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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: The Left “The Melody”

Another gem that came at me straight outta nowhere. I have this monthly discoveries exchange going on with LEC, one of my longtime childhood friends and this was one of his nuggets. Wow, ok. 1-0. THE LEFT are a trio with Appoll...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Prince Buster “Ten Commandments” (1967)

I was hanging out with good friends Kobal, Andy Williams and Serious Black last night, we were all djing at a Montreal Nuit Blanche event and after my set, Andy and Kobal played a back to back roots & reggae set. There were...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

My new babies: AIAIAI TMA-1 Headphones

Ok so i’m not one to surrender easily to “artificial” needs but when I first saw these I must admit my heart skipped a beat. I was telling myself that I as long as I had my trusty Sony’s holding up there...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Forgotten Treasure: Groove Chronicles “Stone Cold”

Straight up this is probably my favorite 2step track of all time. Yes, it does fall under the whole UK Garage family tree but it is probably one of the few tracks that describe what the whole 2step sub-genre was. Rolling bassli...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Questlove “Lost Samples BBC Radio 1 Mix”

Let’s face it, the whole doing a “samples” mix has been to death. One of the main reasons i’ve never done one of those mixes is that there are tons of people out there who are just untouchable in that sp...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Maya Jane Coles “Hummingbird EP” (Vinyl w/ remixes)

Whether it be with her multi-faceted forays into the realms of house music , or the dub-wise concoctions she wields under the guise of Nocturnal Sunshine, Maya Jane Coles has made an astounding mark on the UK dance scene. The r...
by River Lance

 

 

Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #52

Here is over an hour and a half of the best of our musical discoveries. In this edition it is mostly about new tracks but there are a few disco, rare groove and northern soul classics hidden in there! Big big thanks to everyone...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Shades of Culture “Mindstate” (1998)

So I went to the 2nd edition of the Montreal Hip Hop Awards last night and found myself feeling pretty confused about the Montreal Hip Hop scene. It seems we all have our own definition of what Hip Hop is, which is to be expect...
by MF Gold

 
 

Future Classic: Lecrae “Long Time Coming”

I spent the first 25 years of my life as a devout Christian, and the first 17 years growing up in a household that didnʼt let me listen to anything but “praise music” (and Lorrrrrrrrd knows it wasnʼt the “exciting” ki...
by Doc'trin

 

 

Future Classic: LTJ X-Perience “Cry” (LTJ Rework)

A few weeks ago, I was on the hunt for a song I heard on a house mix, and all I had to go on was the artist name, LTJ (and not LTJ Bukem the British Drum n’ Bass artist I used to bump to in grade 9). This was some soulful dis...
by Devon Eve

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Musiq Soulchild “Just Friends” E-Smoove Remix (2000)

One of my favorite albums of this year (don’t worry, there won’t be a list) is undoubtedly Black Radio by Robert Glasper Experiment. I remember being stuck at the halfway mark because once I heard Ah Yeah (Feat. Musiq Soulc...
by Doc'trin

 
 

24 HOURS OF VINYL #6 : VANCOUVER

After a short hiatus, the 24 Hours Of Vinyl project is back in full force. The 6th Edition will be live from Vancouver! In a celebration of the first anniversary of the 24 Hours of Vinyl project, the fine people from Music I...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Future Classic: DJ Mitsu The Beats “Beat Installments Vol 2″

Smooth like pouring custard, phat like The Biggest Loser cast, and crafted like a Renissance master. C’mon man, it’s Mitsu! Was it ever gonna be anything else? I’m not name checking any tunes here, as I’...
by B-Dub

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Dreamer G “I Got That Feeling” (1992)

Every now and then I get into one of these 90′s Deep House moods which happens to be all the rage right now. Like anything else, the wrong kinda deep house music can be very boring and disposable; the line between great s...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Music Is My Sanctuary – #Show 03

Back from Vacation. Third edition of the podcast already. This week with a 80s boogie disco funk mini-set, a couple tracks for the scortching summer heat! Thanks for the support! Tracklisting 01. Madlib – Movie Scene Fina...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)