Exclusive Preview
Broken Beat House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Dada Cantona “Kunst EP”

via Fly High Society: Dada Cantona lives in Bradford. His debut release for Fly High Society features house, broken beat, funk and a picture of a chair. The first track that Dada Cantona made was a rip off of Flat Beat by Mr Oizo when he was about 12. “It …

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Broken Beat

Exclusive Preview: Alister Johnson “Broken Body”

‘Broken Body‘ is the follow-up to 2015’s ‘Do It Again’ single. This two-stepping banger is dripping with 90s retro-futurist sensualism, a heady and visceral latin jazz-tinged house track with a back beat guaranteed to get the dancefloor jumping. Alister’s trademark synth flourishes mingle with the vocals of returning collaborator Rahan …

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Special Themes
Broken Beat

Lexis – Broken Beat Special for RINSE

Recorded for Rinse France on April 4th, 2016 As a huge Broken Beat fan since the late 90’s, I’ve wanted to do a Broken Beat special session for a while. I’ve always managed to sprinkle some tracks here and there in sets and recorded mixes but never got around to …

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24 HOV Mixes
Broken Beat Reggae

24HOV Mixes – London Edition: NAMEBRANDSOUND

(Photo by Bruno Destombes) NameBrandSound is the brainchild of Broken Beat & UK Soul music pioneers IG Culture (aka TS Repman) and Alex Phountzi. NameBrandSound’s ‘brukworx’ style takes influence from dancehall, jungle, footwork, 2­step soul and broken beats emerging with a forward thinking sound far greater than the sum of it’s …

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Broken Beat Electronic

Exclusive Premiere: NameBrandSound & Sonar’s Ghost “One Word Twice / Walker”

(Artwork by Eriizu) NameBrandSound is the brainchild of Broken Beat & UK Soul music pioneers IG Culture (aka TS Repman) and Alex Phountzi. Their newest EP seems join forces with another absolute legend; Sonar’s Ghost aka Dominic Stanton better known as Domu to all of us Broken Beat lovers. He recently …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat House / Techno

Future Classic: Simbad “Remix Works” Vol. 1 & 2

Our good friend Simbad just put out a slew of his outstanding remix works from his extensive back catalogue spanning over 10 years. The incredible DJ, Producer (and self-proclaimed wizard) is one of the most versatile yet underrated guys in the game. Quietly going about his craft and letting the …

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Broken Beat House / Techno

Exclusive Preview: Kaytronik “Thee Album” Album Preview

via R2 Records: “Thee Album” is the first full-length project from Karizma’s alter ego Kaytronik. From his earliest days as part of Baltimore’s premier crew – The Basement Boys – Kris Klayton was never one to stay in a musical box, always probing beyond the constraints of the soulful house domain. His …

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MIMS Lists
Broken Beat

The New School of Broken Beat

We’ve been waiting for a long time to say it but let’s finally say it out loud: Broken Beat is back. The sound born in West London in the mid-90’s was one of the most inspiring and fresh approach to the fusion between Soul, Electronic and azzazz music until it …

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Mixtape Mondays
Broken Beat

Classic Mixes: Bugz In The Attic “BBC1 Essential Mix” (2004)

An oldie but a goodie. A radio 1 BBC essential mix truly deserving of that name. Over 10 years old but still as forward thinking as the day it was released. The Bugz In The Attic crew were basically the Broken Beat equivalent of the WU running 9 members deep! …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat House / Techno

Future Classic: Addison Groove “Dancer / Go La La”

This is one of those rare examples when our slogan “Forgotten Treasures” and “Future Classics” clash and meet right in the middle to make some magic happen. It isn’t always done right: most of the time these remixes and edits are pretty forgettable… this isn’t one of those times. Sister …

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Interviews
Broken Beat

DEGO – in 10 Records

Introducing the MIMS x Dimensions Festival ’10 Records’ series, where we ask artists from this year’s line-up to pick 10 of their formative records! Running with some of the finest music selectors and diggers, we bring you an exclusive series of playlists in the run up to this year’s Dimensions and Outlook …

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Dj Mixes
Broken Beat House / Techno

Mix of the Day: DEGO – Dimensions 2015 Mix #5

Huge mix for the 2015 Dimensions Festival exclusive mix series coming from none other than DEGO, an absolute giant of the UK scene since the early 90’s. Dego has been making forward thinking music for over 20 years: from his timeless records as 4Hero (along with Marc Mac) to his …

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