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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: Ghislain Poirier “Pampa Pimp” (2006)

Poirier is one of Montreal‘s biggest ambassadors of basslines, tropical riddims, lasers and foghorns. But he’s also one of the nicest dudes in the city who is always open to collaborate and share opportunities with ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classics: Lone “Ultramarine”

One of the many dope tracks from an outstanding new album called “Emerald Fantasy Tracks” from Matt Cutler aka Lone, co-founder of the Magic Wire label. Following the success of his previous project called “Pi...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Tuff Jam “Feel My Love” (1997)

Holy gariiidge classic! This track is from ’97 a few years before I started playing UK Garage myself. Tuff Jam (Matt “Jam” Lamont and Karl “Tuff Enuff” Brown) were two of the most important people ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Future Classic: James Blake “Limit To Your Love”

The term post-dubstep has been floating around a lot this year with people like Mount Kimbie and James Blake infusing their approach to the global phenomenon. Usually post dubstep keeps some of the same structures, tempos and s...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

The Making of The Pharcyde “Drop” Video by Spike Jonze

In case you’ve never seen this video or are too young to know who The Pharcyde even is, go do your homework and come back in one week when your mind is in the right place. Ok…. kidding no but really, you should know...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Fatlip (from Pharcyde) on dating a transvestite

This is like the hip-hop equivalent of “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories”… Pretty much the most hilarious hip-hop related annecdote we’ve ever heard. If only rap music still had more dudes ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Future Classic: Tha Connection “I Want It Back” (R.I.P Guru)

Super dope stuff from NY duo Tha Connection. This is the first I hear of them but I’ll be on the look out for their upcoming releases. This is the kind of straight up boom bap hip-hop that I think we all miss. Don’t...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Lexis “My Playlist for Snowy nights in Montreal”

It’s that time of the year again. The first snowstorm of the year in Montreal. You can choose to be pissed that going to work or school takes 3 hours instead of 1 (hahah @ suburbs people!) or you can choose to enjoy the b...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #41

It’s show #41 and we’re still working the angles. The goal has always been to make the electronic heads vibe on abstract and real hip-hop and make the more soul and funk people boogie to that forward thinking dancef...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Future Classic: Shigeto “Unrelentless Drag” (Mike Slott Remix)

I was just finishing my latest podcast and I just didn’t manage to squeeze in all the tracks I wanted to so I thought i’d share a few. This is dope dope stuff from mr. Mike Slott. I love his solo productions, remixe...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: The Return “New Day” (1999)

Ok, house heads. This one’s for you. I am letting you in on one of my favorite deep house tracks that every time time I play it there is always someone running up to the booth to ask me what the track is. This is just one...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Classic Mixes: Dj Premier “New York Reality Check 101″ (1997)

Ohhh snap! We’re taking it back to ’97! Right in the middle of the dark ages of hip-hop; the “Blingy” era… Thankfully there were a handful of artists that never steered off course and kept the real...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Future Classic: Black Sheep “Splash”

Well first off it’s a great surprise for me to post something on Black Sheep in my “Future Classics” section and not in “Forgotten Treasures“. Black Sheep used to be one of my favorite groups back ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Barry White “Ghetto Letto” (1980)

Yeah we all know our Barry White classics. Heavy Rotation on the Baby Makin’ tape no doubt. I wanted to propose another addition to that tape with this often overlooked track from his 1980 record called “Sheet Music...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Google Translator Beatbox

Another slice of Internet Genius-ness. Someone discovered that you can turn Google Translator in a Beat Box. Now my question is how the hell do you come up with that idea? It’s like one of those Chocolate meets Peanut But...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)