LukeVibertTribute MIMS Radio Show

Tribute Mix to LUKE VIBERT – Mixed by Lexis (on Ninja Tune / Solid Steel)

In Hour 2, to coincide with Luke Vibert playing at the last I love Acid and 20 years of releasing music, we feature a retrospective mix done by Lexis from the excellent Music is my Santuary. In his own words; “Doing a tribute mix to Luke Vibert and his multiple production pseudonyms is not a […]

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ONRA “An Introduction to Rap Français”

@OnraBeats: I grew up to French Rap even though I got into it a little after US Rap and R’n’B, mostly because it was hard to find in my countryside hometown. I’m glad I picked it up around the time where it was at its best though, perfectly synced with the golden era of its […]

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Future Classic: KV Records Presents “A Vibe Story – 2014″

KV Records is a label out of France conducted by Kool Vibe. With four releases strong, it’s becoming quickly one of the finest purveyor of authentic yet contemporary 90′s influenced House music imprint. But this is no surprise. One listen at Kool Vibe mixes (https://soundcloud.com/kool-vibe) and you can tell right away that he has a […]

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OM UNIT (London, UK) “My Favourite Record Stores”

To celebrate this year’s Record Store day, we asked a few of our favourite music heads around the world to share a few of their digging spots. This one comes from OM UNIT, one of the our favourite artists and one of the most versatile producers around! Favorite Hometown Store: ALAN’s RECORDS (London) 218 High Rd, East […]

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Apollo Brown “Cigarette Burns EP” (Free Download)

via Mello Music Group: Two weeks from today Detroit producer Apollo Brown will be releasing his newest instrumental soundtrack Thirty Eight. The sound falls somewhere between the end of 70s heroin and the beginning of 80s crack, with all the cigarette burns and scratches intact. The technicolor journey begins today with a three track collection […]


 
 
 

 

Forgotten Treasure: Mantronix “Bassline” (1985)

Mantronix was the quintessential electro-rap group of the 1980′s. A must for all the breakers, lockers and popers’ routines. Got the idea to dig up some Mantronix from my homie Son Raw (who writes at PassionWeiss.co...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: U-N-I “Donkey Kong” (Produced by Dibia$e)

I’m always a sucker for a good Super Nintendo 8bit beat every now and then… I don’t know all that much about U-N-I other than they are from Inglewood, California. I do however keep close tabs on DIBIA$E produc...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: LL Cool J “I Need Love” (1988)

I always over looked this track because it just sounds sooo dated. That’s until I saw a documentary on LL a few weeks ago and there was this segment on the Bigger and Deffer album which was his second and how he was scare...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Fela + The Beatles = The AfroBeatles

I’m usually not a big fan of mash-ups. They usually sound like they were made in 5 seconds and are usually on the level of putting 50 cent vocals on top of Tears for Fears instrumentals… Ohhhh real inventive. Ok, in...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Hercules & Love Affair “My House” Video

Ok this is absolutely genius. A tribute to cheesy dance shows of the early 90′s! Wowza. Hammer pants. Check Body suits. Check Boy London Hats. Check.
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Wagon Christ “Manalyze this”

I don’t have to tell you how much I am excited for this new release. I am such a Luke Vibert groupie. Always loved everything he does under his multiple aliases: Kerrier District, Ace of Clubs, Plug, and in this case Wago...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Forgotten Treasure: Guru “Le Bien, Le Mal” ft. MC Solaar (1993)

I was in a Gang Starr & Guru listening blitz and I stumbled upon this so I thought I’d share it with you all. I always had massive respect for Guru as an MC but also for his vision and dedication with his Jazzmatazz ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Ben Westbeech “Slowly”

Some know him as Ben Westbeech, great soul singer and producer from the UK who was actually the very first released artist on Gilles Peterson‘s Brownswood label. Others know him as Breach an alias he used to release one o...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Declaime “Dr. Shrooman”

Brand new release (ok it came out 2 months ago) from the extraterrestrial living among us we also call Declaime aka Dudley Perkins. Everything he’s ever put out is on that next level and based on first listen this projec...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Forgotten Treasure: Desmond Dekker “Fu Man Chu”

Desmond Dekker was one of the first Jamaican singers to be able to export his talents out of the island and the rocksteady scene of Kingston. He was denied early in his career by labels like Studio One and Treasure Isle but he ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Amp Fiddler “If I Don’t” (Dubstep Rmx 2)

Hmmm…. I really hate sharing this nugget because it’s one of those pretty rare white labels that you won’t find on Beatport, Juno or any download site. But being the nice dude that I am I’ll spread the l...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Morgan Zarante “Hookid EP”

First Hyperdub drop of 2011 – a stone cold future funk winner from Spacek’s Morgan Zarate. Over the last few years he’s cropped up on the Beat Dimensions and Fat City’s Producer #1 comps, from where his ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Jai Paul “BTSTU” (The Incubator’s juvee rubdown video mix)

My homeboy Scott aka The Incubator just shared this piece of geniusness with me. He actually just finished this today. A really dope video creation to bless this amazing track by Jai Paul who apparently is from London and just ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Bullion “You Drive Me To Plastic”

It’s been a long time coming. Bullion’s “non-LP” for Young Turks is ready to buy and it’s a 20 minute megamix that takes in motorik sounds, disco, 80s synth-pop, hiphop, prog and much more. Limited etched LP and cheap...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Dilla & Slum Village – Rare Soundcheck Video

For any real hip-hop head this just possibly be the coolest youtube video ever. A super rare video was just uploaded and it features Dilla and Slum Village during a soundcheck and running around town to go buy a missing wire at...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)