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Onra & Lexis “Throw ’Em Up 4”

“When we put out the first volume of our Throw ‘Em Up mixes over 3 years ago we never thought the era and sound we wanted to cover would go that deep. We thought our knowledge was pretty advanced but have come to realize that there are so many hidden …

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Soul

Onra & Lexis “Throw Em’ Up” Vol. 1-2-3

In late 2012, 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 classics. Vol.1 was so well received that they decided to keep the concept going for …

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Onra & Lexis “Throw’Em Up 3″

Volume 3 is the edition that required the most work so far because while Volume 1 was about 3/4 classics and Volume 2 about 1/2 classics, this one features some heavy digging, including a lot of rare remixes and slept-on jams. As usual, a few classics too! Tons of artists …

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Onra & Lexis “Throw Em’ Up” LIVE in Vancouver & Montreal

“THROW EM UP” is a project created in 2011 by ONRA, great French producer (Long Distance, Chinoiseries and others) and LEXIS, Montreal-based DJ and founder of Music Is My Sanctuary / 24 Hours of Vinyl. It is a project entirely dedicated to a brief period in R&B of the mid-90’s. A …

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Music Documentaries

Onra & Lexis “Throw’Em Up 2” – All the Videos!

The second edition of the Throw Em’ Up mix is finally out and we’re really happy that people are loving it. Tons of people are discovering tracks they didn’t know and also falling back in love with a few classics too. We can only tell you that we put a …

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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 soulful club music became much closer to the Hip-Hop productions …

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Throw Em' Up

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 classics. The idea behind the selections: As the title suggests, the whole concept of …

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Music Documentaries
Soul

Onra & Lexis “Throw’Em Up” – All the Videos!

Onra and I recently released a 90’s r&b mix called “Throw’em up” and we’re really happy that the response is good. Tons of people are rediscovering tracks they loved, some they forgot about or didn’t know. There are also a ton of slightly younger people that didn’t live these glory …

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Exclusive Premieres
Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Insólito UniVerso “Goyo Tuyero”

We are delighted to premiere, “Goyo Tuyero”, a brand new song from Venezuelan avant-garde folk outfit, Insólito UniVerso, completed during the recent lockdown. Officially to be released digitally on July 21st, but available from today as a Bandcamp exclusive, alongside “Jota”, via Olindo Records. On their 2018 Olindo Records debut, …

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Exclusive Premiere: Bahla “Hold On”

We are excited to premiere “Hold On”, the first single from Bahla’s upcoming EP ‘Life Long’ due to be released later this year. Spear-headed by Venezuelan pianist Joseph Costi and British guitarist Tal Janes, Bahla broke new ground in 2017 with their debut album ‘Imprints’, a unique mix of cinematic …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Cody Currie & Joel Holmes “Shitz Cool” (Toy Tonics)

Here comes the second EP from CODY CURRIE & JOEL HOLMES on the mighty Toy Tonics. The new Berlin based duo that works on a fresh musical style that combines Jazz, broken beats, Soul, NY House. Joel, the American jazz pianist, is a former member of Roy Hargrove’s Grammy winning …

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UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Exclusive Premiere: Black Square “Coral Blues” Feat. Laville (Phaeleh Remix)

After the release of his debut album ‘Silent City’ in 2016, a series of great reviews in the likes of the Independent and Clash Magazine, rising Brighton-based composer and producer Black Square (AKA Andrew Beaton) will release the first single ‘Coral Blues’ from his second album ‘Beggars Opera’ on 21st …

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