Forgotten Treasure: Yvonne Gage “Doin’ It In A Haunted House”

Forgotten Treasure: Yvonne Gage “Doin’ It In A Haunted House” (1984)

This is a rare and humorous take on Michael Jackson’s Thriller, and is a Halloween boogie gem. Yvonne Gage’s Doin’ It In A Haunted House was released in 1984 on CBS Records/CIM, and is the absolute definition of a disco o...
by Devon Eve

 
 
Forgotten Treasure: King Tim III “Charley Says”

Forgotten Treasure: King Tim III “Charley Says” (1980)

King Tim III is considered by some to be the first ever recorded rapper (This has been argued and debated over the years). He first appeared on The Fatback Band‘s “Personality Jock” back in 1979, which peaked ...
by DJ EVO

 
 
Forgotten Treasure: Cloud One “Flying High”

Forgotten Treasure: Cloud One “Flying High” (1981)

If you’re into soul/disco/boogie etc, chances are you know Patrick Adams (or you just don’t know that you know him). Theoretically, a DJ could play entire sets exclusively comprised of Adams’ releases 1) without anyone no...
by Doc'trin

 

 
Forgotten Treasure: Lesette Wilson “Caveman Boogie”

Forgotten Treasure: Lesette Wilson “Caveman Boogie” (1981)

Pick by ANDY WILLIAMS (Montreal, Co-founder of The Goods) “Lesette Wilson was one of the first African-American electro-funk/rock producers, besides Nona Hendryx and Patti Labelle. She was the keyboardist for the famous ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Forgotten Treasure: Belle Epoque “Miss Broadway”

Forgotten Treasure: Belle Epoque “Miss Broadway” (1978)

This track is a guilty pleasure and an absolute dollar bin treasure. One that always has dancers thinking that it’s this super rare and hard to find thing when it fact you’ve probably seen it a bunch of times in the...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Forgotten Treasure: Sade “The Balearic Sound of Sade”

Forgotten Treasure: Sade “The Balearic Sound of Sade”

Perfect end-of-summer lover’s vibes: four suitably sultry Balearic tracks by Sade. The third offering from the indisputably Balearic imprint Sunkissed Records comes in the shape of four dreamy tracks from the sultry Sade ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
MIMS “Forgotten Treasures Compilation #1″

MIMS “Forgotten Treasures Compilation #1″

We’ve been keeping this one on the hush for a while now. Originally it was a compilation given away with any purchase of MIMS merch (sweet t-shirts & record bags here). If you’re a MIMS faithful reader then you ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Forgotten Treasure: Carly Simon “Why”

Forgotten Treasure: Carly Simon “Why” (1981)

What I love about our Forgotten Treasures section is that we pretty much make up the rules. Mainly, it doesn’t have to be about uber rare shit. We’re not trying to impress you all the time with our crazy knowledge o...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Klymaxx

Forgotten Treasure: KLYMAXX “Don’t Hide Your Love” (1982)

You could say Klymaxx was ahead of its time. The all-female band was brandishing the girl power ideology a decade before the onset of riotgrrl or the appearance of leather-clad starlets like Avril Lavigne. They released albums ...
by Christine Schatz

 

 
Future Classic: Funkineven & Fatima “Phoneline”

Future Classic: Funkineven & Fatima “Phoneline”

It’s no secret to anyone that we are huge fans of pretty much anything that comes out of the EGLO Records catalog. I played with label boss Alexander Nut last year, an amazing DJ and just great tastemaker in general and a...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Forgotten Treasure: Midnight Express “Danger Zone”

Forgotten Treasure: Midnight Express “Danger Zone” (1983)

Sometimes it’s just better to let a record speak for itself..or in this case the totally whacked out video for this boogie bomb. Tri-Fire records have made a slick 12” reissue so that everyone can enjoy 80′s f...
by DJ Asma

 
 
Future Classic: Toro Y Moi + Tyler The Creator “Hey You”

Future Classic: Toro Y Moi + Tyler The Creator “Hey You”

When we heard that Tyler and Toro Y Moi were doing studio sessions it definitely got our attention. Just wasn’t a pair of dudes we were expecting to work with but it does make perfect sense when you think about it a littl...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)