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Registration Form: Discogs x 24HOV Record Fair

In partnership with the good people at Discogs, we are presenting a record fair on Sunday March 3rd during the 24 Hours Of Vinyl event at 1435 de Bleury, Montreal, Qc from 10am to 7pm. Register now at to save your spot. Please note that spaces are limited, first come …

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Weekly Favorites
House / Techno Jazz Soul & Funk

Crucial Material – February 10, 2018

You know what time it is! I think it’s safe for us to say that Far Out Records has been on a heavy winning streak these past few weeks, so we definitely had to pick a couple from their latest catalogue additions. There’s also some Belearic-tinged Funk, some stoney throwback …

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Weekly Favorites
Eclectic

Crucial Material – February 2, 2018

Welcome back to another week of fantastic new music! This week’s selections touch on some heavy remixes, 12″ must-haves, minimalist nerve-coolers, and Irish rarities. Enough squawkin’ – let’s go! Hector Plimmer “Sunshine Remixed Sampler” (Albert’s Favourites) Following Hector’s acclaimed Sunshine LP on Albert’s Favourites, the label has put together a …

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Afro Electronic Hip-Hop House / Techno Jazz Soul & Funk

Crucial Material – January 26, 2018

Some big ones coming through the speakers this week, damn! No funny business with the latest yield of releases, and that is a fact. It’s left it hard for us to pick a favourite… so we’ll leave that up to you! Go get ’em. Chris Dave and the Drumhedz “Chris …

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Beats Eclectic Electronic House / Techno Soul & Funk Worldwide Sounds

Crucial Material – January 19, 2018

This week brought some killer releases and compilations all across the board. From Broken Beat to Ambient, Funk to Experimental, Afro-Latin House to Electro, these are the releases that stood out for us. There’s a little something for everyone, so let’s get into it! XL Middleton “G-Funk Vibes Vol. 2” …

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Playlists
Eclectic

MIMS Best Releases of 2017

Hand-picked by the MIMS Team of DJ’s and writers. Here are some of our favourite 2017 new music releases (minus a few vinyl-only essentials) It was an amazing year for Jazz, Soul, Hip-Hop, Electronic music… you name it. There were tons of gems, you just had to find them! * …

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Playlists
Eclectic

MIMS Best Reissues of 2017

Hand-picked by the MIMS Team of DJ’s and writers. Here are some of our favorite 2017 reissue projects (minus a few vinyl-only essentials) It was an amazing year for Jazz, Soul, Hip-Hop, Electronic music… you name it. There were tons of gems, you just had to find them! * We …

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Playlists

TEMPO – 2 Décembre 2018 (Playlist Collaborative)

TEMPO est une nouvelle série d’événements basée à Montréal qui porte une attention particulière au lieu, à la qualité sonore et visuelle, afin de créer un espace inclusif pour un public positif. Les DJs d’Oasis MTL, de T.G.V, de Music Is My Sanctuary et du Bar à Vinyle s’uniront pour …

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Future Classics
Eclectic

Music Is My Sanctuary “10th Anniversary Compilation: Never Stop Digging”

It’s been 10 years since the birth of Music Is My Sanctuary, and what a 10 years it’s been! The “10th Anniversary Compilation: Never Stop Digging” is an eclectic collection featuring 17 unreleased tracks from artists who all share the same vision and passion, and who represent the mentality and …

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Tribute Mixes
Hip-Hop

Tribute to DJ QUIK – Selected & Mixed by Dr. MaD

“I feel like if I’m not going to change the game or do something innovative, then I’m not motivated.” -DJ Quik From his hard-groovy production signature, to his funky multiple rhyme patterns, his ability to play many instruments, his skills to rock a party behind the decks, his knob twisting …

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Contests

CLOSED: The Art Of The Mixtape – Dimensions Festival & MIMS

Photos by Bruno Destombes There is always a good reason to put together a mix: the road trip mix, the beach mix, the break-up mix, the I want you back mix and so on… Dimensions & Music Is My Sanctuary have together crafted a competition to give you a chance …

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Playlists
Eclectic

MIMS’ Music Worth Hearing

Every week, the MIMS team scans through thousands of releases to bring you a hand-picked selection of the releases you need in your life! Streaming on your desired platform, this playlist is being constantly updated, so check back often. Although please note – streaming platforms are great for discovering tracks, …

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