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24 Hours Of Vinyl #10 in PARIS – April 26/27

Details to come / Détails à suivre Presented by Music Is My Sanctuary & Le Mellotron In Collaboration with Mixcloud & 101 APPAREL 10th Edition of the 24 HOURS OF VINYL event. A worldwide non-profit event created by the good folks at Music Is My Sanctuary. 15 DJ’s bringing their favourite gems on wax and […]

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Mix of the Day: La Mano Peluda “Calavera Volume 1″

Montreal and tropical music have a strange ongoing attraction dynamic. People of many cultures have left records here to be discovered and many of them have formed bands on this soil. (as exposed in this tropical mix featured on MIMS) However our city also attracts tropical collectors of the highest caliber and no where is […]

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Future Classic: Monk-E “Le seul chemin”

Monk-E has been on the scene for a minute and recently gained notoriety as the Canadian champion in the End of the Weak MC competition. A deadly pengame has always been the major characteristic for the MTL spitter, however his artistic expression has always extended beyond rhymes as he is an accomplished graffiti artist and […]

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“Nothing Leaves The House” – a First Word Records Project

via First Word Records: “On a Saturday morning at the start of November 2013, First Word Records took 3 of our favourite producers out of London to spend the day browsing through the vinyl shelves of the biggest record nerd we know – the incomparable Mr Thing. This was the culmination of an idea that first […]

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Tribute Mix to LUKE VIBERT – Mixed by Lexis (on Ninja Tune / Solid Steel)

In Hour 2, to coincide with Luke Vibert playing at the last I love Acid and 20 years of releasing music, we feature a retrospective mix done by Lexis from the excellent Music is my Santuary. In his own words; “Doing a tribute mix to Luke Vibert and his multiple production pseudonyms is not a […]


 
 
 

 

SCOTT C presents “My Favorite Dilla Beats”

Ask anyone in Montreal whose opinion is worth something and they’ll tell you that the biggest Dilla head in town has aways been Scott C aka the Incubator. And i’m not talking about since 2006. I’m talking abou...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Brainfeeder BBC Radio1 Takeover

Just a few months into his move from 1xtra to BBC Radio 1, Benji B is stepping it up in a major way. Last week his guest was J Rocc and now comes this absolutely nuts show. Flying Lotus and the Brainfeeder take over the studio ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Wax Poetics : The Dance Issue #45

Oh my lord, this one’s gonna be awesome! I am a music magazine junkie. But most importantly, I am a Wax Poetics junkie. For me, the once every two months issue is agonizingly slow! Well this one is gonna be awesome becaus...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Mantronix “Bassline” (1985)

Mantronix was the quintessential electro-rap group of the 1980′s. A must for all the breakers, lockers and popers’ routines. Got the idea to dig up some Mantronix from my homie Son Raw (who writes at PassionWeiss.co...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: U-N-I “Donkey Kong” (Produced by Dibia$e)

I’m always a sucker for a good Super Nintendo 8bit beat every now and then… I don’t know all that much about U-N-I other than they are from Inglewood, California. I do however keep close tabs on DIBIA$E produc...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Forgotten Treasure: LL Cool J “I Need Love” (1988)

I always over looked this track because it just sounds sooo dated. That’s until I saw a documentary on LL a few weeks ago and there was this segment on the Bigger and Deffer album which was his second and how he was scare...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Fela + The Beatles = The AfroBeatles

I’m usually not a big fan of mash-ups. They usually sound like they were made in 5 seconds and are usually on the level of putting 50 cent vocals on top of Tears for Fears instrumentals… Ohhhh real inventive. Ok, in...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Hercules & Love Affair “My House” Video

Ok this is absolutely genius. A tribute to cheesy dance shows of the early 90′s! Wowza. Hammer pants. Check Body suits. Check Boy London Hats. Check.
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Future Classic: Wagon Christ “Manalyze this”

I don’t have to tell you how much I am excited for this new release. I am such a Luke Vibert groupie. Always loved everything he does under his multiple aliases: Kerrier District, Ace of Clubs, Plug, and in this case Wago...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Guru “Le Bien, Le Mal” ft. MC Solaar (1993)

I was in a Gang Starr & Guru listening blitz and I stumbled upon this so I thought I’d share it with you all. I always had massive respect for Guru as an MC but also for his vision and dedication with his Jazzmatazz ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Ben Westbeech “Slowly”

Some know him as Ben Westbeech, great soul singer and producer from the UK who was actually the very first released artist on Gilles Peterson‘s Brownswood label. Others know him as Breach an alias he used to release one o...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Future Classic: Declaime “Dr. Shrooman”

Brand new release (ok it came out 2 months ago) from the extraterrestrial living among us we also call Declaime aka Dudley Perkins. Everything he’s ever put out is on that next level and based on first listen this projec...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Desmond Dekker “Fu Man Chu”

Desmond Dekker was one of the first Jamaican singers to be able to export his talents out of the island and the rocksteady scene of Kingston. He was denied early in his career by labels like Studio One and Treasure Isle but he ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Amp Fiddler “If I Don’t” (Dubstep Rmx 2)

Hmmm…. I really hate sharing this nugget because it’s one of those pretty rare white labels that you won’t find on Beatport, Juno or any download site. But being the nice dude that I am I’ll spread the l...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)