Gadgets & Stuff

Reviews of MIMS-approved gear & stuff to nerd-out about.


Nickodemus “Back In The Days” Mix CD, T-shirt and 12-inch

Brought to you by 101 Apparel Nickodemus grew up in NYC in the 80′s and 90′s on a healthy dose of Hip Hop, Reggae & House. He got his 1st turntables at age 12 & was attending clubs & DJ’ing in them...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Lefto & Kutmah “Symbiosis” – 101 Apparel

Mix CD, T-shirt and 7-inch Brought to you by 101 Apparel “Symbiosis” is when two deejays work separately on a mix and end up creating the same atmosphere. 80 minutes of music inspired by our environment, backgrounds...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Customized Cases for your 45′s

I used to not collect 45′s and I still hate myself for forgoing digging through them in Lima for lack of time (so much Fania and Peruvian garage left behind). But now I have 45 fever and I am amassing big quantities. Soon...
by DJ Asma



Top of 2013 – The Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for some gift ideas for the music lover in your life? Or maybe even a few suggestions in the “from me to me” category because you damn well deserve it! We got you covered with 20 suggestions that can’t...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Tucker & Bloom (DJ Bags and Accessories)

Travelling as a DJ or digger is both a thrill and a hassle. Whether your bringing records back from a church basement, Colombian flea market or just going to your monthly gig, it’s always the same story. Your back aches, your...
by DJ Asma


The Vinyl Bubble

Sometimes it’s good to reflect on what is actually happening instead of basing our view from what the media says about it. This is especially true when dealing with something the mainstream media does not fully grasp (you wou...
by DJ Asma



Amazing Technics SL-700 (45′s only!)

I bizmarkie has the only 2 pair of sl-700 in the world period ….. — BIZ MARKIE (@BizMarkie) July 26, 2013 My man DJ Sheep posted pics of the Biz with a pair of custom technics turntables made for spinning 45s exclusivel...
by DJ Asma


Scientific Discovery: Listening to new music is good for you

Via ScienceMag: “When jazz legend John Coltrane first heard Charlie Parker play the saxophone, the music hit him “right between the eyes,” he once said. According to neuroscientists, Coltrane was exactly right...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Ninja Tune Launches “Ninja Jamm” Open Mobile Remixing

What if you could do more than just consume music as a passive listener? It’s a question that has fascinated musicians ever since the dawn of digital technology. Now, a very big label is releasing an app that provides an answ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



Wax Poetics #54 (Feat Big Daddy Kane, Joey Badass, Darryl Hall & Jose James

Purchase Issue 54. via “Issue 54 split covers celebrate two scenes—blue-eyed soul and Brooklyn MCs—brought together as only Wax Poetics can. Cover one sports legendary Brooklyn MC and Juice Crew alum B...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Fruits, Veggies & Beats

Words by: Pianos made of apples are becoming, suddenly, commonplace. Photo (CC-BY) Pete Prodoehl. Call it a massive attack of fruits and veg. Simple circuits have long been able to make use of sensors in...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Audiowood Barky Turntable

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Wood. Wood who? Woodn’t you like to know! Here is your perfect turntable for the chalet! Barky is a limited-production (10-15 per year on average), high-quality turntable made with a solid...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)