Shinehead - Try My Love
Forgotten Treasures
Reggae Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Shinehead “Try My Love” (1992)

If you’re a frequent visitor on MIMS and you know us a little bit then you probably know that we never take ourselves too seriously. We’re never too scared to make some borderline cheesy picks when it comes to forgotten treasures or future classics. It ain’t about how rare the …

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REGGAE 45 SOUNDSYSTEM THE LABEL ART OF REGGAE SINGLES, A VISUAL HISTORY OF JAMAICAN REGGAE 1959-79
Music Books
Reggae

Reggae Soundsystem 45! by Soul Jazz Records

Reggae Soundsystem 45! is a new stunning deluxe 500 page flexibound book that features over 1000 full size record label 45 rpm single designs that span the history of reggae music. The book is compiled by the renowned author and reggae expert Steve Barrow (Rough Guide to Reggae/Blood and Fire …

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Paul Nice
Dj Mixes
Brazil

Classic Mixes: Paul Nice “Brazil Vol.2” (2006)

Paul Nice needs no introduction, the DJ/Producer/Digger has been holding it down on all fronts for well over 2 decades and his Brazil 2 mix is an example of Paul at his best. He does what every amazing mix should do, break new records, shine light on some old classics, …

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MIMS “Forgotten Treasures Compilation #2″
Forgotten Treasures Compilations
Jazz Soul Soul & Funk Worldwide Sounds

MIMS “Forgotten Treasures Compilation #2”

Here is our second compilation of  “forgotten treasures” which is – if you’re new here – one of the pillars of this website. We plan to put out one of these every month to go along with our monthly MIMS night in Montreal (every second saturday of the month at …

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Future Classic: Mr Williamz “We Run England”
Future Classics
Reggae

Future Classic: Mr Williamz “We Run England”

We only discovered this track and few weeks ago but its already one of our favorites of 2012. You might have heard it in our last MIMS monthly radio show, or in some of Lexis‘ live sets too. Big Big track. “We Run England” is the debut single off the …

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MIMS “Forgotten Treasures Compilation #1″
Forgotten Treasures Compilations
Soul Worldwide Sounds

MIMS “Forgotten Treasures Compilation #1”

We’ve been keeping this one on the hush for a while now. Originally it was a compilation given away with any purchase of MIMS merch (sweet t-shirts & record bags here). If you’re a MIMS faithful reader then you know that the “forgotten treasures” picks has always been one of …

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24 Hours of Vinyl Mix: Ghostbeard
24 HOV Mixes
Reggae

24HOV Mixes: GHOSTBEARD (Montreal, Ninja Tune)

One of many amazing mixes from our last 24 Hours Of Vinyl event. All vinyl. Tons of classics. Mad vibes. This one comes from the man GHOSTBEARD, head honcho of Ninja Tune in Montreal. Such a dope set. Seriously… take notes! 🙂 Tracklist: 01. Beenie Man / Bob Marley “Don’t …

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Lee Scratch Perry Doll
Music Tech & Art
Reggae

The Lee Scratch Perry Doll

via Pitchfork: “Dub pioneer Lee “Scratch” Perry now has a doll of his own, designed by cartoonist and musician Archer Prewitt of the Sea and the Cake. This is a Japanese import from Presspop, and is available in an edition of 1,000 via Aggronautix (who also brought us bobbleheads of J Mascis, Andrew WK, Roky Erickson, G.G. Allin, and more). It has …

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MIMS Lists
Reggae

SCHLACHTHOFBRONX presents “Our Favorite Dutty Tracks”

Once again instead of asking one of the artists we’re playing with the same old Q & A you’ve heard a million times, we thought we’d ask if they’d be part of that little something we like to call MIMS Lists. Since the Schlachthofbronx boys are in town for the …

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Count Ossie and the Mystic Revelation
Music Documentaries
Jazz Reggae Soul

Count Ossie and the Mystic Revelation

As a young boy Ossie grew up in a rasta community where he learned techniques of vocal chanting and hand drumming under the tutelage of Brother Job. In the early 1950s he set up a Rasta community in Rockfort on the east side of Kingston, where many of Kingston’s musicians …

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Forgotten Treasure: Max Romeo “The Reverend”
Forgotten Treasures
Reggae

Forgotten Treasure: Max Romeo “The Reverend” (1974)

A fiercely anti church song by a great specialist of the genre, Max Romeo. “Why don’t you tell the people the truth, reverend ? Tell them your god is an Vatican, and him sent you here to rape the land…” I discovered this track last weekend through Montreal DJ Mossman …

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Future Classic: Die & Break feat MC Fats and Buggsy “Peace & Dub”
Future Classics
Reggae

Future Classic: Die & Break feat MC Fats and Buggsy “Peace & Dub”

Massive Massive tune from the Digital Soundboy crew in Bristol! So real is every possible way. I swear 2012 is off to a really good start! Taken from the forthcoming ‘Grand Funk Hustle EP’ on Digital Soundboy.

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