Special Themes
Soul & Funk

Lexis – 80’s Rare Grooves & Dollar Bin Boogie (for Munich Open Minded)

Here is a special mix I put together for Germany’s Munich Open Minded Crew. As the title says it’s an 80’s thing, featuring some hard to find obscure gems but also some very accessible (although overlooked) records you can find in your local dollar bins if you’re lucky! It’s an …

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Guest Mixes
Hip-Hop

Guest Mix: KAZI (Oxnard, California)

It’s quite an honor to get a mix session from none other than KAZI, great MC from California who has an impressive track record in the last 15 years. In addition to his two solo records, “The Plague” (2004) and “Blackmarket Seminar” an essential reissue of his collaborations with Madlib. …

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MIMS ShowsSpecial Themes

SPRINGTIME SPIRITUAL Mix Vol. 2 (2015) – Hand-picked by Lexis

As I explained in last year’s mix (link), surviving a Montreal is no joke: winters here average anywhere from -20 to -30, but the most painful part is that it last 5 months. Needless to say, Spring has a bit of extra magic to it when you’ve suffered so much for …

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Guest Mixes
Afro

Guest Mix #50: NIK WESTON (Mukatsuku Records, UK)

Special guest mix by MUKATSUKU head honcho and digger extraordinaire: NIK WESTON! Nik Weston is a DJ, music producer, record label owner of Mukatsuku Records and music buyer for Juno Records. Based out of London, UK, he was from the late 1990s to 2007 a key player in the promotion …

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Tribute Mixes
Soul & Funk

Tribute to CAMEO – Selected by Psycut

I was born in the suburbs of Paris in 1982 and I am not ashamed to say that the very first time I heard about Cameo was in the lyrics of IAM’s “Je Danse Le Mia” (1994) I later bought my first Cameo album title “Cardiac Arrest” released in 1977 …

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MIMS Shows

Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #75

It’s been a little while since the last official MIMS Show, so forgive my tardiness. Really nice past couple of weeks in Europe, doing gigs in Poland, Austria, Belgium, France, UK and also at Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Festival. So big love to all who i’ve played with & for in …

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Guest Mixes
Jazz Soul

Guest Mix #49: J.A.W (Berlin, Germany)

When we ask some of our worldwide friends for a mix or contribution we always give them an absolute carte blanche. We tell them they can be as wild as they want, in part because we’re proud to have an open-minded base of readers & listeners. What we’re always hoping …

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Guest Mixes
Hip-Hop

Guest Mix #48: ADNANA SUN (Bucharest, On The Vibe Side)

Adnana Sun is a Bucharest, Romania based DJ and Radio Show Host. Born (Peia Alexandra) in June of 1988, Adnana grew up in the Resita area where electronic music festivals are often held. As a young girl she had always been in search of great new music on formats ranging …

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Guest Mixes
Afro Worldwide Sounds

Guest Mix #47: DJ KHALAB (Black Acre Records, London)

We’re very excited to host this exclusive mix from DJ Khalab, a new addition to the Black Acre Records roster, a label we’ve loved for quite some time now. Black Acre is one of the most interesting, diverse and daring electronic music labels out there, but also one of the most …

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