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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: CRUZ PATTERSON X TURBO CHOOK “Rushing”

Another instant hit from Australia’s fervent scene, Rushing sees Freemantle based MC, Cruz Patterson delivering hallucinatory rhymes over an uptempo bruk leaning beat. Named after the famous flightless Tasmanian Nativehen, which can run up to 40kmph, TURBO CHOOK exposes a new side of McConnell’s musicianship (following his success as half …

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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: VRGO “Time” (Byron The Aquarius Remix)

MIMS is always excited to premiere new music from Byron The Aquarius, and this time no less, as he applies his significant talents to remixing fellow Alabama resident, producer, rapper, singer Anthony Jamal aka VRGO. Jamal takes pride in basing his music on feelings and emotions, rather than targeting specific …

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HIP-HOP & BEATS — 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 Rap & Beats 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: 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: Mista Monk & Inkswel “This is for…”

MIMS is delighted to premiere one of our favourite cuts from the forthcoming ‘Muti’ album on Inner Tribe Records by MC Mista Monk and producer Inkswel. Best know for his performances with Afro-Jazzers and Mulatu Astatke collaborators, Black Jesus Experience, Liam Monkhouse aka Mista Monk is half Zimbabwean, but was …

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Exclusive Premiere: DayKoda ft. Block Mameli “Green Leaves”

MIMS is delighted to premiere “Green Leaves” by Milan-based producer, DayKoda, featuring the rhymes of Block Mameli. “Green Leaves” is the first new track extracted from DayKoda’s second full-length album ‘PHYSIS’, a meticulous beat-work that unravels through the jungle, steady and rhythmic with its shred light drums and jaunty samples. …

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Exclusive Premiere: Raquel Martins “Freedom”

MIMS is excited to premiere this absolute JAM from emerging artist Raquel Martins. Strong neo soul meets Brazilian inclined jazz from the London-based singer, guitarist and songwriter Raquel Martins. 21 years old singer/songwriter and guitarist Raquel Martins moved to London when she was only 17. The need to express herself …

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Exclusive Premiere: Rela & Beka Gochiashvili “YYY”

Jazz piano prodigy Beka Gochiashvili and beatmaker Rela combine talents to produce a delightful selection of juicy beats for Australia’s young but prolific Inner Tribe label. We’re pleased to announce their forthcoming ‘Amsterdam Beat Tape’ with a premiere of opening track, “YYY”. Beka is a proud Georgian and one of …

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Jaubi, Latarnik (EABS) & Tenderlonious pay tribute to MF DOOM (free download)

All at MIMS were shocked and deeply saddened by the passing of MF DOOM. One of our absolute favourite artists in the world, let alone hip hop. His impact looms large, over us all. Now EABS man Latarnik, and Astigmatic Records have had the bright idea to resurrect and complete …

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Exclusive Premiere: Nicola Guida “Come Inside”

MIMS is delighted to premiere “Come Inside”, the second single lifted from Italian pianist, composer and producer, Nicola Guida’s forthcoming ‘Speleology’ album, due for release early next year on Inner Circle Music, the prestigious US label headed by sax legend Greg Osby. “Come Inside” is a laid back exploration of …

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