Exclusive Premieres

Exclusive Premiere: “Gator Bait” (Nico Lahs Edit)

Quality dancefloor heat from Adeen Records. Primed to bang the hell out of that box. This time, producer Camille (real name Jason Wilkins) teams up with the legendary Chez Damier for a hand picked selection of 70’s and 80’s hidden dance, funk and disco gems retouched and edited by Adeen’s …

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Exclusive: Jasper Street Co. “You’re My Latest, My Greatest Inspiration” (Teddy Douglas Remix)

MIMS is excited to premiere a brand new cut from gospel-house legends Jasper Street Co., ‘You’re My Latest, My Greatest Inspiration’, remixed by their also legendary producer, Basement Boy and Baltimore club pioneer, Teddy Douglas. In 2018, the long-serving gospel-house group Jasper Street Co. returned to action with their critically …

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Exclusive Premiere: Giuliano Sorgini & Jolly Mare “Afro Sortilegio”

Excited to share this brilliant missive from the dancefloor leftfield. Producer, turntablist, mechanical engineer and full time rhythmatist, Jolly Mare, puts a cosmic spin on “Afro Sortilegio”, originally written and recorded by composer, keyboardist, percussionist and Italian library music legend, Giuliano Sorgini. Forthcoming from musical time travellers, Four Flies Records. …

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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

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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Tribute MixesInterviews

Tribute to NICK MARTINELLI — Selected & Mixed by Walla P

If you’re familiar with the Boogie/Funk scene, you’ve definitely came across the name “Nick Martinelli” in the credits somewhere; whether as a producer (solo or with his acolyte David Todd), as arranger, writer, mixing board or remix duties. He has contributed some of the most notable song within the genre, …

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Touch Of LoveMIMS Shows

TOUCH OF LOVE — Show #02 (Hosted by Rissa Garcia)

I usually find solace in music but I must admit in the midst of a pandemic lockdown and the racial injustices that followed it was tough to wrap my head around things. I wish I had some powerful words to share but I just have this mix and I hope …

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Forgotten Treasures

Zohra “Badala Zamana” (1977)

Late 70’s Arabic language Folk/Disco from France. I first became aware of this one via my pals at Beach Freaks. At the time, I couldn’t afford to cop the OG and wondered when I’d find an affordable copy. Alas! It’s been reissued and is a 10th of the price of …

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Exclusive Premiere: Ghosts of Venice “Feel The Heat”

Street Meat Records’ 3rd outing serves up a spread of delights for the dancefloor. Coming via LA-based label head, Lee Dunn aka Ghosts of Venice, who’s previously flexed on both Salsoul and West End Records, we’re offered four feisty cuts to sink our teeth into. ‘Feel the Heat’ is soothing …

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Forgotten Treasures

Alonzo Turner “Whoever Said It” (1978, LA Records)

Forget everything you know: this is the best love song ever written. Don’t let the steamy saxophone solos fool you though, this rare disco holy grail is not about an infatuated lover, but rather about love itself. Turner, seemingly concerned about the metadiscourse, is screaming soul-shattering falsettos directly into the …

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