Exclusive Premieres
House / Techno Jazz Soul

Exclusive Premiere: 30/70 “Tempted” (Athlete Whippet Remix) (Forthcoming on Rhythm Section INTL)

MIMS is excited to premiere a scorching remix of “Tempted”, originally by SE Australian “future jazz” collective, 30/70 Collective, reworked here by SE London-based house duo, Athlete Whippet. Taken from a more-than-solid remix package, also featuring reworks by SAUL, Close Counters, Setwun & Maxwell Owin, out this Friday via Peckham’s …

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Exclusive Premieres
Hip-Hop Jazz Soul Soul & Funk

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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Exclusive Premieres
Hip-Hop & Beats Soul

Exclusive Premiere: Pearls Among The Stars ft B. Jamelle

Ecstatic to share this soulful pearl from Baltimore singer, songwriter and producer, JSOUL, featuring the dulcet vocals of D.C. native B. Jamelle. Deep, soulful, ancient to future music that we need right now. Released August 10 digitally on Inkswel’s Inner Tribe Records, plus very limited edition vinyl in collaboration with …

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Exclusive Premieres
Jazz Soul

Exclusive Premiere: Bumi Thomas “Soul Harmony” Ft Randolph Matthews

“Soul Harmony” is the lead song taken from Bumi Thomas’s brand new EP, ‘Broken Silence’. Due for release this Friday June 12. We are honoured to share it with you first. The multi-talented jazz-folk-soul singer-songwriter and guitarist is joined by guest and acclaimed vocalist, Randolph Matthews. Layers of acapella served …

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Exclusive Premieres
Broken Beat Soul

Exclusive Premiere: Sahra Gure “Leave Me” (Neue Grafik Rework)

Music Is My Sanctuary is very excited to premiere this fresh-out-the-box Neue Grafik rework of “Leave Me”, a beautiful song from one our absolute favourite new voices, Sahra Gure. Released this Friday, June 5th, only on Bandcamp as a special release on Bandcamp revenue waive day. “Leave Me” is a …

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Exclusive Premieres
Soul

Exclusive Premiere: Inxxxwel “I Love Her”

From Hip Hop Roots to warehouse parties in Berlin at Renate, Pirate radio in Istanbul and Arts installation festivals in Sao Paolo, Inkswel has toured the world relentlessly as an in demand yet hard to pigeon hole DJ and producer. Originally starting out as a purist Hip Hop head, his …

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Exclusive Premieres
Modern Funk Soul

Exclusive Premiere: fleet.dreams “EKG (Club Mix)” (All City Records)

Coming off last year’s acclaimed electronic soul release fleet.magic on Andrew Morgan’s PPU Records, Baskets of Gold highlights producer fleet.dreams’ percussive exchange into the world of dance. The nuanced artist now calls Detroit home, and the latest work evokes the spirit of the regions deep musical history. It’s a little …

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Exclusive Premieres
Soul

Exclusive Premiere : Potatohead People “Single Life” feat. Bunnie (Bastard Jazz Recordings)

Potatohead People return with a brand new track “Single Life” featuring Vancouver based vocalist Bunnie. Paying homage to the vibe and sound of mid-90s r&b but pressing forward into the future beats scene with PP’s usual musicality, the song represents a forward step in songwriting and sensibility for the band. …

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Exclusive Premieres
Soul

Video Premiere: Schemes “Tomorrow”

Take a all-star team of arrangers, composers and writers from Montreal, don’t give them any instructions and let them navigate through free jazz, hip hop soul and broken beats: this is what you will get. The musicians from Schemes were once session musicians for successful pop artists. Their scheme was …

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Future Classics
Soul

Durand Jones & the Indications “Dead Oceans/Colemine Records”

On Morning In America, a well-built stretch of songwriting delivered by the gruff and forthright vocals of Durand Jones, we see, smell and feel the incorrectness going in society at large today. This antiquated soul composition could easily be a lost Bobby Womack anthem. American Love Call is the sound …

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Interviews
Soul

Interview: BENNY SINGS (Stones Throw Records) – Discussion hosted by LEXIS

Benny Sings’ music could well be described as intimate lo-fi Disney hip hop songs. The terms AOR and Yacht Rock are often used to define his sunny 70’s and 80’s melodies. But it’s not all retro: Benny’s happy-sad songwriting, late ‘90s R&B beats and buttery production shape a sound bringing …

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Tribute Mixes
Soul

Tribute to L.A. REID and BABYFACE – Mixed by Danilo

L.A. Reid and Babyface form part of the holy trinity of R&B producers that defined my musical tastes during the late 80s and early 90s (the other two parts of the trinity being Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis and Teddy Riley). This mix is a carefully curated set of songs …

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