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Forgotten Treasure: Half A Mill “Any Day Can Be Your Last” (1993)

I found this myserious 12′ single in a dollar bin a few days ago and I don’t why I picked it up but I guess the Afro and $$ visuals caught my attention. Well I’m glad I did because this is some heavy heavy stu...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Future Classic: Buckshot “At Night” (Produced by 9th Wonder)

Here is a track we put on our last monthly MIMS Show (link) we loved so much we had to make sure it found its way to your ears. Fantastic track from frequent collaborators Buckshot of Boom Camp Click / Black moon fame and produ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Stones Throw Records – 18 Years x 18 Picks from (some of) the Finest Music Heads

To mark the release of the upcoming Stones Throw movie titled “Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton” we wanted to put together a feature to talk about one of the most beloved record labels from music heads worldwide. We then noti...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
Bolts - DJ Mix - Manchester, UK

Guest Mix #20: BOLTS (Manchester, UK)

We’re very happy to bring you this guest mix from Manchester-based producer BOLTS, one of our current favourites. We have been playing a lot of his tracks in our radio shows in case the name sounds familiar. If it’s...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Classic Mixes: J Rocc – Mix for Dublab (2006)

via Dublab: “J Rocc of Stones Throw Records uses the dublab turntables to explore the “golden era” of hip-hop landscape. He casually flips between chilled-out jazz, party funk, and booming J Dilla beats. If you can sp...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Brother Ali’s Conference at Chicago Ideas

Brother Ali’s Brilliant Conference at Chicago Ideas

I’m not going to spend a long time going into the many reasons why you need to watch this great mini-conference by Brother Ali, you’re just going to hit the play button as well you should! The best way to sum it up ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
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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 ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Fallacy and Fusion “The Groundbreaker” (2002)

Forgotten Treasure: Fallacy and Fusion “The Groundbreaker” (2002)

Anyone else remember this one? I suspect quite a few people do. It might be considered a bit of a London thing, but it did make it as far as the leafy lanes of rural Norfolk. I spent a good few years bumping this track on the s...
by Cal

 
 
Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip – The Abstract and The Dragon

Mixtape: Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip – The Abstract and The Dragon

via Complex: It’s a moment that some hip-hop heads have fantasized about for more than 20 years. The long-awaited question to what, in fact, is the scenario. The ultimate “Oh My God.” A collaboration between t...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
Madlib – Rock Konducta

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 ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Flipout & Jay Swing “The Love Theory”

Mix of the Day: Flipout & Jay Swing “The Love Theory”

Vancouver hop-hop staples, Flipout and Jay Swing, take a creative plunge into the catalogue of their all-time fave hip-hop group(and mine), A Tribe Called Quest. A very fine-tuned foray that pays the utmost respect and homage t...
by DJ EVO

 
 
MIMS Talks with: DJ PLATURN (Oakland, US)

MIMS Talks with: DJ PLATURN (Oakland, US)

When he’s not providing the Bay Area with his broad spectrum of sounds, or curating his 45 Sessions brand, it’s a safe bet you’ll find DJ Platurn doing the back end work that makes him one of the finest disc j...
by DJ EVO