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Guest Mixes
Leftfield & Experimental Reggae

MIMS Guest Mix: LEANNE WRIGHT (London, UK)

Huge thanks to our good friend Leanne Wright (aka the hip swayer•truth sayer•record player) for this very deep session filled with incredible discoveries! A few words from Leanne on the mix: “I really enjoyed putting this mix together; I’ve been wanting to do something a little deeper, dubbier, darker but …

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Interviews
Jazz

Rising trombonist / composer Rosie Turton shares her 5 influences

London-based trombonist and composer Rosie Turton is one of the up and coming voices on the UK jazz scene and has expressed herself through a variety of different musical outlets, from composing and playing with septet Nerija (Domino Recording Co), Sun Ra space-influenced Where Pathways Meet to recording with Jitwam and …

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Best Tracks of 2018

The MIMS selections for the best tracks of the year divided in the following categories: Club Sounds / Rap & Beats / Jazz / Soul & Funk / Leftfield

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InterviewsMIMS Radio

Waajeed’s Multifaceted Approach To The Detroit Sound

Hailing from Conant Gardens Detroit, Waajeed’s productions through the years have been known as both inventive and genre-defying. Of recent years and with a more dance floor orientated mindset, Waajeed launched Dirt Tech Records as well as collaborating with many hometown legends like Carl Craig, Mad Mike, and Theo Parrish. …

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InterviewsMIMS Radio
Jazz

Emma-Jean Thackray’s Tour De Force

London-based trumpet player, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Emma-Jean Thackray has been making a lot of waves in the Jazz scene with the recent release of her new EP “Ley Lines”. With four full-length tracks separated by four interludes included as “palette cleansers”, the EP is a real journey through her ideas …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Waajeed “From The Dirt”

When the foundations of Techno were being forged, Robert O’Bryant aka Waajeed was just young local Detroit kid soaking it all in. He would sit down with his family and watch TV dance shows like The Scene and The New Dance Show where dance music from Juan Atkins, Kraftwerk to …

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Radio Show
Eclectic

MUSIC IS MY SANCTUARY Show #94 – Mixed by Lexis

Welcome to yet another Music Is My Sanctuary show. Take the scenic route with me for another excursion across styles, tempos, eras and moods. Here are 7593 seconds of hand-picked music that I have been absolutely loving these past few weeks. Lots of brand new stuff, few exclusives and a …

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Future Classics
Soul

Album Of The Week: Fatima “And Yet It’s All Love” (Eglo Records)

Like most discerning Soul music heads out there, I was eagerly anticipating the release of Fatima’s second album when the first singles were shared a few months ago. I just didn’t expect to be treated to such a memorable advance listening party a few weeks prior to its street date. …

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Eclectic

Introducing The Official MIMS Charts

I’ve always had a deep love for Charts; Tracklists, Playlists, and Set-lists or any music list for that matter. Whenever I picked up a fresh edition of the Straight No Chaser magazine back in the day I would go straight for the charts section. Through all of its expert curators …

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Radio Show
Eclectic

MUSIC IS MY SANCTUARY Show #93 – Mixed by Lexis

Just getting back from our annual end of summer Europe trip to close it out in fine style. Shout out to all the people at Dimensions Festival in Croatia, out to the people at my yearly residency in Belgrade and I have to apologize to the lovely people of Slovenia …

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Future Classics

Album Of The Week: Oliver Coates “Shelley’s On Zenn-La” (RVNG Intl.)

The third solo effort by London cellist Oliver Coates is an absolute masterpiece for anyone who loves to be emotionally and mentally challenged while on the dancefloor. The young musician, composer, producer and lead cellist of the London Contemporary Orchestra is widely known for his frequent collaborations with Radiohead, Mica …

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Worldwide FM
Eclectic

Lexis Presents WW International: Montréal on Worldwide FM w/ Moonstarr & OURI

Another great edition of WW International: Montréal on Worldwide FM! This episode features guest sets from Montreal-based Broken Beat veteran Moonstarr and Ghostly International’s latest signee OURI. 120 minutes of life-changing music, lock in and enjoy! TRACKLIST – Lexis’ Intro Set – Soul Litchfield – Autumn Vivian Jones – Physical …

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