Exclusive Premieres

Exclusive Premiere: Ugly Mac Beer “Dolce Vita”

Today’s premiere comes from Ugly Mac Beer, who shares the bossa meets boom bap instrumental “Dolce Vita” with us. French producer Ugly Mac Beer, known for his contributions to the breakbeat scene and for founding Beatsqueeze Records, is releasing a new solo album titled ‘The Valley of the Kings’. Set …

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Exclusive Premiere: The Mole “New Family”

We’ve been fans and followers of The Mole for a very long time, so we are excited to share “New Family”, a sublime slice of ambient grooves that bumps somewhere between hip hop and house. “New Family” is taken from the album, ‘The River Widens’ on Circus Company. Originally a …

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Exclusive Premiere: Robohands “Claws”

Today’s atmpospheric exclusive comes from a MIMS favourite of late, Robohands, as we share “Claws”, forthcoming on Bastard Jazz. Robohands, aka Andy Baxter, joins the Bastard Jazz family with a new EP titled “Giallo.” Partly inspired by Italian Giallo (meaning “yellow”) film soundtracks of the late 70s and 80s, as …

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Exclusive Premiere: LTF “Tbilisi City Walk”

LTF digs deep into the crates on “Tbilisi City Walk”, layering boom bap drums with horn stabs and a deep bassline, putting a brand new head spin on vintage funk, for Amsterdam’s Rucksack Records. Following his previous album of retrofuturistic Soviet jazz-funk sample madness, ‘Monolith’, which led to a 45 …

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Guest Mixes

MIMS Guest Mix: Jaubi (Lahore, Pakistan)

Ahead of their debut London show tomorrow evening at Highbury’s Union Chapel, Lahore-based Jaubi recorded an exclusive mix for us. “A collection of songs and beats from artists that have helped to inspire our sound. Our music has been described as a blend of North Indian Classical, Jazz and Hip …

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Exclusive Premiere: Darran P “About A Boy”

Downtempo beats and sampling from UK based DJ & Producer Darran P, on “About A Boy” . A taste of his forthcoming ‘Into The Light’ EP on Minor Notes. “About A Boy” has a heavy and exotic but familiar beat-laden sound but the forthcoming EP displays a wider pallet, from …

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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: B-ahwe “Fall Into” (apltn Remix)”

Upcoming UK neo soul starlet B-ahwe returns with a tasty remix of “Fall Into”, one of our favourite tracks from her 2021 ‘Motions EP’, by Leeds beatmaker apltn. Leeds’ experimental hip-hop and nu-jazz producer apltn is a mainstay of exciting label start-up ‘Well Overdue’, and is a long-term collaborator of …

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Video Premiere: Pie Eye Collective “Djed”

We don’t do many video premieres but we had to make an exception for this extra special video interpretation of “Djed” for the almost unclassifiable Pie Eyed Collective, released last year on the always reliable Albert’s Favourites imprint. “Djed” is the ethereal shuffling centre of the Pie Eye Collective album, …

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Exclusive Premiere: Souleance “Guili”

Ahead of its release at the end of the week on the mighty First Word Records, MIMS is excited to share “Guili”, an undeniably bodymoving disco funk bomb by Paris/Caen based duo DJ Soulist & Fulgeance. French slang for “tickle”, ‘GUILI’ is an epic disco-funk piece inspired by the likes …

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Video Premiere: Silvan Strauss “Shades” (Forthcoming on Kabul Fire)

Today’s video premiere sees drummer/composer, Silvan Strauss, performing a live take on forthcoming single “Shades” – recorded live at Cineteatro Scala, Maputo, Mozambique, featuring Muhamago on mbira and electronics. Crunchy Madlib-soaked beats, pulsing contemporary jazz and analogue studio fx collide on 2021 Hamburg Jazz Prize winner and drummer/composer, Silvan Strauss’s …

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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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