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Exclusive Premiere: Matt Wilde “October”

MIMS is excited to share the refreshing piano-led jazz meets hip hop sound of “October” by Mancunian keyboardist and producer Matt Wilde. Taken from his debut EP ‘Believe in Things’, released May 28th on Root Records. ‘October’ is a reflective piece, balancing longing piano motifs with bass synths and the …

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Exclusive Premiere: Kozmodrum “Povratak na Parni Pogon”

Kozmodrum, Croatian organic dance music pioneers, release their long-awaited third album, self-titled ‘Kozmodrum; on Rika Muzika on June 25th. Today we premiere the organic psychedelic disco funk meets synth bass sounds of opening song, “Povratak na Parni Pogon”. While offering snippets of undefinable, futuristic aspirations, the evolving, musical themes across …

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Exclusive Premiere: Jan Van Angelopoulos “Still Stream”

Today’s premiere, “Still Stream”, is exciting dash of cinematic jazz by drummer-composer Yannis Angelopoulos, aka Jan Van, taken from his forthcoming “Streams” album. Jan Van is a well known figure on the Athens jazz scene, whose unique drum work we first came across on Dave De Rose’s Agile Experiments ‘Athens’ …

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Exclusive Premiere: Jay Phelps “Fall”

A brand new jazz meets hip hop banger from the UK-based and Canadian born, internationally renowned trumpeter, composer, band leader, educator, broadcaster and writer, Jay Phelps. Trumpeter Jay Phelps teams up with MC Simon Jnr for the second single off his upcoming ‘Broken Standards’ EP. Wayne Shorter’s haunting theme has …

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Exclusive Premiere: Monsieur MÂLÂ “Lunitudine”

Monsieur MÂLÂ impressed us with their mature sound fusing jazz with elements of electronic music, rock and further currents from around the world. Direct from France via the ever-on-point Bridge The Gap. Hailing from Paris, Monsieur MÂLÂ is a combo made of 5 sought-after musicians with their own personal identity, …

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Exclusive Premiere: B-ahwe “Bewitched”

B-ahwe’s velvety vocals are wrapped in a sublime laid back cocoon of contemporary soul jazz on the appropriately titled “Bewitched”. Much as we are. “Bewitched” takes lyrical inspiration from Ella Fitzgerald’s interpretation of the jazz standard ‘Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered’, as well as the words of Oscar Wilde. B-ahwe shared …

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Future Classics

Agile Experiments “Bloom Anubis”

Dave De Rose and his co-conspirators have out-done themselves on this, their 8th album. A perfect meeting of jazz, improvisation, groove and electronics, with decidedly punk and psychedelic twists and turns Agile Experiments are essentially a different group on every record, and in the beginning every track could have a …

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Exclusive Premiere: Ruth Goller “Often they came to visit, even just to see how she was (M1)”

MIMS is extremely excited to premiere the truly otherworldly and yet beautiful sounds of Ruth Goller, with “Often they came to visit, even just to see how she was (M1)”, the lead single from forthcoming debut solo album, “Skylla”, on Bex Burch’s Vula Viel Records. A strong recommendation for today’s …

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Exclusive Premiere: La Retreta Mayor “Liquido Elemento”

We are excited to share the online premiere of La Retreta Mayor’s big jazz funk sound on “Liquido Elemento”. Taken from the forthcoming compilation ‘Color De Trópico Vol II’ on El Palmas. In 1976 La Retreta Mayor released their only album. Self-titled, it remains a touchstone for Venezuelan funky jazz. …

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Exclusive Premiere: Yaatri “Gold”

We are proud to share the intoxicating grooves of “Gold” by Yaatri, an exciting blend of jazz harmonies, psych and post-rock sensibilities, and propulsive Indian folk rhythms.  Taken from ‘Lucid’, their upcoming debut album which drops this September. Following the success of their independently released debut EP ‘Reach’, ‘Lucid’ sees Yaatri …

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Exclusive Premiere: Raffy Bushman “Abraham”

A brilliant new cut from Raffy Bushman, the London-based pianist and composer, whose debut EP last year, ‘Look Up’, certainly caught our attention and found a home on many respectable playlists too. Raffy’s spirited and melodic piano playing is a joy to hear on “Abraham”. Supported by Nubiyan Twist’s Finn …

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Exclusive Premiere: Run Logan Run “Sleepshop”

Today’s premiere comes from Bristol jazz duo, Run Logan Run. The duo have a reputation for making a lot of noise for just two people, but on “Sleepshop” they take a deep, minimalist approach. Having bonded over a shared passion for improvisation, spiritual jazz and heavier experimental music, Andrew Neil …

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