Dj Mixes
Latin

Mix of the Day: Angela Vargas aka DJ Firecracker

Sometimes a mix just catches your attention and you delve into it right away. Sometimes a DJ pops onto the scene and seems to have carved out their niche before they even showed up. This is the case with Toronto’s Angela Vargas aka DJ Firecracker and her self titled mix. …

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Dj Mixes
Electronic

Gilles Peterson “History of Bristol’s Underground”

Gilles Peterson heads down to Bristol for the day to explore the city’s musical heritage. His journey takes him all around the city, tracing the lineage from reggae and dub to late 70s post-punk, through the arrival of US hip hop and the development of trip hop in the 90s, …

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Dj Mixes
House / Techno

1995 mix by the Godfather of House, Frankie Knuckles on Radio Nova

Flashback to October 6th 1995 on the airwaves of Paris’ legendary Radio Nova. As part of the Novamix series, which saw every A-list DJ pass through Nova’s studio, they welcomed none other than the godfather himself. Frankie Knuckles (1955-2014) was one of the most important figures in the rich history of …

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Dj Mixes
Jazz

Political & Social Jazz mix by J.A.S.S

via J.A.S.S: Jazz, being a music by the people, for the people, has been involved in many political movements over the past century. Since times are ever so turbulent at the moment the Jazz Amnesty Sound System has dug through the crates and pulled out politicized jazz music from the …

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Dj Mixes
Hip-Hop Soul & Funk

Frank The Butcher & DJ 7L Present “It’s The Roc” Original Samples Mix

After their stellar Bad Boy Records mix Frank the Butcher and DJ 7L are back with the original samples to some of the biggest Rocafella records tracks. As always, the blends, vocal samples and mixing are world class but damn these samples are fire. The ROC production team (including Just …

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Dj Mixes
House / Techno

Brassfoot (UK) – Mix for Sonotown

2015 has been a big year for the London producer known as Brassfoot. He notched three outstanding releases in the last months: the “Apron EP” (on Funkineven’s Apron label), the “After Dark EP” on the excellent Unknown to the Unknown label as well a ultra-limited cassette project called NCA 001 …

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Dj Mixes
Worldwide Sounds

Egon’s Turkish Funk Mix (2006, Stones Throw)

Since recently falling in love with the Habibi Funk mixes from Jannis (Jakarta Records) we’ve been digging into some mixes of rare grooves for 60’s-80’s from North Africa and the Middle East. Which brings me to this brilliant Turkish Funk Mix I remembered from the mighty Egon from Stones Throw …

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Dj Mixes
Soul & Funk

Classic Mixes: Dam-Funk “Boogie Funk Mix” (2008)

Over these past few years Damon Riddick aka Dam-Funk has become a household name amongst all the Boogie, Disco, Funk and Soul heads. And with good reason the DAME is one of the most talented, yet most humble and positive cats out there. This mix came out in 2008 as …

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Dj Mixes
Latin

“Here Come The Lords” Mix by the Salsa Brothers (Christian Martir & Safe Stadick)

If there is one thing I’ve always respected about Sociedad Records’ Christian Martir is his unwavering commitment to culture specifically his own patria of Puerto Rico. Wether its through informing us about the past here on MIMS or releasing incredibly important records on Sociedad Christian takes the uptmost care in …

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