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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: 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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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. […]

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Forgotten Treasures: East Flatbush Project “Tried By 12″ Remixes (1998)

When I was 17, I used to hangout with a guy named Fat Steve who lived in a suburb of Montreal called Cote-St-Luc. We’d chill in his bedroom at his mom’s house and listen to rap music after school. He had the fattest cat I’d ever seen in my life, and was obsessed with Quasimoto […]



 
 
 

 

Guest Mix #03: DAVE ALLISON (Montreal)

Dave Allison is a well known and respected veteran DJ and producer from Montreal, but he’s also a long time friend of mine. We go wayyy back to the days of playing together on the very first internet radio station ever in...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Ghislain Poirier “Pampa Pimp” (2006)

Poirier is one of Montreal‘s biggest ambassadors of basslines, tropical riddims, lasers and foghorns. But he’s also one of the nicest dudes in the city who is always open to collaborate and share opportunities with ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classics: Lone “Ultramarine”

One of the many dope tracks from an outstanding new album called “Emerald Fantasy Tracks” from Matt Cutler aka Lone, co-founder of the Magic Wire label. Following the success of his previous project called “Pi...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Forgotten Treasure: Tuff Jam “Feel My Love” (1997)

Holy gariiidge classic! This track is from ’97 a few years before I started playing UK Garage myself. Tuff Jam (Matt “Jam” Lamont and Karl “Tuff Enuff” Brown) were two of the most important people ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: James Blake “Limit To Your Love”

The term post-dubstep has been floating around a lot this year with people like Mount Kimbie and James Blake infusing their approach to the global phenomenon. Usually post dubstep keeps some of the same structures, tempos and s...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

The Making of The Pharcyde “Drop” Video by Spike Jonze

In case you’ve never seen this video or are too young to know who The Pharcyde even is, go do your homework and come back in one week when your mind is in the right place. Ok…. kidding no but really, you should know...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Fatlip (from Pharcyde) on dating a transvestite

This is like the hip-hop equivalent of “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories”… Pretty much the most hilarious hip-hop related annecdote we’ve ever heard. If only rap music still had more dudes ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Tha Connection “I Want It Back” (R.I.P Guru)

Super dope stuff from NY duo Tha Connection. This is the first I hear of them but I’ll be on the look out for their upcoming releases. This is the kind of straight up boom bap hip-hop that I think we all miss. Don’t...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Lexis “My Playlist for Snowy nights in Montreal”

It’s that time of the year again. The first snowstorm of the year in Montreal. You can choose to be pissed that going to work or school takes 3 hours instead of 1 (hahah @ suburbs people!) or you can choose to enjoy the b...
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Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #41

It’s show #41 and we’re still working the angles. The goal has always been to make the electronic heads vibe on abstract and real hip-hop and make the more soul and funk people boogie to that forward thinking dancef...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Shigeto “Unrelentless Drag” (Mike Slott Remix)

I was just finishing my latest podcast and I just didn’t manage to squeeze in all the tracks I wanted to so I thought i’d share a few. This is dope dope stuff from mr. Mike Slott. I love his solo productions, remixe...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: The Return “New Day” (1999)

Ok, house heads. This one’s for you. I am letting you in on one of my favorite deep house tracks that every time time I play it there is always someone running up to the booth to ask me what the track is. This is just one...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Classic Mixes: Dj Premier “New York Reality Check 101″ (1997)

Ohhh snap! We’re taking it back to ’97! Right in the middle of the dark ages of hip-hop; the “Blingy” era… Thankfully there were a handful of artists that never steered off course and kept the real...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Black Sheep “Splash”

Well first off it’s a great surprise for me to post something on Black Sheep in my “Future Classics” section and not in “Forgotten Treasures“. Black Sheep used to be one of my favorite groups back ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Barry White “Ghetto Letto” (1980)

Yeah we all know our Barry White classics. Heavy Rotation on the Baby Makin’ tape no doubt. I wanted to propose another addition to that tape with this often overlooked track from his 1980 record called “Sheet Music...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)