Exclusive Premieres

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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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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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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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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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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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

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

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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Interviews

Through the Lens of Ivan Ave

With his distinct cadence, coupled with a penchant for a good beat, it’s easy to see why Ivan Ave is currently at the forefront of the independent Hip Hop / Beats scene. Having first garnered attention through his collaboration with Mndsgn on their “Low Jams” EP, and then Fredfades on …

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Future Classics

Nanna.B “Solen” (Jakarta Records)

From Denmark to LA, soulful songstress Nanna.B delivers a confident and soothing performance on her latest LP released with Jakarta Records. Right from the first listen, the tone of the album is one of comfortable creativity and natural fluidity, promoting an openness to adapting to change while remaining true to …

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Balance Radio Show

BALANCE – Show #542 (Hosted by Spacewalker)

With the year winding down and still having so much music to get through, it’s only logical that it’s (almost) strictly new & exclusive stuff on Show #542! Joseph Malik, Skymark, Harvey Sutherland, The Expansions, Anderson .Paak & more, plus a tribute to Roy Hargrove. TRACKLIST Dwele featuring Roy Hargrove …

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MIMS Lists

Digging Deep Into The Brainfeeder Catalogue

In the eyes of many, Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder imprint is the leading symbol of DIY done right. Formed in 2008 the label brought together the artists who were part of a burgeoning musical movement we now know as “The Beat Scene”. Straddling the lines of Instrumental Hip Hop, Experimental Electronic, …

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