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Mix Of The Day
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Mix of the Day: Kahn “March 2013 for Mixmag”

From Mixmag: He’s one of the most versatile producers underground bass music has to offer. Kahn’s released seismic dub on Deep Medi, dusty El-B style two-step on Idle Hands, astral future bass on Punch Drunk, raw carnival house on Hotline and flighty dubstep on Box Clever. He refuses to settle …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Swindle & Terri Walker “Running Cold”

Just getting back from my little Europe tour, a really amazing time DJing in Austria, France, Germany and Montenegro. Finally readjusting to the Montreal routine but before I do I wanted to remind myself of a few songs that really stood out from each set. I played this track from …

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Guest Mix
House / Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Guest Mix #12: RIVER LANCE (Montreal)

Can’t say how proud we are of the young homie Lance. We love when new DJ’s come on the scene for the right reasons and start off with a respect for the craft of DJing. River Lance made the decision to start off by playing with turntables and mostly vinyl …

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Forgotten Treasures
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Forgotten Treasure: Pattie Blingh “Brother: The Point” 2562 Remix (2008)

What with Mr Huismans (aka A Made Up Sound / 2562) taking us on a tour of his favourite record stores (link to article), now seems like a good time to drop this Forgotten Treasure. Dubstep happened to me when I started uni in 2005. It involved spending hours in …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Big Dada presents “Grime 2.0″

Don’t look for braces in a gift horse’s mouth, they say! Along comes, in a nicely thumping gallop, the latest grime compilation from Ninja Tune‘s off shot Big Dada compiled by  none other than writer / A&R extraordinaire Joe Muggs. Adding “2.0” to the title should set it aside from …

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Mix Of The Day
House / Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Mix of the day: DJ Blue “Origami”

Words & Sounds from DJ Blue: “Origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. I was inspired by this antique art when I conceived this mixtape. I had thought to bend many different musical genres, future-oriented: some different musical scenarios that flow together to form an Origami. Like the flow …

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Mix Of The Day
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Mix of the day: Royal T “Eski Mix” (Rinse FM)

Mix, artwork and words written by Royal-T: “Eski, or Eskibeat – as it is also known, was a genre of music founded and lead in the early 2000’s by MC and producer Wiley. Crediting the majority of his songs around this time under the name ‘Wiley Kat’, he established the …

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MIMS Lists
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Wot U Call ESKI?

Have you ever suddenly had a hand gripping at your throat while DJing out in a club? A death threat in your ear? All that for playing out a specific record? The record in question was Igloo by Wiley, the instrumental version of Wiley’s 2004 hit “Wot do u call …

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UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

UKG Takeover @ Montreal Igloofest

It’s really pretty incredible that after almost 20 years, the influence of the UK Garage genre is still very present. From its early incarnations around 1994, British Garage has had a huge impact over urban music in the UK from people like Dizzee Rascal, MJ Cole, The Streets, Ms Dynamite. …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Disclosure “White Noise” feat. AlunaGeorge

We are in a UK Garage state of mind these days as we have a huge night planned at the Montreal outdoor winter festival called Igloofest on Friday February 1st. We are also working on a very detailed post to try and recap almost 20 years of the UK Garage …

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Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Forgotten Treasure: Logic “Blues For You” (1994)

We’re working on a really cool but complicated project which consists of writing down in graph form the evolution of the UK Garage genre since it’s creation around 93-94 to all the sub-genres of the UKG family tree that followed for the next 15-17 years. A really interesting little project …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: C.R.S.T. VS Chesus “Monster Munch EP”

Must admit that I got excited a little bit when I saw the names C.R.S.T and Local Talk in the same paragraph. After all, Local Talk has grown very rapidly grown into one of our favorite labels here at MIMS. Mad Mats‘ young label might only be 20 releases old …

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