MIMS Playlists

ELECTRONIC — 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. From techno, house, broken beat, UKG or even leftfield leaning material, as long as it’s the kind of music we’d be rinsing in a club this is …

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Exclusive Premieres

Exclusive Premiere: Shur-I-Kan “Shut This Down”

Shur-I-Khan returns to Lazy Days Recordings with ‘Beats, Stings & Life’ a killer new EP , full of infections deep house and broken beat. “Shut This Down” is a vocal-led broken banger, dedicated to the memory of the late great Phil Asher. Singer and songwriter Anna Stubbs may be familiar …

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Fradinho Ft. Colonel Red “Much We Have” (Daz-I-Kue Remix)

MIMS is excited to premiere a brilliant new remix from pioneering broken beat producer and Bugz in the attic founder, Daz-I-Kue, for Portuguese producer Fradingo. Featuring the brilliant vocals of another broken beat legend, Colonel Red. Daz should need little introduction to fans of broken beat and far beyond, thanks …

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Exclusive Premiere: Afronaut “How It Goes”

Broken beat pioneer, Afronaut, returns in full force for Brighton’s long established purveyors of fine sounds, Tru Thoughts, with a lesson in dancefloor rocking production. Afronaut, aka Orin Walters, founding member of both the bruk supergroup Bugz in the Attic and the pioneering trio Neon Phusion, makes his debut on …

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Exclusive Premiere: Kofi The Unknown “One For Motet”

Deeply immersive music for the mind, body and soul from Kofi the Unknown. Hailing from Rotterdam, Kofi taps into the essence of the West London broken beat sound, whilst putting his own percussion-heavy spin on it. “One For Motet” is dedicated to broken beat DJ and MC, Motet. Kofi shares: …

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Exclusive Premiere: Jay Phelps “Fall”

A brand new jazz meets hip hop banger from the UK-based and Canadian born, internationally renowned trumpeter, composer, band leader, educator, broadcaster and writer, Jay Phelps. Trumpeter Jay Phelps teams up with MC Simon Jnr for the second single off his upcoming ‘Broken Standards’ EP. Wayne Shorter’s haunting theme has …

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Exclusive Premiere: Rob Edwards “Lonely Lover” (Kaidi Tatham Remix)

Adelaide neo-soulster Rob Edwards gets the remix treatment from non-other than Kaidi Tatham, who adding his Midas touch turns “Lonely Lover” into a sublime stew of broken boogie, jazz and neo soul. Adelaide-based singer-songwriter Rob Edwards has been a staple of his local scene for a few years now, whilst …

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Guest Mixes

MIMS Guest Mix: Footshooter (London, UK / Dance Regular)

We are very excited to present a slamming mix from London-based producer, DJ and musician, Footshooter. Following hot releases on Dance Regular, YAM Recordings and as one half of SAUL on Rhythm Section, Footshooter recently collaborated with Melbourne-based keys player, poet, singer, songwriter and producer Allysha Joy, on “Hibiscus”, a …

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Exclusive Premiere: Vertaal “Alcazar”

MIMS is excited premiere “Alcazar” an uplifting & cinematic slice of dancefloor ready jazz that should sound incredible on a good sound system in a dark, low-ceilinged room. Recalling 4Hero and Cinematic Orchestra, Vertaal’s Odyssey is due for release on Empty Quarter Tribe as a bonus track on the new …

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MIMS Guest Mix: Cyclonix (Nottingham, UK / Little Red Hand)

John Wilcox aka Cyclonix is a producer of electronic music based in Nottingham, England. DJ for 17 years and producer for 10. His taste for over 20 years has included everything from funk, soul, hip hopl to broken beat, deep house and techno. This wide variety is reflected in his …

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Exclusive Premiere: Close Counters (Feat. JAYDEAN) “Something In My Drink”

The Melbourne scene just keeps on delivering. The latest act to grab our attention is Close Counters, Finn Rees & Allan McConnell exciting duo. Following the success of their collaboration with Allysha Joy on “Speak In Truth”, the duo deliver another broken house meets soul heater on ‘Something In My …

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Exclusive Premiere: Cyclonix “Metal Bass”

MIMS is delighted to premiere “Metal Bass” by Cyclonix, which embraces the sprint of UK bass culture with a heavy dub bassline, ravey melodics and soundclash vocal samples to form a ruff track for the heads. The 3-track “Metal Bass” EP from Cyclonix kicks off Little Red Hand’s 2021 schedule, …

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