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Contest for Osheaga Ticket / Voyage Funktastique Ticket

Here is a last minute contest for this weekend’s two hottest tickets. We have one pass for the full weekend at the OSHEAGA festival. But also one ticket for Saturday night’s Modern Funk & 80′s Boogie throwdown at Bleury presented by Voyage Funktastique… To participate, please fill out the form below. And also please click […]

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Future Classic: Throwback Zack “Messages From the Stars”

For this week’s show, I had the immense pleasure to introduce a guest mix from Shred One (Cherries Records/Sweater Funk), who will be at the next Voyage Funktastique monthly night (in Montreal) on Saturday August 2nd, alongside Lexis, Dr.MaD and yours truly. I often keep songs that I dig on the side, so that I […]

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Mix of the Day: Seb Diamond & Kyle Kalma “Neon Podcast 11″

With only 1/3 of the summer left to go here is a mix you need to add to the “to-listen” pile, preferably on a sunny day. The mix is part of the NEON series, a collective who have been running some (most) of Montreal’s great electronic music events since 1998. Mix #11 in the series […]

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Future Classic: Jacob Collier “Don’t You Worry About a Thing” (Scott C’s GOODS Touch Up)

Music Is My Sanctuary presents this brilliant Scott C remix of Jacob Collier‘s “Don’t You Worry Bout A Thing”, a Stevie Wonder standard. from Scott C: “I discovered the Youtube life of Jacob Collier only about a month ago. This amazing 19 year old London-based musician has mastered a gang of instruments, and combined with […]

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Future Classic: Rollrgrrl “Repent”

I never thought I’d see the day where my friend’s mom makes it to the MIMS front page! Working hard as a hairdresser during the day, she slaves away at sluggish sizzurp-fueled beats after dark, desperately trying to overpower the harmful side-effects from old-lady perm fumes. It’s a hard-knock life, but someone’s gotta do it. […]



 
 
 

 

Future Classic: Dibiase “Sound Palace”

Nowadays it’s easy to get lost in the sea of “beat” producers. Seems there are 10 new producers putting out beat tapes so it becomes increasingly difficult to separate the generic stuff from the real shit. F...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Phat Kat “Don’t Nobody Care About Us” (Prod. by J Dilla)

It’s Jay Dee‘s birthday so the “Forgotten Treasure” of the day had to be a Dilla joint of course! I wanted to do a personal top 7 of my favorite Dilla beats but I guess that’ll have to wait tilR...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Soulphiction “Resident Advisor Podcast” #184

Posting this wonderful mix by Germany’s Soulphiction because it’s dope but also because we are welcoming him to Montreal this sunday at our night called “Beat Boutique @ Salon Daome”. Soulphiction is one...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Future Classic: Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie XX “Home”

I wasn’t convinced I liked the idea of this project when I heard the first “official” (remix) single from Jamie XX. For me touching Gil Scott-Heron‘s is a very slippery slope and I wasn’t crazy abo...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Pharoah Sanders “The Creator has a master plan” (1960)

This is some deeeeeep stuff right here. A 35 minute track from saxophonist Pharoah Sanders on the classic 1960 record titled “Karma” which came out on Impulse! (originally founded by Creed Taylor of CTI and home of...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

MF Doom “Special Herbs 0-9″ Box Set!

Sound the rap nerd alarm. The complete Special Herbs series is being reissued in a deluxe box set with 10 LP’s and tons of other good stuff. All the next level rap fans are down with Doom, the Metal Faced avenger. He is...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Future Classic: Von D “Moon Eclipse” ft. Warrior Queen

Ok ok … so this came out a little while back in 2010. With the way music moves these days maybe I should have put this in my forgotten treasures section. But if you haven’t heard it, it’s new to you! SooooR...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

“Conductor” Music made with the NYC Subway in HTML5

Created by composer Alexander Chen, this video is part of an interactive project where you can use the New York City subway map (circa 1972) to create your own chamber music. We originally spotted this video earlier today on Cr...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

J Dilla “Still Shining”

“J.Dilla: Still Shining” from B.Kyle on Vimeo. Created in 2006, this remembrance piece is created as a tribute to the memory and legacy of James “J.Dilla” Yancey. This is a piece designed for his fans an...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Naughty By Nature on David Letterman

The New Jersey hip hop trio, Naughty By Nature offered a live medley on the Late Show With David Letterman last night that included their latest single “Flags” as well as their timeless track “O.P.P” and “H...
by Fullrange

 
 

Future Classic: Bilal “The Dollar” (Black Milk Remix)

Detroit based, producer and MC, Black Milk did an awesome remix of an excellent track from Bilal‘s song “The Dollar” from his latest album Airtight’s Revenge. I hope there will be more collaboration from...
by Fullrange

 
 

Guest mixes: Fullrange’s Sexy Soul

Sexy Soul is a 2 hours cloudcast blending jazz, neo-soul, electronic and hip-hop music. The show start on a jazzy note with new tracks from 74 Miles Away, José James and Gregory Porter. Next, the mix takes a little electronic ...
by Fullrange

 

 

Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #43

As usual. Goodies from left and right! Tracklist 01. lIly Santana – Transborder (Letherette Remix) 02. Andreya Triana – Far Closer (Tokimonsta Remix) 03. Jesse Boykins – B4 the night is thru (Produced by Machi...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Boogat – Esperanto Sound System Mixtape – Mixed by POIRIER

Boogat – Esperanto Sound System mixed by Poirier 01 – Lo que se necesite (Fauna Rmx X Poirier) 02 – Pa’ Los Ancestros (El Hijo De la Cumbia) 03 – Cada Uno Por Si Mismo (Rusko) 04 – No no no &...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

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)