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ANTAL HEITLAGER (Rush Hour) “My Favourite Record Stores”

To celebrate this year’s Record Store day, we asked a few of our favourite music heads around the world to share a few of their digging spots. This one comes from ANTAL HEITLAGER, one of the founders of RUSH HOUR in Amsterdam, one of the best little record shops / labels in the world. Small but deadly! […]

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OM UNIT (London, UK) “My Favourite Record Stores”

To celebrate this year’s Record Store day, we asked a few of our favourite music heads around the world to share a few of their digging spots. This one comes from OM UNIT, one of the our favourite artists and one of the most versatile producers around! Favorite Hometown Store: ALAN’s RECORDS (London) 218 High Rd, East […]

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Apollo Brown “Cigarette Burns EP” (Free Download)

via Mello Music Group: Two weeks from today Detroit producer Apollo Brown will be releasing his newest instrumental soundtrack Thirty Eight. The sound falls somewhere between the end of 70s heroin and the beginning of 80s crack, with all the cigarette burns and scratches intact. The technicolor journey begins today with a three track collection […]

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PATRICK MCCARTHY (Light In The Attic Records) “My Favourite Record Stores”

To celebrate this year’s Record Store day, we asked a few of our favourite music heads around the world to share a few of their digging spots. This one comes from Patrick McCarthy from the Light In The Attic family, one of the finest labels in the world. Favorite Hometown Store in Los Angeles Patrick McCarthy […]

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Forgotten Treasure: Scottie Deep Presents Daddy’s Mood “About You” (1994)

House music runs deep in the Kinchen Family. Mark “MK” Kinchen doesn’t needs no introduction. His lesser known brother Scott Kinchen deserves to be rediscover again. Working under different aliases, the most common one being Scottie Deep, he released several outstanding tracks on classics labels such as Strictly Rhythm, 430 West, Aztonk, Thumpin and Henry […]


 
 
 

 

Forgotten Treasure: Joe Townsend & Bill Barth “Take Your Burdens To The Lord” (1972)

Sometimes it is impossible not to judge an album by its cover. During one of my spontaneous record store adventures in December, I happened to pull out an LP entitled Wolf’s At The Door: Lost Recordings From The Spirits ...
by Joanne Lam

 
 

Future Classic: Souleance “La Beat Tape”

The difference between an album and a “beat tape” is very open to interpretation, everyone has their own definition. In this case, the new offering by French duo Souleance (DJ Soulist and Fulgeance) called La Beat ...
by MaxRobin

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Seven Grand Housing Authority “Jessica” (1994)

This records had many life and it’s still around 19 years after it was originally released. A new very limited re-issue is just about to drop on My Love Is Underground. But if you’re a die hard digger, you’ll ...
by The RawSoul

 

 

UKG Takeover @ Montreal Igloofest

It’s really pretty incredible that after almost 20 years, the influence of the UK Garage genre is still very present. From its early incarnations around 1994, British Garage has had a huge impact over urban music in the U...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Photos: Igloofest 2013 – Week 2

It’s already been 6 nights of snow under freezing temperatures, but we’re only halfway through this year’s Igloofest festival. Our picture recap of the previous weekend include BPitch Control head Ellen Allien...
by Philippe Sawicki

 
 

Dom Servini “Forgotten Treasures Mix #06″

We are really happy to present the sixth instalment of our MIMS forgotten treasure mix series. After great mixes from Zed Bias, Taku, Fred Everything, Tall Black Guy and Jesse Futureman our 6th mix comes from none other tha...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

The History of the UK Garage and its Family Tree

Words by: Lexis & Dr.Love It’s really pretty incredible that after almost 20 years, the influence of the UK Garage genre is still very present. From its early incarnations around 1994, British Garage has had a huge impa...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

MIMS Guide to Igloofest 2013 – Week 3

This upcoming Igloofest weekend might very well be the one we here at Music Is My Sanctuary, are the most excited about. Not only will we have another opportunity to enjoy the festival with the many thousands of people who gath...
by Philippe Sawicki

 
 

Future Classic: Bennetrhodes “Tenderness”

I came across Kan Sano’s album Fantastic Farewell in 2011 and have been a fan of his ever since. I was so enthused by his music that I actually sent him an email to tell him so (my level of enthusiasm was matched in his...
by Joanne Lam

 

 

Marcos Valle Reissues : “Self Titled” + “Garra”

via TurntableLab: ”CLASSIC BRAZILIAN SINGER, SONGWRITER AND PRODUCER MARCOS VALLE CATALOG REISSUES. Light In The Attic is no stranger to digging up obscure pieces and shedding some much needed light on them (see Rodrigu...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Kaytranada “LFTF Guest Mix”

via LiveForTheFunk.com: “As much as it feels weird to even use the phrase “beat scene” in 2013, you’d be hard pressed to find something more representative of this archaic term than what’s going on...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

MOOVMNT “The Future of Funk 3″

via Moovmnt: “Back in 2011 we brought you the last Future of Funk mix and I’m sorry we left you funkless for such a long time. With the new website online, we thought it was about time we picked up were we left off ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Guest Mix #10: DOC’TRIN (Montreal)

It’s really a pleasure for us to present a brand new guest mix from none other than DOC’TRIN. Many of you here at MIMS will know him because he’s written tons of amazing pieces for us. Some of you in Montreal ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Karriem Riggins “Chopped Worm”

Karriem Riggins tribute to Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner (1943-2013) “My idea was to chop a song that is so important to hip hop and also pay homage to 1 of the funkiest groups from one of the funkiest states. Ohio...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Rochelle Jordan “Pressure”

Canadian singer Rochelle Jordan has released her second free digital album Pressure in August 2012, produced entirely by in-house producer KLSH. This is something all fans of R&B need to experience. The chemistry between th...
by Nico Boesten