Future Classics
Beats Eclectic

Album Of The Week: Sea Moya’s “Falmenta”

Hailing from Germany and now based in Montreal, “Kraut Beat Combo” Sea Moya have released their promising debut LP on Majestic Casual Records! The album was reportedly recorded in the Italian Alps during 2017 just outside the village of Falmenta in a “scenic hide-out, where we chose to set up …

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Beats Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Paper Tiger “An Ancient Secret”

‘An Ancient Secret’ is a first taste of what’s to come from Paper Tiger’s third album “Rogue Planet”, due for release in the spring of 2019 on Wah Wah 45s! Just like the quantum leap from debut long-player to sophomore album, and despite the band’s continued fascination with space travel, …

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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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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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Beats Electronic

Exclusive Premiere: Aeshim “Hot Scissors” (Albert’s Favourites)

South London producer Aeshim readies another four pack of beats and melodies created on his treasured Juno 6 synthesizer! As with his debut EP “One Week Peak”, Aeshim challenged himself to produce each of the tracks on “Two Times Four” in a limited amount of hours. ‘Hot Scissors’ has an …

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Future Classics
Beats Jazz

Rejoicer “Energy Dreams” (Stones Throw Records)

Yuvi Hawkin, the Tel-Aviv based producer who records using the moniker Rejoicer, chops up and filters a confluence of ideas and colours on his Stones Throw début Energy Dreams. The combination of Neo-Fusion Jazz, experimental Beats, world music accents, and Classical music orchestration bears the fruit of an eleven song …

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Future ClassicsInterviews
Beats House / Techno

Lay-Far “War Is Over” (In-Beat-Ween Music)

Russia’s Alexander Lay-Far released his long-awaited third studio album “War Is Over” this past Friday on his own In-Beat-Ween imprint. The deeply personal, honest, and uncompromising album covers a lot of ground stylistically and shows a ton of versatility and musical knowledge. It makes sense that the album nods to …

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Beats Electronic

Exclusive Premiere: Lay-Far “The Pressure – The Release VS. Recloose”

Alexander Lay-Far, one of the most prolific and in demand music producers in Russia, gives a preview of his long-awaited 3rd studio album “War is Over” with ‘The Pressure – The Release VS Recloose’! Glitchy, broken, soulful, and groovy as hell, the track sits somewhere between the Electro, Broken Beat, …

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Beats Electronic

Exclusive Premiere: Nohidea “Into The Deep” (Alpha Pup Records)

Coming at his usual style of Lo-Fi Beats from a slightly different angle, Nohidea shares a taste of his texture heavy “Departures” LP forthcoming on Alpha Pup Records with ‘Into The Deep’. The LA based label is the perfect home for this new release, which calls to mind the earlier …

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Future Classics
Beats Jazz

Album of the Week: Makaya McCraven “Where We Come From” (ChicagoxLondon Mixtape)

“I just met these wonderful people” says Chicago’s Makaya McCraven in the opening moments of the album/mixtape, referring to the fact he is on a stage playing with some of London’s finest young Jazz musicians whilst meeting them for the first time. Over the course of the two day ChicagoxLondon …

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Balance Radio Show
Beats Eclectic Jazz Soul

BALANCE – Show #538 (Hosted by Spacewalker)

So much quality music floating around, so it’s brand new stuff all the way on this edition of BALANCE with Spacewalker! Featuring music from K15, Chip Wickham, Kamaal Williams, Dreamcast, Moods, Prophet & more! TRACKLIST Kamaal Williams – The Return | Black Focus R+R=NOW – Change of Tone | Blue …

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Future Classics
Beats Jazz

Kiefer “Happysad” (Stones Throw Records)

via STR: Kiefer is a constant in Mndsgn’s live trio, has shared the stage with Moses Sumney and Terrace Martin, and has lent production talents to the likes of Kaytranada and Anderson .Paak. He began playing piano as a child and producing beats at around age twelve, moving from San …

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