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Future Classics
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco Jazz

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 timeless classic for the dance floor, making it a staple go to …

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Mix Of The Day
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco Jazz

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 several generations. Sampled by everybody from Black …

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Forgotten Treasures
Jazz

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 Abstract Truth”. This is a very special record personally as …

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Mix Of The Day
Jazz

Mix of the day: DJ Mixsoup “Jazz & Not So Jazz”

Music fan for ages via Best & les Inrocks mags a.o. plus les Nocturnes (with George Lang), Rock à Gogo & “100 Minutes par delà” (Radio 21 back then – respectively with Jacques Depierpont and Tyanne), then Mixmag followed by The Wire Magazine (from which I remain a fan these …

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Video Digs
Jazz

Thelonious Monk “Straight No Chaser” (Live in London 1965)

Thelonious Monk Quartet performing Straight No Chaser in televised performance at the Marquee Club, London, 1965. Personnel: Charlie Rouse (ts), Thelonious Monk (p), Larry Gales (b), Ben Riley (d)

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Mix Of The Day
Jazz

Mix of the Day: Jazz Amnesty Sound System #33 (The Dancefloor Jazz Mix)

This mix of dancefloor jazz bumpers from the Jazz Amnesty Sound System is what you can use to help better prepare yourself for an upcoming get down and groovin’ set from the aforementioned sound system. Use these tracks to help perfect your dance moves or while you’re primpin’ before the …

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Jazz

Yatha Bhuta Jazz Combo (Onra & Buddy Sativa)

Yatha Bhuta Jazz Combo is the collaborative project between French producers, Onra & Buddy Sativa. Their self-titled album drops April 8th (UK) / April 9th (US) via All City Records. The album consists of 12 tracks of deep spiritual jazz, almost entirely improvised and created as a therapeutic break from …

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Future Classics
Beats Jazz

Future Classic: L’Orange “Speakeasy”

Perhaps it’s the crackles and hiss, the sway and the swagger, or the lunge and the lean, that make this track stand out. Perhaps it’s the loving use of film noir dialogue that brings the imagination into a familiar but distant environment. Perhaps it’s the moody atmosphere and its abrupt …

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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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Forgotten Treasures Mixes
Jazz Soul

DANDY TERU “Forgotten Treasures Mix #07″

Dandy Teru is one our good friends from across the pond. A great producer, art director and host of the French Toast radio show on Laidback Radio with Quiet Dawn. We discovered him with the great “Massive Suits Quartet” project back in 2011 and it was great news when we heard from …

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Mix Of The Day
Jazz

Mix of the Day: Jazz Amnesty Sound System #30

If you’re a frequent MIMS reader, then you know we have mad love for a great project known as the Jazz Amnesty Sound System (Andy Williams & DJ Luv). Well, to celebrate their 30th mix in the stellar J.A.S.S series they decided to put out an epic 3 hour mix …

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Forgotten Treasures Mixes
Jazz Soul

DOM SERVINI “Forgotten Treasures Mix #06″

We are really happy to present the sixth instalment of our MIMS forgotten treasure mix series. After great mixes from Zed Bias, Taku, Fred Everything, Tall Black Guy and Jesse Futureman our 6th mix comes from none other than Dom Servini. Pillar of the London eclectic scene and WahWah45′s label boss, Dom takes us …

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