Rob “Make It Fast, Make It Slow”
Forgotten Treasures
Worldwide Sounds

Forgotten Treasure: Rob “Make It Fast, Make It Slow” (1978)

Everybody around me knows how passionate I am about finding the original songs that have been sampled by my favorites beatmakers. I think this is something that a lot of us music nerds love doing. This obsession is the reason why I listen to so much different kind of music …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Mister Jason Has A Posse (DJ Format’s “A-Z Of Classic Breaks” Remix)

The drumbreak is the cornerstone of record digging, beatmaking and general vinyl nerdery. Well this DJ Format track is the epitome of break mixing; literraly covering the lexicon of classic drumbreaks. Each letter of the alphabet is associated with one or more drum break and an MC performs alphabetical aerobics …

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Mix Of The Day
Soul

Mix of the Day: Cratery #61 (by Arcee, Kaewonder, & DJ Serious)

Here is a fantastic mix from the Toronto based collective known as Cratery. We had the pleasure of having 2 of 3 members drop an amazing set at our 24 Hours of Vinyl event in Toronto (which you can check here). But mostly, right now you should check out Cratery …

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WEFUNK_MIMS
Mix Of The Day
Jazz Soul

Lexis (MIMS) – Guest Mix on WEFUNK Radio

It was an honour to finally to do a guest session for a radio show and 2 DJ’s who I have a ton of respect for. WEFUNK is a weekly radio mix-show, hosted and produced for more than a decade by Montreal DJs Professor Groove and DJ Static. They have …

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Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco

Forgotten Treasure: Funky Rainbow “What I Want Is What I Get” (1979)

Who ever said that the US has the monopoly on great Disco Funk? This UFO all the way from Trinidad & Tobago circa 1979 is there to disprove that notion. I found this awesome record from Funky Rainbow in the 45’s collector bin of Mike Vault, the famous British record …

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Forgotten Treasures Compilations
Boogie / Funk / Disco Jazz Soul

MIMS “Forgotten Treasures Compilation #4″

Here is fourth compilation of ”forgotten treasures” which is – if you’re new here – one of the pillars of this website. The idea is to ask our DJ and Producer and all around Music Junky friends to pick one track they’d like to share with you. The fourth volume …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Menahan Street Band “The Crossing”

Brooklyn-based collective Menahan Street Band hit the scene with their first release Make the Road by Walking on Daptone subsidiary Dunham records in 2008. It’s eponymous single made waves as it was sampled by Jay-Z (RocBoys) but the album was an amazing collection of afrobeat,funk and ethio-jazz compositions that had …

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Mix Of The Day
Soul

Mix of the Day: Hubbz “Natural Instinct” 45’s Mix

My brother from another mother, the one and only, DJ Hubbz, just dropped a new all 45 mix for the heads. This mix is a seamless fusion of funk, cumbia, dub & latin infused beats. On top of being one of the nicest guys around, Hubbz is one of the …

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Boogie / Funk / Disco

DJ Spiltmilk “Spiltmilk EP”

The good homie, Spiltmilk, dropped his new EP today. All three tracks are straight up dance floor fillers, laced with enough funk to get your body moving uncontrollably. Some may know him from his days DJing and throwing parties in Edmonton , or maybe you know him through his work …

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Mix Of The Day
Hip-Hop Soul

Classic Mixes: J Rocc “Sex Machine Today” (2001)

It’s no secret to all you frequent MIMS readers that we have tons of love for J-Rocc, the world famous Beat Junkie. One of THE dudes we love as much behind the decks and the production board. We posted an article a few days ago about a new J-Rocc track …

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Scorpio And His People “The Unforgiven / Theme From The Movietown Sound”
Soul

Scorpio And His People “The Unforgiven / Theme From The Movietown Sound”

YIKES… THERE’S SO MUCH HYPE AROUND THIS PARTICULAR 45 SINCE A VG- ORIGINAL COPY SOLD FOR $3,826.77. When you get onto that pricing level, you’ll always get doubters, but this sound is MEAN… BOTH SIDES. “The Unforgiven” gives me that priceless, lower belly grumbling. Love those vocals. “Theme From Movietown …

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Forgotten Treasure: Tihomir Pop Asanović ‎”Majko Zemljo”
Forgotten Treasures
Jazz Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Tihomir Pop Asanović ‎”Majko Zemljo” (1974)

Here is a great record from my current trip to Europe. It was introduced to me by my good friend and faithful MIMS listener Marija in Podgorica, Montenegro. She was telling me that when she told her parents a while ago that she wanted a turntable and some monitors, that …

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