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HUMA “Moon Crab” (Forthcoming on Angis Music)

We are absolutely in love with the luscious grooves of “Moon Crab”. Falling somewhere between jazz, electronic music and modern funk, whilst evoking the futuristic soulful boogie sound pioneered by Kaidi Tatham, et al. Due for release on a limited 7″ vinyl, September 21, via Angis Music, with a special …

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Exclusive Premiere: Paul Grant “Something Else” (Forthcoming DeepMatter Records)

MIMS is delighted to premiere ​”Something Else”, by California-based multi-instrumentalist and producer Paul Grant ​‘Something Else’ . Very laid back, hip hop meets jazz guitar vibes. The swing on the backbeat is also most as infectious as the main guitar motif. The first single from his forthcoming full length solo …

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Exclusive Premiere: Solqlap Budapest X Emmavie “Fairy Tale” (Forthcoming on Noord Records)

MIMS is excited to premiere this absolutely luscious soul jam from the Solqlap Budapest collective in collaboration with singer/producer Emmavie. Perfect vibes for this early Autumn. Seven piece live band/producer/DJ collective, Solqlap Budapest, teams up with one of London’s most exciting rising vocalists and producers, Emmavie, to deliver their brand …

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Future Classics

Siti Muharam “Siti of Unguja”

The weight of history permeates this sumptuous album of modern taarab from Siti Muharam, the great-granddaughter of “mother of taarab” Siti binti Saad. Taarab originated in late 19th century Zanzibar when Arabic music introduced by the ruling sultans combined with influences from east Africa and the Indian sub-continent. Born in …

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Exclusive Premiere: Cosmic Vibrations Ft. Dwight Trible “How Long” (Spiritmuse Records)

Music Is My Sanctuary is delighted to share this exquisite example of brand new spiritual jazz courtesy of LA-based super group, Cosmic Vibrations, fronted by acclaimed vocalist, Dwight Trible. “How Long” is taken from the excellent forthcoming album, ‘Pathways & Passages’, brought to the world by purveyors of the deepest …

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Video Premiere: John Haycock & Joshua Fletcher “What If?” (Animated by Finn Black)

We are exited to share this beautiful piece of music AND positive lesson in mindfulness from kora musician and electronic experimenter, John Haycock, featuring a poem about anxiety, written and read by author and councillor Joshua Fletcher. John Haycock is one of four artists who recently won the Steve Reid …

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Exclusive Premiere: Waldo’s Gift “Bergson” (Forthcoming on Worm Discs)

Music Is My Sanctuary is excited to share the cinematic, post-rock infused intensity of Waldo’s Gift’s “Bergson”. Taken from forthcoming compilation, “New Horizons; A Bristol Jazz Sound”, which provides and excellent and much needed overview of Bristol overlooked but vibrant jazz scene. Bristolian promoters Worm Disco Club have been championing …

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Exclusive Premiere: Raúl Monsalve y los Forajidos “Cafunga” (Forthcoming on Olindo Records)

Something is cooking. Afro-Venezuelan rhythms meet James Brown inspired funk on “Cafunga” by Raúl Monsalve y los Forajidos. Over hip-shaking bass guitar, big brass chords and the beat of the clarín drum, we hear how to make the best cafunga, a very old Afro-Venezuelan recipe made with plantain and cheese. …

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Exclusive Premiere: Contours & Yadava “Speaking Through Broken Shells” (Flumo / ANMA)

UK based Contours and Yadava team up to release the “Cosmic Echoes” EP, built over numerous jam sessions fusing live percussion, bass, drum machine, synthesizers and field recordings to create a raw EP full of soul and warmth. Released September 4, jointly by Flumo and ANMA Records. Music is My …

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Exclusive Premiere: Raffy Bushman “Look Up”

MIMS gets the scoop on an exciting new jazz song with a hip hop pace, from Raffy Bushman. Taken from his forthcoming EP on Bridge the Gap, “Look Up” is released on all digital platforms on July 31st. London-based pianist and composer, Raffy has gained praise and recognition as musical …

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Exclusive Premiere: Swarvy “Bones”

We are thrilled to present a new joint from Philadelphian multi-instrumentalist, producer and engineer SWARVY who is making his debut for Kamaal Williams’s imprint Black Focus with a stunning new EP entitled ‘SUNNY DAYS BLUE’ – his first release as the primary vocalist. Smoked out sound beds and lofi guitars sit gently with SWARVY’s voice …

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Exclusive Premiere: Jerk “Celestial Voices”

“Celestial Voices” is the latest and final single from Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist, beatmaker and jazz musician Jerk’s upcoming album, ‘Some Cosmic Shift’ on DeepMatter. The track follows previous singles “Earthrise” and “In Orbit”, the former being picked as one of Tina Edwards jazz tracks of the year, 2020. “The track was …

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