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Dub Electronic Leftfield & Experimental

Exclusive Premiere: Tvii Son “Kilang” (Forthcoming MIC)

Fresh and direct sounds here from Tvii Son. With cavernous low-end, skittering beats, minimalist electronic experimentation, and strong hints of dub, grime and dancehall, its almost Mika Vainio meets Cousin Cockroach. Music for the head and body, that’s for sure. Taken from their forthcoming debut LP for London’s trailblazing MIC, …

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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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Brazil Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Arícia Mess “Batuque É Reza Forte” (Feat. Dona Onete)

Brand new from Brazil. “Batuque é reza forte” showcases the beautiful warmth and energy of Brazil’s best kept secret, singer, composer, producer and radio presenter, Arícia Mess. This soulful samba features the voice and a little composing assistance from the legendary Brazilian singer and composer, Dona Onete, aka “Queen of …

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Latin Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Minyo Crusaders + Frente Cumbiero “Mambonegro Daisakusen”

“Mambonegro Daisakusen” is a chicha and salsa-styled boogaloo, born from a unique collaboration between Minyo Crusaders and Frente Cumbiero: “Minyo Cumbiero (From Tokyo to Bogota)”. Released August 7th 2020 on Mais Um. Tokyo-based ten-piece and wild Japanese folk-song fusionists, Minyo Crusaders join forces with Colombian cumbia radicals Frente Cumbiero on …

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Boogie Soul & Funk Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premier: Romano “Six”

Very happy to share an upfront dancefloor cut from a label close to our hearts, Batov Records. On this occasion, Romano’s “Six”. According to Romano himself, “Six” answers the pressing question, “What would have happened if the popcorn theme was invented in a parallel universe? A vintage-futuristic middle eastern disco …

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Electronic Latin Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Sunken Cages “Mudras” (MPeach Remix)

We’re excited to share this brand new banger from one of our favourite labels, On The Corner Records. NY-based Venezuelan-born producer, MPeach, puts a ‘Latinx del Futuro’ spin on “Mudras” by fellow New Yorker, electronic bass, and roots percussionist, Sunken Cages. “Mudras” by Sunken Cages, remixed here by New Yorks …

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Lightning Orchestra "Time (Time)"
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Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Lightning Orchestra “Time (Time)”

We are excited to premiere “Time (Time)” taken from Lightning Orchestra’s forthcoming debut LP, ‘Source and Deliver’. Released July 10th on Acid Jazz Records. Self-proclaimed “psychedelic bootyshakers” of Atlanta, Lightning Orchestra combine rampant horn-led Afrobeat and funk-laden post-rock on their debut full-length Source and Deliver, released on neon yellow vinyl, …

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Jazz Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Asher Gamedze “Hope In Azania”

We are delighted to premiere “Hope in Azania”, taken from renown drummer Asher Gamedze’s incredible debut LP, ‘Dialectic Soul’, released via On The Corner Records on July 10th. A joyous jazz piece that is proudly South African. Asher Gamedze is one of the foremost jazz musicians in Cape Town, and …

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Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Otis Sandsjö “Atombahn”

We are very pleased to premiere “atombahn”, the closing song from Otis Sandsjö’s forthcoming album of experimental jazz, beats and electronics on We Jazz. Berlin-based Swedish saxophonist Otis Sandsjö returns with the eagerly-awaited sequel to “Y-OTIS”. On “Y-OTIS 2”, released by Helsinki’s We Jazz Records on July 24, Sandsjö and …

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Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Insólito UniVerso “Goyo Tuyero”

We are delighted to premiere, “Goyo Tuyero”, a brand new song from Venezuelan avant-garde folk outfit, Insólito UniVerso, completed during the recent lockdown. Officially to be released digitally on July 21st, but available from today as a Bandcamp exclusive, alongside “Jota”, via Olindo Records. On their 2018 Olindo Records debut, …

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Guest Mixes
Worldwide Sounds

MIMS Guest Mix: KOUSTO (Little Foot Records, London / Paris)

Journeying across continents, this mix seeks to offer escapism from lockdown life. Rejecting a reality where we succumb to quarantine blues, this new set offers listeners the opportunity to discover dream holidays and epic adventures in the depths of their minds. Travel to far off places punctuated by warmth on …

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Worldwide Sounds Electronic

Exclusive Premiere: Dele Sosimi x Medlar “Full Moon”

Music is My Sanctuary is excited to premiere “Full Moon”, a collaboration between UK-based afrobeat artist Dele Sosimi, and UK-born, London based producer and DJ, Medlar. Released this Friday, June 5th on Wah Wah 45s, ahead of the vinyl/digital ‘Full Moon’ EP, due for release on October 2nd. The pair …

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