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Future Classic: Throwback Zack “Messages From the Stars”

For this week’s show, I had the immense pleasure to introduce a guest mix from Shred One (Cherries Records/Sweater Funk), who will be at the next Voyage Funktastique monthly night (in Montreal) on Saturday August 2nd, alongside Lexis, Dr.MaD and yours truly. I often keep songs that I dig on the side, so that I […]

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Mix of the Day: Seb Diamond & Kyle Kalma “Neon Podcast 11″

With only 1/3 of the summer left to go here is a mix you need to add to the “to-listen” pile, preferably on a sunny day. The mix is part of the NEON series, a collective who have been running some (most) of Montreal’s great electronic music events since 1998. Mix #11 in the series […]

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Future Classic: Jacob Collier “Don’t You Worry About a Thing” (Scott C’s GOODS Touch Up)

Music Is My Sanctuary presents this brilliant Scott C remix of Jacob Collier‘s “Don’t You Worry Bout A Thing”, a Stevie Wonder standard. from Scott C: “I discovered the Youtube life of Jacob Collier only about a month ago. This amazing 19 year old London-based musician has mastered a gang of instruments, and combined with […]

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Future Classic: Rollrgrrl “Repent”

I never thought I’d see the day where my friend’s mom makes it to the MIMS front page! Working hard as a hairdresser during the day, she slaves away at sluggish sizzurp-fueled beats after dark, desperately trying to overpower the harmful side-effects from old-lady perm fumes. It’s a hard-knock life, but someone’s gotta do it. […]

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Forgotten Treasures: East Flatbush Project “Tried By 12″ Remixes (1998)

When I was 17, I used to hangout with a guy named Fat Steve who lived in a suburb of Montreal called Cote-St-Luc. We’d chill in his bedroom at his mom’s house and listen to rap music after school. He had the fattest cat I’d ever seen in my life, and was obsessed with Quasimoto […]



Brostep VS Dubstep : Discussion

Great discussion debating the state and future of dubstep and the other rougher approach to the sound called jokingly brostep
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Onra & Lexis “Throw’Em Up 1″

This summer, good homies French producer Onra and Lexis, founder of Music Is My Sanctuary, got together in Montreal and recorded a mix inspired by a period that was really influential for both: mid-90′s R&B club class...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Spotlight: Kenlo Craqnuques (Quebec / Montreal)

Download the complete Craqnuques collection from KENLO. Noir, Orange, Rose, Mauve, Bleu
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



NYE 2011 Recorded Sets – Altered Natives & Fam

Here are the recorded sets from our 2011 NYE Event. About 8 hours of absolutely insane music. We didn’t have time to write down 8 hours of tracklists sooo If you need some track ID let me know! Lexis (Start – 42:00)...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Lexis “My Favorite A Tribe Called Quest tracks”

When I heard that a documentary on ATCQ was coming out I completely lost my shit. They were without a doubt my most influencial group growing up… obviously i’m not alone, the Tribe have attainted the emblematic figu...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #38

Download brand new jams from Maddlslinky, Omar, Ill Blu, Osunlade, Uproot Andy, Cee-lo, Games, Alaclair Ensemble, Incubator, Sir OJ, Mount Kimbie!
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



MusicIsMySanctuary’s Top 10 Records in 2010

Ok how about we clear something up right away. This is not a Top 10 to impress you with the obscure stuff i’ve been listening to this year. I’m just sharing the 10 records that I listened to the most this year…...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Dj Lexis “UK Forever” (2009)

This is a not a regular podcast so don’t be freaked out if this isn’t your cup of tea. I had to put this mix together because i’m a big lover of most things UK (to me its hands down the best music scene in the...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #40

Wow. Ok, this was a really hard one to put together. The idea was that since 40 is a nice round number I would pick one song from each show i’ve done over the 3+ years since I started. A really tough process because I pre...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



MIMS “Forgotten Treasures Compilation #3″

Here is third second compilation of  “forgotten treasures” which is – if you’re new here – one of the pillars of this website. We plan to put out one of these every month to go along with our mont...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Onra & Lexis “Throw’Em Up 2″

In the summer of 2012, Onra & Lexis joined forces to tackle a project based on a music period they both love so much. That brief period from approximately ’93 to ’96: the New Jack Swing sound got dated and soulf...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


ONRA “An Introduction to Rap Français”

@OnraBeats: I grew up to French Rap even though I got into it a little after US Rap and R’n’B, mostly because it was hard to find in my countryside hometown. I’m glad I picked it up around the time where it wa...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



Music Is My Sanctuary – #Show 07

Housey Vibes… Show #007 already… Thanks for tuning in every time, and glad to see that the audience is growing and growing. For this show I decided to switch it up a little bit and give you some of my favorite Deep ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #32

Another dope show full of amazing (mostly) new music. Hip-Hop to Dubstep. Music for the cold winter months...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Dj Lexis – beats Beats BEATS! (for Le CHYZnit)

This is an exclusive mix for my good homie Maybe Watson and his new radio in Quebec City called “Le CHYZnit”. Was really happy to share this one with him because we both like those next level abstract weirdo hip-hop...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)