Forgotten Treasures
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Can “The Singles” (Mute Records)

From the start, CAN, the multifarious West German band, understood the value in taping excessive jam sessions, sometimes up to six hours. This influential collective who drew influence from Sly Stone, James Brown and Karlheinz Stockhausen would mine back over tape, searching for the magic break. An updated version of …

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Boom Music
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BOOM MUSIC – Show #33 (Hosted by Colectivo Futuro)

This month on Boom Music, we welcomed back Lexus Blondin, one of the key movers behind London’s Total Refreshment Centre and Church of Sound. We discussed the first release on the newly minted TRC label, from the wonderful Vels Trio, and what’s more, Church of Sound’s upcoming first birthday celebration. …

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Radio Show
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MUSIC IS MY SANCTUARY – Show #84 (Mixed by Lexis)

Summer is finally in Montreal so here is a nice 2 hour trip around some of my favourite recent discoveries. As always a nice blend of future classics & forgotten treasures as we like to say. Show #84 does lean a little bit more on the new releases since there …

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Guest Mix
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MIMS Guest Mix: Gaby Hernandez (Mr. Bongo, LA)

“Music is a conversation about one’s state of mind and heart! Summer is upon us and I’m feeling warm and breezy.” Gaby recently released her third album “Spirit Reflection” on Mr. Bongo. “Spirit Reflection” features a stellar line-up of LA talent; jazz star Kamasi Washington, Stuart Howard (AKA Lapalux), Kelis …

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Balance Radio Show
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BALANCE – Show #528 (Hosted by Spacewalker)

This episode’s Essential Album Corner features Isoul8’s 2006 release on Sonar Kollektiv. Exclusives from Glenn Astro, Hampshire & Foat, The Vels Trio, more music from Lord Echo as well as Harvey Sutherland, fresh stuff from Osunlade, some great contemporary jazz and of course, the return of the Essential Album Corner! …

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Forgotten Treasures
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Jah Wobble “The Lago Years” (1981-1985, Emotional Rescue)

via Bandcamp: While the story of Jah Wobble, from post-punk bassist to Tube driver to world music explorer is well documented, the fact he founded his own label, Lago Records, at the age of just 23 years old has often been overlooked. Lago Records was set up by John “Wobble” …

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Boom Music
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BOOM MUSIC – Show #32 (Hosted by Colectivo Futuro)

Back on home turf for the thirty second edition of the Boom Music show, featuring future classics and forgotten gems, be it jazz, house, hip hop, funk or something else, from London to Detroit, Caracas to Johannesburg. Fresh sounds coming in from South African pianist Nduduzo Makhathini, who we just …

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My Favorite Things
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MY FAVORITE THINGS #04 – Hosted by Psycut (France)

The title of the show is, of course, a tribute to John Coltrane, one of my all-time influences. A monthly journey of my musical landscape where I share my latest discoveries, Episode #04 is full of brand new Soul, Hip Hop, and Jazz Nuggets! TRACKLIST DJ Psycut – Intro Cold …

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Future Classics
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The NCY Milky Band “Billy & Bess” (BMM Records)

This is the story of billy, an old man who lost his wife a few years ago… He lives with his beautiful and malignant « Chaton ». During his usual walk in the park around the corner, his life will change. It is difficult to classify these records. At the …

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Future Classics
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MNP “Heavy Tint / Dip​-​Dab” (Delights)

Markey Funk’s label Delights is proud to present its new 7” release – the debut single by MNP. Born in the minds of Brighton’s own Simon Hill (a.k.a. Beta Hector) and his long-time band-mates Toby Sendall (Baby Charles, Derriere) and Robin Mallon (Derriere), the music of MNP combines smoked-out grooves …

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Balance Radio Show
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BALANCE – Show #527 (Hosted by Spacewalker)

The usual Balance excursion through Jazz, Soul, Beats and beyond! Too much good stuff floating about in the first month of spring, so expect a full batch of fresh goodies! Music from Mark de Clive-Lowe, Kendrick Lamar, Moonchild, Harvey Sutherland, K15, Lord Echo and more! TRACKLIST B. Bravo – Paradise …

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Boom Music
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BOOM MUSIC – Show #31 (Hosted by Colectivo Futuro)

We were on the road again for episode 31 of Boom Music. This time coming at you from Orlando, Florida and more specifically from inside one of our favourite record shops around: Uncle Tony’s Donut Shoppe. Established in 2014, the shop specializes in stocking holy grails from across the spectrum, …

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