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Exclusive Premiere: Liam de Bruin “Lavender”

One-to-watch, Liam de Bruin steps back up to the Heard and Felt plate with the irresistible live house grooves of “Lavender”. Since the release of modern disco jazz funk number “Friday Evening” on Heard and Felt we’ve impatiently waited for more from this exciting musician and producer. Finally, under the …

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MIMS Playlists

SOUL & FUNK — 2021 ∞ Future Classics

Selections from the last few weeks up until the start of this year, hand-picked by the Music Is My Sanctuary team. Updated often-ish. Check out our Soul & Funk 2021 Future Classics selections below. Disclaimer: Streaming platforms are great for discovering music and listening on the go, but don’t get …

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Exclusive Premiere: edseven “Heart Wars” (feat. Tan Brown) (Steve Spacek Remix)

After huge support and love for their MGIC EP, this beautiful EP from Edseven & Tan Brown receives a heavy weight remix treatment from Jonny Faith (Tru Thoughts), Steve Spacek (Ninja Tune), Kid Sublime (BBE) and Peret Mako! Sultry vibes on this one!

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Exclusive Premiere: Tommy Rawson “Illusions”

Stoked to share this brilliant modern boogie number by Tommy Rawson from Bristol-based label Bergerac, helmed by Red Rack’em. The whole EP, out this week, is killer. The label have a heart-warming story behind it, which you can read below! “It’s nothing short of a miracle that the A side …

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Exclusive Premiere: Raúl Monsalve y los Forajidos “Bocón” (Orestes Gomez Remix)

MIMS is very excited to have the first drop on Orestes Gomez’ remix for fellow Venezuelan Raúl Monsalve y los Forajidos’ “Bocón”. A lush neo-soul & jazz heavy bed for Luzmira Zerpa’s poignant verbal attack on lying politicians. Taken from a forthcoming remixes 45 on London-based Olindo Records. Orestes’ remix …

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Exclusive Premiere: Snazzback ft. China Bowls “BST”

We take a brief break and deep breath from watching the Euros to share the beautiful jazz sounds of “BST” by Bristol seven-piece Snazzback, with soulful vocalist China Bowls. “BST” is a sultry deep jam that builds to an inferno of horns and keys. The third single to be taken …

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Forgotten Treasures

Mackey Feary Band “S/T” (1978)

Must-have rare groove from the Hawaiian Islands. The first recording from Mackey Feary’s solo effort — created after Feary’s departure from Kalapana, the seminal 1970s group that shaped the sound of contemporary Hawaii. The group’s debut LP finds Feary and his counterparts weaving jazz, soul, rock, and groove into a …

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Exclusive Premiere: Midori Jaeger “Kick”

Singer, songwriter and cellist, Midori Jaeger, captivates and uplifts on the cello & synth backed “Kick”. Taken from her forthcoming and self-released EP ‘See Touch Kick and Sweat’. Midori has been on our radar since her brilliant EP of soul, jazz & pop crafted gems on ‘Look at Us’, but …

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Exclusive Premiere: Casbah 73 “In The Dark”

We are excited to premiere the disco sounds of Casbah 73’s irresistible paeon to human contact, “In The Dark”, featuring the incredible vocals of Angela Gooden. “I cannot wait to be with you all in the dark once again, rediscovering lost senses. Turn off the lights!” sings Angela Gooden, over …

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Exclusive Premiere: Kozmodrum “Povratak na Parni Pogon”

Kozmodrum, Croatian organic dance music pioneers, release their long-awaited third album, self-titled ‘Kozmodrum; on Rika Muzika on June 25th. Today we premiere the organic psychedelic disco funk meets synth bass sounds of opening song, “Povratak na Parni Pogon”. While offering snippets of undefinable, futuristic aspirations, the evolving, musical themes across …

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Exclusive Premiere: B-ahwe “Bewitched”

B-ahwe’s velvety vocals are wrapped in a sublime laid back cocoon of contemporary soul jazz on the appropriately titled “Bewitched”. Much as we are. “Bewitched” takes lyrical inspiration from Ella Fitzgerald’s interpretation of the jazz standard ‘Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered’, as well as the words of Oscar Wilde. B-ahwe shared …

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Exclusive Premiere: Scrimshire Ft. Omar & Faye Houston “Love Is Loving” (Photay Remix)

Our second exclusive today is incredibly special. Photay provides a ripping remix of Scrimshire’s brilliant & uplifting “Love Is Loving”, featuring UK soul legend Omar and Resonators front-woman, Faye Houston. Regular readers will know we regularly check for Photay, who has consistently produced original and emotive music that ignores genre, …

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