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Interviews
Beats

The Fantastic Voyage of Tall Black Guy

“Take A Trip” is the sophomore album from the Detroit-native, UK-based producer known as Tall Black Guy. It welcomes the listener on a 13 track voyage that meets talented guest vocalists and musicians along a the way. It is an album that goes miles beyond the “beat tape” stereotype. One …

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Beats Hip-Hop

Elaquent’s Beat Odyssey Continues With His New Album “Worse Case Scenario”

Canadian Producer / Beatmaker Elaquent’s returns with his 5th album since his fantastic debut “After Midnight” released in 2009. The new album titled “Worst Case Scenario” might be his finest work yet. It showcases his sonic growth and is also a very introspective exercise. “…going on 30, no longer feeling …

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Interviews
Beats Electronic

Bristol’s Barnaby Carter Shares the Inspiration For His Debut Album

It is a fundamental part of life that in order for something new to emerge, something old has to pass and give up its space and resources. This circulation between life and death is the source of everything beautiful. It is omnipresent in the whole of nature and all cycles …

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Eclectic House / Techno

Duke Hugh Comes Out Swinging With His Debut EP “Canvas” (out on Rhythm Section)

Since launching in 2014, Rhythm Section has grown into one of the most trusted and impactful independent labels, championing underground music of all kinds, from house to jazz, soul and beats. The label continues to be a great platform for introducing new artists, and for their 16th release comes the …

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Interviews
Electronic

Back to the Raw. The lost tapes from the legendary SunPalace project

“Rude Movements / Winning” by SunPalace (released in 1983 on Passion Records) has always been somewhat of an obsession for me. Perhaps the track I’ve played the most in DJ sets in the last 15 years. I always wondered where it came from and where the project disappeared to. Leftield Cosmic Disco …

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Interviews
Brazil

An Interview With The World Renowned Brazilian Vinyl Dealer Joel Oliveira Stones

Interview by: DJ ASMA Joel Oliveira Stones is a world renowned Brazilian Vinyl dealer and multi-disciplined artist based in NYC. While visiting Montreal, he took the time to share his thoughts with us on vinyl dealing, vinyl brokering, musical performance and owning his own shop, Tropicalia In Furs. ASMA: Tell us …

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Gilles
Interviews
Eclectic

Gilles Peterson Interview – Still Searching for the Perfect Beat

‘Searching for the Perfect beat’ Anyone familiar with this phrase or a regular visitor to MIMS knows who Gilles Peterson is. For those from other planets dropping by to acquire an insight into ‘the perfect beat’ Gilles is an archetype: DJ, radio host, producer, label owner, collector, curator. The King and …

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Interviews
Brazil

Discussion with Azymuth on the making of the seminal 1980 “Outubro” record

FarOut recordings’ mission is to bring to light all the diversity and vibrance of Brazilian music past and present. In doing so they have rereleased a number of seminal albums from renowned artists such Marcos Valle, Arthur Verocai and legendary supergroup Azymuth. They have recently released the group’s Outubro LP …

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Interviews
House / Techno

KARIZMA – in 10 Records

In celebration of Baltimore house legend Karizma‘s first full length album under his Kaytronik moniker we wanted to have a little chat and talk about some the influences guiding the sound of one of our favorite House producers ever. We strongly recommend you get that new record titled “Thee Album“, …

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