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.
Beats

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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MIMS Lists
Beats Boogie / Funk / Disco Soul

B. BRAVO presents “My Favorite Modern Soul Vocalists”

B.Bravo is a 2010 graduate of Red Bull Music Academy with releases on Brownswood, Frite Nite and Ernest Endeavors. His tune “Computer Love” was named one of 2009’s best tracks by Benji B (BBC Radio 1). He’s shared the stage with artists like Chromeo, Dam-Funk, Flying Lotus and serenaded crowds …

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Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Cain “Mora” (Fine Grains Records)

Now this is waht a solid EP is all about: 6 tracks that are all slightly different yet co-exist very well. Titled “Mora”, the record is the work of an upcoming producer called CAIN who I did not know about before getting the promo from the fine folks at Fine …

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Mix Of The Day
Beats Soul

Mix of the Day: Lefto “Show #557″

From Lefto: “Hello everyone, another weekend, another show for you… Have a new Debruit track for you featuring a Sudanese singer Alsarah, new Samiyam from his album on Leaving Records, new exclusive THEEsatisfaction out of Seattle, have a few middle eastern gems I dug out this week, new Jam City …

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Video Digs
Beats

Kaytranada “At All” Video

No words needed really. The homie and young Jedi KAYTRANADA steps in with his new track “At All” for an upcoming release on the great HW&W Records. Absolutely hillarious video that made me spit out my orange juice this morning.

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