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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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Guest Mixes
Electronic

MIMS Guest Mix: DAVID HANKE (Lübeck, Germany)

On this mix I tried to follow the concept of “The new, the classic & the unexplored” so you there are some fairly new tracks released the last few weeks, as well as unknown tracks and some classics this time. These are some of the tunes I really enjoyed the …

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Interviews
House / Techno

Interview: KARIZMA (Baltimore) – Discussion hosted by LEXIS

Fourth episode of the weekly podcast is here! We discuss with the legendary house producer/DJ Karizma: his music roots, daily inspirations, streaming platforms, corporation takeover of underground music and also how your own art sometimes surprises you – having a track he never thought would come out become his biggest …

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Interviews
Ambient Jazz

Interview: CARLOS NIÑO (Los Angeles) – Discussion hosted by LEXIS

An absolute pleasure to welcome Carlos Niño to my weekly series of conversations. I’ve been a huge fan of his various music endeavours these past 10-15+ years as a Producer, DJ, Musician and all around musical visionary. When I am in needed of uplifting, spiritual, healing music his music always comes …

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Guest Mixes
Broken Beat Jazz

MIMS Guest Mix: TINA EDWARDS (London, UK)

We have an ongoing wish list of worldwide music heads, tastemakers and DJ’s for our long running mix series and our next guest has been at the top of that list for a while. We’re very excited to hear what she cooked up for us! Tina Edwards is a Journalist, …

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Interviews
Jazz

Interview: ANGEL BAT DAWID (International Anthem Records) – Discussion hosted by LEXIS

Composer, clarinetist, singer & spiritual jazz soothsayer Angel Bat Dawid descended on Chicago’s jazz & improvised music scene just a few years ago. In very short time, the potency, prowess, spirit & charisma of her cosmic musical proselytizing has taken her from relatively unknown improviser to borderline ubiquitous performer in …

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Interviews
Soul

Interview: BENNY SINGS (Stones Throw Records) – Discussion hosted by LEXIS

Benny Sings’ music could well be described as intimate lo-fi Disney hip hop songs. The terms AOR and Yacht Rock are often used to define his sunny 70’s and 80’s melodies. But it’s not all retro: Benny’s happy-sad songwriting, late ‘90s R&B beats and buttery production shape a sound bringing …

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