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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, […]



Forgotten Treasure: Miles Davis Quintet “Agitation” Live

Jazzy Saturday morning while cleaning the house. And what better than a little bit of classic Miles. Great live capture of the uncompromising Miles Davis‘ quintet featuring Wayne Shorter on saxophone, Tony Williams on dru...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Future Classic: Apollo Brown “Clouds”

Hands down one of the top 5 instrumental hip-hop records ever. “Clouds” deserves a spot right next to Flylo’s “1983″, Shadow’s “Endtroducing” and “Donuts” too… C...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Future Classic: Aloe Blacc & 14KT “Fourteen”

My daily web search put me on this dope track with vocals from Aloe Blacc and production from 14KT. Unfortunately, it’s a short one, but the beat is dope and the flow is laid back. With this gem, Aloe Blacc reminds us th...
by Fullrange



Wot U Call It? “Nu-Step Documentary” by J Da Flex (circa 2003)

Yesterday J Da Flex tweeted a link to a 29 minute audio documentary from 2003 called 2-step,”nu-step”, Dubstep, ”Future Garage”. Documenting the evolution of the styles and wheres it’s mutating to in this current day....
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


“The Art of Rap” presented by Ice-T

I guess ICE-T took a few minutes off set of frikkin Law & Order to make this happen. But seriously, I can’t front. Looks very interesting.
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Future Classic: Take “Only Mountains” Remixes

Been hearing about this project from a few friends for a little bit now. Really happy to see Take‘s record get the remix treatment from some of the baddest producers out there! We did a show with Take in Montreal last yea...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



Forgotten Treasure: Kevin Saunderson “The Sound” (1987)

From the desk of house & detroit techno legend Kevin Saunderson and found on the ever awesome website / magazine called WaxPoetics “Dear friends, fans and members of the music industry Today I’m giving away as a fre...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Forgotten Treasure: Bill Withers “Ain’t No Sunshine” (1971)

Ha. I know what you’re saying, this isn’t a forgotten treasure, this is an all-time classic song that has been voted in the top 500 songs of all-time by Rolling Stone, covered by 144 people (or at least that’s...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


“Still Bill” Documentary: Bill Withers

Just rented this on my brand new AppleTV thingie and I can’t recommend this highly enough. A very honest and real look into the life of Bill Withers. The movie gives us an intimate look as he celebrates his 70th birthday,...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



Rilly Guilty “Golden Sounds – The Series”

My homie Rilly Guilty has put together the third installment of his “Golden Sounds” series, but now’s a good time to revisit the previous two at the same time. Whenever DJ-ing Guilty constantly works the ang...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


20 Questions with Andy Williams (via Kokolo’s Blog)

Since I am throwing an event with Andy this week (featuring our guest, the awesome Quantic – details here) I figured i’d share this great interview of Andy by Ray Lugo of the great Kokolo band (check out their blog ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Future Classic: Salva “Complex Housing”

I’ve been playing “Wake Ups’ the first leak from this record for a little while now. Lots of people have asked me for track IDs at some of our events, so here it is… Salva‘s first LP and it’s...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



Forgotten Treasure: Gil Scott-Heron “The Klan” (1980)

“The Klan” taken from the 1980 record titled “Real Eyes” is the very definition of what we call a Forgotten Treasure. Although the track is melodic and light the lyrics packs a visceral punch like only t...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Future Classic: Quantic “Caliventura Remix EP”

New remix project from Tru Thoughts and Quantic (who by the way will be playing with us in Montreal on February 24th!) The Caliventura Remix EP from Quantic and his Combo Barbaro features remixes from Daedelus feat. Computer Ja...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Gone Digging: Rap Tapes!

This is the first of what i’m trying to make a regular thing. Sort of my digging chronicles. I have about 10 years of constant digging to catch up but hey it’s still kinda fun to share what records, CDs and in this ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)