AndySmith
Interviews
Soul

ANDY SMITH – in 10 Records

(Photo Credit: Food Republic) Andy Smith made his name on the UK music scene in the mid-90s as the official tour DJ and sample supplier for the massive Bristol-based trip-hop act Portishead. The response to his opening sets for that band prompted Smith’s decision to release his own mix album …

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Numark
Interviews
Hip-Hop Soul

DJ NU-MARK – in 10 Records

As a veteran in the west coast underground scene, taste maker DJ and a member of the beloved hip hop group Jurassic 5, DJ Nu-Mark needs no introduction. “Uncle Nu” is one of the most inspiring and one of our favourite DJ’s around. To celebrate the release of his new …

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Tessela_10
Interviews
House / Techno

TESSELA – in 10 Records

Since his first release in 2011, we’ve been big fans of the British producer known as Tessela who has been tearing it up with releases on R & S, 2nd Drop and Punch Drunk. At a time when the electronic music feels like it’s always focused on the “flavor of …

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low-shop-blackmarket
Interviews
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

In Conversation With: NICKY BLACKMARKET by LAW Magazine

In Conversation With: Nicky Blackmarket by LAW Magazine (Law-Mag.com) I’ve got distant memories of fluorescent posters tagged to traffic lights and railings, names like Ratpack and Nicky Blackmarket splashed across them in chunky black text. I was a bit young really, getting my first taste of drum & bass through …

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MIMS Talks with: DJ PLATURN (Oakland, US)
Interviews
Hip-Hop

MIMS Talks with: DJ PLATURN (Oakland, US)

When he’s not providing the Bay Area with his broad spectrum of sounds, or curating his 45 Sessions brand, it’s a safe bet you’ll find DJ Platurn doing the back end work that makes him one of the finest disc jocks around; digging for records, making beats, and crafting some …

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Gus_410
Interviews
Beats

MIMS Talks with: GUS SUTHERLAND

We’ve been following filmmaker Gus Sutherland’s exploits for a while now. Earlier this year, we dropped the trailer to All Ears, his documentary on the L.A. beat scene. The All Ears UK premier took place yesterday, so I took the chance to catch up with Gus on All Ears and …

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Hiatus Kaiyote - Interview
Interviews
Soul

MIMS Talks with: HIATUS KAIYOTE (Australia)

I’m blessed to say that most of my friends are super creative souls, so most of our hangouts involve some sort of artistic stimulation or creation rather than mundane chilling sessions. This particular evening my boy was having a jam session at his place when he decided to enlighten us …

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Donkypitch
Interviews
Beats

MIMS Talks with: DONKY PITCH

Donky Pitch is a UK-based label and club night set up by Pete Taylor and Dave Grinell, a couple of beardy chaps from Brighton on the South Coast. While they might have started out closer to Low End Theory and the beat scene, the Donky Pitch boys have come across …

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Sard-Boogie
Interviews
Boogie / Funk / Disco

MIMS Talks with: SARD BOOGIE (Australia)

B-Dub – I first came across you via Myspace about ’08/09 (remember that?!) and the 1st track I heard was Muthafunkagetsbeatdown, and that one still does it for me. That’s a solid Hip-Hop style banger, which is what your roots are. How’d it all start, Sard? SARD BOOGIE – Yes I …

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