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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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“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 […]

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ONRA “An Introduction to Rap Français”

@OnraBeats: I grew up to French Rap even though I got into it a little after US Rap and R’n’B, mostly because it was hard to find in my countryside hometown. I’m glad I picked it up around the time where it was at its best though, perfectly synced with the golden era of its […]

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Future Classic: KV Records Presents “A Vibe Story – 2014″

KV Records is a label out of France conducted by Kool Vibe. With four releases strong, it’s becoming quickly one of the finest purveyor of authentic yet contemporary 90′s influenced House music imprint. But this is no surprise. One listen at Kool Vibe mixes (https://soundcloud.com/kool-vibe) and you can tell right away that he has a […]


 
 
 

 

Forgotten Treasure: Positive K “I Got A Man” (1992)

I’m always a huge fan of tracks from the 90′s golden age of hip-hop that are slightly faster and more on the disco tip. Generally more at the front end of the 1990′s there are a bunch of classics like De La So...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
 

Music Is My Sanctuary – 50 tracks for 2010

Ok, so I totally wussed out of making this list into a podcast. Reason #1: I’ve been playing some of these tracks so much in DJ gigs and one year worth of podcasts that I wasn’t super motivated to play them yet anot...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Alaclair Ensemble vs Onra “Rock Rien Du Tout / Send Me Your Love”

I’ve been bugging Kenlo and Maybe Watson for this for about 3 months now and finally it landed in my inbox! The boys from Alaclair Ensemble have so much love for my good homie, French beatmaker ONRA that they had to recor...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Future Classic: Todd Edwards “Shall Go EP”

I’m officially calling this a highlight of 2012! Thanks to homie Azamat B, who has undoubtedly been paying attention to the ever-growing label Body High (DJ Sliink, DJ Funeral), for making me aware of a new Todd Edwards EP av...
by Doc'trin

 
 

ONRA “An Introduction to Rap Français”

@OnraBeats: I grew up to French Rap even though I got into it a little after US Rap and R’n’B, mostly because it was hard to find in my countryside hometown. I’m glad I picked it up around the time where it wa...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Music Is My Sanctuary – #Show 04 (Reggae Classics v1)

Reggggggae Tribute! Ohhhh yes. It’s finally here… my special reggae tribute mix. 33 of my personal favorites. I had to do this before the summer is over in Montreal and the cold weather returns. So this is it, 79 mi...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #42

Damn. 2011 Already? Sounds a bit surreal doesn’t it? Podcast #42 does sound a bit weird to me too! Can’t believe I already did that many of them… Anywhoo so happy all of you seem to like it! It’s what ke...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

The Jazz Amnesty Sound System (Andy Williams + Dj Luv)

The Jazz Amnesty Sound System (or J.A.S.S.) is run by Montreal djs Andy Williams & sweet daddy luv. With an honest admiration, appreciation and awe for the dedication and skills of its honored players, these veteran selecto...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Fred Everything “Forgotten Treasures Mix #03″

Our third instalment of our forgotten treasure mix series is another great one and captures the idea perfectly. Our good friend Fred Everything who is a certified deep & funky house master: great producer and DJ whose pl...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #62

Finally, after 5 long months of winter, the sun is back! So I decided to make this edition of the Music Is My Sanctuary show full of sunshine vibes. 30 nuggets ranging from soul, beats, latin, house, and hip-hop. Hope you disco...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Music Is My Sanctuary – #Show 02

Sorry for the delay. It took a few more days than expected but the show will make up for it. 19 tracks jammed into an hour of pure goodness. Mostly new stuff this time. Make sure you subscribe via the link for either Itunes or ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Music Is My Sanctuary – #Show 10 (Live @ The Goods)

Live 2:30 hour set @ The Goods! Damzo time flies! Starting this site and podcast has really exceeded all my expectations. It’s obviously totally different from playing in a club but still very rewarding in a different way...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #36

The Music Is My Sanctuary show is officially three years old! I want to thank you all so much for supporting it, sharing it, commenting and so on over these past years. It’s been a real pleasure to try to make you discove...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Alaclair Ensemble – The Videography!

Alaclair Ensemble. The three official videos "Alaclair", "Viande de cheval" and "Piles Comprises"
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

“Rubble Kings” movie : the birth of hip-hop culture

I’ve always loved documentaries, especially the ones where I can learn something. Here is one that reveals the history behind the birth of hip-hop culture. Produced by Shan Nicholson (http://shannicholson.com), Rubble Kings i...
by Fullrange