MIMS Forgotten Treasures

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

 
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Future Classic: Wagon Christ “Manalyze this”

I don’t have to tell you how much I am excited for this new release. I am such a Luke Vibert groupie. Always loved everything he does under his multiple aliases: Kerrier District, Ace of Clubs, Plug, and in this case Wago...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Forgotten Treasure: Guru “Le Bien, Le Mal” ft. MC Solaar (1993)

I was in a Gang Starr & Guru listening blitz and I stumbled upon this so I thought I’d share it with you all. I always had massive respect for Guru as an MC but also for his vision and dedication with his Jazzmatazz ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Future Classic: Ben Westbeech “Slowly”

Some know him as Ben Westbeech, great soul singer and producer from the UK who was actually the very first released artist on Gilles Peterson‘s Brownswood label. Others know him as Breach an alias he used to release one o...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
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Future Classic: Declaime “Dr. Shrooman”

Brand new release (ok it came out 2 months ago) from the extraterrestrial living among us we also call Declaime aka Dudley Perkins. Everything he’s ever put out is on that next level and based on first listen this projec...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Forgotten Treasure: Desmond Dekker “Fu Man Chu”

Desmond Dekker was one of the first Jamaican singers to be able to export his talents out of the island and the rocksteady scene of Kingston. He was denied early in his career by labels like Studio One and Treasure Isle but he ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Forgotten Treasure: Amp Fiddler “If I Don’t” (Dubstep Rmx 2)

Hmmm…. I really hate sharing this nugget because it’s one of those pretty rare white labels that you won’t find on Beatport, Juno or any download site. But being the nice dude that I am I’ll spread the l...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
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Future Classic: Morgan Zarante “Hookid EP”

First Hyperdub drop of 2011 – a stone cold future funk winner from Spacek’s Morgan Zarate. Over the last few years he’s cropped up on the Beat Dimensions and Fat City’s Producer #1 comps, from where his ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Jai Paul “BTSTU” (The Incubator’s juvee rubdown video mix)

My homeboy Scott aka The Incubator just shared this piece of geniusness with me. He actually just finished this today. A really dope video creation to bless this amazing track by Jai Paul who apparently is from London and just ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Future Classic: Bullion “You Drive Me To Plastic”

It’s been a long time coming. Bullion’s “non-LP” for Young Turks is ready to buy and it’s a 20 minute megamix that takes in motorik sounds, disco, 80s synth-pop, hiphop, prog and much more. Limited etched LP and cheap...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
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Dilla & Slum Village – Rare Soundcheck Video

For any real hip-hop head this just possibly be the coolest youtube video ever. A super rare video was just uploaded and it features Dilla and Slum Village during a soundcheck and running around town to go buy a missing wire at...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Future Classic: Prince Po “Right to know” ft. Large Professor

Real talk from Prince Po right here. True story, a few years ago I was DJing my usual friday night spot with my partner Sevdee when at about 2:50am he turns to me and says yo isn’t that Prince Po on the dancefloor? Yes, i...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Future Classic: Bilal “Levels” (Flying Lotus Edit)

Got a cool treat in the mail today from the good folks at Plug Research. The advance copy of Bilal‘s new EP will be coming out officially next week so I can at least share one track with you all. The 5 track EP is more of...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)