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Video Premiere: Maddalena Ghezzi Ft. Maria Chiara Argirò “on the outside”

Hailing from Milan, Italy, London-based singer, composer and improviser, Maddalena Ghezzi, announces her forthcoming ‘Emerald’ EP, featuring and produced by London-based artist, pianist, synth player, composer and producer, Maria Chiara Argirò, on Ghezzi’s own DēngYuè Records imprint. Fusing synthesizers and the human voice with dramatic effect, “on the outside” is …

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Exclusive Premiere: kIRk “Witold”

Today we premiere the hypnotic minimalist brass sounds of “Witold” by kIRk, from their forthcoming album on Requim Records, ‘K’. On ‘K’, Olgierd Dokalski and Paweł Bartnik linked up with Stanisław Matys playing duduk. Matys and Dokalski form the wind & brass section, which is the identity core of the …

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Exclusive Premiere: Agile Experiments “if you believe”

New music today from Agile Experiments, true believers of the freedom principle, who live up to their reputation for having the heaviest abstract grooves on “if you believe”.  The de facto leader of Agile Experiments, and sole constant, is drummer, bassist and producer, Dave De Rose. Whilst incredibly busy recording …

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Interviews

Back-to-Back Listening Session with Peter Zummo & Bex Burch

Bex Burch, widely acclaimed for her Vula Viel and Flock projects, and recent duo recording with Leafcutter John, is due to present a two-day residency at Cafe OTO later this month, presenting an intimate portrait of her core practice and featuring special collaborations with legendary musicians such as Peter Zummo …

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Future Classics

Insólito UniVerso “Jota” (Awkward Corners Remix)

Released this week, Awkward Corners remixes Insólito UniVerso’s take on traditional Venezuelan song “Jota”, drawing the already haunting version into his otherworld of bubbling synths and rippling percussion that captivated so many on his debut album. Taken from forthcoming 7″ vinyl and digi EP, ‘Ese puerto existe’, on Olindo Records. …

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Future Classics

Hidden Waters: Strange and Sublime Sounds of Rio de Janeiro

The Sounds & Colours team have put together an amazing compilation covering the contemporary and experimental Brazilian scene. ‘Hidden Waters’ features MIMS favourites such Ana Frango Elétrico, Kassin, Juçara Marçal, Antônio Neves, and Thiago Nassif, alongside exciting new discoveries, at least for us, such as Exército de Bebês, ROSAEGE, and …

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Shabaka debuts solo project on ‘Afrikan Culture’ EP

Acclaimed saxophonist, philosopher, bandleader, and musician Shabaka Hutchings (Sons of Kemet, The Comet Is Coming, the Ancestors), now professionally known as Shabaka across all solo musical efforts, today releases his first major label solo body of work, ‘Afrikan Culture’ on the legendary Impulse Records. Entirely written by Shabaka, the eight-track …

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Video Premiere: Bex Burch & Leafcutter John “Boing! Live at Servant Jazz Quarters”

Bex Burch & Leafcutter have been developing their joyful, experimental project, Boing!, which was first recorded in lockdown over zoom, for live audiences. Today we can share this beautiful moment from their Servant Jazz Quarters show in February alongside the announcement that the duo will perform at this year’s Gent …

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Exclusive Premiere: MNTH “Demanda E Despejo”

We are excited to premiere another track from Brazilian experimentalist MNTH, slamming experimental synths into live drum breaks. “Demanda E Despejo” is taken from his forthcoming ‘Iminente’ EP on London-based Mais Um. The piercing synth riffs, reminiscent of Caribbean carnival steel pan melodies, unravel in real time around wildly energising …

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

We are huge fans of bassist Ruth Goller’s unpigeonholeable ‘Skylla’ project and album, released last year on Bex Burch’s Vula Viel Records, so it’s a delight to be first to share the video for a live take of “Often they came to visit, even just to see how she was …

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Exclusive Premiere: Turn On The Sunlight “Horizon” (Tokonoma Records)

We are very excited to premiere the sublime and calming sounds of “Horizon” by Turn On The Sunlight, a duo formed by composer and multi-instrumentalist Jesse Peterson, and close friend and collaborator, Carlos Niño, music producer, percussionist, arranger and much more besides. Taken from new album, ‘Drives To The Beach’ …

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Bex Burch & Leafcutter John “In The Moments”

MIMS is delighted to share the debut collaboration between trailblazing electronic artist Leafcutter John and inspired composer, percussionist and gyil player Bex Burch. Minimalist percussion meets exuberant synths on ‘Boing!’, a first-time pairing of these like-minded artists. Recorded long distance over zoom as they got to know each other AND …

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