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Guest Mixes
House / Techno

MIMS Guest Mix: JANK (Mysterious Works, Japan)

After releasing his Dusty and Soulful debut EP on UK’s Mysterious Works, Japan-based House head JANK decided to gather some of his favourite tracks together for a mix to show off where his unique style comes from. “The mix includes cool tracks I love from Moodymann and my precious friends …

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Interviews
House / Techno

The Tracks That Inspired Fred Everything’s “Long Way Home”

After spending eight years living in San Francisco, Deep House mainstay Fred Everything has returned to reside in Montreal and has released his “Long Way Home” LP to mark the occasion. “Long Way Home” marks Fred’s fourth artist album and his first to be released on his own label Lazy …

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Future Classics
Soul & Funk

Magic In Threes “Return Of…” (KingUnderground Records)

Magic In Threes release “Return Of…” for the first time on vinyl with KingUnderground, which until now was only available on cassette through G.E.D. Soul Records. via KU: The album is a collection of delightfully smoked out, library music inspired instrumentals following in the footsteps of their highly enjoyable 2011 …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul & Funk Worldwide Sounds

Kamal Keila “Muslims and Christians” (1992, Habibi Funk)

For their eighth project, Germany’s Habibi Funk Records have directed their attention to the musical archives of Kamal Keila. How the label and Kamal Keila connected is a spectacular story, and the when’s and the why’s of how these recordings came to exist make this compilation of tracks even more …

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Tech Tuedays

What If Machines Could Sing ’90s Ballads?

From Martin Backes (artist, designer, creative technologist, hacker, DJ and composer) “What do machines sing of?” is a fully automated machine, which endlessly sings number-one ballads from the 1990s. As the computer program performs these emotionally loaded songs, it attempts to apply the appropriate human sentiments. This behavior of the …

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Future Classics
Beats Jazz

Kiefer “Happysad” (Stones Throw Records)

via STR: Kiefer is a constant in Mndsgn’s live trio, has shared the stage with Moses Sumney and Terrace Martin, and has lent production talents to the likes of Kaytranada and Anderson .Paak. He began playing piano as a child and producing beats at around age twelve, moving from San …

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Daily
Jazz

Kamaal Williams Releases Video For “Salaam”

Black Focus Records is proud to present the stunning new Kamaal Williams music video for ‘Salaam’. Filmed in Marrakech by Greg Barnes, the same director who has been working closely with Kamaal on all of the bands visuals and also made the music video for ‘Catch The Loop’, which is …

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Events
Electronic House / Techno

99 Wolves – Chromatic Festival Mix Series

Montreal duo 99 Wolves, formed by ELMNT & Moses Belanger, took shape in 2015 when they decided to unite their musical worlds. Known for their eclectic productions as well as their energetic live performances, the duo has managed to get positive results in their respective circles. 99 Wolves will be …

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Future ClassicsInterviews
House / Techno Worldwide Sounds

Teleseen “The Emotional Life Of Savages” (Goldmin Records)

African rhythms, Latin heat and otherworldly electronics collide like neurons, processed through a New York state of mind. Teleseen’s Jazz background combined with a love for House and Techno are ingrained in the grooves. Also key is the Samba, Baile Funk and MPB that inspired him while living in Rio …

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Guest Mixes
House / Techno

MIMS Guest Mix: Andy Compton (Lumberjacks In Hell / Peng, Bristol)

Deeply prolific Bristol-based house connoisseur Andy Compton has released over 31 albums and over 135 EPs, either solo or as part of his legendary group The Rurals. South Africa has embraced Andy’s Deep House sounds, and because of his popularity over there, and albums released via EMI, SONY, WEA, and …

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Events
House / Techno

Music Is My Sanctuary’s Piknic Électronik Takeover

Piknic Électronik’s diverse programming has made it a highlight of the Montreal summer cultural circuit for over 15 years. We are very happy to present Solar B2B Palms Trax on July 22 at the Solotech Main Stage. Solar San Francisco’s Solar began DJing in the early ’90s at a time …

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Guest Mixes
Afro Disco Worldwide Sounds

MIMS Guest Mix: Déni Shain (Atangana Records, Marseille)

Déni Shain is DJ, producer, and percussionist. After having travelled the world for almost 20 years searching for new music and artists, he discovered along the way a stash of rare musical pearls – in Europe, Africa and Latin America – music which he shares with us to enjoy in …

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