Guest Mixes
Brazil Soul & Funk Worldwide Sounds

MIMS Guest Mix: Balako (Greco-Roman Records, Rio de Janeiro)

Known for blending a vast array of styles from House to Salsa to Carimbo to ’70s Disco and Funk, Brazilian duo Balako (an ’80s slang word meaning ‘a good type of mess’) deliver a superb mix of summer grooves! Inspired by their vibrant city and its unique inhabitants named Cariocas, …

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Artist Spotlight
Electronic Worldwide Sounds

3 Steps To: DJ LAG

For those who don’t know, DJ LAG is considered one of the pioneers of the distinct club sound of South Africa known as Gqom (pronounced gom). Hailing from Durban and producing music since 2010, DJ LAG (real name Lwazi Asanda Gwala) has been turning some major heads on his rise …

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Afro

Exclusive Premiere: Segun Adewale “Atewo-Lara Ka Tepa Mo’se (Ben Gomori’s Jùish Edit)”

The 4th edition in the acclaimed Sterns Edits series sees curator Ben Gomori open up the Sterns Music catalogue to other keen re-editors — with Brownswood / Worldwide genius SMBD (aka Simbad) the first to step up to the plate. Nigeria’s Segun Adewale is sometimes referred to as the ‘crown …

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Latin Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Insólito UniVerso “Vuelve” (Olindo Records)

We are proud to present the second release in Olindo Records’ Venezuelan 7″ trilogy, coming from Paris based quartet Insólito UniVerso! The quartet takes inspiration from a wide range of sources such as Psychedelic Folk, Baroque singing, and traditional Latin American music, particularly through the rhythms and instruments of Venezuelan …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul & Funk Worldwide Sounds

Kamal Keila “Muslims and Christians” (1992, Habibi Funk)

For their eighth project, Germany’s Habibi Funk Records have directed their attention to the musical archives of Kamal Keila. How the label and Kamal Keila connected is a spectacular story, and the when’s and the why’s of how these recordings came to exist make this compilation of tracks even more …

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Afro Worldwide Sounds

Video Premiere: Thabang Tabane “Nyanda Yeni”

We are proud to present the official music video for ‘Nyanda Yeni’, the first single from South Africa’s Thabang Tabane’s upcoming debut solo album, “Matjale”. Son of the late, legendary Dr. Philip Nchipi Tabane, who originated and pioneered Malombo music in the early 1960s, Thabang Tabane has been touring the …

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Brazil Jazz Soul & Funk

Exclusive Premiere: Hugo Fattoruso “La del Cheche”

London-based Brazilian specialists Far Out Recordings venture further out to Uruguay to record a new album with Fusion legend Hugo Fattoruso. After a twenty-year search for the man behind the cult ’70s Jazz-Funk group Opa, Far Out are honoured to present Hugo Fattoruso Y Barrio Opa: a new work from …

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Guest Mixes
Eclectic House / Techno Soul & Funk Worldwide Sounds

MIMS Guest Mix: Champagne Funk (Balamii Radio, London)

This mix explores the breadth of the duo’s collection – a journey for hedonistic ear drums, transporting you from introspective thought to the dance floor, via experimental Funk, Acid bass lines, Breaks and Detroit House. Champagne Funk are the duo that dig deeper. Consisting of Bryce’s Brother and Dique, the …

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MIMS Radio
Eclectic Hip-Hop Latin Modern Funk Soul & Funk UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

MIMS Radio Live Sessions – S02E08

As always we’ve got another jam-packed session of MIMS Radio presented by the Phi Centre for you! ASMA & Walla P are your hosts this week, bringing you some crucial selections of music and things you should know. This episode’s Geek Down is all about Toronto Hip Hop, particularly focusing …

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EventsGuest Mixes
Eclectic Electronic House / Techno Soul & Funk Worldwide Sounds

Chromatic Festival Mix Series 2018

Started in 2009 by MASSIVart, Chromatic Montreal is above all a generator of cultural experiences. Whether visual, sound, or digital, they aim to celebrate the arts in all their forms, giving free rein to everyone’s sensibilities and interpretations. Throughout the year, the team deploys a series of events that promote …

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Events
Afro Electronic Worldwide Sounds

Bonbon Kojak – Chromatic Festival Mix Series

Bonbon Kojak’s story begins in his birthplace, the Congo. Rocked by Congolese music in his childhood, Bonbon Kojak always seemed to gravitate towards rhythm and sound. He later decided to move to Johannesburg where he studied music in its many different forms. After arriving in Montreal, he became an active …

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Events
Afro House / Techno

Akpossoul – Chromatic Festival Mix Series

Akpossoul, also known as Gabe Price, is a Montreal based DJ/Producer originally from Lyon, France. Active for the past four years, he has been associated with MTL’s finest house DJs such as Godfather D, Soph-eye Richard, Jojo Flores and Esan Ellis with whom he co-created and co-animated in 2015, A …

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