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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: Diamond Ortiz “Calling All Squares”

For this week’s Voyage Funktastique show, I had a special guest in the studio: Scott C of The Goods collective in Montreal. On my part of the show, I absolutely wanted to play the latest release on MoFunk Records by Diamo...
by Walla P

 
 

20 Years of UK Garage in 20 Tracks – Selected by Lexis & Dr.Love

By Lexis & Dr.Love: A little over a year ago, we got together and wrote a piece called the “History of UK Garage” and broke down our version of the UKG family tree from the influences to the sub-sub genres. It’s a po...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Mikey Dread “African Anthem Dubwise” (1979)

Reggae music’s history is a rich tapestry composed of many essential elements from Jamaica to the U.K and back. Vocalists, producers, riddims, bass, drums,dubplates, electronic equipment (like the Echoplex) and mythologic...
by DJ Asma

 

 

Forgotten Treasure: Pharoah Sanders “You Gotta Have Freedom” (1980)

If artistic freedom is hard to define than Free Jazz is even harder to define. Jazz can be considered the art of improvising and the melodic ancher that holds down a semblance of standard is the only constraint a player can def...
by DJ Asma

 
 

Future Classic: Pacific Shore “Mermaid Dance” ft. Sarah Linhares

We are happy to present the new single from the upcoming Pacific Shore record titled “Mermaid Dance” featuring none other than our good friend from Montreal, and great vocalist, Sarah Linhares. We got our hands on ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: My Dry Wet Mess “Laptop Lapdance EP” (Fine Grains Records)

Fine Grains Records, one of our favourite new labels around  are back with their third official EP. After two amazing 12′s from OL & ¥oin and Cain, they really caught the attention of lovers of electronic music that...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Future Classic: Change “Hard Times” (Buscrates VG Minus Crusty Spaced Out Funk Edit)

One thing that I really appreciate about doing my weekly Voyage Funktastique radio show, is waking up in the morning with some new tunes in my inbox. This week, I received an edit by Buscrates 16-Bit Ensemble, a multi-talented ...
by Walla P

 
 

Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #68

Music Is My Sanctuary Monthly Radio Show Live on Superfly 98.3 FM (Vienna) presented by The Loud Minority Description to come Subscribe to the MIMS Show : on Mixcloud // on Itunes // on Soundcloud Download Link : MIMS Show #68...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Iman Omari ” Vibe Tape +​+​+​(​3)”

Iman Omari is one of those people who is able to really embrace different genres of music and make it sound raw and authentic. I remember listening to “ESC Vol 2” for the first time and being blown away by the effor...
by Martin Boev

 

 

Forgotten Treasure: Dr.Who Dat “Beat Journey” (2006)

There was a time in the mid 2000s where experimental hiphop was blossoming. Instrumental albums were popping up left and right and Dilla and Madlib were establishing their place in the left field beat pantheon. The broken beat ...
by DJ Asma

 
 

EVRadio – Never Not Working (Nuff Respect)

Sad news… New York’s East Village Radio are closing down after 11 wonderful years. Very hard to believe, but we wanted to tip our hats to EVR and their amazing work. I’m especially sad that the Never Not Worki...
by Rahel

 
 

Future Classic: Bonnie Banane feat. Waltaa “Champs-Élysées”

Oh my gosh! The killer duo of Bonnie Banane & Walter Mecca are back with another dope jam just in time for the summer. If you remember last years’ glorious 90’s R&B inspired “Muscles” you know what to expect fr...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Future Classic: Brian Ellis “Love Is” Ft. Egyptian Lover (Voltaire Records)

It’s been another great week regarding Modern Funk discoveries, but I just couldn’t overlook Brian Ellis‘ new 45, now available on Voltaire Records. In last week’s edition of my Voyage Funktastique radio...
by Walla P

 
 

Guest Mix #26: HOTEL INTEROCÉANIQUE (Cologne, Germany)

Hotel Interocéanique presents “From Cumbia to India“ H.I. is a Cologne Based Clique of Djs & Musicians dedicated to Raï, Future Funk, Bollywood Themes and all kinds of other phonetical sweets from planet earth...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Dj Fudge & Hallex M feat. Omar “Simpatico”

There’s something about Omar‘s voice that just conjures instant sunny vibes. Yes, the man Omar Christopher Lye-Fook has been blessing beats with his amazing voice since 1985. A well respected veteran in the UK, he i...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)