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Guest Mixes
House / Techno

MIMS Guest Mix: AARON PAAR (Worldship Music, Los Angeles)

“On this collection of tracks I chose to showcase mostly some of the deepest and special underground tracks and songs from the US that I’m feeling currently.” – AARON PAAR aka @destroyer13 About Aaron Paar Aaron Paar FKA Destroyer was born in Nottingham, England and emigrated to Los Angeles in …

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Guest Mixes

MIMS Guest Mix: TURBOJAZZ (Milan, CT-HI Records)

We are happy to welcome one of our favorite producers to our guest mix series. Milan’s TURBOJAZZ is quickly becoming known as a purveyor of the highest quality dancefloor music with his stellar releases on labels like Local Talk, Gamm and his own CT-HI Records imprint. Most recently he’s participated …

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Guest Mixes
Eclectic Worldwide Sounds

MIMS Guest Mix: SELECTA K7 (Colors, Berlin via Memphis)

Celebrating his recent move from Brooklyn to Berlin, Memphis-born music curator and DJ, Selecta K7 showcases his trademark mix of polyrhythmic dance-floor burners. “I made this mix as a reflection of my time as a DJ in America and programmer at Boiler Room NY, I wanted to hit everything from …

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Guest Mixes
House / Techno Leftfield & Experimental

MIMS Guest Mix: SILKTITS (Montreal, Canada)

We are happy to welcome SILKTITS, one of Montreal’s rising DJ stars to our guest mix series. An absolutely incredible selection of summer nuggets on this 90 minute excursion through balearic, obscure leftfield pop and early house tunes. Bring this mix on your next picnic, bump it in your hamac …

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Guest Mixes
House / Techno

MIMS Guest Mix: RAFIKI (Paris, France)

Theo aka Rafiki (founder of Beat X Changers, an “online community” of music heads and label recently ) discover the rhythm through dance, he started hip-hop in 1997 and house in 2005. Clubbing, battles, competitions, these forms of music and self-expression inspired him to get himself behind the turntables. He …

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Guest Mixes
House / Techno

MIMS Guest Mix: NOEY LOPEZ (Houston, TX)

Houston native Noey Lopez has been a fixture in the House Dance and House Music community for over 15 years. As co-founder of The Blueprint Festival, an annual celebration of House Dance culture in North America, along with being an artist on the label Catch The Ghost Records, Noey finds …

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Special Themes

IT HAPPENS EVERY SPRING #6 – Hand-picked by Lexis

My annual Spring mix has become my most challenging and rewarding project. All year round I accumulate notes, lists and piles of records that I think have that little something magical needed for this session. This is a deeply personal and spiritual mix but it isn’t limited to a genre. …

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Interviews
Ambient

Weekly Podcast: LARAAJI (New York) – Discussion hosted by LEXIS

Laraaji is one of the most accomplished musicians in new age, ambient or experimental music. Although an even better description for his music is that it is spiritual, cosmic and celestial. Like meditation, listening to Laraaji’s music is a different experience every time depending on how deep you dive in. …

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Interviews
Dub Leftfield & Experimental

Weekly Podcast: JAY GLASS DUBS (Athens) – Discussion hosted by LEXIS

Very happy to welcome producer Jay Glass Dubs from Athens, Greece to the weekly podcast. We’re huge fans of his records (wax, digital, cassettes, etc) Over the past 10+ years, he’s been crafting his unique sound, a mixture of dub meets industrial, experimental, post-punk. In the past few years he’s …

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Interviews

Weekly Podcast: LEFTO (Brussels) – Discussion hosted by LEXIS

For show #7 i’m very happy to welcome a good friend of mine but also one a big inspiration as far as the craft of DJing and the overall role of music curation is concerned. Lefto is known around the world for one of the most skilled, consistent, fearless DJ’s …

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Interviews
Beats

Interview: ELAQUENT (Toronto) – Discussion hosted by LEXIS

Welcome to 6th edition of the Music Is My Sanctuary weekly interviews. As a reflection of the Music Is My Sanctuary philosophy, the artists I invite cover a wide range of styles. Just in the first 5 episodes so far we’ve covered Spiritual Jazz, House music, Yacht Rock, New Age, …

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Interviews

Interview: VITO RICCI (New York) – Discussion hosted by LEXIS

Welcome to this week’s episode of the Music Is My Sanctuary interviews. Our 5th guest is New York avant-garde / experimental composer Vito Ricci. The incredible people behind the Music From Memory label released a compilation of his work titled “I Was Crossing A Bridge”, some of which had never …

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