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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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Exclusive Premiere: Conjunto Papa Upa “Todo Parao – Parte 2”

MIMS is excited to premiere brand new music from our favourite tropical psych outfit, Conjunto Papa Upa, who kindly let us share “Todo Parao – Parte 2” for the very first time. “Todo Parao” (“Total Shutdown”) is another boundary pushing tropical smasher. The A-side is a humorous dedication to the …

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Exclusive Premiere: Pyramid Project “Mangroves” (Contours Edit) (ADA Records)

Being big fans of Contours, we are delighted to premiere his brilliant edit of “Mangroves” for Pyramid Project for ADA Records. Brought together by ADA label boss, Lasta, Pyramid Project finds Contours in collaboration with some of Kenya’s most accomplished musicians, such as drummer Katumba, percussionists Abaki Simba Masta and …

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Exclusive Premiere: Tenderlonious with JAUBI “Azadi”

Following the brilliant but now sold out “Tender in Lahore” EP, 22a is releasing an expanded album of musical conversations between saxophonist, flautist, producer, band leader and label honcho, Ed ‘Tenderlonious’ Cawthorn and Lahore based instrumental quartet, JAUBI. A incredible beautiful meeting between Indian Classical and jazz that truly deserved …

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Exclusive Premiere: Café Türk “Şamil”

Forthcoming from one of our favourite labels, Zel Zele, we are proud to share Café Türk’s “Şamil”, a psyched-up-and-out interpretation of Turkish folk music. Taken from a truly exciting double LP (and digital) compilation of Café Türk’s wide output, to be released November 6. Café Türk, an inimitable Turkish-Swiss band …

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Exclusive Premiere: Emanative & Bex Burch “Disrupt #4” (Forthcoming on Shapes of Rhythm)

MIMS is delighted to host the world premiere of the first ever collaboration between Emanative and Vula Viel’s Bex Burch! And it’s a banger! Deep 808 drum machine and African-inspired percussion meets cold-wave post-punk. Producer and fellow percussion-addict Hector Plimmer even gets in on the action to sprinkle some additional …

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Exclusive Premiere: Felbm “Colorists” (Forthcoming on Soundway Records)

MIMS is excited to premiere “Colorists”, one of our favourite songs from the fourth installment of the Felbm project, on Soundway Records. A beautiful bossa nova blended with ambient music and soothing guitars. The whole tape is one to dream away too but “Colorists” makes us want to dance too, …

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Exclusive Premiere: Kiko Dinucci “Habitual” (Forthcoming on Mais Um)

We have been listening to Kiko Dinucci’s beautiful ‘Rastilho’ album almost constantly since hearing first hearing it. Since the original Brazilian edition has proven so elusive, we’ve been patiently waiting for Mais Um Discos to release it more widely, and this October it will finally see the light, with a …

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