Guest Mixes

MIMS Guest Mix: Fitz Ambro$e (NBN, Tokyo)

October 20th sees the first record in the Nothing But Net series will from Fitz Ambro$e – a Tokyo-based producer originally from Cape Breton, a remote island in Eastern Canada. Check his mix of real hip hop and soul selections to get a feel of influences for the forthcoming LP …

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Horatio Luna “Local Honey” (Wax Museum)

via Wax Museum Records: We are proud to present the latest offering on our in-house label from Melbourne’s own Horatio Luna. An associated act of the notoriously talented 30/70 collective, their jazz-tronic improvised tape has been for a minute in these parts. Local Honey by Horatio Luna Skillfully remastered from …

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Nosaj Thing “Parallels” (Innovative Leisure)

via iL: “Parallels” is the fourth full album released under Jason Chung’s distinctive moniker, Nosaj Thing. Masterfully dimensional, “Parallels” represents the acclaimed Los Angeles-based electronic producer/composer/performer’s most diverse, vital work yet. As such, Chung sees “Parallels” represents a kind of redemptive rebirth. The album’s compellingly elusive, uncategorizable sonics developed out …

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Myke Forte “Lessons EP”

via BC: Myke Forte releases “Lessons”, his progressive future-funk inspired instrumental EP. Proud winner of numerous beat battles, featured on Adobe website and a collaboration with Samsung x HYPEBEAST Myke has partnered up with world renowned illustrator Daniel Isles (Dirty Robot), and label mate producer extraordinaire Smith The Mister who formally …

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Son Of Sam “Cinder Hill”

via SOS: “This album has been many years in the making. Around 2005 we were gigging, playing hip hop breaks and supporting acts like KRS-One and Raekwon. We wrote a lot of our own material, but we never properly recorded it in a studio. We did however make lots of …

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MXXWLL “Beats Vol.1”

MXXWLL’s debut Beat Tape Vol.1 is finally out, and it definitely doesn’t disappoint! The Sydney native, now based in London delivers 21 banging instrumentals – all killers, no fillers. His unique style blends smooth hip hop rhythms with heavy bass lines and extremely funky chords. He has received praises from …

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ELWD “All Things Good” (Bad Taste Records)

via Bad Taste: “All Good Things” – ELWD’s debut wax outing continues his trademark lo-fi, soul-drenched production. Not one to follow conventional song structures or methods, ELWD focuses more on loops blended with live instrumentation and abstract directions, to evoke a feeling that ends whenever it feels right. Sometimes merging …

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Mophono, Egyptian Lover, Ernie Fresh “California Colors EP” (CB Records)

Even before the revenge driven 808 straight slaps the left side of your brain and mobs your ear holes for 4 mins, Emcee Ernie Fresh declares the status of proceedings. “This one is going out to all the straight up, motherfucking b-boys.” And with that “California Colors”, the new EP …

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B-Boy Bouillabaisse

B-BOY BOUILLABAISSE – Show #02 (Hosted by DJ Platurn w/ guest DJ Cutso)

Bay Area legend DJ Cutso of The Bangerz joins me for the 2nd instalment of BBB! We talk music, reminisce on old times, and discuss and play a grip of his super dope new projects, including some exclusive never before heard heat from his forthcoming releases due out very soon. …

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Tribute Mixes

Tribute to DJ QUIK – Selected & Mixed by Dr. MaD

“I feel like if I’m not going to change the game or do something innovative, then I’m not motivated.” -DJ Quik From his hard-groovy production signature, to his funky multiple rhyme patterns, his ability to play many instruments, his skills to rock a party behind the decks, his knob twisting …

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Eman x Vlooper “La Joie”

The sophomore effort from the EMAN x VLOOPER has landed without much fanfare, considering their first album “XXL” should be conversation for best Quebec Rap album ever. The two members of Quebec-Montreal collective Alaclair Ensemble are once again in perfect unison on “La Joie”. Vlooper’s production that oscillates between his …

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wowflower “balloons” (Street Corner Music)

“While preparing for my radio show about a year ago, I put a kite out to the kids that I was looking for some heat to play. This kid sent me a 20 second clip of a work in progress. It was sublime. He kept sending beats per my request. …

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