Guest Mixes
Hip-Hop & Beats Jazz

MIMS Guest Mix: BENITO TURNTABLE (Uglypitch Records / Montreal, Canada)

@benito-turntable: “I started mixing jazzy hip-hop 10 years ago in the bars of Paris and later, when I arrived in Montreal, I discovered breakdance battles. From that moment, my interest in funk and breakbeat evolved and I introduced more rhythmic tracks in my mixes. Consequently this mix is a set …

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Hip-Hop & Beats

Exclusive Premiere: Clear Soul Forces “Kaboom!” (Inkswel’s S950 Remix)

We are excited to be the first to share this cracking remix by Inkswel, one of our all-time favourite beatmakers, of Clear Soul Forces’ “Kaboom!”. Taken from a brand new, Bandcamp-exclusive compilation of the versatile producer’s remixes, ‘Life From The Jungle Box: A Collection of Remixes & Reworks’. 11 tracks …

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Eclectic Beats

Exclusive Premiere: Jonny Drop “Love Will See Us Through”

A label very close to our hearts, Albert’s Favourites, invited us to have an early listen to their forthcoming Bandcamp-only release – ‘Sub Plot 2’, by label co-founder, DJ, producer, musician & graphic artist, Jonny Drop. Suffice to say, we fell in love with its mellow vibe, and picked this …

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Guest Mixes
Hip-Hop & Beats

MIMS Guest Mix: RAFIKI (Paris, Beat X Changers)

Inspired by the Tap Water Jam events, I dedicate this mix to Hip Hop dancers and Hip Hop heads. I did a selection of longs quasi non mixed tracks from several Hip hop eras. The purpose was to present what is relevant to me in terms of the evolution of …

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Beats

Exclusive Premiere: Nico Lahs “Freedom”

Italian producer Nico Lahs makes his return after a 5 years hiatus with his first full-length album ever, ‘Freedom’, out May 25th on Detroit born/Beijing based Adeen Records. South Italy producer delved deeper into his roots and returned using an array of vintage analog and digital hardwares, to give life …

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Hip-Hop

Video Premiere: Ivan Ave “On The Very Low”

We’re thrilled to present this brand new video from Ivan Ave our uber-talented friend from Oslo, Norway taken from his upcoming “Double Goodbyes” record dropping soon on the mighty Mutual Intentions camp. Words from @ivanave: “The video for On The Very Low is a Public Service Announcement from myself and …

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Hip-Hop & Beats

Exclusive Premiere: Lewis Parker “Nothing But Aces” (King Underground Records)

“The 45 Collection” by Lewis Parker is released as a five x 7-inch vinyl box set, including unreleased songs and instrumentals from the multi-faceted producer. The man with the golden sound is back to showcase some rare material from his personal archives for the first time with this beautifully packaged …

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Hip-Hop & Beats

Exclusive Premiere : Roane Namuh “Crimson” feat. Count Bass D (Liquid Beat Records)

“Crimson” ft. Count Bass D is the first single from Portland producer Roane Namuh’s new Petrichor EP via Liquid Beat Records. The track features additional keys by Tony Ozier and was recorded in Portland while Count was on tour. Petrichor – pet·ri·chor /ˈpeˌtrīkôr/ noun – a pleasant smell that frequently …

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Hip-Hop & Beats

Exclusive Premiere: Meem “Think Carefully” feat. Serocee (Tokyo Dawn Records)

Australia’s pioneer of beatmaking returns with one of his strongest releases to date. Forging new collaborations with vocalists worldwide (Manchester, London, New York, Jamaica, Toronto, Arizona), this new release is a rock-solid collection of conscious hip hop and future reggae vibes. Encompassing his own distinctive vision of music production, Meem’s …

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Beats

Exclusive Premier: Pablo Valentino “Inspiração” (Eureka! Records)

EUREKA! is a house / deep house imprint and one of Tokyo’s most influential club nights since 2012. The label reaches across the globe with its roster of Atjazz, Detroit Swindle, Kyodai, Jamie 3:26, Lay-Far & Mad Mats. Their ethos is ‘Quality House Music, Never Betray’. Pablo Valentino is a …

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Interviews
Beats

Interview: ELAQUENT (Toronto) – Discussion hosted by LEXIS

Welcome to 6th edition of the Music Is My Sanctuary weekly interviews. As a reflection of the Music Is My Sanctuary philosophy, the artists I invite cover a wide range of styles. Just in the first 5 episodes so far we’ve covered Spiritual Jazz, House music, Yacht Rock, New Age, …

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Future Classics
House / Techno Beats

RAS_G & The Afrikan Space Program “Dance of the Cosmos” (Akashik Records)

When Ras G mentioned in 2016 his “Gospel Of The God Spell” beat tape was a result of two brisk weeks of him running through the Gospel section of the “Wrecka Stow” he works at, making quick freestyle beats on his “Bluntch” breaks, using his Space Program 303. It characterized …

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