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Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: Strong Souls “Sensual Let’s Work” (1993)

This one is really close to my heart. A very obscure release that I’m very surprised that very few people play. Strong Souls is a rare Larry Heard project that was released on Black Market in 1993. That release followed his essential LP on major label MCA and a few …

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Free Love Foundation - The Sound
Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: Free Love Foundation “The Sound” Kerri Chandler Remix (1993)

If you were heavily into UK Garage and 2 Step around 1997-1998, you might be familiar with 4 Liberty records. They had major releases out from Dreem Teem, Colour Girl and Underground Solution amongst others. Let’s rewind 4 years earlier when US Garage was king and laid the foundation for …

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Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: Dreamer G “I Got That Feeling” (1992)

Every now and then I get into one of these 90’s Deep House moods which happens to be all the rage right now. Like anything else, the wrong kinda deep house music can be very boring and disposable; the line between great stuff and that loungy elevator house thing is …

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Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Dur-Dur Band “Dooyo” (1987)

You know when you are just scanning through hundreds of songs and albums just to find one you actually like. And with every track that passes you become more and more depressed because nothing is jumping out at you. Sometimes, listening to songs that are a 7/10 becomes as dreadful …

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Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: The Poets “Emotion” (1993)

The origin of this track is a bit strange. Taken from an obscure Italo House EP from 1993, “Emotion” definitely has more of a New-Jersey House feel than a sun drenched mediterranean piano house song you’d hear coming out of Italy in the mid 90’s. In fact, it sounds like …

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Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Sergio Cuevas “The Artistry of Sergio Cuevas” (1969)

Tuesday morning mystery: Who is Sergio Cuevas? Seriously, we would really like to know. There’s a surprisingly insignificant amount of online information regarding this legendary musician, so if any of our readers out there have any leads, you know where to reach us. Here’s what we’ve found so far: Sergio …

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Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Die Dominas “Die Wespendomina” (1981)

Sometimes the best music comes from rare German 10”s that posses eye-catching artwork, bizarre facts and unique collaborations. Other times, not so much. In the case of Die Dominas, we get an incredibly surreal and experimental record from a one-time-team-up between Manuel Göttsching (uncredited), friend Rosi Müller and designer Claudia …

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The Untouchables aka Kenny Dope “Just Da Way U Want” (1994)
Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: The Untouchables aka Kenny Dope “Just Da Way U Want” (1994)

This is truly a special one. A true forgotten treasure which is connected by many others because of the sample it’s based on! A few years before Dilla exquisitely used Minnie Riperton‘s soul masterpiece “Inside My Love” for “The Look Of Love”, I was mesmerized by “Lyrics To Go” by …

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Vick Lavender “Did You Really” (1999)
Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: Vick Lavender “Did You Really” (1999)

Happy New Year! I know it’s been a really long time since I wrote for MIMS World, but that was 2013 (which, at the risk of sounding superstitious, was a really weird ride). On to bigger and better things! As a reward for everyone’s patience, I’m unleashing one of my …

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