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Future Classics
Jazz Soul & Funk

30/70 Collective “Elevate” (Rhythm Section)

On their 20th release Rhythm Section, the London-based but Worldwide-minded label, continue to stretch the boundaries of what an underground/dance floor label can be. Bradley Zero once again taps into the talent pool of Melbourne, Australia and presents this ‘mini-album’ from the 30/70 Collective. Rhythm Section has previously released an …

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Radio Show
Eclectic

Music Is My Sanctuary Show #86 – Mixed by Lexis

Welcome to the autumn edition of the Music Is My Sanctuary radio show. I’m back from one month in Europe of DJ dates, buying tons of records and meeting inspiring people in 8 different countries. This is show #86 featuring lots of fresh material and few exclusives spread over 2 …

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Dj Mixes
Eclectic

Lexis’ New Canadian Joints Special on Worldwide FM

Thris Tian’s weekly Friday afternoon show from London delivers four hours of upfront music, special guests and club listings for Worldwide FM. This week, Thris Tian welcomes Worldwide family from Canada, Music Is My Sanctuary’s Lexis. This mix is a selection of brand new music strictly from Canadian artists, showcasing …

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Sample Saturday

Our 5 Favorite Samples used by Kenny Dope

For the first edition of our Sample Saturdays we decided to gather some sources from one of our favorite producers of the last 20 years. So here are (some of) our favorite samples from the man Kenny Dope! We only looked at his solo projects under his multiple pseudonyms (Bucketheads, …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Eman x Vlooper “La Joie”

The sophomore effort from the EMAN x VLOOPER has landed without much fanfare, considering their first album “XXL” should be conversation for best Quebec Rap album ever. The two members of Quebec-Montreal collective Alaclair Ensemble are once again in perfect unison on “La Joie”. Vlooper’s production that oscillates between his …

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Radio Show
Eclectic

MUSIC IS MY SANCTUARY Show #85 – Mixed by Lexis

Hope you’re making the most of your last summer days. I’m off for a month in Europe for a few gigs starting out with Dimensions Festival in Croatia (always a wonderful way to close the summer out) plus stops in Ireland, Belgium, London and Belgrade. As for this new show, …

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Interviews
Eclectic

Digging Beyond The Crates With Mad Mats

The word curation has been overused these past few years, it now belongs with all the other buzzwords we hear and raise our eyebrows at. Yet, music curator is probably what best defines Stockholm’s Mad Mats. Before a track makes it onto one of his DJ sets or one of …

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Interviews
Hip-Hop

Bullion Celebrates The 10th Anniversary of “Pet Sounds: In The Key Of Dee”

It seems like just yesterday that a young unsigned British producer by the name of Bullion put out his debut release: the unofficial (but officially dope) “Pet Sounds: In the Key of Dee”. In internet years, 2007 seems like ages ago: Myspace, blogspot pages, RSS feeds, CD-R’s. Musically it was …

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Radio Show
Eclectic

MUSIC IS MY SANCTUARY – Show #84 (Mixed by Lexis)

Summer is finally in Montreal so here is a nice 2 hour trip around some of my favourite recent discoveries. As always a nice blend of future classics & forgotten treasures as we like to say. Show #84 does lean a little bit more on the new releases since there …

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Interviews
Beats Hip-Hop

Fredfades Brings The Heat While Keeping It Cool

It’s no secret that Norway’s Mutual Intentions crew has been becoming more and more of a staple in the worldwide hip-hop scene. Paying homage to the foundations, pushing the sound forward without falling into boom bap clichés. Fredfades is a crucial member of the crew, starting out as the DJ and …

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Throwback Thursdays
Soul & Funk

Classic Mixes: Theo Parrish “Methods of Movement” (2000)

Whether you are a fan Disco, Soul, Funk or Detroit Techno, Deep House the name Theo Parrish should already be familiar. Since the mid-90’s he has been one of the most important artists in contemporary electronic music in the last 20 years. One of the few truly excellent Producer AND Dj he also …

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Exclusive Preview
House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Crazy P “Like A Fool” (Fred Everything Remix)

Feast your ears on the first taste of a 5 track remix EP from legendary Canadian Deep House producer, Fred Everything on his own Lazy Days Recordings imprint. The EP titled “UnReWorks” is a collection of rare & unreleased remixes from Fred Everything. The EP is aready getting support from …

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