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Future Classics

Ruth Goller ‘Skylla’

Bassist, vocalist, composer, environmentalist and now solo artist, Ruth Goller launches her dark and brooding debut album today. Hailed by the Guardian for her “thunderous bass-guitar hooks’, Goller helped lay the foundation for the UK’s jazz renaissance whilst playing in many of its most influential and popular bands, from her …

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Crucial Material

Crucial Material — June 21st, 2021

Another bumper edition of Crucial Material full of essential listening. Here are our favorite EP’s, Albums and Reissues of the past couple of weeks. As always we encourage you to buy digital or physical releases if you discover a release you love. Support artists and labels! JAZZ Jaubi — Nafs …

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MIMS Playlists

JAZZ — 2021 ∞ Future Classics

Upfront selections hand-picked Oli Brunetti (Olindo Records / Colectivo Futuro), occasionally aided by the rest of the Music Is My Sanctuary team. Updated often-ish. Check out our Jazz 2021 Future Classics selections below. Disclaimer: Streaming platforms are great for discovering music and listening on the go, but don’t get it …

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Tribute Mixes

Tribute to MADLIB’s JAZZ ALIASES — Selected by Prince Klassen

Prolific is an understatement when it comes to the world of Madlib. Diving in head first, people might know him from his most recent work with Freddie Gibbs. Or they might have heard about his acid tinged alter-ego Quasimoto in a dorm room or coffee shop (ahem, imagine you weren’t …

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Crucial Material

Crucial Material — May 17th, 2021

Another bumper edition of Crucial Material full of essential listening. Here are our favorite EP’s, Albums and Reissues of the past couple of weeks. As always we encourage you to buy digital or physical releases if you discover a release you love. Support artists and labels! JAZZ Carlos Niño & …

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Exclusive Premieres

Exclusive Premiere: Burkina Azza “Enkabé Kélékan”

We’re excited to premiere the beautiful and propulsive sounds of “Enkabé Kélékan” by Burkinabe collective Burkina Azza. “Enkabé Kélékan” is taken from Burkina Azza’s absolutely brilliant, deep, and extremely addictive debut album, ‘Wari Bô’, forthcoming via London’s Social Joy record label. ‘Wari Bô’ is a musical tale that covers every …

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Future Classics

Agile Experiments “Bloom Anubis”

Dave De Rose and his co-conspirators have out-done themselves on this, their 8th album. A perfect meeting of jazz, improvisation, groove and electronics, with decidedly punk and psychedelic twists and turns Agile Experiments are essentially a different group on every record, and in the beginning every track could have a …

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Crucial Material

Crucial Material – May 1st, 2021

Another bumper edition of Crucial Material full of essential listening. Here are our favorite EP’s, Albums and Reissues of the past couple of weeks. As always we encourage you to buy digital or physical releases if you discover a release you love. Support artists and labels! JAZZ Natural Information Society …

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Future Classics

SOLIDARITY with UNIST’OT’EN

As musicians living in Montreal who recognize that this territory, historically known as Tiohtià:ke, was colonized and occupied, we felt the need to demonstrate our total solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en nation. Their ancestral territory, located in northwest British Columbia, has suffered for several years from the invasion of various oil …

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Exclusive Premieres

Exclusive Premiere: Anchorsong “Remedy”

We are very excited to premiere the forthcoming single from London-based Japanese artist Anchorsong. The MPC wizard enchants us on “Remedy”, weaving jazz elements with udu drum loops. Primed for both dancefloor damage and cerebral elevation, “Remedy” is due for release on April 20, ahead of upcoming fourth album ‘Mirage’ …

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Guest Mixes

MIMS Guest Mix: Footshooter (London, UK / Dance Regular)

We are very excited to present a slamming mix from London-based producer, DJ and musician, Footshooter. Following hot releases on Dance Regular, YAM Recordings and as one half of SAUL on Rhythm Section, Footshooter recently collaborated with Melbourne-based keys player, poet, singer, songwriter and producer Allysha Joy, on “Hibiscus”, a …

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Crucial Material

Crucial Material – April 12th, 2021

Another bumper edition of Crucial Material full of essential listening. This week’s edition proves again that there is still much to explore in the interplay between jazz and electronic music, new forms and old ways, from Kaidi Tatham’s keys & drum programming to Damon Locks coupling live jazz and sampled …

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