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Video Digs
Reggae

“Studio One Story” – Documentary by Soul Jazz Records (2001)

via SoulJazzRecords: Studio One Story is a documentary this is both a staggering slice of musical history and a definitive guide to Studio One, Jamaica’s greatest ever record company, and its legendary founder, Clement ‘Coxsone’ Dodd. ‘Studio One Story’ was filmed in 2002, two years before the death of the …

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Shinehead - Try My Love
Forgotten Treasures
Reggae Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Shinehead “Try My Love” (1992)

If you’re a frequent visitor on MIMS and you know us a little bit then you probably know that we never take ourselves too seriously. We’re never too scared to make some borderline cheesy picks when it comes to forgotten treasures or future classics. It ain’t about how rare the …

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REGGAE 45 SOUNDSYSTEM THE LABEL ART OF REGGAE SINGLES, A VISUAL HISTORY OF JAMAICAN REGGAE 1959-79
Gadgets & Stuff
Reggae

Reggae Soundsystem 45! by Soul Jazz Records

Reggae Soundsystem 45! is a new stunning deluxe 500 page flexibound book that features over 1000 full size record label 45 rpm single designs that span the history of reggae music. The book is compiled by the renowned author and reggae expert Steve Barrow (Rough Guide to Reggae/Blood and Fire …

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Rhythm & Sound - What a mistry
Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno Reggae Techno

Forgotten Treasure: Rhythm & Sound “What A Mistry” (1999)

When the record store I was working at in 1999 got a few copies of this 12″ I bought one on the spot and that same night it started playing on loop. 7 times to be exact. Major game changer for me. I would almost go so far as saying …

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Future Classic: Mr Williamz “We Run England”
Future Classics
Reggae

Future Classic: Mr Williamz “We Run England”

We only discovered this track and few weeks ago but its already one of our favorites of 2012. You might have heard it in our last MIMS monthly radio show, or in some of Lexis‘ live sets too. Big Big track. “We Run England” is the debut single off the …

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24 Hours of Vinyl Mix: Ghostbeard
24 HOV Mixes
Reggae

24HOV Mixes: GHOSTBEARD (Montreal, Ninja Tune)

One of many amazing mixes from our last 24 Hours Of Vinyl event. All vinyl. Tons of classics. Mad vibes. This one comes from the man GHOSTBEARD, head honcho of Ninja Tune in Montreal. Such a dope set. Seriously… take notes! Tracklist: 01. Beenie Man / Bob Marley “Don’t Worry …

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Lee Scratch Perry Doll
Gadgets & Stuff
Reggae

The Lee Scratch Perry Doll

via Pitchfork: “Dub pioneer Lee “Scratch” Perry now has a doll of his own, designed by cartoonist and musician Archer Prewitt of the Sea and the Cake. This is a Japanese import from Presspop, and is available in an edition of 1,000 via Aggronautix (who also brought us bobbleheads of J Mascis, Andrew WK, Roky Erickson, G.G. Allin, and more). It has …

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MIMS Lists
Reggae

SCHLACHTHOFBRONX presents “Our Favorite Dutty Tracks”

Once again instead of asking one of the artists we’re playing with the same old Q & A you’ve heard a million times, we thought we’d ask if they’d be part of that little something we like to call MIMS Lists. Since the Schlachthofbronx boys are in town for the …

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Count Ossie and the Mystic Revelation
Video Digs
Jazz Reggae Soul

Count Ossie and the Mystic Revelation

As a young boy Ossie grew up in a rasta community where he learned techniques of vocal chanting and hand drumming under the tutelage of Brother Job. In the early 1950s he set up a Rasta community in Rockfort on the east side of Kingston, where many of Kingston’s musicians …

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Forgotten Treasure: Max Romeo “The Reverend”
Forgotten Treasures
Reggae

Forgotten Treasure: Max Romeo “The Reverend” (1974)

A fiercely anti church song by a great specialist of the genre, Max Romeo. “Why don’t you tell the people the truth, reverend ? Tell them your god is an Vatican, and him sent you here to rape the land…” I discovered this track last weekend through Montreal DJ Mossman …

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Future Classic: Die & Break feat MC Fats and Buggsy “Peace & Dub”
Future Classics
Reggae

Future Classic: Die & Break feat MC Fats and Buggsy “Peace & Dub”

Massive Massive tune from the Digital Soundboy crew in Bristol! So real is every possible way. I swear 2012 is off to a really good start! Taken from the forthcoming ‘Grand Funk Hustle EP’ on Digital Soundboy.

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Forgotten Treasure: Willie Lindo “Far & Distant”
Forgotten Treasures
Reggae Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Willie Lindo “Far & Distant” (1974)

A legendary session guitarist as well as producer for such greats as Beres Hammond and Maxi Priest, Willie Lindo is much too bright a gemstone to be left uncovered. I stumbled onto him on one of my YouTube-digging runs with the homie 80rock when we discovered Midnight, a sumptuous piece …

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