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Exclusive Premiere: Ol’ Burger Beats “Split Seconds” (feat. Idris Ackamoor)

MIMS is excited to share a fresh and soothing collaboration between Norwegian beatmaker, producer and DJ, Ol’ Burger Beats, and legendary saxophonist and leader of the Pyramids ensemble, Idris Ackamoor. A perfect blend of organic hip hop beats and spiritual jazz. “Split Seconds” is taken from ‘Loft’, Ol’ Burger Beats’ …

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Exclusive Premiere: Shay Hazan “Bob Dealer”

The multi-talented Shay Hazan fuses rubbery North African Gnawa grooves, with haunting jazz horns and hip hop on “Bob Dealer”, his forthcoming single via international groove artisans, Batov Records. A special taste from his first LP for Batov, ‘Reclusive Rituals’. Tel-Aviv based musician Shay Hazan is a composer, producer, bassist …

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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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Exclusive Premiere: Dolenz feat. Steve Spacek “Kuntur”

We are very excited to premiere “Kuntur”, the sublime new collaboration with rising beat maker, Dolenz, and legendary vocalist, artist and fellow beat maker, Steve Spacek, for D-Bridge’s long-running Exit Records. “Kuntur” begins with a steady, echoed clap, before the bubbling, growling synth bass and lush rhodes-like keys follow, leading …

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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: Telemakus “Stoplight” (feat. Bastrd)

MIMS is excited to premiere the original and off-kiter grooves of “Spotlight”, by young Calfornian beat maker, Telemakus, in collaboration here with drummer/producer bastrd. “Stoplight”, the second single from Telemakus’ forthcoming record “The New Heritage”, showcases the artist’s more experimental side. Fusing mixed metered drum patterns with angular chord stabs, …

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Exclusive Premiere: Raúl Monsalve y los Forajidos “Bocón” (Orestes Gomez Remix)

MIMS is very excited to have the first drop on Orestes Gomez’ remix for fellow Venezuelan Raúl Monsalve y los Forajidos’ “Bocón”. A lush neo-soul & jazz heavy bed for Luzmira Zerpa’s poignant verbal attack on lying politicians. Taken from a forthcoming remixes 45 on London-based Olindo Records. Orestes’ remix …

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Exclusive Premiere: Thijsenterprise “Y Y Y”

What do you get if you mix Pharoah Sanders, A Tribe Called Quest and The Contortions? The answer could be Thijsenterprise. The Dutch, Barcelona-based saxophonist and producer impressed and loosened joints with his 2020 ‘Lahringen’ LP. On the eve of his digital and very limited lathe-cut follow up album, ‘Three …

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Exclusive Premiere: Matt Wilde “October”

MIMS is excited to share the refreshing piano-led jazz meets hip hop sound of “October” by Mancunian keyboardist and producer Matt Wilde. Taken from his debut EP ‘Believe in Things’, released May 28th on Root Records. ‘October’ is a reflective piece, balancing longing piano motifs with bass synths and the …

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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: Edseven “I Need You 2” (ft. Tan Brown & Phat Kat)

Now THIS is a jam! Fresh from the Inner Tribe, Sydney DJ/producer Edseven drops a sweet but heavy collaboration with NYX-based vocalist Tan Brown. Featuring Phat Kat. Nuff said. An undeniably addictive slice of neo soul. Tan Brown’s sweet vocals provide the perfect counterpoint to Edseven’s heavy but modern beats. …

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Exclusive Premiere: Shamis & Rebiere “Rock It For Ya”

MIMS is excited to share the online premiere of Shamis & Rebiere’s “Rock It For You”. This groovy little number aims to capture the growing longing to dance freely, and somehow finds sweet spot between modern funk, boogie and house. The laid back, mid-tempo drums, synth chords and soulful instrumentation, …

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