DPold
Mix Of The Day
House / Techno

Classic Mixes: Daft Punk “BBC Essential Mix” (1997)

18 years ago, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo recorded this session for BBC’s now legendary “Essential Mix” series. This session has aged very well considering how trendy the mid to late 90’s sound are right now. The two young Dafts blend House à la French Touch, US Garage and …

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Future Classics
Beats Soul

Future Classic: Hiatus Kaiyote “Breathing Underwater”

Exquisite new song from the Australian quartet known as Hiatus Kaiyote OR as they like to label themselves: the Great Multi-Dimensional, Polyrhythmic Gangster Shit. In our book, they are hands down the most original and inspiring Soul act in the world for the past 2-3 years. This new song titled …

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Krossfingers
Guest Mix
Worldwide Sounds

Guest Mix #46: KROSSFINGERS (Ukraine)

Very happy to present this incredible mix full of musical oddities and wonderful forgotten treasures! Krossfingers is a Ukrainian website about music and culture, created by two Ukrainian DJs Artem Super Ikra and Sasha Tessio. There is an endless journey into rare, odd and interesting music waiting for you in …

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Radio Show

Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #74

After a two month hiatus, the Music Is My Sanctuary Show is back. Thank you all for being so patient, or in certain cases applying some friendly pressure and let me know that you were looking forward to the new show. Show #74 was the hardest one to do in …

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Events

24 Hours of Vinyl #12: MONTREAL

The 12th edition of the 24 Hours of Vinyl live broadcasting event will take place will begin in Montreal, February 28th 7PM (Eastern Time) until March 1st 7PM. It is open to the public at the Bleury Vinyl Bar, from 7pm on the 28th until 6am on the 1st of March, …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Numonics “You Lied” (1982)

I’ve always had a soft spot for Soul songs with a very senstive subject matter yet an undeniable funky melody and instrumentation. Despite the song being about heartbreak, being deceived and cheated on you’ll find yourself two stepping to this beautiful midtempo soulful tune. Not much is known about Oakland’s …

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Events

Dimensions Festival 2015 – Line-up & Informations

We can’t tell you how excited we are to share the great news that we will be taking part in this year’s edition of the Dimensions Festival in Croatia at the end of August. It’s an honor to be part of a line-up filled with artists we love and support. …

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Alston
Guest Mix
Soul

Guest Mix #45: ALSTON (Hawaii / NYC)

Since St-Valentine’s is just around the corner we figured we’d ask one of the biggest aficionados of Soul 45’s. ALSTON is originally from Hawaii, but based in NY for the last 9 years. About the mix in his own words: “Im not too good with words or describing things, but …

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SlowtoSpeak
Interviews

SLOW TO SPEAK – in 10 Records

The owners of the Dope Jams record store located in Catskills, NY are the perfect example of DJ’s who live up to their reputation. Francis Englehardt and Paul Nickerson, known as the DJing duo Slow To Speak bring that same infectious energy whether they are DJing in a club, illegal …

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Video Digs

Mini-Documentary: 24 Hours of Vinyl – San Francisco Edition

Created by Music Is My Sanctuary Video produced by This Is Herd in Collaboration with Mixcloud, 101 Apparel & Synergize Live The mini-documentary chronicles the 11th edition of the 24 HOURS OF VINYL event which took part in San Francisco in the autumn of 2015. 24 Hours of Vinyl is a day long non-profit …

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RogerThornhill
Guest Mix
House / Techno

Guest Mix #44: ROGER THORNHILL (Kaplan Records, France)

Based in Grenoble, France ROGER THORNHILL is DJ / Selector and runs a really nice limited edit label Kaplan Records. He mixes only with vinyl records focusing mostly on house music, disco, rare grooves. More info: Roger Thornhill Soundcloud Download Link: Coming Soon Candido – Thousand Finger Man (Unreleased Version) …

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Blueprint
Guest Mix
Jazz Soul

Guest Mix #43: BLUEPRINT (This Is Tomorrow, Luxembourg)

Luxembourg’s DJ Blueprint has been of our favorite heavy digging DJ’s for a long time now. We actually met him in the days of Myspace and if we remember correctly we think he even was in our top 8! He tends to focus on vintage grooves (Soul, Funk, Hip Hop, …

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