a2332709918_10 MIMS Future Classics

Future Classic: Throwback Zack “Messages From the Stars”

For this week’s show, I had the immense pleasure to introduce a guest mix from Shred One (Cherries Records/Sweater Funk), who will be at the next Voyage Funktastique monthly night (in Montreal) on Saturday August 2nd, alongside Lexis, Dr.MaD and yours truly. I often keep songs that I dig on the side, so that I […]

artworks-000085392143-0aukr6_410-t500x500 Mix Of The Day

Mix of the Day: Seb Diamond & Kyle Kalma “Neon Podcast 11″

With only 1/3 of the summer left to go here is a mix you need to add to the “to-listen” pile, preferably on a sunny day. The mix is part of the NEON series, a collective who have been running some (most) of Montreal’s great electronic music events since 1998. Mix #11 in the series […]

artworks-000085899171-s891zi-t500x500 MIMS Future Classics

Future Classic: Jacob Collier “Don’t You Worry About a Thing” (Scott C’s GOODS Touch Up)

Music Is My Sanctuary presents this brilliant Scott C remix of Jacob Collier‘s “Don’t You Worry Bout A Thing”, a Stevie Wonder standard. from Scott C: “I discovered the Youtube life of Jacob Collier only about a month ago. This amazing 19 year old London-based musician has mastered a gang of instruments, and combined with […]

a1052417965_10 MIMS Future Classics

Future Classic: Rollrgrrl “Repent”

I never thought I’d see the day where my friend’s mom makes it to the MIMS front page! Working hard as a hairdresser during the day, she slaves away at sluggish sizzurp-fueled beats after dark, desperately trying to overpower the harmful side-effects from old-lady perm fumes. It’s a hard-knock life, but someone’s gotta do it. […]

east MIMS Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasures: East Flatbush Project “Tried By 12″ Remixes (1998)

When I was 17, I used to hangout with a guy named Fat Steve who lived in a suburb of Montreal called Cote-St-Luc. We’d chill in his bedroom at his mom’s house and listen to rap music after school. He had the fattest cat I’d ever seen in my life, and was obsessed with Quasimoto […]



 
 
 

 

IT HAPPENS EVERY SPRING – Mixed & Selected by Lexis

Surviving the winter in Montreal is no joke. The toughest part isn’t the cold, the snow or the lack of sunlight. It’s the fact that it’s just so painfully long. Don’t get me wrong, one of the beautiful s...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Terry Hunter “We Are One” (DJ Jazzy Jeff Remix)

I have to admit that the first time i heard this track, it was like a big (good) slap in my face and it had been a really long time since a song gave me goosebumps like that! We all know DJ Jazzy Jeff as one, if not, the best D...
by Nico Boesten

 
 

Tribute to FRANKIE KNUCKLES – Mixed & Selected by The Rawsoul

When I woke up and found out that Frankie Knuckles was gone I was quite surprised but mostly very sad. I went straight to the basement and started digging all of his records, productions and remixes. As I started to listen to h...
by The RawSoul

 

 

24 Hours of Vinyl – Mini Documentary (9th Edition Recap)

Here is a video recap from the 9th edition of our 24HOV event that took place on March 1st at Le Bleury as part of the Montreal Nuit Blanche event The event was presented by the good folks at Mixcloud & 101 Apparel. 24 ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Olive “You’re Not Alone” (EQ Why Remix)

Just when I thought I couldn’t take any more of the sub-sub-sub genres and wacky combinations comes along a word that made me do a double take and instantly peeked my curiosity. TRANCEWORK? Yeah, Footwork + Trance = Tranc...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Jay Shaw “Outre Manche EP” (Rutilance Recordings)

I tend to be really picky when it come down to those new 90′s sounding tracks. Over the last year two French labels have really made an impression on my often hard to please ears : KV Records (Kool Vibe label, I’ll ...
by The RawSoul

 

 

Flying Lotus “Lovers Melt #1-2-3″ (Free Download)

“Another mix for your summer some things you know some things you may not love” – @FlyingLotus “Lovers Melt #1″ “Lovers Melt #2″ “Lovers Melt #3″  
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Classic Mixes: Moodymann – Live @ Rex Club, Paris (1995)

If you know a little about us here at MIMS, you know we’ve always have mad love for Moodymann. Pretty much anything this man has ever put out has stood the test of time. After posting a 1997 mix recorded on Radio Nova a l...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Toast Dawg “Brazivilain Revisited EP”

If you liked our last release collaboration with Montreal producer Toast Dawg called the Brazivilain EP, then you need to check out two tracks from the upcoming revised EP he has in the works. He’s asked producers and MC&...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Forgotten Treasure: Sizzle “Keep On Tryin” (1984)

This Saturday, I’ll be making another little road trip to Quebec City with my homie Felix aka: Le Laitier / Packity Schplurps / Luigi E. Schlumberger (yeah, don’t ask, hahaha). We’ve been recently spinning some sweet disc...
by Doc'trin

 
 

Mix of the Day: Hubbz “Class of ’95″

Hubbz recently dropped this mid 90′s house mix, reflecting upon his initial exposure to the burgeoning electronic music scene of that era. Here’s what he had to say: “1995 was one of the best years of my life!...
by DJ EVO

 
 

Here & Now: Photographer MARC LEMOINE picks some of his current favorites

Here are five tracks that photographer Marc Lemoine has been rocking like crazy (+ one entire record) 1. Run The Jewels – Run The Jewels. Best hip hop rock record I’ve heard in ages. I’ve been listening to thi...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Forgotten Treasure: Half A Mill “Any Day Can Be Your Last” (1993)

I found this myserious 12′ single in a dollar bin a few days ago and I don’t why I picked it up but I guess the Afro and $$ visuals caught my attention. Well I’m glad I did because this is some heavy heavy stu...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Upcoming Release: Zara McFarlane “Open Heart” (Swindle Remix)

From Brownswood Records: “The second single from Zara McFarlane’s highly acclaimed second album ‘If You Knew Her’, ‘Open heart’, is released digitally on the 28th April. Flipping the script, on Zara’s beau...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Melodiesinfonie “Friede Freude”

We’ve been waiting for this one for a while and finally Melodiesinfonie‘s first LP is here. It is really interesting and inspiring that some young producers are choosing to adopt the more jazzy and soulful sampled-b...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)