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HERE & NOW – ‘Nuff Charts – January 2014 (Part 1)

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)


Music Is My Sanctuary Radio Show – Now Live on Vienna’s SuperflyFM (with The Loud Minority Show)

The Music Is My Sanctuary monthly radio show has a new home! Starting on Monday the 27th of January the MIMS Show will be aired once a month on Vienna’s amazing Superfly FM presented by The Loud Minority show. The show will b...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Rest in Peace Montage presented at WWA2014 (by Gene Pendon)

Here is a beautiful video paying homage to all of the talented musicians we lost in 2013. It was presented during Gilles Peterson’s 9th Annual Worldwide Awards night and was created by our good friend Gene Pendon. Gene is...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards 2014 / Live Stream!

via Gilles Peterson: “For the first time in 9 editions we will be streaming the Worldwide Awards live from Koko on Saturday January 18th from 20 00 – 03 00 GMT. For our extended Worldwide Family, and all those who cann...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

Tom Browne - Funkin For Jamaica

The Story behind Tom Browne’s “Funkin For Jamaica”

One of Queen’s finest, jazz trumpeter, Tom Browne, recorded what would become a Billboard #1 R&B chart topper back in 1980 – a funky, soulful laden track titled “Funkin’ for Jamaica (N.Y.)“ Thi...

Brother Ali’s Conference at Chicago Ideas

Brother Ali’s Brilliant Conference at Chicago Ideas

I’m not going to spend a long time going into the many reasons why you need to watch this great mini-conference by Brother Ali, you’re just going to hit the play button as well you should! The best way to sum it up ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


TOAST DAWG “Brazivilain EP” (Music Is My Sanctuary Release)

Upcoming: TOAST DAWG “Brazivilain EP” (Music Is My Sanctuary Release)

Music Is My Sanctuary presents the “Brazivilain EP“, the second solo release from Toast Dawg veteran Montreal producer and pioneer of the French hip-hop scene. “Brazivilain” follows his 2012 critically acclaimed...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

Top of 2013 – 10 Most Popular Posts

Top of 2013 – 10 Most Popular Posts

2013 was a really outstanding week for musical discoveries both in what we like to call future classics and forgotten treasures. It was also a great year for us. Our team of contributors grew a little bit, we reached more world...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip – The Abstract and The Dragon

Mixtape: Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip – The Abstract and The Dragon

via Complex: It’s a moment that some hip-hop heads have fantasized about for more than 20 years. The long-awaited question to what, in fact, is the scenario. The ultimate “Oh My God.” A collaboration between t...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



Top of 2013 – The Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for some gift ideas for the music lover in your life? Or maybe even a few suggestions in the “from me to me” category because you damn well deserve it! We got you covered with 20 suggestions that can’t...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

Madlib – Rock Konducta

New Release: Madlib – Rock Konducta

via “Rock Konducta is the latest in Madlib’s instrumental “Beat Konducta” series, the producer’s raw hip-hop beat tapes brought to life. Previous titles include Movie Scenes and Beat Konducta in ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

The Jazz Jousters “Autumn” Oscar Peterson Special

The Jazz Jousters “Autumn” Oscar Peterson Special

Millenium Jazz is a label and service provider based in London and home to talent from across the United Kingdom, France, Canada, Holland and Germany. via MilleniumJazz: “As a very productive year comes to a close, Millen...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)