Boom Music
Jazz Worldwide Sounds

BOOM MUSIC – Show #48 (Hosted by Colectivo Futuro)

Unbelievably only our first show this year, so there’s so much music to share, and if it wasn’t hard enough to cover everything, we managed to fit in a cracking guest mix from our good friend and recent arrival to London, from Stockholm via Berlin, Mathias Linzatti, sharing some current …

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Tudo Bem
Brazil

TUDO BEM #01 – Hosted by Tahira

It is an absolute honour to welcome to our roster of partner shows one of our favorite DJ’s on the planet, Tahira from Sao Paulo Brazil! Tahira is a well known character and good soul of São Paulo’s music and digging community, regularly searching through record shops, private collections or …

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Jazz Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Black Flower “Hora de Aksum”

Piloted by saxophonist/flutist/composer Nathan Daems (Ragini Trio, Dijf Sanders, Echoes of Zoo), the input of notorious musicians, drummer Simon Segers (MDC III, De Beren Gieren, Stadt), cornet player Jon Birdsong (dEUS, Beck, Calexico), keyboardist Wouter Haest (Voodoo Boogie) and bassist Filip Vandebril (Lady Linn, The Valerie Solanas) leads to the …

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Guest Mixes
Reggae

MIMS Guest Mix: DJ SPORTSWEAR (Montreal, N10.as)

via DJ Sportswear: The first time I heard Congoman by The Congos I was blown away by the other worldly drum machine sounds you can hear throughout the 7 min cut. A classic Lee Perry Black Ark era production, it really stands out with its innovative of the drum machine. …

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Guest Mixes
Leftfield & Experimental Reggae

MIMS Guest Mix: LEANNE WRIGHT (London, UK)

Huge thanks to our good friend Leanne Wright (aka the hip swayer•truth sayer•record player) for this very deep session filled with incredible discoveries! A few words from Leanne on the mix: “I really enjoyed putting this mix together; I’ve been wanting to do something a little deeper, dubbier, darker but …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco Worldwide Sounds

Zohra “Badala Zamana” (1977)

Late 70’s Arabic language Folk/Disco from France. I first became aware of this one via my pals at Beach Freaks. At the time, I couldn’t afford to cop the OG and wondered when I’d find an affordable copy. Alas! It’s been reissued and is a 10th of the price of …

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Boom Music
Jazz Worldwide Sounds

BOOM MUSIC – Show #47 (Hosted by Colectivo Futuro)

We managed to record one last show for the year capturing some of our favorite new or previously unreleased, on vinyl at least, music to come out in the last 12 months. There’s music by Emanative, Allysha Joy, Sean Khan, Meridian Brothers, Rodrigo Tavares, and Ben Lamar Gay. As well …

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Soul & Funk Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Insólito UniVerso “Tonada Del Guante”

Sit back and absorb the latest offering from Paris-based Venezuelan quartet Insólito UniVerso taken from their forthcoming debut LP “La Candela del Río”. ‘Tonada Del Guante’ is a song inspired by the Tonada Llanera, a traditional style of work song from the plains made famous across the world by Simón …

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Guest Mixes
Afro Hip-Hop Latin

MIMS Guest Mix: DJ Cal Jader (Movimientos, London)

Dive into the Future Sounds of Cuba! “This mix was inspired by the emerging scene of artists coming out of Cuba’s musical hotspots heralded by the likes of the Guampara label, as well as the recent Havana Cultura compilation “Subelo Cuba” both of which reflect the place where Afro-Cuban rhythms, …

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Forgotten Treasures
Worldwide Sounds

Compilation Of The Week: Various Artists “Nouvelle Ambiance !​!​!”

Paris has a long history of being a global hub for both culture and music, including a fusion of influences from Europe, the French-Caribbean, and Africa. This led to a rise of new African sounds in the city’s underground nightclubs and recording studios during the eighties known now as the …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul & Funk Worldwide Sounds

Reissue Of The Week: Dur-Dur Band of Somalia “Volume 1 & Volume 2” (Analog Africa)

This is the first of a three-part release from Analog Africa dedicated to the multi-generational Somalian Funk group the Dur-Dur Band. This triple LP features the band’s first two albums, which were originally released on cassette tapes back in the mid-eighties. Dur Dur of Somalia – Volume 1, Volume 2 …

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Tumbao Radio
Worldwide Sounds

Tumbao Radio – Show #07 (Hosted by Tumbao w/ La Rumba Buena)

Tumbao! Radio returns with an hour of hard Salsa breakdowns starting with an afro-roots flavour, and veering more psychedelic towards the end of the mix. Guest selectors DJ Blancon and DJ Drumspeak aka La Rumba Buena weigh in on this discussion with some rare Latin nuggets of their own, enough to whet …

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