Forgotten Treasure : Diane Tell “En pleurer ou en rire”

Forgotten Treasure : Diane Tell “En pleurer ou en rire” (1977)

Producers of soulful and funky musique Québecoise during the late 70s and early 80s weren’t so numerous. I’m thinking of the duo JF William & Serge Laporte known as Bill, Georges Thurston also known as Boule N...
by Phil Sparkz

 
 
Forgotten Treasure: Spontaneous Overthrow “All About Money”

Forgotten Treasure: Spontaneous Overthrow “All About Money” (1984)

Pretty much the definition of what a forgotten treasure is right here! Very odd yet beautiful slice of synthesized experimental soul music from a group called Spontaneous Overthrow. Nathaniel Woolridge and Anthony Freeman, two ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Forgotten Treasure: Max Berlin “Elle et moi”

Forgotten Treasure: Max Berlin “Elle et moi”

This is some serious sleazy disco action right here, straight out of Belgium from the gloriously cheesy 80′s. I discovered this record not that long ago and after about 5 seconds I was in love with it. Really simple, mini...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
Forgotten Treasure: Sun Palace “Rude Movements”

Forgotten Treasure: Sun Palace “Rude Movements” (1983)

This might win an award for one of the best B-Sides ever. “Rude Movements” is the B-Side to a single called “Winning” by Sun Palace who only put out this single under that production name. It was a huge ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Sparkz “Jacques de la Jungle” (Sparkz resync)

Sparkz “Jacques de la Jungle” (Sparkz resync)

Very nice little re-edit from the Montreal homie Sparkz. He’s a very quiet dude but the guy has one of the best batting averages out there. Average meaning, the number of stuff he sends me of his VS the number that I like...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Forgotten Treasure: The Whispers “Keep On Loving Me”

Forgotten Treasure: The Whispers “Keep On Loving Me” (1983)

I was racking my brain to find a “forgotten treasure” gem to share with you all and I remembered a bunch of cool stuff played by the homie Lefto last night in Montreal, as expected goodies from left and right, new a...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
GARY & GARRY Unreleased P-Funk Detroit disco!

GARY & GARRY Unreleased P-Funk Detroit disco!

Take one the main vocalists from Parliament/Funkadelic, and one of the main voices from Bootsy’s Rubberband and put the two together, what do you think you’ll get? A hit concept and a great new superduo : Gary & Garry!...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Dam-Funk “Wax Poetics Prince Mix”

Mix of the Day: Dam-Funk “Wax Poetics Prince Mix”

For the Wax Poetics ten-year anniversary and Issue 50 (Prince Issue), DāM-FunK (Stones Throw) creates an exclusive Prince DJ mix, including a new DāM-FunK track! Track List 1. Prince & the Revolution – 17 Days (origina...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Free Download: Onra “Keep On Loving Me”

Free Download: Onra “Keep On Loving Me”

Our good homie ONRA is in the holiday mood and giving away one of his tracks that was released earlier this year on a Japanese project. I’ve been playing both the tracks from the vinyl at pretty much all of my gigs so her...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
Forgotten Treasure: Peter Godwin “French Emotions”

Forgotten Treasure: Peter Godwin “French Emotions” (1982)

Going to be sharing a few of my favorite selections from our pretty insane adventure we called 24 HOURS OF VINYL. It was a pretty huge success and it was, at least for me, one of the best moments of my year. So many dj’s ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Forgotten Treasure: New World Generation: One Of A Kind

Forgotten Treasure: New World Generation: One Of A Kind

Now-Again Records presents New World Generation, a collection of rare and unreleased soul music by the cult New England ensemble. Presented as a 2CD and as a 2LP; both formats contain extensive liner notes with rare photographs...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
“Tuff Love” mix by Fiend & Guilty

“Tuff Love” mix by Fiend & Guilty

Really loving this mix by two of my Montreal homies, Guilty & Fiend. It’s a promo mix for their monthly night at a lovely spot in town called Royal Phoenix. Both dudes definitely share a love for all things 80′...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)