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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: Moonfish “Mahi Mahi”

We are excited to premiere the ethereal electronic grooves of “Mahi Mahi” by Moonfish, the duo project of pianist & composer Maria Chiara Argirò and drummer, pianist & composer Riccardo Chiaberta. For Moonfish, Maria and Riccardo combines piano, keyboards and synths with drums, bass synth and electronics. Both musicians are …

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Future Classics

Ruth Goller ‘Skylla’

Bassist, vocalist, composer, environmentalist and now solo artist, Ruth Goller launches her dark and brooding debut album today. Hailed by the Guardian for her “thunderous bass-guitar hooks’, Goller helped lay the foundation for the UK’s jazz renaissance whilst playing in many of its most influential and popular bands, from her …

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Exclusive Premiere: Snazzback ft. China Bowls “BST”

We take a brief break and deep breath from watching the Euros to share the beautiful jazz sounds of “BST” by Bristol seven-piece Snazzback, with soulful vocalist China Bowls. “BST” is a sultry deep jam that builds to an inferno of horns and keys. The third single to be taken …

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Don’t Problem “King Kong”

Today’s MIMS premiere comes from South London-based 8-piece band Don’t Problem. Enormous brass riffs battle with heavy drums, electric guitars and relentless grooves on ‘King Kong’. Lifted from their forthcoming album ‘Liminality’, due for release in September 2021 on Bridge the Gap. ‘King Kong’ is the collective’s third single after …

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Exclusive Premiere: Awkward Corners “No Words”

We are delighted to premiere the sublime sounds of “No Words”, by Awkward Corners, featuring acclaimed multi-reed player and Collocutor chief, Tamar Osborn. Taken from ‘Amateur Dramatics’, Awkward Corners AKA Chris Menist’s second LP in the space of a year. Awkward Corners is Chris Menist, percussionist for The Paradise Bangkok …

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Exclusive Premiere: BunnDebrettQuintet “Creeper”

We are excited to premiere “Creeper”, a low-slung jazz rocker that wouldn’t sound out of place at the Roadhouse in Twin Peaks. Taken from the much anticipated new album by the BunnDebrettQuintet, led by founding members of 90s Acid Jazz band Mother Earth: percussionist & drummer, Stephen Bunn (Bunny), and …

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Future Classics

John Carroll Kirby releases brilliant new cosmic jazz LP ‘Septet’

Los Angeles-based composer, producer, and pianist John Carroll Kirby, who has made a strong name for himself over the last several years collaborating with everyone from Solange (produced three tracks on A Seat At The Table, and featured on When I Get Home), and Blood Orange, to Frank Ocean, Miley Cyrus and …

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Exclusive Premiere: James Beckwith “Celeste”

We are delighted to premiere South-London based keys player, composer and producer James Beckwith’s exciting new single, ‘Celeste’. On his new track, James conjures emotions, ideas, and impressions out of tasteful harmony, intricate arrangement and strong production. Expanding from the traditional piano trio format that he’s known for, Beckwith explores …

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MIMS Playlists

JAZZ — 2021 ∞ Future Classics

Upfront selections hand-picked Oli Brunetti (Olindo Records / Colectivo Futuro), occasionally aided by the rest of the Music Is My Sanctuary team. Updated often-ish. Check out our Jazz 2021 Future Classics selections below. Disclaimer: Streaming platforms are great for discovering music and listening on the go, but don’t get it …

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Exclusive Premiere: Dan Nicholls “Papa” (We Jazz Records)

London-based keyboardist/producer Dan Nicholls (of Y-OTIS) introduces a new album project ‘Mattering And Meaning’ to be released by We Jazz Records on August 13th. Nicholls’ music uses acoustic piano as its key element, transporting the instrument into new territories that sound remarkably natural and organic, whilst displaying a strong kinship …

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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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