Balance Radio Show
Beats Eclectic Jazz Soul

BALANCE – Show #542 (Hosted by Spacewalker)

With the year winding down and still having so much music to get through, it’s only logical that it’s (almost) strictly new & exclusive stuff on Show #542! Joseph Malik, Skymark, Harvey Sutherland, The Expansions, Anderson .Paak & more, plus a tribute to Roy Hargrove. TRACKLIST Dwele featuring Roy Hargrove …

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MIMS Lists
Ambient Beats Electronic Jazz

Digging Deep Into The Brainfeeder Catalogue

In the eyes of many, Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder imprint is the leading symbol of DIY done right. Formed in 2008 the label brought together the artists who were part of a burgeoning musical movement we now know as “The Beat Scene”. Straddling the lines of Instrumental Hip Hop, Experimental Electronic, …

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Guest Mixes
Disco Eclectic Jazz

MIMS Guest Mix: CLÉMENTINE (Chuwanaga Records, Paris)

Clémentine of Chuwanaga Records delivers a selection of grooves to shuffle and sway to. Feel good with this one! “In this mix I wanted to make a spontaneous selection that represented me at the moment. It’s a concentrate of music I love and I like to play, from Jazz-Funk, AOR, …

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Exclusive Preview
Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Chip Wickham “(Soul) Rebel 23 (Reginald Omas Mamode IV Remix)”

“Shamal Wind”, the celebrated second album by UK flautist and sax player Chip Wickham, gets revisited by three producers cooler than the other side of the pillow, hailing from London and Berlin. Max Graef, Reginald Omas Mamode IV, and Ishmael Ensemble get their hands on the tracks of one of …

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Exclusive Preview
Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Olli Ahvenlahti “Minor Minor” (We Jazz Records)

Finnish Jazz legend Olli Ahvenlahti presents his grade-A cooker ‘Minor Minor’ from his “Thinking, Whistling” LP on 7″ vinyl. The original track (featured here) takes us back to the origins of straight up Jazz music. Coyly swung and playfully nonchalant, it loosens things up in a smooth and effortless style. …

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Exclusive Preview
Beats Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: The Breathing Effect “Waves” (Bastard Jazz)

Bastard Jazz presents the next instalment of their long running “Tempo Dreams” compilation series! The series calls upon established artists to shine a light on their favourite producers and compile an album of all unreleased music from the emerging & underrated young talents. With Volume 5, Bastard Jazz welcomes the …

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Tribute Mixes
Jazz

Tribute to ROY HARGROVE – Mixed by TJ Oliver-Gorton

On November 2nd, innovative trumpeter and composer Roy Hargrove sadly passed away at the far too young age of 49.His death was caused by cardiac arrest brought on by kidney disease. Hargrove was considered by many as the greatest trumpeter of his generation. During the nineties, he established himself as …

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Forgotten Treasures
Jazz

Charles Mingus “Jazz in Detroit / Strata Concert Gallery / 46 Selden” (BBE Music)

During one week in February of 1973, you could attend a live performance by the Charles Mingus Quintet at the intimate Strata Detroit Concert gallery for a mere six bucks. That’s right. You could hear, or bear witness to the great American composer, besides Duke Ellington for next to cheap. …

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Future Classics
Jazz

Album Of The Week: Makaya McCraven “Universal Beings” (International Anthem Recording Co.)

Chicago-based drummer Makaya McCraven is one of the most cutting-edge artists in Jazz right now. He’s followed up his incredible Chicago-meets-London mixtape “Where We Come From”, which was released earlier this year, with a brand new 22-track album on the International Anthem label titled “Universal Beings”. Universal Beings by Makaya …

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Boom Music
Eclectic Jazz Soul & Funk

BOOM MUSIC – Show #46 (Hosted by Colectivo Futuro)

Episode 46 kicks off with the lead single off Insólito UniVerso’s debut album “La Candela del Río” forthcoming on Olindo Records and now available for pre-order! The rest of the show features music from far and wide including Thabang Tabane’s excellent debut album for Mushroom Hour Half Hour from South …

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Exclusive Preview
Jazz Soul & Funk

Video Premiere: Hypnotic Brass Ensemble “Heru”

Dubbed as the Original Bad Boys of Jazz, The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (HBE) are seven incredibly talented kin originating from Chicago and based in NYC who have blazed a trail as leading artists in the music industry today. With the respect and personal invitation of some of the greatest artists …

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Guest Mixes
Jazz

MIMS Guest Mix: Rebecca Vasmant (Sub Club, Glasgow)

“This mix was inspired by my love of music, and being first and foremost a music fan.” “These are songs that spark off an emotion within myself. I feel so lucky to have discovered the records I have up to now, and am excited every day by the prospect of …

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