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)

 
 
Moovmnt “The Future of Funk 2″

Moovmnt “The Future of Funk 2″

We’re back to the future like Doc Brown & Marty McFly! This time around dropping a sequal to ‘The Future of Funk’ mix. Me and Mr. Speak got so many positive reactions about the first one, we decided to do ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
Forgotten Treasure: Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam & Full Force “I Wonder If I Take You Home”

Forgotten Treasure: Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam & Full Force “I Wonder If I Take You Home” (1985)

I’ve been telling anyone who will listen that Latin Freestyle is due for a re-evaluation. With the sci-fi electro of Cybotron, Hashim and Man Parrish explicitly informing a lot of today’s most interesting dance musi...
by Skinnybones

 
 
Forgotten Treasure: Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio “Still in The Groove”

Forgotten Treasure: Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio “Still in The Groove” (1981)

This one is from my secret stash. I’ve been playing this track at pretty much every opportunity ever since Montreal homie Dj Kobal told me about it 5-6 years ago. What’s great about it is that it’s not rare at...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Free Download: Dam-Funk “InnaFocusedDaze” EP

Free Download: Dam-Funk “InnaFocusedDaze” EP

via Stones Throw: Dam-Funk teamed up with Scion AV for the release of this new EP and the October tour. 10″ vinyl release coming soon, but you can download it for free below. Hard to improve on the write-up Weiss post...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
Future Classic: Toro Y Moi “Freaking Out” EP

Future Classic: Toro Y Moi “Freaking Out” EP

You probably thought Toro Y Moi was a band we would leave for Pitchfork and the likes but hey, if it’s dope (and it is) then it’s a more than welcome addition to MIMS! Often labeled as “chill wave” (yes,...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Forgotten Treasure: Kadenza “Let’s Do It” (1982)

What an absolute killer 80′s boogie track from 1982 out of the UK. Let’s Do It by Kadenza was released by PRT Records (previously known as Pye Records) and up until Niles from Moovmnt.com (awesome site, check it out!) p...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Forgotten Treasure: Howard Jones “Like to get to know you well”

Holy crap what a glorious piece of 80′s cheese! I was too young when this came out (1984) to remember this but it’s just the kind of song that you’ve heard a couple times in your life, maybe at the hair dresse...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)