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Exclusive Premiere: Sibusile Xaba with Naftali, Fakazile Nkosi & AshK “Umdali” (Brownswood)

Sublime improvised sounds from Pretoria-based guitarist, singer and songwriter, Sibusile Xaba on his latest offering, “Umdali”, with Naftali, Fakazile Nkosi & AshK, the second single taken from forthcoming Brownswood compilation, ‘Indaba Is’, celebrating the creative heights of the current South African improvised music and jazz scene. We’ve been closely watching …

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Jaubi, Latarnik (EABS) & Tenderlonious pay tribute to MF DOOM (free download)

All at MIMS were shocked and deeply saddened by the passing of MF DOOM. One of our absolute favourite artists in the world, let alone hip hop. His impact looms large, over us all. Now EABS man Latarnik, and Astigmatic Records have had the bright idea to resurrect and complete …

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Exclusive Premiere: Jean-Philippe Bideau”Lune”

MIMS is excited to highlight a song from the wonderful and now-obscure album “Lézard Vert” by a Reunion Island supergroup led by composer/musician, Zoun. Originally released on cassette in 1983 by local production company, Ziskakan, “Lézard Vert” was a leap forward for electric maloya, a meeting of modern-day musical technology …

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Exclusive Premiere: Moğollar: “Alageyik Destanı D2D Session”

MIMS is excited to premiere “Alageyik Destanı D2D Session” by Turkish psych originators Moğollar. Due for worldwide release this Friday via Night Dreamer, “Alageyik Destanı D2D Session” is the third and final single, from their forthcoming double album, “Anatolian Sun part 1 & part 2”, their stunning career overview session …

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Exclusive Premiere: The Fontanas “Capoeira Mata Um” (Tahira Remix)

MIMS is excited to premiere a remix from our very own resident show host, DJ Tahira from Sao Paulo, Brazil. Tahira puts a rootsier spin on The Fontanas hot take on “Capoeira Mata Um”, featuring Former Banda Black Rio vocalist Aleh Ferreira. Released this Friday via London’s tropical party makers, …

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Exclusive Premiere: Eparapo ft. Dele Sosimi “Black Lives Matter”

We are very excited to premiere “Black Lives Matter”, a blazing hot and extremely timely Afrobeat song by brand new London-based supergroup, Eparapo. Due for release this Friday on the unstoppable Wah Wah 45s. Eparapo came together during the unprecedented events of this year. Despite being a project born from …

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Exclusive Premiere: Onipa feat. Mamadou Saar and Luke Wynter “Walato”

MIMS is incredibly excited to premiere “Walato” an irresistible call to dance from Onipa, one of our favourite groups, weaving Senegal grooves with a modern electronic pulse. Featuring Senegalese percussionist, Mamadou Saar and Nubiyan Twist, Golden Mean and LCSM bassist, Luke Wynter. “Walato” is the first single from the forthcoming …

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Exclusive Premiere: Caravela “A Macieira”

We are very pleased to premiere “A Macieira”, the uplifting and graceful lead single and first track on ‘Orla’, the debut LP from London-based Lusophone-influenced jazz ensemble, Caravela, due out February 26 on None More Records. The London-based ensemble explores musical traditions from Portuguese speaking cultures, encapsulating influences from Brazil, …

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Exclusive Premiere: Germán Fernando y su Orquestra “Socorro Auxilio”

MIMS is excited to share the wild & incredibly rare Venezuelan big band sound of “Socorro Auxilio” by Germán Fernando y su Orquestra, taken from El Palmas Music’s forthcoming compilation, ‘Color De Trópico’, released Friday November 20. ‘Color de Trópico’ is a carefully-compiled work of healing and reconstruction, documenting a …

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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: Şatellites “Deli Deli”

The ever-reliable Batov Records have another unmissable 45 on the way. This time it’s a band formed only this year called Şatellites. MIMS is proud to premiere B-Side, “Deli Deli”, a razor sharp slice of Turkish psych funk & pop in 6/8 time. Şatellites are another exciting act from the …

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Exclusive Premiere: Elia y Elizabeth “Soy Una Nube (Bosq Remix)”

MIMS is excited to premiere a brand new remix by Bostonian-come-Colombian producer, BOSQ, increasingly a favourite of ours. As he turns his hand to a classic slice of Colombian tropicalia by Elia y Elizabeth for Razor-N-Tape Reserve. On this four-track EP, RNT takes a trip south with some fresh modern …

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