New Breed
Electronic Ambient

NEW BREED #001 — Hosted by OURI

We are thrilled to welcome our dear friend OURI for her brand new seasonal show on Music Is My Sanctuary. She is one of the most inspiring and versatile artists around and a great ambassador for the multi-faceted Montreal sound. With releases on Ghostly International, Hotflush, Make It Rain and …

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Exclusive Premieres
Ambient Electronic

Exclusive Premiere: Zen In Space “Earth Tones” (Pharmaceutical Audio)

Nomadic producer Zen in Space releases LP Earth Tones, following two consecutively sold-out 12” releases on Moonshoe [MSH003] and Post Pluto [PPC001]. The warm & lush textures of Earth Tones were produced over 2 years with inspiration taken across Australia’s vast & captivating landscape. Here, we hear an array of …

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Guest Mixes
Ambient Electronic

MIMS Guest Mix: Boogieman & Quan (Montreal, LADR Radio)

LADR founder Boogieman and Quanalog Modular guru Quan team up for a special edition of LADR Radio for Music is My Sanctuary. The fit between the two is very natural, with both artists blending organic textures, generally recorded on location, with pure direct modular synthesis. The pair put an emphasis …

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Interviews
Ambient

Weekly Podcast: LARAAJI (New York) – Discussion hosted by LEXIS

Laraaji is one of the most accomplished musicians in new age, ambient or experimental music. Although an even better description for his music is that it is spiritual, cosmic and celestial. Like meditation, listening to Laraaji’s music is a different experience every time depending on how deep you dive in. …

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Interviews
Ambient Jazz

Interview: CARLOS NIÑO (Los Angeles) – Discussion hosted by LEXIS

An absolute pleasure to welcome Carlos Niño to my weekly series of conversations. I’ve been a huge fan of his various music endeavours these past 10-15+ years as a Producer, DJ, Musician and all around musical visionary. When I am in needed of uplifting, spiritual, healing music his music always comes …

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Interviews
Ambient

Laraaji And The Infinite Now

At 74 years young, Laraaji Nadabrahmananda seems to be just hitting his stride. Born in Philadelphia 1943, Edward Larry Gordon grew up playing an array of different instruments, and studied piano and composition on a scholarship at Howard University. After post-secondary school he moved to New York where he pursued …

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MIMS Lists
Beats Ambient Electronic Jazz

Digging Deep Into The Brainfeeder Catalogue

In the eyes of many, Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder imprint is the leading symbol of DIY done right. Formed in 2008 the label brought together the artists who were part of a burgeoning musical movement we now know as “The Beat Scene”. Straddling the lines of Instrumental Hip Hop, Experimental Electronic, …

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MIMS Playlists
Ambient Electronic

LEFTFIELD / EXPERIMENTAL — 2020 ∞ Future Classics

Selections from the last few weeks up until the start of this year, hand-picked by the Music Is My Sanctuary team. Updated often-ish. Check out our Leftield / Experimental / Classical 2020 Future Classics selections below. Disclaimer: Streaming platforms are great for discovering music and listening on the go, but …

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Forgotten Treasures
Electronic Ambient

Reissue of the Week: Pablo’s Eye “Bardo for Pablo” (Stroom)

As a voracious record digger and music researcher I sometimes, while gazing at the stars above, ask the existential question: will we ever run out of obscure records to reissue? Every week the digging gods seem to answer a resounding “no my son”. The first I heard about Pablo’s Eye …

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Interviews
Ambient Electronic

The Genius Of Tourist Kid’s “Crude Tracer”

“Crude Tracer” is Tourist Kid’s second full length album and first release with Melody As Truth. Tourist Kid pulls together disparate glitches and sound bites – items that on the surface wouldn’t readily seem fit for each other, and is able to make these unlikely pairings sound as if they …

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Exclusive Premieres
Jazz Ambient

Exclusive Premiere: Emanative “Lions of Judah (Live at Café OTO)”

2018 has a lot in store for London spiritual Jazz outfit Emanative, with a full double LP and several remixes forthcoming, as well as some full live band appearances and DJ gigs. “Planet B” is the band’s first release of the year, and it takes them in a slightly different …

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Forgotten Treasures
Classical Ambient Electronic

Jun Fukamachi “Nicole (86 Spring And Summer Collection – Instrumental Images)” (1968, WRWTFWW)

via Bandcamp: WRWTFWW Records is very proud to announce the release of Jun Fukamachi’s highly coveted “Nicole (86 Spring And Summer Collection – Instrumental Images)” album, originally recorded in 1986 for celebrated fashion designer Mitsuhiro Matsuda’s “Nicole” clothing brand and never officially available before. Only ever distributed as a limited …

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