Forgotten Treasures
Reggae

Forgotten Treasure: Half Pint “Mr. Landlord” (1983)

This is the undisputed anthem for all Tenants Worldwide. The one you should blast out of your apartment when the rent is past due a few days. Let Lindon Roberts aka Half-Pint express your frustration in the most laid-back way possible. Ease Up Mr. Landlord… Di roof is leaking di pipe …

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Dj Mixes
Reggae

Mix of the Day: Double Barrel (Reggae Samples and Hip Hop Classics) by J Gravy + DJ Corey Chase

via Okayplayer.com The ties between hip-hop and reggae have always run deep, but on DJ Gravy and DJ Corey Chase’s new Double Barrel mixtape they’re brought a little closer to the surface. Loaded with blend after blend after blend of vibrant reggae material and the hip-hop classics that sampled it, …

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Future Classics
Latin Reggae

Future Classic: Ticklah “Ya Llego” feat. Mayra Vega

I can be a bit reluctant to “edits” and “versions” of certain tracks, especially classics. More often then not the edits tend to strip the original soul and flavor of the track and replace it with a monotone breakbeat or an ill-fitting rhythm. Back in the early parts of last …

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Forgotten Treasures
Reggae

Forgotten Treasure: Junior Murvin (Junior Soul) “Rescue the children”

Junior Murvin is well known for the title track of his first album, the massive “Police & Thieves“. The song has been covered by The Clash in 1977 and most recently by Zara McFarlane who did her own beautiful smooth version of this classic. No other tune from him got even …

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Forgotten Treasures
Reggae

Forgotten Treasure: The Blue Bells “Come Along” (1976)

Absolutely fantastic slept-on roots gem from the mid-70’s. Perfect for a cold winter day. “Come Along” was the biggest hit from The Blue Bells: Hector Wright (Lead) + and Raphael Martin (Harmony) and produced by Wright. It was recorded at Lee Scratch Perry‘s legendary Black Ark Studios. One of the …

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Forgotten Treasures
Reggae

Forgotten Treasure: Horace Andy “Get Down” (1985)

Everytime we put together an edition of our side project called 24 Hours of Vinyl we walk away with tons of amazing discoveries from the 15 DJ’s who came share their finest nuggets with us. The 11th edition in San Francisco was no different and might actually have been the …

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Dj Mixes
Reggae

Mix of the Day: Brackles “Rinse FM Podcast 23rd August 2014”

Absolutely great carnival vibes coming from London’s Brackles recorded live on Rinse FM, everybody’s favourite underground radio station. We were very familiar with Brackles‘ productions always rooted in Bass with Funky drums but we were a little bit less familiar with his DJing. Well this set makes total sense in terms of him …

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“A Tribute To Mandela” by King Kong Disko
Dj Mixes
Reggae

Mix of the Day: “A Tribute To Mandela” by King Kong Disko

via King Kong Disco: “Tonight we received the sad news that a real freedom fighter icon of the 20th century has finally passed away. On the 5th of December 2013 Nelson Mandela died in Johannesburg. His name stands for a life long struggle to rid his people of the curse …

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Guest Mixes
Reggae Soul

DJ VADIM “Forgotten Treasures Mix #14”

Here we are with another edition of the best damn mix series going on right now! Ok ok, we don’t usually brag about our own projects but we could not be more proud of the Forgotten Tresures series. Not only do we have a killer lineup of artists (Ta-Ku, Zed …

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Dj Mixes
Reggae

Mix of the Day: Schlachthofbronx “Drum Machine Workout Mix”

Between the festivals this summer, Benedikt and Jakob managed to take all their drum machines, MPCs, dub sirens and other boxes back to their studio basement in Munich and finally recorded a brandnew mix. Its part what they call a drum machine workout mix and part a classic mixtape, where …

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Future Classics
Reggae

Future Classic: Shy FX feat Liam Bailey “Soon Come”

Take a little break from all that trap music and stop with that twerkin nonsense for two minutes… It’s frying your brain. Hehe, I kid I kid! We don’t make a habit of hating on anyone here at MIMS but a track like this is just a breath of fresh …

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Ghostbeard - Live at Budokan
Dj Mixes
Reggae

Mix of the Day: Ghostbeard “Live at Budokan”

As Ghostbeard himself tells it best: Back in December of 2012 I found myself in Toyko with the Amon Tobin “ISAM Live” tour. Taking 4000 pounds worth of stage design to the other side of the world seemed like a perfectly good excuse to spend an extra 7 days tooling …

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