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Lay-Far “War Is Over” (In-Beat-Ween Music)

Russia’s Alexander Lay-Far released his long-awaited third studio album “War Is Over” this past Friday on his own In-Beat-Ween imprint. The deeply personal, honest, and uncompromising album covers a lot of ground stylistically and shows a ton of versatility and musical knowledge. It makes sense that the album nods to …

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After Impacting Vinyl & DJ Culture, Sweater Funk Glides Out

After ten strong years of being San Francisco’s weekly Sunday night Boogie haven, Sweater Funk is scaling back knowing they impacted DJ culture in a major way. If you’ve been to one of San Francisco’s most-attended, highest low-key high credibility DJ music functions, that’s Sweater Funk. This dedicated weekly gig …

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Zackey Force Funk: Rocket Builder By Day, Modern Funkster By Night

For some, tales of street escapades, drugs, and fast women are essentially tales of fantasy. For Zackey Force Funk, these tales were at one point his reality. The Tuscon, Arizona native has been living in the Los Angeles area for several years now, and the lyrical content of his forthcoming …

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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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Prophet Is Still Right On Time

Prophet is an underground Funk musician from the San Francisco Bay Area, who, until this year, had only put his name to one record: an obscure private-press LP called “Right On Time” pressed in 1984 on his own Treasure Records. Full of mind-blowing no-BS boogie, it has a dedicated cult …

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Prefuse 73 Turns His Ear To Modern Minimalism

Guillermo Herren, more commonly known as Prefuse 73, has been making his totally unique brand of experimental Electronic music for close to two decades. Prefuse 73 started releasing music in the early 2000s during a time when people were just starting to experiment with the tempos and tools of ’90s …

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Daedelus Marches Forward Unfettered

We were happy to have Daedelus on the phone for S02E07 of MIMS Radio to discuss his 19th album “Taut” and to talk about the positives and negatives present in the landscape of today’s music industry. For those who are less familiar with Daedelus, he is widely known as one …

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The Genius Of Tourist Kid’s “Crude Tracer”

“Crude Tracer” is Tourist Kid’s second full length album and first release with Melody As Truth. Tourist Kid pulls together disparate glitches and sound bites – items that on the surface wouldn’t readily seem fit for each other, and is able to make these unlikely pairings sound as if they …

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Exclusive Premiere: Alton Miller “Cool But So… (Original)”

London’s Release/Sustain imprint returns with the “A Says Hello” EP from Detroit’s Alton Miller, with Chaos In The CBD stepping in for the remix duties. ‘Cool But So…’ borrows both from the old and the new, tinged with an Acid-Jazz flare while sounding updated and fresh. Broken and shuffling rhythms …

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