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Broken Beat Electronic

Exclusive Premiere: Kuna Maze “Something To Say” (Forthcoming on Tru Thoughts)

Brand new bruk banger from Kuna Maze, “Something To Say” meshes broken beat with the romantic edge of rhythmic Brazilian-funk. Forthcoming on the “Backward” EP for Tru Thoughts. Released 13th August. “Backward” is a new direction for Kuna Maze and a new chapter for the artist. “It’s a look backwards …

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Dub Electronic Leftfield & Experimental

Exclusive Premiere: Tvii Son “Kilang” (Forthcoming MIC)

Fresh and direct sounds here from Tvii Son. With cavernous low-end, skittering beats, minimalist electronic experimentation, and strong hints of dub, grime and dancehall, its almost Mika Vainio meets Cousin Cockroach. Music for the head and body, that’s for sure. Taken from their forthcoming debut LP for London’s trailblazing MIC, …

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Beats Electronic House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: King Knut “Spellbound”

For our first premiere of the week, MIMS presents “Spellbound”, lead single from UK-based producer King Knut’s forthcoming “XL” EP, due for release Aug 21. “Spellbound” is a hypnotic, heavy affair, putting us in mind of gritty 90s NY hip hop, 90s trip hop, dub, and early Theo Parrish productions. …

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Beats Electronic

Exclusive Premiere: Strategy “Nom Wah Tea Parlour” (Forthcoming on Tru Thoughts)

Third premiere of the day! MIMS presents “Nom Wah Tea Parlour”, a hot-as-hell halftime D&B track by Mancunian MC & producer (legend of the north) Strategy. Taken from the forthcoming ‘Shapes: Sideways’ compilation on the Brighton, UK Tru Thoughts imprint. ‘Shapes: Sideways’ is the latest in Tru Thoughts’ series of …

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Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Waldo’s Gift “Bergson” (Forthcoming on Worm Discs)

Music Is My Sanctuary is excited to share the cinematic, post-rock infused intensity of Waldo’s Gift’s “Bergson”. Taken from forthcoming compilation, “New Horizons; A Bristol Jazz Sound”, which provides and excellent and much needed overview of Bristol overlooked but vibrant jazz scene. Bristolian promoters Worm Disco Club have been championing …

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Afro Jazz Latin Modern Funk Soul & Funk Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Raúl Monsalve y los Forajidos “Cafunga” (Forthcoming on Olindo Records)

Something is cooking. Afro-Venezuelan rhythms meet James Brown inspired funk on “Cafunga” by Raúl Monsalve y los Forajidos. Over hip-shaking bass guitar, big brass chords and the beat of the clarín drum, we hear how to make the best cafunga, a very old Afro-Venezuelan recipe made with plantain and cheese. …

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Exclusive Premiere: Mammal Hands “Ithaca” (Forthcoming on Gondwana Records)

We are pleased to announce a new sneak peek into the anticipated fourth album from Mammal Hands. ‘Captured Spirits’, released 11th September via Manchester tastemaker record label, Gondwana Records. Consisting of saxophonist Jordan Smart, pianist Nick Smart and drummer and tabla player Jesse Barrett, the trio have forged a growing reputation …

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Brazil Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Arícia Mess “Batuque É Reza Forte” (Feat. Dona Onete)

Brand new from Brazil. “Batuque é reza forte” showcases the beautiful warmth and energy of Brazil’s best kept secret, singer, composer, producer and radio presenter, Arícia Mess. This soulful samba features the voice and a little composing assistance from the legendary Brazilian singer and composer, Dona Onete, aka “Queen of …

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Broken Beat Electronic House / Techno Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Contours & Yadava “Speaking Through Broken Shells” (Flumo / ANMA)

UK based Contours and Yadava team up to release the “Cosmic Echoes” EP, built over numerous jam sessions fusing live percussion, bass, drum machine, synthesizers and field recordings to create a raw EP full of soul and warmth. Released September 4, jointly by Flumo and ANMA Records. Music is My …

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