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House / Techno Jazz Soul

Exclusive Premiere: 30/70 “Tempted” (Athlete Whippet Remix) (Forthcoming on Rhythm Section INTL)

MIMS is excited to premiere a scorching remix of “Tempted”, originally by SE Australian “future jazz” collective, 30/70 Collective, reworked here by SE London-based house duo, Athlete Whippet. Taken from a more-than-solid remix package, also featuring reworks by SAUL, Close Counters, Setwun & Maxwell Owin, out this Friday via Peckham’s …

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Beats Electronic Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: KARU “Root” (Forthcoming on Beat Machine Records)

Music Is My Sanctuary is excited to share something very different today. “Root”, an exciting blend of jazz, electronic music and hip hop from Italian musician and producer, KARU. Taken from forthcoming album, ‘Kuru’ on Beat Machine Records. According to KARU, “”Root” represents the starting idea from which all of …

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Forgotten Treasures
Jazz

Neil Swainson Quintet “49th Parallel”

Bassist Neil Swainson’s rare and sought after recording, 49th Parallel, is finally getting a much needed re-release (first time on vinyl) on Cellar Live’s Reel to Real imprint and la reserve Records. The debut and only album from one of Canada’s most important bassists, Swainson features tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson and trumpeter Woody Shaw along with Jerry Fuller on drums …

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Broken Beat Electronic Jazz Modern Funk Soul & Funk

HUMA “Moon Crab” (Forthcoming on Angis Music)

We are absolutely in love with the luscious grooves of “Moon Crab”. Falling somewhere between jazz, electronic music and modern funk, whilst evoking the futuristic soulful boogie sound pioneered by Kaidi Tatham, et al. Due for release on a limited 7″ vinyl, September 21, via Angis Music, with a special …

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Hip-Hop Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Paul Grant “Something Else” (Forthcoming DeepMatter Records)

MIMS is delighted to premiere ​”Something Else”, by California-based multi-instrumentalist and producer Paul Grant ​‘Something Else’ . Very laid back, hip hop meets jazz guitar vibes. The swing on the backbeat is also most as infectious as the main guitar motif. The first single from his forthcoming full length solo …

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Hip-Hop Jazz Soul Soul & Funk

Exclusive Premiere: Solqlap Budapest X Emmavie “Fairy Tale” (Forthcoming on Noord Records)

MIMS is excited to premiere this absolutely luscious soul jam from the Solqlap Budapest collective in collaboration with singer/producer Emmavie. Perfect vibes for this early Autumn. Seven piece live band/producer/DJ collective, Solqlap Budapest, teams up with one of London’s most exciting rising vocalists and producers, Emmavie, to deliver their brand …

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Future Classics
Jazz Worldwide Sounds

Siti Muharam “Siti of Unguja”

The weight of history permeates this sumptuous album of modern taarab from Siti Muharam, the great-granddaughter of “mother of taarab” Siti binti Saad. Taarab originated in late 19th century Zanzibar when Arabic music introduced by the ruling sultans combined with influences from east Africa and the Indian sub-continent. Born in …

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Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Cosmic Vibrations Ft. Dwight Trible “How Long” (Spiritmuse Records)

Music Is My Sanctuary is delighted to share this exquisite example of brand new spiritual jazz courtesy of LA-based super group, Cosmic Vibrations, fronted by acclaimed vocalist, Dwight Trible. “How Long” is taken from the excellent forthcoming album, ‘Pathways & Passages’, brought to the world by purveyors of the deepest …

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Eclectic Electronic Jazz Leftfield & Experimental Worldwide Sounds

Video Premiere: John Haycock & Joshua Fletcher “What If?” (Animated by Finn Black)

We are exited to share this beautiful piece of music AND positive lesson in mindfulness from kora musician and electronic experimenter, John Haycock, featuring a poem about anxiety, written and read by author and councillor Joshua Fletcher. John Haycock is one of four artists who recently won the Steve Reid …

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Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Waldo’s Gift “Bergson” (Forthcoming on Worm Discs)

Music Is My Sanctuary is excited to share the cinematic, post-rock infused intensity of Waldo’s Gift’s “Bergson”. Taken from forthcoming compilation, “New Horizons; A Bristol Jazz Sound”, which provides and excellent and much needed overview of Bristol overlooked but vibrant jazz scene. Bristolian promoters Worm Disco Club have been championing …

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Afro Jazz Latin Modern Funk Soul & Funk Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Raúl Monsalve y los Forajidos “Cafunga” (Forthcoming on Olindo Records)

Something is cooking. Afro-Venezuelan rhythms meet James Brown inspired funk on “Cafunga” by Raúl Monsalve y los Forajidos. Over hip-shaking bass guitar, big brass chords and the beat of the clarín drum, we hear how to make the best cafunga, a very old Afro-Venezuelan recipe made with plantain and cheese. …

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Broken Beat Electronic House / Techno Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Contours & Yadava “Speaking Through Broken Shells” (Flumo / ANMA)

UK based Contours and Yadava team up to release the “Cosmic Echoes” EP, built over numerous jam sessions fusing live percussion, bass, drum machine, synthesizers and field recordings to create a raw EP full of soul and warmth. Released September 4, jointly by Flumo and ANMA Records. Music is My …

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