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Exclusive Premiere: Robohands “Claws”

Today’s atmpospheric exclusive comes from a MIMS favourite of late, Robohands, as we share “Claws”, forthcoming on Bastard Jazz. Robohands, aka Andy Baxter, joins the Bastard Jazz family with a new EP titled “Giallo.” Partly inspired by Italian Giallo (meaning “yellow”) film soundtracks of the late 70s and 80s, as …

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Exclusive Premiere: LTF “Tbilisi City Walk”

LTF digs deep into the crates on “Tbilisi City Walk”, layering boom bap drums with horn stabs and a deep bassline, putting a brand new head spin on vintage funk, for Amsterdam’s Rucksack Records. Following his previous album of retrofuturistic Soviet jazz-funk sample madness, ‘Monolith’, which led to a 45 …

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Exclusive Premiere: Darran P “About A Boy”

Downtempo beats and sampling from UK based DJ & Producer Darran P, on “About A Boy” . A taste of his forthcoming ‘Into The Light’ EP on Minor Notes. “About A Boy” has a heavy and exotic but familiar beat-laden sound but the forthcoming EP displays a wider pallet, from …

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Exclusive Premiere: The Pro-Teens “Doomsday”

Mysterious Melbourne instrumentalists The Pro-Teens return with another sharp tribute to the late villain, MF Doom, with two new covers. We’re very happy to share one of these, a near-all instrumental take on “Doomsday”. “Doomsday”, the title track from MF DOOM’s seminal debut ‘Operation: Doomsday’, is reimagined as a laid …

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Exclusive Premiere: B-ahwe “Fall Into” (apltn Remix)”

Upcoming UK neo soul starlet B-ahwe returns with a tasty remix of “Fall Into”, one of our favourite tracks from her 2021 ‘Motions EP’, by Leeds beatmaker apltn. Leeds’ experimental hip-hop and nu-jazz producer apltn is a mainstay of exciting label start-up ‘Well Overdue’, and is a long-term collaborator of …

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Video Premiere: Pie Eye Collective “Djed”

We don’t do many video premieres but we had to make an exception for this extra special video interpretation of “Djed” for the almost unclassifiable Pie Eyed Collective, released last year on the always reliable Albert’s Favourites imprint. “Djed” is the ethereal shuffling centre of the Pie Eye Collective album, …

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Exclusive Premiere: Souleance “Guili”

Ahead of its release at the end of the week on the mighty First Word Records, MIMS is excited to share “Guili”, an undeniably bodymoving disco funk bomb by Paris/Caen based duo DJ Soulist & Fulgeance. French slang for “tickle”, ‘GUILI’ is an epic disco-funk piece inspired by the likes …

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Video Premiere: Silvan Strauss “Shades” (Forthcoming on Kabul Fire)

Today’s video premiere sees drummer/composer, Silvan Strauss, performing a live take on forthcoming single “Shades” – recorded live at Cineteatro Scala, Maputo, Mozambique, featuring Muhamago on mbira and electronics. Crunchy Madlib-soaked beats, pulsing contemporary jazz and analogue studio fx collide on 2021 Hamburg Jazz Prize winner and drummer/composer, Silvan Strauss’s …

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Exclusive Premiere: kotokid “Unfreeze”

Fresh sounds from Amsterdam’s impressive Wicked Wax imprint and brand new artist kotokid. The instrumental jazz meets hip hop banger “Unfreeze” sets the tone and provides a taste of what’s to come from his forthcoming EP, ‘Fledge’. Kotokid is the new artist name for producer, bassist, composer & improvisor, Freek …

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Exclusive Premiere: Jonny Tobin “What I Didn’t Do”

We are excited to share an exclusive slice of modern funk by Grammy-nominated Canadian keys player and producer, Jonny Tobin. “What I Didn’t Do” is taken from his forthcoming album ‘Together’, expected in January 2022. After releasing the full-length ‘Weekends’ in 2020 (via Wicked Wax in Amsterdam), and a string …

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Exclusive Premiere: Ol’ Burger Beats “Split Seconds” (feat. Idris Ackamoor)

MIMS is excited to share a fresh and soothing collaboration between Norwegian beatmaker, producer and DJ, Ol’ Burger Beats, and legendary saxophonist and leader of the Pyramids ensemble, Idris Ackamoor. A perfect blend of organic hip hop beats and spiritual jazz. “Split Seconds” is taken from ‘Loft’, Ol’ Burger Beats’ …

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Exclusive Premiere: Shay Hazan “Bob Dealer”

The multi-talented Shay Hazan fuses rubbery North African Gnawa grooves, with haunting jazz horns and hip hop on “Bob Dealer”, his forthcoming single via international groove artisans, Batov Records. A special taste from his first LP for Batov, ‘Reclusive Rituals’. Tel-Aviv based musician Shay Hazan is a composer, producer, bassist …

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