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3 Steps To: DJ LAG

For those who don’t know, DJ LAG is considered one of the pioneers of the distinct club sound of South Africa known as Gqom (pronounced gom). Hailing from Durban and producing music since 2010, DJ LAG (real name Lwazi Asanda  Read more  »

Crucial Material

Crucial Material – Best Releases of the Week (August 11th, 2018)

Another week means another crop of stellar releases. To help you avoid the task of sifting through hundreds of new albums, we’ve selected what we think are the best releases of the week. Hopefully you discover something new! Tirzah “Devotion”  Read more  »

Forgotten Treasures

Reissue Of The Week: Shawty Pimp “Still Comin’ Real” (Gyptology Records)

An impossible-to-find 1995 Memphis rap tape gets pressed to vinyl for the first time by Gyptology. Southern Rap is a style that’s been replicated, changed, edited, and added for effect throughout the years of rap music’s popularity, but this album  Read more  »

Guest Mixes

MIMS Guest Mix: ENTEK (Selectors Assemble, London / Tours)

Raised in Tours, France and now residing in London, ENTEK sits among the ranks of the famed CoOp Presents: Selectors Assemble crew helmed by IG Culture and Alex Phountzi. The crew is best known for taking the Broken Beat genre  Read more  »


Ezra Collective Selects: Inspirations

Ahead of their performance at the esteemed Dimensions Festival, London five-piece Jazz outfit Ezra Collective share a selection of tracks that have been fuelling their current sonic inspiration. Ezra Collective play a vital role in new sound of London Jazz  Read more  »