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Tribute Mixes
Beats Hip-Hop

Tribute to MO’ WAX RECORDS – Selected by Phil Larochelle

To coincide with the launch of the documentary celebrating the history of the legendary Mo’ Wax Records, we asked one of our favourite Montreal DJs, Phil Larochelle, to dive into the back catalogue and record a session consisting of his all-time favourites. The imprint founded in 1992 by James Lavelle …

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La Playlist MIMS X MAC (Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal)

Le 9 novembre, en collaboration avec le MAC (Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal) Music Is My Sanctuary prendra le contrôle de la programmation musicale pour l’événement Nocturnes du MAC. Pour vous faire patienter, Loum, Scott C et Lexis ont préparé une sélection musicale aussi diverse et moderne que l’œuvre de …

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Crucial Material

Crucial Material – Best Releases of the Week (October 5th, 2018)

No time to rest, the new releases keep coming in! Whoever said “they don’t make em like they used to” should stop complaining about the state of music, stop looking backwards and realize: there is a shit ton of amazing music being put out every single week! As always, you …

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Crucial Material

Crucial Material – Best Releases of the Week (September 29th, 2018)

No time to rest, the new releases keep coming in! Whoever said “they don’t make em like they used to” should stop complaining about the state of music, stop looking backwards and realize: there is a shit ton of amazing music being put out every single week! As always, you …

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The Official MIMS Charts
Soul & Funk

Soul & Funk Top 30 – The Official MIMS Chart

Brand new Soul and Funk tracks hand-picked by the Music Is My Sanctuary team, updated weekly! (Cover Photo: Dam-Funk by Bruno Destombes) In today’s times, access to new releases and information has never been easier. Because of this one can’t help but feel overwhelmed by the seemingly infinite amount of …

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The Official MIMS Charts
Broken Beat House / Techno

Club Sounds Top 30 – The Official MIMS Chart

Brand new tracks for the dance hand-picked by the Music Is My Sanctuary team, updated weekly! (Cover Photo: Theo Parrish by Bruno Destombes) In today’s times, access to new releases and information has never been easier. Because of this one can’t help but feel overwhelmed by the seemingly infinite amount …

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The Official MIMS Charts
Ambient Electronic

Leftfield Top 30 – The Official MIMS Chart

Brand new Experimental, Avant-Garde and Leftfield releases hand-picked by the Music Is My Sanctuary team, updated weekly! (Cover Photo: Caterina Barbieri by Bruno Destombes) In today’s times, access to new releases and information has never been easier. Because of this one can’t help but feel overwhelmed by the seemingly infinite amount …

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The Official MIMS Charts
Jazz

Jazz Top 30 – The Official MIMS Chart

Brand new Jazz selections hand-picked by the Music Is My Sanctuary team, updated weekly! (Cover Photo: Kamaal Williams by Bruno Destombes) In today’s times, access to new releases and information has never been easier. Because of this one can’t help but feel overwhelmed by the seemingly infinite amount of options …

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The Official MIMS Charts
Beats Hip-Hop

Rap & Beats Top 30 – The Official MIMS Chart

Brand new Rap, Grime, and Instrumental Hip Hop hand-picked by the Music Is My Sanctuary team, updated weekly! (Cover Photo: Mndsgn by Bruno Destombes) In today’s times, access to new releases and information has never been easier. Because of this one can’t help but feel overwhelmed by the seemingly infinite …

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Crucial Material
Eclectic

Crucial Material – Best Releases of the Week (September 21st, 2018)

No time to rest, the new releases keep coming in! Whoever said “they don’t make em like they used to” should stop complaining about the state of music, stop looking backwards and realize: there is a shit ton of amazing music being put out every single week! As always, you …

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Music Documentaries
Eclectic

Spaces – Montréal: Redefining the City’s Artistic Landscape

Montréal has long been a place where many realities have had to negotiate coexistence together in the same place, a fact that is etched onto every multilingual sign, and threaded into the daily interactions of strangers. As a result, there’s a history of reclaimed factories and loft spaces across the …

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Guest Mixes
Eclectic

MIMS Guest Mix: Soundspecies (Manana Records, London)

Soundspecies is the alias of Musician/DJ brothers Henry and Oliver Keen, based in London, UK. They’ve become known for exploring the territory between organic percussion music and electronic dance music, thrown together with a healthy fascination for sonic experimentation with analogue synthesizers. “This mix is a combination of tracks from …

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