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 the...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


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 tha...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Forgotten Treasure: Mulatu Astatke Ethiopian Quintet “Afro-Latin Soul” (1966)

A few years ago, a friend of mine bought me this record for my birthday. My friend knew I had never heard of Mulatu Astatke and his Ethiopian Quintet, but because she used to live with me, knew all about my love for Jazz, Mexic...
by Devon Eve



Future Classic: José James “No Beginning No End”

I’ve been on the Jose James bandwagon since day 1 so let’s just say I am a bit biased when it comes to talking about one of his new releases. Ever since I bought the white label copy of “Equinox” vinyl in a London recor...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Download: Chris Dave and the Drumhedz Mixtape

Ouch. Can you sayE-S-S-E-N-T-I-A-L? “The Texas-bred maestro just released his first ever mixtape, Chris Dave and The Drumhedz, which is meant to be a sampler plate of the wide range of styles Dave has amassed. Accompanying hi...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Future Classic: Mark de Clive-Lowe & the Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra “Take The Space Trane”

I’m really excited to share this one with the MIMS fam (and it’s about time since I’m on my 9th listen already). Mark de Clive-Lowe hooks up with the Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra to incorporate powerful big band aesthetics to...
by Doc'trin



Gilles Peterson “Black Jazz Radio Mix”

*PRE-ORDERING NOW! SHIPPING 31ST JANUARY*   Gilles Peterson, well-known for his record label (Brownswood), BBC radio show, and deep crates, takes the challenge and pays tribute to one of his favorite labels, Black Jazz Rec...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


DJ Mitsu The Beats “Solid Black” – a Black Jazz mix

via SOTU: In conjunction with Snow Dog Projects and Black Jazz Records, Jazzy Sport crew member DJ Mitsu The Beats has composed a seamless mix of tracks selected from the Black Jazz catalog. Well-known for his hip-hop mixes, Mi...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Future Classic: L’Orange “The Mad Writer”

L’Orange is a beatmaker from North Carolina; he isn’t from a french speaking country, as the name might suggest. He has been putting out projects that are mostly instrumental hiphop for quite some time now. The new rele...
by MaxRobin



Jazz Amnesty Sound System #29

The Jazz Amnesty Sound System are closing out 2012 with a unique mix of songs sung in a jazz style by great singers. We hope you enjoy it and would like to thank everyone for listening over the past year. Expect bigger and bett...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck R.I.P

Sad news today. Another music legend is gone. American jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck dies at the age of 91 (two days before his 92nd birthday) but his music and iconic style will live on forever. http://www.youtube.com...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

Austin Peralta

Austin Peralta R.I.P

The music world got some very sad news this morning with the announcement that young (and extremely talented) pianist Austin Peralta has passed away. Son of skateboarding legend Stacy Peralta he chose a different path and was a...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)