Exclusive Premieres
Afro Disco Electronic

Exclusive Premiere: Pyramid Project “Mangroves” (Contours Edit) (ADA Records)

Being big fans of Contours, we are delighted to premiere his brilliant edit of “Mangroves” for Pyramid Project for ADA Records. Brought together by ADA label boss, Lasta, Pyramid Project finds Contours in collaboration with some of Kenya’s most accomplished musicians, such as drummer Katumba, percussionists Abaki Simba Masta and …

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Exclusive Premieres
Afro Electronic House / Techno Jazz Leftfield & Experimental Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Emanative & Bex Burch “Disrupt #4” (Forthcoming on Shapes of Rhythm)

MIMS is delighted to host the world premiere of the first ever collaboration between Emanative and Vula Viel’s Bex Burch! And it’s a banger! Deep 808 drum machine and African-inspired percussion meets cold-wave post-punk. Producer and fellow percussion-addict Hector Plimmer even gets in on the action to sprinkle some additional …

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Exclusive Premieres
Afro Disco Electronic House / Techno

Video Premiere: Dele Sosimi x Medlar “Gúdú Gúdú Kan” (Wah Wah 45s)

Following their brilliant “Full Moon” single, the UK’s very own Afrobeat Ambassador, Dele Sosimi, and London based DJ and producer, Medlar, reunite on “Gúdú Gúdú Kan”. With its irresistible groove, the song is their own take on an Afro-disco stomper. Music Is My Sanctuary is proud to premiere the vibrant …

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Exclusive Premieres
Afro Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: The Zonke Family “Sadza Nemusoro Wembeva” (Forthcoming on Lokalophon)

We are excited to share the wonderful music of the Zonke Family. From Zimbabwe, they create breathtaking music on matepe mbiras and ngoma drums. Taken from their forthcoming album, “At The Studio”, recorded and produced by the Philophon team. Due for release on September 11, on brand new sub-label, Lokalophon. …

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Exclusive Premieres
Afro Jazz Latin Modern Funk Soul & Funk Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Raúl Monsalve y los Forajidos “Cafunga” (Forthcoming on Olindo Records)

Something is cooking. Afro-Venezuelan rhythms meet James Brown inspired funk on “Cafunga” by Raúl Monsalve y los Forajidos. Over hip-shaking bass guitar, big brass chords and the beat of the clarín drum, we hear how to make the best cafunga, a very old Afro-Venezuelan recipe made with plantain and cheese. …

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Afro

Exclusive Premiere: Àbáse “Sambo” (feat. Stevo Atambire)

Cosmic Compositions is proud to present “SAMBO”, the new single by Hungarian producer and keyboardist, Àbáse. Following the release of the single ‘Align’ feat. Wayne Snow, Àbáse returns with a new single ‘SAMBO’, exploring again the topics of unity and togetherness. The instrumental part of “Sambo” was recorded by Àbáse …

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Guest Mixes
Afro Hip-Hop Latin

MIMS Guest Mix: DJ Cal Jader (Movimientos, London)

Dive into the Future Sounds of Cuba! “This mix was inspired by the emerging scene of artists coming out of Cuba’s musical hotspots heralded by the likes of the Guampara label, as well as the recent Havana Cultura compilation “Subelo Cuba” both of which reflect the place where Afro-Cuban rhythms, …

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Afro

Exclusive Premiere: Segun Adewale “Atewo-Lara Ka Tepa Mo’se (Ben Gomori’s Jùish Edit)”

The 4th edition in the acclaimed Sterns Edits series sees curator Ben Gomori open up the Sterns Music catalogue to other keen re-editors — with Brownswood / Worldwide genius SMBD (aka Simbad) the first to step up to the plate. Nigeria’s Segun Adewale is sometimes referred to as the ‘crown …

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Afro Worldwide Sounds

Video Premiere: Thabang Tabane “Nyanda Yeni”

We are proud to present the official music video for ‘Nyanda Yeni’, the first single from South Africa’s Thabang Tabane’s upcoming debut solo album, “Matjale”. Son of the late, legendary Dr. Philip Nchipi Tabane, who originated and pioneered Malombo music in the early 1960s, Thabang Tabane has been touring the …

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Events
Afro Electronic Worldwide Sounds

Bonbon Kojak – Chromatic Festival Mix Series

Bonbon Kojak’s story begins in his birthplace, the Congo. Rocked by Congolese music in his childhood, Bonbon Kojak always seemed to gravitate towards rhythm and sound. He later decided to move to Johannesburg where he studied music in its many different forms. After arriving in Montreal, he became an active …

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Events
House / Techno Afro

Akpossoul – Chromatic Festival Mix Series

Akpossoul, also known as Gabe Price, is a Montreal based DJ/Producer originally from Lyon, France. Active for the past four years, he has been associated with MTL’s finest house DJs such as Godfather D, Soph-eye Richard, Jojo Flores and Esan Ellis with whom he co-created and co-animated in 2015, A …

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Guest Mixes
Afro Disco Worldwide Sounds

MIMS Guest Mix: Déni Shain (Atangana Records, Marseille)

Déni Shain is DJ, producer, and percussionist. After having travelled the world for almost 20 years searching for new music and artists, he discovered along the way a stash of rare musical pearls – in Europe, Africa and Latin America – music which he shares with us to enjoy in …

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