Interviews
Worldwide Sounds

TENDERLONIOUS – in 10 Records

Seeing as we are huge fans of 22a music, we wanted to ask Tenderlonious, one of the founding members of the collective, about some his influences and favourite records. 22a is a London-based label which specializes in vinyl only releases and despite only having 3 releases so far, they are …

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Interviews
Beats

MNDSGN – In 10 Records

We have been fans of MNDSGN (pronounced Mind Design) aka Ringgo Ancheta for quite some time now. Since the late 2000’s the Philly born, LA-based has been making a name for himself in the “beat scene”. But contrary to most of the movement which tends to follow formulas, he makes …

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Interviews
Soul

DJ DAY – in 10 Records

Despite his incredible production and DJ-ing skills, California’s DJ DAY is in our opinion still under rated. He’s the type that fits the expression “your favorite DJ’s favorite DJ”. In 2014 artists and labels often resort to gimicks and shouting louder than the next guy. Not DAY. The man is just too busy …

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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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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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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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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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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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