a perfect harmonious blend of Jazz and H...
by Devon Eve

 
 
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Future Classic: Ohbliv “MindGarden”

With Ohbliv, there is no wrong. The Virginia producer has released some gems in the past, including tapes like “Ritual Swing” and “Raw Oasis“. But on MindGarden, Ohbliv takes it a step further and tries ...
by Martin Boev

 
 
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Forgotten Treasure: Cee-Knowledge & Sun Ra Arkestra “Space Is The Place” (2001)

Sun Ra turns 100 this year. He has become one of the most controversial figures in jazz over the last century, because of his unconventional futuristic recording styles. His ability to so effortlessly experiment with his music ...
by Martin Boev