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WheelUp announces ‘Good Love’ album with Afronaut collab

If only the weather could match the sunny vibes on this fresh bruk jam. Today Tru Thoughts are releasing a collaboration between two generations of broken beat, pioneer of the West London Sound and founder of Bugz in the Attic – Afronaut links up with bruk revivalist WheelUP on the …

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Jaubi, Latarnik (EABS) & Tenderlonious pay tribute to MF DOOM (free download)

All at MIMS were shocked and deeply saddened by the passing of MF DOOM. One of our absolute favourite artists in the world, let alone hip hop. His impact looms large, over us all. Now EABS man Latarnik, and Astigmatic Records have had the bright idea to resurrect and complete …

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KOKOROKO share new “Baba Ayoola” single

KOKOROKO doesn’t disappoint on this beautiful amalgamation of Afrobeat, jazz and vocal harmonics with a touch psychedelic guitar play. Out today on Brownswood Recordings. Opening with the elevating vocal harmonies of the front women, Sheila, Cassie and Richie; “Baba Ayoola” unfolds with delicate rolling drums perfectly melding with the percussive …

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Forgotten Treasures

Nathan Davis Sextet “Peace Treaty” (1965)

via SOTU: “One of the first true moments of genius from saxophonist Nathan Davis – originally released in the mid 60s for the tiny SFP label – and a record that’s even rarer than his early classics for MPS! The sound here is similar to the MPS sides – a …

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Future Classics

The Koreatown Oddity “Little Dominiques Nosebleed”

via Stones Throw: “The Koreatown Oddity is Dominique Purdy. This album tells the origin story of his “supernatural powers and spiritual awakening,” the results of two car accidents that occurred in his childhood while growing up in Los Angeles’ Koreatown district.” Little Dominiques Nosebleed by The Koreatown Oddity for more …

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Forgotten Treasures

Luomo “Vocalcity” (2000)

An all-timer right here. Finland’s Vladislav Delay under his Luomo moniker crafted one of the finest house albums bar none. Alongside early 2000’s minimal / deep classics like Herbert’s “Bodily Functions”, The Other People’s Place “Lifestyles of the Laptop Cafe”, Isloee’s “Rest” this is a timeless record! Vocalcity 20th anniversary …

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Future Classics

Lexsoul Dancemachine “Lexplosion II”

Lexsoul Dancemachine’s 3rd album “Lexplosion II” will be out via Funk Embassy Records on May 29th. The 8-track LP provides fire power for the funk-soul-disco DJ, albeit remaining a pleasure treasure for the leisure listener. First time ever, the 6 piece Estonian group has invited collaborators: the loose-wristed guitar funk …

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Guest Mixes

MIMS Guest Mix: BECKER & MUKAI (Osaka / Paris, SaS Records)

Becker & Mukai’s fans include Alexis Taylor, Caribou, Andrew Weatherall, Floating Points, Trevor Jackson, Ed Banger, Vanishing Twin and loads more. Parisian cinema composer Jean-Gabriel Becker is best known for idiosyncratic soundscapes, whilst Susumu Mukai is a world-renowned Japanese composer and multi-instrumentalist. Together they’ve created fresh new music that floats …

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Future Classics

Gilles Peterson Presents: MV4

Gilles Peterson presents a time capsule of musical magic on this exclusive. Taken from a day of live sessions in London’s legendary Maida Vale Studios – studio MV4 to be exact, it was originally intended just for Peterson’s BBC radio show broadcast on 20th October 2018. Struck by what a …

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Future Classics

Steve Spacek “Houses”

It took Steve Spacek almost 13 years to deliver a follow-up to his acclaimed 2005 debut album “Space Shift”. Happily, he’s not made us wait nearly as long for “Houses”, his sequel to 2018’s brilliant, Eglo-released “Natural Sci-Fi”. More importantly, it’s arguably even better than its predecessor, with Spacek combining …

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Guest Mixes

MIMS Guest Mix: HONEYDRIP (Montreal, N10AS Radio)

Honeydrip is known for her creative and elegant transitions through multiple genres. Yet, for her Music Is My Sanctuary appearance she chose to explore a more cohesive vibe. This mix focuses on the slower paced dance music; the percussions speeding past the kicks and bass. It examines the unfamiliar electronic …

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Guest Mixes

MIMS Guest Mix: DJ CARIE (Blanc Manioc / Wickedgirls, BE – FR)

By listening to the nuggets offered on MIMS, we realize a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural musicality. These big differences, they are part of the world of Carie, who is always looking for surprising transitions and using different musical colors. Criss-crossing the world and ancient / contemporary imaginations is the aim of …

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