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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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Forgotten Treasures

The Grooms ” Slow Down / I Deserve A Little Bit More” (197?)

In the 1960’s, when Atlantic, Stax and Motown were at their peak, a little-known label in Norfolk, Virginia, was also giving young kids with singing talent an opportunity to perform. Shiptown Records was headed up by Noah H. Biggs, who was nearly as famous around Norfolk for his sharp appearance …

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Special Touch “Garden of Life” (1991)

UK Street Soul, too often merely a footnote in the evolution of dancemusic in Britain, is receiving some long overdue attention. A recent string of essential reissues and features, plus increased airtime on radio and podcasts attest to the growing popularity of this often retrospectively termed genre, which loosely categorised …

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Exclusive Premiere: Technoir “Haters Hate” (Forthcoming on Kengah Records)

A super fresh slice of modern electro funk with squeeze of pop, grooving at a perfect mid-pace. “Haters Hate” is the third single taken from Technoir’s forthcoming album, ‘Never Trust the Algorithm’. MIMS is also excited to share a brand new self-animated video that the Milan-based couple made to accompany …

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Exclusive Premiere: 30/70 “Tempted” (Athlete Whippet Remix) (Forthcoming on Rhythm Section INTL)

MIMS is excited to premiere a scorching remix of “Tempted”, originally by SE Australian “future jazz” collective, 30/70 Collective, reworked here by SE London-based house duo, Athlete Whippet. Taken from a more-than-solid remix package, also featuring reworks by SAUL, Close Counters, Setwun & Maxwell Owin, out this Friday via Peckham’s …

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HUMA “Moon Crab” (Forthcoming on Angis Music)

We are absolutely in love with the luscious grooves of “Moon Crab”. Falling somewhere between jazz, electronic music and modern funk, whilst evoking the futuristic soulful boogie sound pioneered by Kaidi Tatham, et al. Due for release on a limited 7″ vinyl, September 21, via Angis Music, with a special …

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Exclusive Premiere: Solqlap Budapest X Emmavie “Fairy Tale” (Forthcoming on Noord Records)

MIMS is excited to premiere this absolutely luscious soul jam from the Solqlap Budapest collective in collaboration with singer/producer Emmavie. Perfect vibes for this early Autumn. Seven piece live band/producer/DJ collective, Solqlap Budapest, teams up with one of London’s most exciting rising vocalists and producers, Emmavie, to deliver their brand …

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Forgotten Treasures

Phase 7 “Playtime” (1980)

This is one of those records that makes you dance and makes you laugh.  Recorded in 1980 at Honolulu’s Broad Recording Studio (where local heavy hitters Lemuria, Mike Lundy, and Aura tracked their albums) and live at a hotel gig on the island of Kauai, Playtime captures the band’s winning combination of …

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Exclusive Premiere: Monzanto Sound “We Are Strangers” (Forthcoming on None More Records)

Now we would love to hear this on a dancefloor right now. Brand new live floor stomper from Monzanto Sound. ’We Are Strangers’ is a deep, four on the floor focused heater that pulls on the band’s interest in both krautrock and electronic music, meeting somewhere in between Moodymann, Jon …

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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 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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Exclusive Premiere: Pearls Among The Stars ft B. Jamelle

Ecstatic to share this soulful pearl from Baltimore singer, songwriter and producer, JSOUL, featuring the dulcet vocals of D.C. native B. Jamelle. Deep, soulful, ancient to future music that we need right now. Released August 10 digitally on Inkswel’s Inner Tribe Records, plus very limited edition vinyl in collaboration with …

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