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Forgotten Treasures: In Touch ft. Ce Ce Rogers “No Love Lost” Lost Mix (1994)

In a perfect world this would have been a crossover smash hit. In reality this was not even close to be a minor hit. This might be due to the fact that the best version was never included on the commercial release. The title of this mix – Lost Mix – was probably a premonition […]

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Future Classic: Niko Is “Onda”

A great soul sample almost untouched and a good emcee telling his story… it seems like I can never get tired of that timeless formula! It’s exactly what we get here with this excellent cut from Rio de Janeiro native and Florida resident Niko Is. Newly signed to Talib Kweli’s label Javotti and getting ready […]

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Future Classic: Midnight Runners “Drive Into the Night”

Weeks after weeks, I realize that the Funk is truly worldwide. For this edition of the Voyage Funktastique show, I wanted to expose this fact by featuring Midnight Runners, a duo of modern funksters, hailing from Bandung, Indonesia. “Midnight runners consists of two people having two different musical backgrounds, but their common love for the […]

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Guest Mix #28: TITEKNOTS (Tru Thoughts, UK)

This great addition to our Guest Mixes series just landed in the inbox and we’re very excited to share this mix from one of our favourite new producers. Titeknots just sort of came out of nowhere and has been killing it these past 12 months. At this time last year we had just discovered his […]

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Diggs Duke “Forgotten Treasures Mix #18″

Here is the 18th mix in our FORGOTTEN TREASURES series where we ask some of our favorite artists to make us a mix showcasing a few of their influences. We give them carte blanche to play anything as long as it’s very personal to them. We are happy to present this one from DIGGS DUKE, […]


 
 
 

 

Future Classic: DNTEL “Enya Mixes”

If you’ve been following my site for a little bit, you know that i’m very iffy on the whole beat tape stuff and especially with mash ups or remix projects. I think about 5-10% of them sound like they took more than ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Gino Soccio “You Move Me” (1982)

To tie into the Forgotten Treasure theme this week which is forgotten Canadian Gems, I immediately thought of one track, Gino Soccio‘s jam “You Move Me” from 1982. I could easily find myself listening to the i...
by Matt Englund

 
 

Erratum: Rhyming Croutons with Futons.

I sincerly wish to appologize to all my readers. It seems that I was gravely mistaken in a previous post featuring Dead Prez’s “Mind Sex” (link). In the post, I claimed that they were the first and only hip-ho...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Forgotten Treasure: Saukrates / Choclair “21 Years / Father Time” (1995)

Ok, this is the first of what I hope to be weekly theme oriented “Forgotten Treasures” selections. Starting things off nicely with long forgotten CANADIAN gems. We gonna bring heat from all angles and show you all t...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

SCHLACHTHOFBRONX presents “Our Favorite Set Closers”

To give you all a little preview of their upcoming appearance in Montreal, I had a little chat with the Schlatchofbronx boys from Germany. Instead of doing a proper “where are you from” “how did you start in m...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: J Rocc “Some Cold Rock Stuff” – New Album

Wowza. Gotta admit I’ve been really looking forward to this one. J Rocc(of Beat Junkies fame) is one of my favorite DJ’s is releasing his second full lenght record for Stones Throw Records. His first 12′ with ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Future Classic: Burial & Four Tet & Thom Yorke “Mirror”

A two track collaborative twelve inch from Burial + Four Tet + Thom Yorke… “A-side is titled ‘EGO’, AA-side titled ‘MIRROR’. Plain black house bag and black label. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, Four Tet, and dubstep eni...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Todd Edwards “Shut The Door” (2000)

Anyone who knows my strong UK Garage roots knows that I am a bit of a Todd Edwards nut. Although his style is unmistakable and sometimes repetitive he is hands down one of my favorite producer in the genre. So let’s revi...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure (Japan Edition): Gagle “Big Bang Theory” (2006)

Just sending out some positive vibes to all of Japan and the few friends I have there. Sending warm thoughts to all of you good peoples. Here is one of my favorite Japanese hip-hop tracks. Gagle is a super dope band backed by p...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Fullrange’s Sexy Soul | Volume Trois

This is the third cloudcast of my sexy soul selection. This mix featured the soulful and sexy voice of James Blake, Jamie Woon, Jamiroquai, Mayer Hawthorne, Quadron, Nina Simone and Kissey Asplund. Big up for the two Canadian i...
by Fullrange

 
 

Future Classic: Exile & Free the Robots “Los Angeles 10/10″

The conclusion of one of the best beat series in recent memory is here. Part 10 of 10 of Los Angeles beat maker series from All City Records features Exile & Free The Robots. After volumes with Teebs, Daedelus, Computer Jay...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: MED ft. Talib Kweli “Classic”

Brand spanking new official video from MED and Talib Kweli for “Classic” which has been floating around for a few months. Super fresh jazz club video to go with that classic boom bap lyricist thang! From the forthco...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Forgotten Treasure: Kool G Rap & Nas “Fastlife” (Norfside Remix) (1996)

Another key example of how a strong remix can make a very average track into an absolute classic. On paper a Nas and Kool G Rap collaboration right in the (1996) of the golden years of hip-hop sounds promising. Wrong. Check the...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Falty DL “You Stand Uncertain”

“New York’s irrepresible anglophile Falty DL takes influence from the last 20 years of UK and US dance music on a brilliant 2nd album for Planet Mu. Since his debut ‘Love Is A Liability’ was released in ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

5 Steps to > Mount Kimbie

Here is a five step guide for those who aren’t too sure about what the Mount Kimbie buzz is all about. And let me tell you – as a music lover and also someone who was involved in putting together their first show in...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)