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Mix Of The Day

Mix of the Day: Onra x Walter Mecca “Datablasta Show on Rinse France”

Really nice mix full of unexpected treats from two of our favorite guys. French producer/DJ’s Onra and Walter Mecca. Walter Mecca is a veteran of the French beats (and beyond) scene and man behind the Weird Data label and the producer for the amazing Bonnie Banane, both “Muscles” and “Champs …

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Guest Mix
Soul Worldwide Sounds

Guest Mix #38: JEEN BASSA (22a Music, London)

A little over a year go, we got our hands on the mysterious slab of vinyl known as 22a #001 and instantly fell in love with the lo-fi, woozy and organic sounds of London’s 22a Music crew. Although the members of the 22a collective (Henry Wu, Tenderlonious, Mo Kolours, Al …

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UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

THE NEW FACE OF UK GARAGE – Our Top 10 New School Producers

Written by Lexis & Dr.Love Although we’re not based in the UK, our faithful readers know that we’re really passionate about UK Garage (and all of its sub-sub genres). We have been involved in the UKG movement since the late 90’s in Montreal. A few years ago we wrote about …

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Guest Mix
Beats

Guest Mix #37: KOEN (Outputs, Holland)

We love to balance out our guest mixes between all of the styles we cover: from old to new, electronic to organic. So here is one we’ve been waiting on for a few months now. KOEN is a producer from Holland we discovered from his great series called OUTPUTS started …

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Exclusive Preview
Beats

Exclusive Preview: KENLO CRAQNUQUES “Rue Sicard”

For anyone who has been following us these past 7 years, it’s no secret that we are huge fans of the Montreal-based producer known as KenLo Craqnuques, along with his Alaclair Ensemble crew. The reputation of Montreal electronic producers has been on the rise with cats like Kaytranada, Jacques Greene, …

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Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Forgotten Treasure: J.T “I Love Music” (1983)

As a DJ, sometimes sharing some of your secret gems and special dance-floor weapons isn’t always easy. But when you run a website, radio show or record store you pretty much have no choice but to share those discoveries and focus of digging some more! This absolutely brilliant 80’s Boogie …

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Radio Show

Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #72

Show #72 is here and as as always a showcase of our best discoveries of the previous weeks, both old and new ranging from soul, jazz, uk riddims, house music and hip-hop The past month has been great, had the pleasure of playing some very different projects; with California’s Dj …

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Interviews
Beats

MNDSGN – In 10 Records

We have been fans of MNDSGN (pronounced Mind Design) aka Ringgo Ancheta for quite some time now. Since the late 2000’s the Philly born, LA-based has been making a name for himself in the “beat scene”. But contrary to most of the movement which tends to follow formulas, he makes …

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Special Themes
Beats

Lexis “1994 Bristol State of Mind” (Recorded on WeFunk Radio)

Whenever I’m invited to do a guest session on the great WEFUNK radio show I try to put together a selection that probably hasn’t been done before. And when you’re talking about a show that’s been going strong since 1996 it’s not easy to do something new. But as you …

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Future Classics
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Swindle “Summer Fruits”

When Gilles Peterson‘s Brownswood Records announced that they were releasing an EP from young British producer Swindle it sounded like a match made in heaven. And it certainly lived up to the hype. I wanted to share my favourite track from the “Walter’s Call” EP which is called “Summer Fruits” …

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Guest Mix
Hip-Hop

Guest Mix #36: DJ ONEMAN (NY, Names You Can Trust)

DJ Oneman is the co-founder of Names You Can Trust, the amazing independent record label based out of Brooklyn, NY. Here is a great (vinyl only) buying he made for us! DJ ONEMAN – “BUYING WEED” MIX Joey Bada$$ – Summer Knights Lonnie Liston Smith – Summer Nights KA & …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Mr. Beatnick “Ice Cream Strut”

Mr. Beatnick is one of our favourite electronic producers of the past few years. One who always delivers top-shelf material, yet he is still a pretty underrated artist. He has some killer releases on the Don’t Be Afraid label as well as a radio show on NTS. A very versatile …

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