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Future Classic: Sun Ra “Cosmic Compositions Avant Garde Series Vol. 3″

I have only the highest regard and respect for Addison Chase’s Cosmic Compositions Avant Garde Series, they bring me great joy, comfort and serenity. His Sun Ra inspired compilation is a perfect harmonious blend of Jazz and H...
by Devon Eve

 
 
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Forgotten Treasure: Cee-Knowledge & Sun Ra Arkestra “Space Is The Place” (2001)

Sun Ra turns 100 this year. He has become one of the most controversial figures in jazz over the last century, because of his unconventional futuristic recording styles. His ability to so effortlessly experiment with his music ...
by Martin Boev

 
 
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Forgotten Treasure: Pharoah Sanders “You Gotta Have Freedom” (1980)

If artistic freedom is hard to define than Free Jazz is even harder to define. Jazz can be considered the art of improvising and the melodic ancher that holds down a semblance of standard is the only constraint a player can def...
by DJ Asma

 

 
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Mix of the Day: “100 Years Of Sun Ra : Beneath The Sun” by Jazz Amnesty Sound System

via J.A.S.S: “Today Earth celebrates 100 years with the spirit known as Sun Ra. he came to our planet and created the Arkestra to spread love and knowledge through his cosmic tones. They played the music of the cosmos, ja...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Mix of the Day: Gilles Peterson “75 Years of Blue Note”

As it celebrates its 75th anniversary, the legendary Blue Note jazz label gets its back catalogue tackled by the also quite legendary British DJ and Radio host Gilles Peterson. Lots of classics in the mix as well as a few forgo...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Herbie Hancock “Nobu” (1974)

Forgotten Treasure: Herbie Hancock “Nobu” (1974)

As you put the needle on this record, you realize after a few seconds that it really wouldn’t take very much to transform this gem into a Techno track straight from Detroit. Add a heavier kick drum and bassline and voilà...
by DJ Psycut

 

 
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New Release: BadBadNotGood “III”

via BBNG: “BADBADNOTGOOD is a young supremely talented trio of musicians made up of Matthew Tavares on keys, Chester Hansen on bass, and Alex Sowinski on drums. Since their inception at Humber College’s Music Performanc...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Forgotten Treasure: Bora Rokovic “Nona” (1980)

I often say that the greatest thing about vinyl records are the stories that come with them. The sound quality, the artwork, putting the needle on the record all add to the magic. But for me, the real beauty comes with the cont...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Tom Browne - Funkin For Jamaica

The Story behind Tom Browne’s “Funkin For Jamaica”

One of Queen’s finest, jazz trumpeter, Tom Browne, recorded what would become a Billboard #1 R&B chart topper back in 1980 – a funky, soulful laden track titled “Funkin’ for Jamaica (N.Y.)“ Thi...
by DJ EVO

 

 
LEFTO “Good Morning Sunshine”

Guest Mix: LEFTO “Good Morning Sunshine”

We’ve been bugging our good friend Lefto to make us a little guest mix but seeing as the guy’s schedule is pretty much non-stop (worldwide touring, weekly radio show, videos, organizing shows) we figured we would ju...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
The Jazz Jousters “Autumn” Oscar Peterson Special

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, Millen...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Cuthead “Forgotten Treasures Mix #16″

Here we are with another edition of the Forgotten Tresures series. Not only do we have a killer lineup of artists (Ta-Ku, Zed Bias, Paul Nice, Marc Mac and others) but the concept is wonderful too. We simply ask artists to ma...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)