KOKOROKO share new “Baba Ayoola” single

KOKOROKO doesn’t disappoint on this beautiful amalgamation of Afrobeat, jazz and vocal harmonics with a touch psychedelic guitar play. Out today on Brownswood Recordings. Opening with the elevating vocal harmonies of the front women, Sheila, Cassie and Richie; “Baba Ayoola” unfolds with delicate rolling drums perfectly melding with the percussive …

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Exclusive Premiere: Lady Blackbird “Collage” (Greg Foat Remix HiFi)

Vocalist Lady Blackbird has been a great discovery for us this year, as we are sure she has been for many others. So it’s an honour to premiere a remix of her “Collage” by one of our favourite musicians & artists, Greg Foat. whose psychedelic jazz record, ‘Symphonie Pacifique’, was …

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Video Premiere: Snooch Dodd & The Pro-Teens “I Flip My Life Every Time I Fly”

MIMS is excited to share the wonderful animated video, created by Jon DiNapoli and Harrison Ritchie-Jones, for Snooch Dodd & The Pro-Teens “I Flip My Life Every Time I Fly”, the title track from their recent album on College Of Knowledge Records. Pro-Teens is a studio project led by prolific …

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Exclusive Premiere: Tamil Rogeon “Momus”

MIMS is delighted to debut “Momus” the soaring and celestial new single by Melbourne-based jazz violist/violinist and orchestral composer, Tamil Rogeon. Released on November 11th, “Momus” is the latest single from Son Of Nyx, his new album releasing 5th February 2021 on Greg Boramans’ new imprint Soul Bank Music (part …

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Video Premiere: Menagerie “Free Thing”

MIMS is excited to premiere the extremely vibrant video for Menagerie’s brand new, spoken-word, percussion & double bass heavy jazz banger, “Free Thing”. Directed by Gina Tratt and featuring the incredible dancing of Ramelle Williams. Australian 9-piece, Menagerie, recently announced their highly anticipated third album ‘Many Worlds’, to be released …

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Exclusive Premiere: Dave De Rose “Self-Acting”

MIMS is over the moon to share the unnervingly beautiful sounds of “Self-Acting” by multi-instrumentalist, singer and producer, Dave De Rose. “Self-Acting” is taken from De Rose’s 9th EP, ‘Activate’, where we find him uncovering further layers of his deep production and songwriting skills. This time coupling his voice with …

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Video Premiere: Thijsenterprise “Sketchy”

MIMS is excited to premiere “Sketchy”, the second single from saxophonist, composer & beatmaker, Thijsenterprise’s forthcoming ‘Lahringen’ album, an addictive jazz tune with post punk energy. We are also excited to premiere a special DIY music video put together this week, just for us! Reinier Thijs a.k.a. Thijsenterprise’s new project …

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Exclusive Premiere: Ahu “I & I” (Edseven Remix)

MIMS is excited to share Ahu’s “I & I”, remixed by Edseven; an addictive slice of soul over hip hop beats that brings to mind classic trip hop, whilst sounding fresh at the same time. Taken from Ahu’s forthcoming ‘Platonic’ EP on Inner Tribe. Released on October 30. A Red …

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Exclusive Premiere: Glenn Astro “MoStLy Gh0sTlY

MIMS is excited to premiere “MoStLy Gh0sTlY”, one of our favourite cuts from the forthcoming Glenn Astro album on Tartelet Records. Reminiscent of the ATCQ-sampled Red Clay, it certainly has a nostalgic tinge to it for golden age hip hip and perhaps even the early mutations of jungle and drum …

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Exclusive Premiere: Ben Marc “Jaw Bone”

Having fallen in love with Ben Marc’s previous single, MIMS is super excited to share “Jaw Bone”. Out on October 16, the song swings with an up-tempo drum-driven rhythm, complimented by synths and horns. Already championed by Gilles Peterson, no less, “Jaw Bone” is the second track lifted from his …

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Exclusive Premiere: Tenderlonious with JAUBI “Azadi”

Following the brilliant but now sold out “Tender in Lahore” EP, 22a is releasing an expanded album of musical conversations between saxophonist, flautist, producer, band leader and label honcho, Ed ‘Tenderlonious’ Cawthorn and Lahore based instrumental quartet, JAUBI. A incredible beautiful meeting between Indian Classical and jazz that truly deserved …

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Exclusive Premiere: Eriksson Kaner “In Convalescence” (ft. O The Ghost)

At MIMS we love to highlight upcoming talent, so we are extremely excited to premiere “In Convalescence”, a thrilling jazz song by South-London pianist & composer Eriksson Kaner, featuring spoken word from O the ghost, ahead of it’s full digital release on October 9th. “In Convalescence” is Eriksson’s third self-released …

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