XL Middleton

Guest Mix #22: XL MIDDLETON (California)

Brand new edition in our great Guest Mix series following recent editions from Bolts, Dr. Kwest, Abjo, Waxist, Phillie P and others. This one comes from  XL MIDDLETON who has been a  force on the West Coast since the early ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Future Classic: Onra “Gonna Make You Mine”

Here is the good news of the day: our good homie ONRA has (finally) released a gem he’s been sitting on for a little while now. We’ve been playing it for a few months at gigs and were patiently waiting for it to be...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Guest Mix #17: HARRISON (Toronto, Canada)

Very happy to present a new mix part of the MIMS Guest Mix series. This one comes from HΛRRISON an up and coming producer from our good neighbours in Toronto! via IStoleTheSoul: “The 18-year old, Hip-Hop/Future Funk/Fre...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Oby Onyioha “Enjoy Your Life” (1981)

Forgotten Treasure: Oby Onyioha “Enjoy Your Life” (1981)

One fine morning last spring, bright and early, my friend played this Disco song at full volume across the empty shop we were working in. It was a song I had never heard before but instantly loved and needed to have in my colle...
by Devon Eve


24 Hours Of Vinyl #8 – AKI – NAV – JOHN KONG – A MAN CALLED WARWICK (Toronto)

This is mix recorded live from our 24 HOURS OF VINYL #8 event in Toronto presented by Jameson Irish Whiskey. Here is Part 1 of the final four hours of the great 24HOV event we hosted in Toronto. And what better way to finish...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


24 Hours Of Vinyl #8 – DJ CATALIST (Toronto)

This is mix recorded live from our 24 HOURS OF VINYL #8 event in Toronto presented by Jameson Irish Whiskey. This one comes from Toronto’s Alister Johnson aka DJ Catalist who has released great music under both monikers o...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



Mix of the Day: Claas Brieler (Jazzanova) “Soul, Boogie and Funk Mix”

Here’s a rather tastefully crafted mix by Claas Brieler, founding member of Jazzanova and Sonar Kollektiv Records. The mix, itself, is a nice fusion of funk, soul, boogie, disco and jazz. Definitely some serious heat thro...


Forgotten Treasure: Funky Rainbow “What I Want Is What I Get” (1979)

Who ever said that the US has the monopoly on great Disco Funk? This UFO all the way from Trinidad & Tobago circa 1979 is there to disprove that notion. I found this awesome record from Funky Rainbow in the 45′s colle...
by DJ Psycut


MIMS Talks with: SARD BOOGIE (Australia)

B-Dub – I first came across you via Myspace about ’08/09 (remember that?!) and the 1st track I heard was Muthafunkagetsbeatdown, and that one still does it for me. That’s a solid Hip-Hop style banger, which is...
by B-Dub


Amuzement Park "Groove Your Blues Away"

Forgotten Treasure: Amuzement Park “Groove Your Blues Away” (1982)

Post Disco Boogie! I found the LP while browsing an online site, the original as kinda pricey, but I got instant happy in the pants to this tune. Uptempo groove, great bassline, glassy Funk guitar tones, and some killer horns. ...
by B-Dub

The Cannibals "She Knows"

Forgotten Treasure: The Cannibals “She Knows” (1981)

“Is there anything more anti-climactic than New Years?” my friend asked. Finding myself in King’s Cross Station at 5.30 am with nothing but a 6-inch Chicken Teriyaki sub under my arm, my response was a resounding, “No...
by Yohann Koshy

Steve Arrington "Beddie-Biey" (1983)

Forgotten Treasure: Steve Arrington “Beddie-Biey” (1983)

Oh the things you can find in dollar bins! My favourite kind of digging is getting down in the crates no one touches and spend a whole bunch of money on overlooked gems you can buy just based on a hunch or simply because of the...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)