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)


DJ PSYCUT presents “My Jazz Attitudes Classics”

As you know, at MIMS we like to keep things very eclectic: one foot in the new, one in the old. So we love meeting and connecting with like minded crews and DJ’s from across the world with that same love for good music; i...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Forgotten Treasure: Sun Ra “The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra” (1965)

Heliocentrism is the astronomical model where all planets revolve around the sun and was a moment in history where the world shifted from a vision of Earth as the center of the universe. The same can be said for multi-instrumen...
by DJ Asma



Future Classic: Donald Byrd “Dominoes” (J Boogie Edit)

Here’s a super funky edit of the live version of Donald Byrd’s “Dominoes” by one of my favourite dudes from around the way, the one and only, J-Boogie. Mr. Boogie did a nice job of beefing up this timele...


Mix of the day: J Boogie “Vintage Diversity: A Tribute to Donald Byrd”

from J-Boogie: “Donald Byrd has been a huge influence to myself and several other DJs and producers in the game since the Blue Note era. He was one of the first to bridge the gab between jazz, funk, soul and hip hop over ...

Oliver Nelson “The Blues and the Abstract Truth”

Forgotten Treasure: Oliver Nelson “The Blues and the Abstract Truth” (1961)

Oliver Nelson is a legendary jazz arranger with a strong playing pedigree (he played tenox sax with Quincy Jones in the early 60s) that really came into his own on his timeless and most revered record ”The Blues and the A...
by DJ Asma