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Exclusive Premiere: Sibusile Xaba with Naftali, Fakazile Nkosi & AshK “Umdali” (Brownswood)

Sublime improvised sounds from Pretoria-based guitarist, singer and songwriter, Sibusile Xaba on his latest offering, “Umdali”, with Naftali, Fakazile Nkosi & AshK, the second single taken from forthcoming Brownswood compilation, ‘Indaba Is’, celebrating the creative heights of the current South African improvised music and jazz scene. We’ve been closely watching …

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Jaubi, Latarnik (EABS) & Tenderlonious pay tribute to MF DOOM (free download)

All at MIMS were shocked and deeply saddened by the passing of MF DOOM. One of our absolute favourite artists in the world, let alone hip hop. His impact looms large, over us all. Now EABS man Latarnik, and Astigmatic Records have had the bright idea to resurrect and complete …

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Exclusive Premiere: Emanative & Liz Elensky “Tea Leaf Dancers” (ft. Vince Vella)

We are extremely excited to be first to share this incredible new song with you. Emanative and Liz Elensky present a very special take on one of their and our favourite Flying Lotus songs, “Tea Leaf Dancers”. Emanative is drummer and producer Nick Woodmansey, best known for spiritual jazz albums …

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Exclusive Premiere: Luke Smith feat. Roy Ayers “It’s Time”

MIMS is exited to kick the year off with the extremely bump-able soulful jazz grooves of keys-man Luke Smith, featuring the legendary Roy Ayers on the vibes & signature scat vocals. If you can imagine “It’s Time” popping on up D’Angelo album, that might be due to the presence of …

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Exclusive Premiere: Jean-Philippe Bideau”Lune”

MIMS is excited to highlight a song from the wonderful and now-obscure album “Lézard Vert” by a Reunion Island supergroup led by composer/musician, Zoun. Originally released on cassette in 1983 by local production company, Ziskakan, “Lézard Vert” was a leap forward for electric maloya, a meeting of modern-day musical technology …

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Video Premiere: Snazzback “Koch Loch” (Live on The Gallimaufry)

We are excited to share the a live video from youthful Bristol-based jazz outfit, Snazzback, performing their grooving new single, “Koch Loch”, live on the roof of The Gallimaufry, out today in association with Worm Discs. “Koch Loch” comes on hot on the heels of the success of their last …

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Exclusive Premiere: Moğollar: “Alageyik Destanı D2D Session”

MIMS is excited to premiere “Alageyik Destanı D2D Session” by Turkish psych originators Moğollar. Due for worldwide release this Friday via Night Dreamer, “Alageyik Destanı D2D Session” is the third and final single, from their forthcoming double album, “Anatolian Sun part 1 & part 2”, their stunning career overview session …

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Exclusive Premiere: Immortal Onion “Triggers (Live at Jassmine Club)”

We are happy to share the exhilarating live cinematic jazz sounds of Poland’s brilliantly titled Immortal Onion, with a recording of “Triggers”, recorded at Warsaw’s famous Jassmine club, forthcoming on U Know Me Records. Immortal Onion are an instrumental band from Gdańsk, Poland. The group consists of Ziemowit Klimek (upright …

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Exclusive Premiere: Gerry Weil “The Message”

MIMS is very excited to announce the launch of a brand new sister-label to Olindo Records, Música Infinita, with its inaugural release, ‘The Message’ by Gerry Weil – an overlooked cornerstone of Venezuelan jazz, greatly influenced by ‘Bitches Brew’ era Miles, Hendrix, Tower of Power and fusion of jazz and …

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Exclusive Premiere: Nick Walters & The Paradox Ensemble “The Underdog” (D.O.T. Records)

MIMS is delighted to premiere “The Underdog” by Nick Walters & The Paradox Ensemble. Bursting with energy, this big band number is the first track on their forthcoming third studio album ‘Implicate Order’, the inaugural release on Nick Walters brand new label, D.O.T. Records. The eleven piece group continues to …

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Exclusive Premiere: Caravela “A Macieira”

We are very pleased to premiere “A Macieira”, the uplifting and graceful lead single and first track on ‘Orla’, the debut LP from London-based Lusophone-influenced jazz ensemble, Caravela, due out February 26 on None More Records. The London-based ensemble explores musical traditions from Portuguese speaking cultures, encapsulating influences from Brazil, …

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Exclusive Premiere: Nicola Guida “Come Inside”

MIMS is delighted to premiere “Come Inside”, the second single lifted from Italian pianist, composer and producer, Nicola Guida’s forthcoming ‘Speleology’ album, due for release early next year on Inner Circle Music, the prestigious US label headed by sax legend Greg Osby. “Come Inside” is a laid back exploration of …

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