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“Crate Digging, Don’t Do It!” by Stefan Glerum

Artist Stefan Glerum has created a brilliant look into the extreme sport of digging for wax. 13 reasons why you shouldn’t spend your sunny afternoons in a basement; “You will end up all alone”, “It will mess up your back”, “Theres always someone digging in a better crate”… Check it …

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Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #17

New music up the whazooo…. # 17 is more in the usual potpourri format of the podcast, trying to give you goodies from various angles. This time a few african tracks, brazilian, hip-hop, house and a phone in by my man Shawn Jackson. Tracklisting: 01. Gil Scott-Heron – Angel Dust …

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Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #16

Saaaaweeeet Sixteen… This is a special LIVE set recorded at Piknic Electronic in Montreal on August 24th. Usually known for a more minimal tech oriented schedule the Piknic squad took a chance on a different flavour. Sunshine, extreme heat but most of all BASS was at the rendez-vous that afternoon. …

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Future Classic: Shawn Jackson “Feelin Jack”
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Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Shawn Jackson “Feelin Jack”

Shawn Jackson is another new Cali guy that is further proof that it’s one of the most exciting Indie scenes worldwide: Blu, Exile, Flying Lotus, and so on… Big up to my mans Scott C for bringing this guy to my ears’ as well as dropping some of his tracks …

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Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #15

Nuff’ Goodies… Show #15 is packed of new stuff cause I haven’t played a “new music” pod since #11 (#12 was the 1993 Hip-Hop Special, #13 never existed in order to not bring bad mojo to my site, #14 was more of a soundtrack to my Spain trip with mostly …

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Soul

Future Classic: Amy Winehouse “Ska EP”

Brand new EP from Miss Amy paying tribute to some of Ska legends. 4 covers on this lovely 7″ inch including versions of The Specials, Toots & the Maytals and this timeless Sam Cooke classic. Check it!

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Beats

Future Classic: Flying Lotus + Lil’ Wayne “Robo-Tussin”

It’s official. Flying Lotus is a beast. The LA producer  made heads turn in 2006 with “1983” on Plug Research and confirmed his status of new king of the beats with this years’ “Los Angeles” out on the mighty Warp imprint. Robotussin is taken from an unofficial EP called “Shhhhh” …

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Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #14

On the Train from Barcelona to Sevilla Wow, thanks for staying faithful to the MIMS pod cause it’s been 2 months without one and I haven’t received too much hate mail for it… Ok Ok, so heres the deal, theres no Pod 13 cause I dont want to put bad …

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Future Classic: Jose James – “Park bench people”
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Jazz Soul

Future Classic: Jose James “Park bench people”

Beautiful video for Jose James‘  new single off the outstanding “The Dreamer” LP out now on Brownswood. Hands down one of our favorite records of the year. JJ is a talent to watch out for, this dude will change the face of vocal jazz in years to come. The video …

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Forgotten Treasure: Mos Def & Dj Honda “Travellin man”
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Mos Def & Dj Honda “Travellin man”

“Meeemmmmories don’t live like people doooooo / They always remember you / Whether things are good or bad, its just the memories / Baby don’t forget me, I’m a travellin’ man…” True mid-school Hiphop gem from Mos Def & Dj Honda! Pure magic!

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Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #12

93′ STATE OF MIND Reallllly sorry for the delay but here it is finally Pod 12. This time, i’m doing a special tribute to 1993, some people like to call it the “Golden Era” of hip-hop, I personnally call it my rocking “British Knights shoes and my Charlotte Hornets Starter …

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Music Is My Sanctuary – #Show 11

Back on the block. Tons of goodies for show #11. Haven’t done a new music only selection since the beginning of January since my last show was a recorded live set so I have lots of goodies to pass on. First off is a BluRum13 & Lexis collabo! He came …

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