Beat The Future Show #60
Mix Of The Day
Beats

Mix of the Day: Beat The Future “Show #60″ Hosted by Maja Milich

I have to be honest. The “Beats” scene doesn’t inspire me as much as it did in 2008. Although in some cases, it keeps progressing and getting more visibility in the mainstream, you recognize the formulas pretty quick. The originality of the movement becomes diluted with the hundreds of new …

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Sir OJ - Gonna Pop
Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Sir OJ “Gonna Pop”

It’s always good to hear a producer hit their stride and start putting out stuff that sounds genuinely off the wall. Sir OJ first cropped up on my radar back in 2008 when he dropped his State Beattape, along with Dutch compadres Hayzee and FS Green. While there are standout …

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Guest Mix
Beats Hip-Hop

Guest Mix #19: DR. KWEST (Belgium)

Really nice hour long guest mix courtesy of Dr. Kwest all the way from Brussels, Belgium. Focusing on the worldwide beat scene you could say that the main thing found in this next hour is the head nod factor! Great to see some familiar names on the tracklists; 3 tracks …

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TOAST DAWG “Brazivilain EP” (Music Is My Sanctuary Release)
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Upcoming: TOAST DAWG “Brazivilain EP” (Music Is My Sanctuary Release)

Music Is My Sanctuary presents the “Brazivilain EP“, the second solo release from Toast Dawg veteran Montreal producer and pioneer of the French hip-hop scene. “Brazivilain” follows his 2012 critically acclaimed solo debut instrumental EP “The Love Loop”, it marries futuristic sounds with old school esthetics in a unique sample …

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Madlib – Rock Konducta
Beats Hip-Hop

New Release: Madlib – Rock Konducta

via RAPPCATS.com: “Rock Konducta is the latest in Madlib’s instrumental “Beat Konducta” series, the producer’s raw hip-hop beat tapes brought to life. Previous titles include Movie Scenes and Beat Konducta in India, imaginary film soundtracks; the self-deceptive A Tribute to J Dilla;the Beat Konducta in Africa inspired by the Zambian “Zamrock” music scene of the ’70s. The …

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Guest Mix
Beats

Guest Mix #18: ABJO (San Diego, US)

The explosion of the instrumental / abstract hip-hop beat movement since the mid-2000′s is still going strong but after a couple years of constant growth with a gazillion new beat-makers every month we are starting to see who are the artists that are in this for the long run and …

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The Jazz Jousters “Autumn” Oscar Peterson Special
Beats Jazz

The Jazz Jousters “Autumn” Oscar Peterson Special

Millenium Jazz is a label and service provider based in London and home to talent from across the United Kingdom, France, Canada, Holland and Germany. via MilleniumJazz: “As a very productive year comes to a close, Millennium Jazz Music is proud to present ‘Autumn’, The Jazz Jousters 27th album in …

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Artbeat Montreal & Istolethesoul Present: B.A.S.S.
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Artbeat Montreal & Istolethesoul Present: B.A.S.S.

Expansion is a motherfucker: We all want it and the associated growing pains are inevitable. The fruits of that labour get reaped only by the undeterred, the diligent… The SKRONG. Over the last year or so, I’ve been hard at work with the ABMTL team, flexing our collective muscle in …

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Cal Tjader & The Jazz Jousters “Calculation”
Beats Jazz

Cal Tjader & The Jazz Jousters “Calculation”

via Millenium Jazz: “Millennium Jazz is proud to present another Jazz Jousters compilation, which is by our ‘Calculation’ the twenty sixth official session in the series. See what we did there? Whilst debating the next project members of the collective repeatedly came up with the name ‘Cal Tjader’, born Callen Radcliffe …

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Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Fitz Ambro$e “Wuu”

I was sitting at the house talking to the homies Onra & Lemy Leopard the other day and we were sharing musical discoveries and treasures and one name that came up a few times is Fitz Ambro$e. I had seen the name float around a couple times but had never …

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Guest Mix
Beats

Guest Mix #15: PAUL PRE (Kiel, Germany)

Here is the latest in our beloved MIMS Guest Mixes series. This one comes from PAUL PRE all the way from Kiel, Germany. He is one of the hardest working and most talented DJ’s in Europe and is constantly putting out mixes whether its for his Movement Radio show or …

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Interviews
Beats

MIMS Talks with: GUS SUTHERLAND

We’ve been following filmmaker Gus Sutherland’s exploits for a while now. Earlier this year, we dropped the trailer to All Ears, his documentary on the L.A. beat scene. The All Ears UK premier took place yesterday, so I took the chance to catch up with Gus on All Ears and …

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