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...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Mix of the Day: Jazz Amnesty Sound System #33 “JASS MASS”

via J.A.S.S: “On September 28th, 2013, 4PM – 8PM, the Jazz Amnesty Sound System will present the first J.A.S.S. Mass at The Church of St. John the Evangelist in Montreal as part of the Pop Montreal music festival. A...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Future Classic: Gregory Porter “Liquid Spirit”

Gregory Porter has a new album dropping in September of this year, marking his first release on the historic Blue Note record label. The title track, “Liquid Spirit“, embodies the fusion of jazz, soul, blues and gos...



Forgotten Treasure: Baaska & Scavelli “Get Off The Ground – The Bottom End Version” (1976)

Widely regarded as the holy grail of the rare jazz dance scene, Baaska & Scavelli‘s “Get Off The Ground” is a track that is the very definition of a forgotten treasure! One of the most in demand and hard t...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Forgotten Treasure: Bennys Badekar “Blaekspruttesangen” Music by Hans-Henrik Ley (1971)

I was playing a guest set on the legendary WEFUNK radio show a couple weeks ago. After an hour of playing tunes and hanging out with Professor Groove (co-founder of the show with Static) I played a German Soul track which made ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

Mad Mats “Para El Junco – A Jazz Mixtape”

Mix of the Day: Mad Mats “Para El Junco – A Jazz Mixtape”

“This is for my good friends Gaspar & Isaias at El Junco jazz club in Madrid. One of my fave spots in the world where I’ve had some truly amazing nights behind the decks. I did this mixtape (note, not dj mix) si...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



Mix of the Day: Mr Scruff “Manchester Jazz Festival 2013″

via Mr. Scruff: “Another great Band on the Wall session, this was the closing party for Manchester Jazz Festival, so a large dollop of Jazz was added to the mix this month. To download this set (for a limited time only), ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Forgotten Treasure: Soho “Hot Music” (1990)

“Way back in 1994, when I was first cutting my teeth in the world of spinning house music, I picked up an LP from one of my favourite record stores (Inbeat R.I.P. ) called Hot Music by an artist named Pal Joey. The main r...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Theo Parrish “Black Jazz Signature”

via Sounds Of The Universe (Record Store in London, UK) “We are currently taking pre-order for this title. Expected to ship for the release date of 19th August. Theo Parrish curates his own, unique volume in the series fo...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



Forgotten Treasures: Conjure “Music for the Texts of Ishmael Reed” (1985)

On my last trip to New York, I paid a visit to the Brazilian vinyl mecca Tropicalia in Furs (peace to its East 5th Street digs). In browsing their jazz section, this rust-coloured jacket with a somewhat melancholy portrait stru...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Mix of the Day: Jazz Amnesty Sound System #32 (CTI Records)

The man behind CTI Records was no stranger to the jazz world, Creed Taylor had been recording and releasing jazz for years. Starting at Bethlehem in the early fifties he moved on to ABC-Paramount and by 1960 he worked out a dea...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


ERIC LAU presents “What I’m Feeling Right Now”

We’ve been loving Eric Lau‘s music for quite a while now. Ever since we heard his first LP on Ubiquity (“New Territories” in 2008) we’ve always been on the lookout for his work. We played two of hi...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)