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Ras G & The Afrikan Space Program “Back On The Planet”

via Brainfeeder: “Sun Ra once spoke a future where the mere thought of a place would take somebody there. In the past future of today, Ras G explores space and time through his ancient/futuristic music. Dusty, ethereal an...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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MIMS Talks with: DONKY PITCH

Donky Pitch is a UK-based label and club night set up by Pete Taylor and Dave Grinell, a couple of beardy chaps from Brighton on the South Coast. While they might have started out closer to Low End Theory and the beat scene, th...
by Cal

 
 
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Future Classic: Elaquent “The Journey”

I’ve been meaning to talk about Elaquent‘s new record on HW&W Records called “Believing” for a while now but summer vacation time sort of got in the way. But since I happened to catch our man EQ per...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
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Guest Mix #13: JON KENNEDY (UK)

We got a really great treat in the mailbox this week when great producer / DJ and label head Jon Kennedy sent us an exclusive guest mix. The mix highlights some of the future releases on his JON KENNEDY FEDERATION Label and r...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Future Classic: Kenlo Craqnuques “Chaude chaleur”

Usually when it comes to picking tracks / records for our Future Classics & Forgotten Treasures section we like to give the piece some context and explain why it touches us so much… But F*** it. Today is sunday, it&#...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Future Classic: BinkBeats “Beats Unraveled”

For the most part, Youtube has sort of ruined the whole idea of cover versions for me. I mean, you check out a video you like and in the side bar you can see about 18 different versions of random people butchering a song in the...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
Comfort Fit - Forgotten Treasures Mix

Comfort Fit “Forgotten Treasures Mix #11″

We are really happy to present the eleventh instalment of our MIMS forgotten treasure mix series. After great mixes from Zed Bias, Taku, Fred Everything, Tall Black Guy and others the 11th mix comes from Comfort Fit, a ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Future Classic: Elaquent “Believing”

Our good friend – and very talented producer from Guelph, Ontario - Elaquent’s music stands out compared to the infinite number of beat tapes, including those from fellow Canadian producers. There’s just somethin...
by MaxRobin

 
 
Ta-ku - Dowhatyoulove

Future Classic: Ta-ku “Dowhatyoulove”

No stranger to delicate mixes of boom-bap and future sounds, Australia’s very own Ta-ku treats us to a new release, Dowhatyoulove. The 18 instrumental tracks of the records illustrate how little it now matters where in th...
by Philippe Sawicki

 

 
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Future Classic: Booty Based Mob “Volume 2″

With their second installement, the Booty Based massive brings a boatload of based beats that resound through your sound system with the unmistakable thump they’ve made their name on. Showcasing some of MTL’s bright...
by DJ Asma

 
 
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Film: “All Ears – A Glimpse into the Los Angeles Beat Community”

The amount of experimental hip hop coming out of Los Angeles over the last ten years is matched only by the number of genre names attached to it. Cue many an infuriating conversation about Flying Lotus’s evolving sound, j...
by Cal

 
 
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Mix of the Day: Six Vicious “Ghostride The UFO”

There’s sometimes that strange malaise when trying to paint a portrait of someone by presenting the body of work they produce. No matter how old or recent, abundant or scarce, diverse or precise the material is, it is alw...
by Philippe Sawicki