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The August 2015 MIMO Dance/Electronica Playlist

From a deep house reinvention from the world’s richest DJ, to a dream-pop dream team, to a forgotten hip-hop track’s unlikely renaissance, here are five dance/electronica tracks you need to wrap your ears around this month. Robin Schulz feat. Francesco Yates – “Sugar” German DJ Robin Schulz cements his status as the king of the remixers by transforming “Suga Suga,” a forgotten 2003 single from Mexican-American rapper Baby Bash, into […]


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MIMO Top 40 Dance/Electronica Singles of 2014 (35-31)

We’re continuing our countdown of the 40 best dance/electronica singles of 2014, picking it up at No. 35…   35) Julio Bashmore feat. Jessie Ware – “Peppermint” Hooking up with Jessie Ware, the Quiet Storm chanteuse whose debut album, Devotion, had his fingerprints all over it, the latest bedroom producer-turned-hitmaker, Julio Bashmore, delivered one of this year’s most relentless 90s house throwbacks with this six-minute whirlwind of thunderous beats and […]


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The February 2014 Electronic Music Playlist

From one of 2014’s first superstar collaborations to a return-to-form from one of the EDM scene’s biggest male vocalists, here are five tracks you need to look for this February. Disclosure feat. Mary J. Blige – “F For You” Capitalising on their unexpected but entirely deserved Grammy nomination, the Lawrence brothers now continue their bid to crack the States by teaming up with one of its undisputed modern R&B legends. […]


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Example “#Hits” – Album Review

Ministry of Sound (2013)

Initially a cult geezer-rapper signed to Mike Skinner’s The Beats label, Elliot Gleave (aka Example) was then accused of becoming a sell-out when he transformed himself into an electro-pop maestro, selling out arenas and regularly topping the UK charts as a result. However, coinciding with his recent departure from Ministry Of Sound, 16-track compilation #Hits proves that his sung-spoken delivery has always been more effective when surrounded by massive festival-friendly […]


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The Worst Dance/Electronica Albums of 2012

Dance music may have become a permanent fixture in the charts this year, but its increasing ubiquity also meant that 2012 saw far more than its fair share of dross. Here’s a look at five of the worst albums from the genre to have been unleashed upon the unsuspecting public over the last twelve months. Deadmau5 – Album Title Goes Here Barely a week went by this year without Canadian […]


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Example “The Evolution Of Man”: Album Review

Ministry of Sound (2012)

Previously signed to Mike Skinner’s The Beats label, outspoken hip-pop chart-topper Example appears to be following in his former boss’ footsteps judging by his fourth studio album, The Evolution Of Man. Like The Streets’ woefully misguided The Hardest Way To Make An Easy Living, the follow-up to 2011’s hedonistic Playing In The Shadows abandons the suburban geezer shtick that made some women want to be with him (and some men […]