Forgotten Treasures
Beats Brazil

Forgotten Treasure: Dr.Who Dat “Beat Journey” (2006)

There was a time in the mid 2000s where experimental hiphop was blossoming. Instrumental albums were popping up left and right and Dilla and Madlib were establishing their place in the left field beat pantheon. The broken beat scene was also emerging and Houston producer Jneiro Jarel aka Dr.Who Dat …

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Dj Mixes
Brazil

Mix of the Day: DJ Psycut “The Brazilian Mix Series”

Getting into Brazilian music from the 60’s & 70’s can be a pretty intimidating thing. There is just so much of it and for the most part it aged very well, almost like there is more good stuff than bad stuff (which is pretty damn rare in any genre or …

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Forgotten Treasures
Latin

Forgotten Treasure: Azucar de Caña “Eva Ayllón”

Oh nostalgic Montreal winters. Every year I fear your bitter cold days but revel in the knowledge and experiences you bring me. Think what you may of Black History Month, it does have a way of bringing our attention the beautiful and intricate Afro-tapestry. The legacy of African culture and …

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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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MIMS Lists
Brazil

DJ ASMA presents “My Favorite Brazilian Music Videos”

I am a passionate fan of brazilian music in all its forms. From the evolution of samba to the psychedelic tropicalia period, Brazilian’s have always managed to innovate while uniting under a truly national sound. You may remember YeS McCan‘s great piece well I want to take you on a …

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Forgotten Treasures Compilations
Jazz Soul Worldwide Sounds

MIMS “Forgotten Treasures Compilation #6” (Europe Special!)

The sixth volume of our Forgotten Treasures Compilations is a Europe Special! I went to do some DJ dates this summer in Austria, Germany, France and Montenegro and I had the chance to meet tons of great music heads and share some great music with them. So I asked a …

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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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Poirier - Corruption Proof Mix
Dj Mixes
Reggae

Mix of the Day: Poirier “Corruption Proof”

Summertime is coming, and with it starts the hectic daily schedule of Montreal’s nightlife. Afterpartys pile up one after the others, venue calendars fill up and streets are closed for outdoor music. One could argue that it is due to the fact that most people have been hibernating for the …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul & Funk Worldwide Sounds

Forgotten Treasure: Kiki Gyan “24 Hours In A Disco” (1978-82)

Kiki Gyan (real name Kofi Kwarko Gyan) was a Ghanaian superstar who was celebrated as “Africa’s answer to Stevie Wonder”. Starting with piano at age five, he took music very seriously, to the point where it had caused him to quit school when he was twelve and join a huge …

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