Guest Mixes
Worldwide Sounds

MIMS Guest Mix: KOUSTO (Little Foot Records, London / Paris)

Journeying across continents, this mix seeks to offer escapism from lockdown life. Rejecting a reality where we succumb to quarantine blues, this new set offers listeners the opportunity to discover dream holidays and epic adventures in the depths of their minds. Travel to far off places punctuated by warmth on …

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Electronic Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Dele Sosimi x Medlar “Full Moon”

Music is My Sanctuary is excited to premiere “Full Moon”, a collaboration between UK-based afrobeat artist Dele Sosimi, and UK-born, London based producer and DJ, Medlar. Released this Friday, June 5th on Wah Wah 45s, ahead of the vinyl/digital ‘Full Moon’ EP, due for release on October 2nd. The pair …

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Tribute Mixes
Worldwide Sounds

Tribute to MANU DIBANGO — Selected & Mixed by DJ Kobal

Emmanuel N’Djoké Dibango, simply known as Manu Dibango was born on December 12th 1933 in Douala, Cameroon Upon his arrival in France after the second world war, he learns piano and saxophone during the 1950’s and discovers Jazz music. After many concerts in Africa he forms his first big band …

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Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Lorenzo Morresi “Rituel”

Music is My Sanctuary is proud to premiere, “Rituel”, a standout track from Lorenzo Morresi’s superb forthcoming album for Fly By Night Music. Due to be released on May 15. On “Objet Melodie”, producer Lorenzo-Giulio Morresi combines guitar, synthesizers, drum machines, marimbas and steel drums, with percussion samples taken from …

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Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Awkward Corners “Just Around The Corner”

Music is My Sanctuary is proud to present the premiere of “Just Around The Corner” by Awkward Corners. Featuring Sarathy Korwar on tabla, this is the lead single from forthcoming LP “Dislocation Songs” on London-based label Shapes of Rhythm. “Just Around The Corner” is an expanding and seductive excursion. A …

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Electronic Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: Guedra Gudera “Oorun” (On The Corner Records)

London’s On the Corner Records proudly present “Son Of Sun” the new EP from Morroccan producer Guedra Guedra. Having previously turned heads with his mind- bending Boiler Room performance at last year’s Atlas Electronic Festival, as well as delivering a storming remix of OTC signees Penya, Guedra Guedra (AKA Abdellah …

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Guest Mixes
Electronic Worldwide Sounds

MIMS Guest Mix: Koichi Sakai (London / Tokyo, Olindo Records)

“This is a strictly vinyl-only mix of deep afro latin house and disco that you can relax to as much as dance to. I love percussive and jazzy music and always try to mix smoothly so the blends flow like a river. Hope you feel the vibe too.” London-based producer …

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Guest Mixes
Worldwide Sounds

MIMS Guest Mix: GUEDRA GUEDRA (On The Corner Records, Morocco)

Listen to an exclusive, Music Is My Sanctuary Mix from Moroccan DJ and producer Guedra Guedra, sound researcher from Casablanca, Morocco. His performances are a fierce blend between contemporary electronic rythms and traditional sounds from Morocco and Africa. Hailing from Casablanca, over the course of 60 minutes he’ll take you …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco Worldwide Sounds

Zohra “Badala Zamana” (1977)

Late 70’s Arabic language Folk/Disco from France. I first became aware of this one via my pals at Beach Freaks. At the time, I couldn’t afford to cop the OG and wondered when I’d find an affordable copy. Alas! It’s been reissued and is a 10th of the price of …

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Worldwide Sounds

Video Premiere: Conjunto Papa Upa “El Secreto del Metalero”

Music is My Sanctuary is proud to host the video premiere of “El Secreto del Metalero”, recorded live by Conjunto Papa Upa at Amsterdam’s world famous but sadly recently closed, Vintage Voudou Record Shop. A slice of tropical psychedelia dedicated to “all the metalheads who are living in the closet”. …

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Tribute Mixes
Dub

Tribute to AFRICAN HEAD CHARGE – Selected & Mixed by Phil Larochelle

African Head Charge started life as a studio recording project in 1981 when the percussion talents of Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah combined with the studio wizardry of Adrian Sherwood. Bonjo had come to England from a Rasta camp in the hills of Clarendon, Jamaica. From as early as he can remember …

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Worldwide Sounds

Exclusive Premiere: African Head Charge “Dub Some More”

It’s not every day you get the pleasure of sharing unreleased material from the mighty African Head Charge! A unique album of outtakes from the classic Songs Of Praise and In Pursuit Of Shashamane Land albums, compiled by On-U archivist Patrick Dokter from the original tapes and expertly sequenced to …

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