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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 […]


 
 
 

 

EGON (Now-Again, Los Angeles) “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. Egon’s photo is courtesy of Dust & Grooves Favorite Hometown Store L...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Nickodemus “Back In The Days” Mix CD, T-shirt and 12-inch

Brought to you by 101 Apparel Nickodemus grew up in NYC in the 80′s and 90′s on a healthy dose of Hip Hop, Reggae & House. He got his 1st turntables at age 12 & was attending clubs & DJ’ing in them...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

IT HAPPENS EVERY SPRING – Mixed & Selected by Lexis

Surviving the winter in Montreal is no joke. The toughest part isn’t the cold, the snow or the lack of sunlight. It’s the fact that it’s just so painfully long. Don’t get me wrong, one of the beautiful s...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Future Classic: Terry Hunter “We Are One” (DJ Jazzy Jeff Remix)

I have to admit that the first time i heard this track, it was like a big (good) slap in my face and it had been a really long time since a song gave me goosebumps like that! We all know DJ Jazzy Jeff as one, if not, the best D...
by Nico Boesten

 
 

Tribute to FRANKIE KNUCKLES – Mixed & Selected by The Rawsoul

When I woke up and found out that Frankie Knuckles was gone I was quite surprised but mostly very sad. I went straight to the basement and started digging all of his records, productions and remixes. As I started to listen to h...
by The RawSoul

 
 

24 Hours of Vinyl – Mini Documentary (9th Edition Recap)

Here is a video recap from the 9th edition of our 24HOV event that took place on March 1st at Le Bleury as part of the Montreal Nuit Blanche event The event was presented by the good folks at Mixcloud & 101 Apparel. 24 ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Olive “You’re Not Alone” (EQ Why Remix)

Just when I thought I couldn’t take any more of the sub-sub-sub genres and wacky combinations comes along a word that made me do a double take and instantly peeked my curiosity. TRANCEWORK? Yeah, Footwork + Trance = Tranc...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Jay Shaw “Outre Manche EP” (Rutilance Recordings)

I tend to be really picky when it come down to those new 90′s sounding tracks. Over the last year two French labels have really made an impression on my often hard to please ears : KV Records (Kool Vibe label, I’ll ...
by The RawSoul

 
 

Flying Lotus “Lovers Melt #1-2-3″ (Free Download)

“Another mix for your summer some things you know some things you may not love” – @FlyingLotus “Lovers Melt #1″ “Lovers Melt #2″ “Lovers Melt #3″  
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Classic Mixes: Moodymann – Live @ Rex Club, Paris (1995)

If you know a little about us here at MIMS, you know we’ve always have mad love for Moodymann. Pretty much anything this man has ever put out has stood the test of time. After posting a 1997 mix recorded on Radio Nova a l...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Toast Dawg “Brazivilain Revisited EP”

If you liked our last release collaboration with Montreal producer Toast Dawg called the Brazivilain EP, then you need to check out two tracks from the upcoming revised EP he has in the works. He’s asked producers and MC&...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Sizzle “Keep On Tryin” (1984)

This Saturday, I’ll be making another little road trip to Quebec City with my homie Felix aka: Le Laitier / Packity Schplurps / Luigi E. Schlumberger (yeah, don’t ask, hahaha). We’ve been recently spinning some sweet disc...
by Doc'trin

 

 

Mix of the Day: Hubbz “Class of ’95″

Hubbz recently dropped this mid 90′s house mix, reflecting upon his initial exposure to the burgeoning electronic music scene of that era. Here’s what he had to say: “1995 was one of the best years of my life!...
by DJ EVO

 
 

Here & Now: Photographer MARC LEMOINE picks some of his current favorites

Here are five tracks that photographer Marc Lemoine has been rocking like crazy (+ one entire record) 1. Run The Jewels – Run The Jewels. Best hip hop rock record I’ve heard in ages. I’ve been listening to thi...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Half A Mill “Any Day Can Be Your Last” (1993)

I found this myserious 12′ single in a dollar bin a few days ago and I don’t why I picked it up but I guess the Afro and $$ visuals caught my attention. Well I’m glad I did because this is some heavy heavy stu...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)