Video Digs

Documentaries, Music Videos and the occasional LOL's


Upcoming Release: Zara McFarlane “Open Heart” (Swindle Remix)

From Brownswood Records: “The second single from Zara McFarlane’s highly acclaimed second album ‘If You Knew Her’, ‘Open heart’, is released digitally on the 28th April. Flipping the script, on Zara’s beau...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


March 27-30th: Worldwide Festival Leysin ’14

If you can manage a quick escapade in March we highly recommend this one. Leysin is the winter complement to Gilles Peterson’s great WorldWide Festival created in 2006. Year in year out the freshest lineup around and the ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Lefto & Kutmah “Symbiosis” – 101 Apparel

Mix CD, T-shirt and 7-inch Brought to you by 101 Apparel “Symbiosis” is when two deejays work separately on a mix and end up creating the same atmosphere. 80 minutes of music inspired by our environment, backgrounds...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



STONES THROW “Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton” Montreal Contest

This one has the makings to be one of the best nights of the year in Montreal. A must for all the hip-hop, beats and soul heads in the city to celebrate the release of Stones Throw‘s movie called “Our Vinyl Weighs A...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


“The Real Nina Simone” 1968 Interview in Down Beat Magazine

Enjoy this long lost interview with Nina Simone from 1968. Great read! via Down Beat Magazine (January 1968): I heard Nina Simone for the first time in person in October at the Village Gate. Impressed, I readily agreed to the s...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Customized Cases for your 45′s

I used to not collect 45′s and I still hate myself for forgoing digging through them in Lima for lack of time (so much Fania and Peruvian garage left behind). But now I have 45 fever and I am amassing big quantities. Soon...
by DJ Asma



Fela Kuti’s Entire Discography on Bandcamp – Stream for Free

Fela Kuti is godly in many ways, obviously as the godfather of Afrobeat, the visionnary bandleader who did 10 hours shows at his Shrine nightclub that were more like religious experiences and a god send to all DJs who put on hi...
by DJ Asma


Unsung Documentary: Gil Scott Heron – A Poet, A Prophet and a Pioneer

The revolution will be not televised is an amazing mini-documentary about the life of a prophet, poet and great musician: the late Gil Scott-Heron. Presented by TVOne as part of the Unsung series, the great interviews in the do...
by Flovin



via StonesThrow: “Stones Throw Records will tour the film Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton (This Is Stones Throw Records) in North America with post-screening live performances in partnership with audio design company AIAIAI, who...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



HERE & NOW – ‘Nuff Charts – January 2014 (Part 2)

We here at Music Is My Sanctuary are huge fans of any and all kinds of Lists, Charts, Best-Of’s, Playlists and so on… They are like gold to us! Asking someone with extensive knowledge on a subject to list some of hi...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


UK Garage Book & Documentary “Brandy & Coke” by Ewen Spencer

It’s no secret that we are huge fans of UK Garage. While we were researching for our piece on the History of UK Garage we stumbled upon the amazing pictures from photographer and author Ewen Spencer taken in the golden da...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Mix of the Day: DJ Evo & Michael Fraser “Love Supreme Promo Mix”

Vancouver Groove Movement, Adventures In Paradise, Michael Fraser and Ginger 62 are delighted to present ‘LOVE SUPREME‘ – a night of global boogie grooves from funk to house and more. Coming all the way from L...