Interviews
Modern Funk

XL Middleton Invites You To Enjoy The Ride

The Modern Funk “world community” is always thirsty for new releases, and the new XL Middleton LP “Things Are Happening” is ready to quench that thirst. The Los Angeles native delivers his most complete project so far, following-up his “Tap Water”, “In The Middle Of The Night” EP and a …

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Interviews

Afrikan Sciences’ music leaves monoculture in the dust

For the past decade, Eric Porter has meticulously built a canon of Electronic Music that persistently challenges the status quo notion of what rhythm can do… And how it should behave. His take on West London Broken Beat is distinctly tied to culture, rather than trend or sub-genre classification. The …

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Soul

Video Premiere: Pho Queue “SOS” (Tokyo Dawn Records)

Munich’s new disco sensation Pho Queue drop their long awaited debut record “Sweet”. Synth boogie, funky to Carribbean sounding guitar riffs, Vietnamese pho flavors and superbad vocals define their signature sound. This tasty collection of the band’s highlight tracks boils up a sweet and spicy meal with some known ingredients …

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InterviewsMIMS Radio

Waajeed’s Multifaceted Approach To The Detroit Sound

Hailing from Conant Gardens Detroit, Waajeed’s productions through the years have been known as both inventive and genre-defying. Of recent years and with a more dance floor orientated mindset, Waajeed launched Dirt Tech Records as well as collaborating with many hometown legends like Carl Craig, Mad Mike, and Theo Parrish. …

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Jazz

Emma-Jean Thackray’s Tour De Force

London-based trumpet player, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Emma-Jean Thackray has been making a lot of waves in the Jazz scene with the recent release of her new EP “Ley Lines”. With four full-length tracks separated by four interludes included as “palette cleansers”, the EP is a real journey through her ideas …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: CPEN ft. Bluey Robinson “I’m Searching (Kerri’s Feel Vocal)”

Madhouse Records label boss Kerri Chandler returns to his imprint with a heavy set of remixes for CPEN ft. Bluey Robinson’s single entitled ‘I’m Searching’. Each flip has its own personality and flavour, but the ‘Feel Vocal’ stood out for us on this one. Warm and delicate keys dangle gently …

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Electronic Jazz

Video Premiere: Kaos Protokoll “Story Line”

From their latest full-length release “Everyone Nowhere”, Kaos Protokoll shares their latest single and video for the impressionistic ‘Story Line’. It’s safe to say that the Swiss four-piece is slowly but surely becoming a regular name amongst fans of the GoGoPenguins, Jaga Jazzists and Makaya McCravens of this world. They’ve …

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Playlists
Eclectic

TEMPO – December 2nd 2018 (Event Preview Playlist)

TEMPO is a new Montreal-based event series paying close attention to the venue, sound, and visual quality to create a space for a positive and inclusive audience. The DJs from Oasis MTL, T.G.V, Music Is My Sanctuary and Bar à Vinyle will unite to bring eclectic and uplifting music for …

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Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Ben Hauke “Movin’ Broke”

The young South East London producer Ben Hauke takes us on an epic sonic excursion with a four track sampler on the CoOp’s “Coopr8 Records”. “Movin’ Broke” is driven by crunchy MPC beats laced with obscure and dusty Puerto Rican breaks mashed with Brazilian, and Cuban crate digs delivering Ben’s …

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