Guest Mixes
Ambient Classical

MIMS Guest Mix: GABRIEL OLAFS (Reykjavík, Iceland / OLI Records)

Since listening to Gabríel Ólafs‘ “Piano Works” released earlier this summer, we have become big fans of the Icelandic pianist and composer’s uniquely touching music. We also recently premiered a track from his upcoming “Absent Minded Reworks” remix project. We wanted to know about the influences that have guided his …

READ MORE →
Guest Mixes
Ambient Classical

MIMS Guest Mix: SHHE (Scotland / Portgual, OLI Records)

SHHE is the alter-ego of Scottish-Portuguese artist and producer Su Shaw. Her latest self-titled debut album tracks a period of intense personal change. The resulting record is a sparse, haunting and atmospheric journey of introspection and exploration of identity that demonstrates SHHE’s ability to capture movement, change and the light …

READ MORE →
Classical Electronic

3 Steps To: OLIVER COATES

Photo by Gaelle Berri “Oliver Coates is a cellist, electronic producer and composer from the UK. His path in live music and on record has been wildly exploratory. It has existed in multiple trajectories of Romantic and Ambient, Classical and Braindance. His live performances centre on amplified cello interacting with …

READ MORE →
The Classicaliszt
Classical

THE CLASSICALISZT – Show #07″ Jean Sibelius Special” (Hosted by ASMA)

Jean Sibelius’ oeuvre was inspired by the same Finnish mountains where he ended his brilliant career. An exuberant creative genius in his youth he seemed to harden with age and was never able to escape the symphonic curse. He left behind a robust body of work but we chose to …

READ MORE →
The Classicaliszt
Classical

THE CLASSICALISZT – Show #06 “Erik Satie Special” (Hosted by ASMA)

From his singular composition titles and annotations to his incredibly unique style, Erik Satie has captivated the heart and gripped souls of all who discover his oeuvre. Yet there is much more to his work than the timeless piano pieces; who themselves have a large interpretative spectrum. Satie seemed to …

READ MORE →
The Classicaliszt
Classical

THE CLASSICALISZT – Show #05 Harp Special (Hosted by ASMA)

The Harp has gone through many historical transformation but its sound has always been synonymous with heavenly vibrations, outlandish dexterity and sweeping softness. Many composers have used it as an ornament but when it is truly at the center of a piece the posibilities are endless. From ancient compositions to …

READ MORE →
The Classicaliszt
Classical

THE CLASSICALISZT – Show #04 “An Ode To Andres Segovia” (Hosted by ASMA)

Sometimes mastery is embodied by a defining figure, an artist that is emblematic of the instrument itself. In terms of classical guitar, spaniard Andres Segovia is atop the pantheon. From his tone to his innovative techniques and countless transcriptions he set the foundation for modern classical guitar playing. For example, …

READ MORE →
The Classicaliszt
Classical

THE CLASSICALISZT – Show #03 “Sleep” (Hosted by ASMA)

For this episode we are going to the relaxing realm with a show dedicated to soothing classical sounds. A 33 minute escapade into the great composers’ most calming repertoires. From Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony (used in a Simpsons episode) to the dreamy sounds of Saint-Saens and Satie, this episode will help …

READ MORE →
The Classicaliszt
Classical

THE CLASSICALISZT – Show #02 “The Legacy Of Pablo Casals” (Hosted by ASMA)

For our second instalment we will be exploring the life, times and music of legendary cellist Pablo Casals. Apart from being one of the first and finest cello interpreters in the world, Casals brought Bach’s Suite for Solo Cello back to life; inspiring a generation of musicians. This show will …

READ MORE →
Exclusive Premieres
Classical Electronic Soul

Exclusive Premiere: Kwalia “Pulse”

Jordan Rakei and Richard Melkonian have teamed up to release their debut EP “Pursuit” under the name Kwalia. A combination of effected string compositions and soulful vocals flow effortlessly alongside one-another feeling as though the music was incepted naturally and without too many roadblocks along the way. The forthcoming EP …

READ MORE →
The Classicaliszt
Classical

THE CLASSICALISZT – Show #01 (Hosted by ASMA)

The Classicaliszt is meant to be a guide to Classical music for the casual listener. Using my passion for the genre pressed on vinyl, I hope to share some knowledge and to introduce some incredible compositions to your musical rotation! When I was younger I sang professionally in a choir, …

READ MORE →
Future Classics
Classical Hip-Hop

Sly5thAve “The Invisible Man: An Orchestral Tribute To Dr. Dre” (Tru Thoughts)

via TT: Multi-instrumentalist, arranger, and producer Sly5thAve releases one of his most accomplished works to date: ‘The Invisible Man: An Orchestral Tribute To Dr. Dre’. This recording is the result of a concert assembled by Sly5thAve aka Sylvester Onyejiaka, Eric Coleman (Mochilla) and Kentyah Fraser – who brought in Playing …

READ MORE →