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Future Classics

Wild Honey ‘Ruinas Futuras’

A new Madrileño soundtrack. Guillermo Farré’s hushed vocals are buoyed by cinematic strings & brass arrangements, and the tight drums & percussion of Shawn Lee. ‘Ruinas Futuras’ was composed in fragments on phone voice memos, between fatherhood and office work. Slowly accumulated before their rediscovery one day on a train. …

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Future Classic: Sarathy Korwar & Upaj Collective ‘Night Dreamer Direct​-​to​-​Disc Sessions’

The prolific drummer, percussionist and musical artist Sarathy Korwar, alongside his allstar “UPAJ Collective”, has already broken considerable ground, rebalancing spiritual jazz with authentic Indian classical music. However, “UPAJ” means “to improvise” in Hindi, and here, whilst making a formidable debut contribution to Night Dreamer’s direct-to-disc series, recording at Artone …

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Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes “Heritage of the Invisible II”

Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes of Irreversible Entanglements, disentangle themselves long enough to record for their second duo album, and first for International Anthem. Just as sharp and revolutionary in spirit as the larger group’s recordings. Having been friends & collaborators for far longer than the larger group, “Heritage of …

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Nikitch & Kuna Maze “The Leak / Domu & Sonar’s Ghost Remix”

It’s a very rare day when any record label manages to lure the legendary broken beat pioneer and veteran of Reinforced’s “2nd Wave”, Dominic Stanton, most commonly known as Domu, to come out of retirement to share one remix, let alone three, yet Tru Thoughts have managed just that.  French …

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Exclusive Premieres

Exclusive Premiere: Offshore and Coen “Yearning” (Fred Everything Remix)

Our second premiere for the day comes from Offshore and Coen, remixed by our good friend Fred Everything. Forthcoming on Fred’s Lazy Days Recordings. Lazy Days welcomes Offshore and Coen, an up and coming duo from the Netherlands, known for their releases on Phat Elephant, and more recently on Jimpster’s …

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Guest Mixes

MIMS Guest Mix: J-FELIX (UK, Tru Thoughts)

Producer and multi-instrumentalist J-Felix has recently won hearts with the future blend of boogie, p-funk, disco and soul on his second album ‘Whole Again Hooligan’ on Tru Thoughts Recordings. So much so we were compelled to ask him for a mix and he delivered in fine fashion in no time. …

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