The Mint Collective

The Mint Collective increases visibility for creative endeavors through music, the arts, live events and conversation.

Our mission is to foster a learning environment through creative expression and exploration.

We ♥ We ♥ music, the arts, creating, traveling, technology, food and drink, laughing and lots more. Its fun, really, sometimes even splendid.

Minty Fam
j. marie
lady j
yawn snoozicka
minty [at] themintcollective [dot] com

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angela "spinorita" blanca
apple juice break
bagpak music
bama love soul
bastard jazz
beats n crates
blind I brownswood recordings
dhundee music
dj deben
dj seano
dojo soundz
fresh selects
friends we love
giant step
grown kids radio
hip hop is cool again
illfonix show
k 15
nujazz spirit
nu-soul magazine
om records
potholes in my blog
project ahimsa
put me on it
record breakin
reva devito
sef diggy
shelltoes music
soul bounce
soundwaves radio
suite 903
tam sam
the bloom effect
the lust killers
trees for breakfast
turntables on the hudson
vitamin dee

Spinnerty Just Listen (Pts 1 & 2) Remixes

The humble cat they call Spinnerty is baaaaaaack with a 7” vinyl release of his         most recent ‘Just Listen’ project with an all-star cast.  Vocal tasks are shared by Mr. John Robinson (Part 1) and Jacqueline Marie (Part 2).  Heavy remixes from beatmaker B. Bravo, London-based K15 and long time Spinnerty music homie, DJ Limbs

Get yah own 7” here from Recordbreakin directly (heard they like to throw in goodies sometimes) or you can cop at Amoeba, Dusty Groove etc.  Here is a public service announcement from that dude, Spinnerty.  Gotta ♥ the guy. 

Thank you Moovmnt, BamaLoveSoul, Giant Step and everyone else who has supported this release!  It’s a family affair.

Stacy Epps | Praise Meditation

“Though rain has cleansing properties, I really love the sunshine,” Stacy Epps. 

Check out Stacy’s beautiful new jawn for free download.  Thanks Blind I for putting us on.

Record Store Day | April 16

ANALOG from NaNo Media on Vimeo.

Tomorrow (April 16) Record Store Day is celebrated across the globe and on this day vinyl lovers and supporters worldwide will (hopefully) do what they do best - spread love through vinyl.

Our friends over at Moovmnt just shared an amazing video by Noël Schoolderman showing the journey of freshly pressed record traveling from the pressing plant to a record store and into the hands of a beautiful lady.   The video waas created as a promo video in conjunction with Analog, an all vinyl event taking place in Rotterdam.

Get out and support you local record store tomorrow!

The Future of Funk II | Moovmnt

The homies over at Moovmnt are back with their second installation of Future Funk and it is fantastic. Stream, download, enjoy!

The Future of Funk 2 by Moovmnt

01 ARP 101 - Groove
02 Jon Phonics - The One
03 813 - Street Beats, Big Cloks
04 Sasac - Bourgies Must Chill
05 Def Chronic - Apple Juice
06 Bobby Tank - Tangent
07 DāM-FunK - Forever
08 Opolopo - Hexagon Love
09 East Liberty Quarters - Lucky Charm
10 Replife - Ready Set Go (AD Bourke Dub Mix)
11 Ulysses82 - Fax
12 First Touch - It’s Yours (2011 Mix)
13 Salva - Obsession Ft. B. Bravo
14 B. Bravo & Teeko - The Roll Out

DJ Brainchild’s Dego Mix | It’s All Over The Place

A super fresh broken beatish mix to take your through your Friday and get the weekend started off properly from Dj Brainchild. Honoring the sounds of 4Hero’s Dego - this mix carefully puts key Dego-related tracks together telling a beautiful musical story. Enjoy and bigup Minty fam Punchdouble for putting us on!

Check out our interview with Dego from 2011 to get a big more insight on dude.