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Guest Mixes
Disco

MIMS Guest Mix: Dislocated Disco (London, UK)

Launched in 2013, Dislocated Disco is a London-based DIY dance party run by Thomas Theodore and Anton Spice. “We’ve been friends for years and have a developed a bit of a sixth sense for what makes the Dislocated Disco sound, but this is the first time we’ve distilled the free-form …

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Radio Show
Eclectic

MUSIC IS MY SANCTUARY Show #88 – Mixed by Lexis

First show of 2018 and it’s been a busy start to the year for me and an inspiring start to the 11th year of Music Is My Sanctuary. Just coming back from great gigs in China and New York. Very inspiring to be out there, big thank you to everyone …

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Top 10 Highlights of 2017: Music Is My Sanctuary’s 10th Anniversary

Before we step into a new year, our 11th, I wanted to look back at some of the highlights of the past year. I started the website in 2007 as a means to get my monthly podcast out, and beyond the reach of my hand-to-hand CD-R distribution (remember those?). As …

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Playlists
Eclectic

TEMPO Teaser Playlist by Seb Fauteux & Lexis

We wanted to give you a taste of what to expect with our new project: an extended evening on December 16th in Montreal called simply TEMPO. Beautiful space, great hi-fidelity sound, open-minded music lovers, with uncompromising and eclectic dance floor selections! Event Info Playlist featuring 50 handpicked gems ranging from …

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Radio Show
Eclectic

MUSIC IS MY SANCTUARY – Show #87 (Hosted by Lexis)

Once again, my latest show goes all over the place musically! 2 hours of songs that have been stuck in my head recently and I’m hoping will get stuck in yours as well. Working the angles between organic and electronic with slow tempos speeding up and dropping back down again. …

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Future Classics
Jazz Soul & Funk

30/70 Collective “Elevate” (Rhythm Section)

On their 20th release Rhythm Section, the London-based but Worldwide-minded label, continue to stretch the boundaries of what an underground/dance floor label can be. Bradley Zero once again taps into the talent pool of Melbourne, Australia and presents this ‘mini-album’ from the 30/70 Collective. Rhythm Section has previously released an …

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Radio Show
Eclectic

Music Is My Sanctuary Show #86 – Mixed by Lexis

Welcome to the autumn edition of the Music Is My Sanctuary radio show. I’m back from one month in Europe of DJ dates, buying tons of records and meeting inspiring people in 8 different countries. This is show #86 featuring lots of fresh material and few exclusives spread over 2 …

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Version Excursion
Soul

Version Excursion: “I’m Back For More” (Original by Leo’s Sunshipp)

A couple months ago I shared my fascination with Leo’s Sunshipp only record, the underrated Soulful 4 track EP titled “We Need Each Other”. It’s tragic that there are only these few songs from them but the sheer beauty makes up for it. One of the EP’s beautiful easy breezy soulful disco …

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Dj Mixes
Eclectic

Lexis’ New Canadian Joints Special on Worldwide FM

Thris Tian’s weekly Friday afternoon show from London delivers four hours of upfront music, special guests and club listings for Worldwide FM. This week, Thris Tian welcomes Worldwide family from Canada, Music Is My Sanctuary’s Lexis. This mix is a selection of brand new music strictly from Canadian artists, showcasing …

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Sample Saturday

Our 5 Favorite Samples used by Kenny Dope

For the first edition of our Sample Saturdays we decided to gather some sources from one of our favorite producers of the last 20 years. So here are (some of) our favorite samples from the man Kenny Dope! We only looked at his solo projects under his multiple pseudonyms (Bucketheads, …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Eman x Vlooper “La Joie”

The sophomore effort from the EMAN x VLOOPER has landed without much fanfare, considering their first album “XXL” should be conversation for best Quebec Rap album ever. The two members of Quebec-Montreal collective Alaclair Ensemble are once again in perfect unison on “La Joie”. Vlooper’s production that oscillates between his …

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Radio Show
Eclectic

MUSIC IS MY SANCTUARY Show #85 – Mixed by Lexis

Hope you’re making the most of your last summer days. I’m off for a month in Europe for a few gigs starting out with Dimensions Festival in Croatia (always a wonderful way to close the summer out) plus stops in Ireland, Belgium, London and Belgrade. As for this new show, …

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