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House / Techno

Waajeed “From The Dirt”

When the foundations of Techno were being forged, Robert O’Bryant aka Waajeed was just young local Detroit kid soaking it all in. He would sit down with his family and watch TV dance shows like The Scene and The New Dance Show where dance music from Juan Atkins, Kraftwerk to …

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Radio Show
Eclectic

MUSIC IS MY SANCTUARY Show #94 – Mixed by Lexis

Welcome to yet another Music Is My Sanctuary show. Take the scenic route with me for another excursion across styles, tempos, eras and moods. Here are 7593 seconds of hand-picked music that I have been absolutely loving these past few weeks. Lots of brand new stuff, few exclusives and a …

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Future Classics
Soul

Album Of The Week: Fatima “And Yet It’s All Love” (Eglo Records)

Like most discerning Soul music heads out there, I was eagerly anticipating the release of Fatima’s second album when the first singles were shared a few months ago. I just didn’t expect to be treated to such a memorable advance listening party a few weeks prior to its street date. …

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Eclectic

Introducing The Official MIMS Charts

I’ve always had a deep love for Charts; Tracklists, Playlists, and Set-lists or any music list for that matter. Whenever I picked up a fresh edition of the Straight No Chaser magazine back in the day I would go straight for the charts section. Through all of its expert curators …

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Radio Show
Eclectic

MUSIC IS MY SANCTUARY Show #93 – Mixed by Lexis

Just getting back from our annual end of summer Europe trip to close it out in fine style. Shout out to all the people at Dimensions Festival in Croatia, out to the people at my yearly residency in Belgrade and I have to apologize to the lovely people of Slovenia …

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Future Classics

Album Of The Week: Oliver Coates “Shelley’s On Zenn-La” (RVNG Intl.)

The third solo effort by London cellist Oliver Coates is an absolute masterpiece for anyone who loves to be emotionally and mentally challenged while on the dancefloor. The young musician, composer, producer and lead cellist of the London Contemporary Orchestra is widely known for his frequent collaborations with Radiohead, Mica …

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Worldwide FM
Eclectic

Lexis Presents WW International: Montréal on Worldwide FM w/ Moonstarr & OURI

Another great edition of WW International: Montréal on Worldwide FM! This episode features guest sets from Montreal-based Broken Beat veteran Moonstarr and Ghostly International’s latest signee OURI. 120 minutes of life-changing music, lock in and enjoy! TRACKLIST – Lexis’ Intro Set – Soul Litchfield – Autumn Vivian Jones – Physical …

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Radio Show
Eclectic

MUSIC IS MY SANCTUARY Show #92 – Mixed by Lexis

What a summer it’s been! Hope you’ve been having a good one wherever you are. It’s been a busy summer for us at MIMS. We’ve been putting together lots of shows all summer long in Montreal, our last two being Mutek in Montreal on Aug 22nd and Dimensions in Croatia …

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Future Classics
Electronic Soul

Album Of The Week: Tirzah “Devotion” (Domino)

A lot of people hate the hyper classification of music, arguing about which sub-sub genre box a record fits. Personally, as a music nerd and omnivore, I love it. I love contextualizing the record by trying to imagine in my head where I would file it in my collection – …

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Future Classics

Album of the Week: Ratgrave “Ratgrave” (Apron Records)

The Ratgrave project came out of the leftfield and appeared on our musical radar last week. Nothing was known from the project other than it being released out of Steven Julien’s (aka Funkineven) always reliable Apron Records imprint. On closer inspection I discovered that Ratgrave was a new project from …

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Future Classics
Beats Jazz

Album of the Week: Makaya McCraven “Where We Come From” (ChicagoxLondon Mixtape)

“I just met these wonderful people” says Chicago’s Makaya McCraven in the opening moments of the album/mixtape, referring to the fact he is on a stage playing with some of London’s finest young Jazz musicians whilst meeting them for the first time. Over the course of the two day ChicagoxLondon …

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Future Classics
Soul

Album of the Week: The Internet “Hive Mind”

With all of the attention and massive hype generated by 2015’s Grammy-nominated “Ego Death”, it would have been natural for The Internet’s new album – their first for major label Columbia / Sony – to seek new audiences and to try and “crossover” for lack of a better word. On …

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