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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: Jaw Jam “The Truth”

With a catalog of about 15 tracks released in 2012, Jaw Jam proves to be one of the most prominent artists of the new generation of producers. Will DiMaggio, his real name, was first noticed by LFTF with whom the 19 year old be...
by Phil Sparkz


Future Classic: José James “No Beginning No End”

I’ve been on the Jose James bandwagon since day 1 so let’s just say I am a bit biased when it comes to talking about one of his new releases. Ever since I bought the white label copy of “Equinox” vinyl in a London recor...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Photos: Igloofest 2013 – Week 1

The first weekend of Igloofest is just over and we have already witnessed all the required conditions for the proper enjoyment of the festival. From above-freezing temperature to -30 degrees, from snowy nights to beautiful star...
by Philippe Sawicki



Rilly Guilty “Golden Sounds Vol.5″

One of our favorite dudes is back with his 5th slice of the Devil’s Pie. Rilly Guilty is a DJ / Producer from Montreal who we’ve done tons of quality shows with in the past (Untold, Mount Kimbie, Altered Natives, et...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


HMV Closes Shop in the UK (for the moment)

You might have heard the news: HMV, the last major music store chain in the world, has closed its doors (for the moment) and entered administration protection. All the UK stores and websites are currently closed. Following the...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


MIMS Guide to Igloofest 2013 – Week 2

Igloofest did not lose any time shifting into gears to begin the new year, starting off strong in its first weekend of festivities with a diversity of sounds from both the past and the future. From the tech-house of veterans Jo...
by Philippe Sawicki



Future Classic: Dntl “My Orphaned Son” (Die Vögel Remix)

Initially coming across this release because of the Herbert remix it contains, I was happily surprised by the flip. One of those times a curious couple clicks pays off, ending in you sitting on two hot tunes instead of one. B-S...
by River Lance


Forgotten Treasure: Mulatu Astatke Ethiopian Quintet “Afro-Latin Soul” (1966)

A few years ago, a friend of mine bought me this record for my birthday. My friend knew I had never heard of Mulatu Astatke and his Ethiopian Quintet, but because she used to live with me, knew all about my love for Jazz, Mexic...
by Devon Eve


Forgotten Treasure: Joe Townsend & Bill Barth “Take Your Burdens To The Lord” (1972)

Sometimes it is impossible not to judge an album by its cover. During one of my spontaneous record store adventures in December, I happened to pull out an LP entitled Wolf’s At The Door: Lost Recordings From The Spirits ...
by Joanne Lam



Future Classic: Souleance “La Beat Tape”

The difference between an album and a “beat tape” is very open to interpretation, everyone has their own definition. In this case, the new offering by French duo Souleance (DJ Soulist and Fulgeance) called La Beat ...
by MaxRobin


Forgotten Treasure: Seven Grand Housing Authority “Jessica” (1994)

This records had many life and it’s still around 19 years after it was originally released. A new very limited re-issue is just about to drop on My Love Is Underground. But if you’re a die hard digger, you’ll ...
by The RawSoul


UKG Takeover @ Montreal Igloofest

It’s really pretty incredible that after almost 20 years, the influence of the UK Garage genre is still very present. From its early incarnations around 1994, British Garage has had a huge impact over urban music in the U...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



Photos: Igloofest 2013 – Week 2

It’s already been 6 nights of snow under freezing temperatures, but we’re only halfway through this year’s Igloofest festival. Our picture recap of the previous weekend include BPitch Control head Ellen Allien...
by Philippe Sawicki


Dom Servini “Forgotten Treasures Mix #06″

We are really happy to present the sixth instalment of our MIMS forgotten treasure mix series. After great mixes from Zed Bias, Taku, Fred Everything, Tall Black Guy and Jesse Futureman our 6th mix comes from none other tha...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


The History of the UK Garage and its Family Tree

Words by: Lexis & Dr.Love It’s really pretty incredible that after almost 20 years, the influence of the UK Garage genre is still very present. From its early incarnations around 1994, British Garage has had a huge impa...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)