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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. […]

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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 […]



 
 
 

 

Future Classic: Dabeull “Don’t Stop”

In last week’s Voyage Funktastique radio show, I was blessed with a new jingle/theme song, produced by Dabeull, a French producer from Paris. In this week’s episode (presenting a guest mix by my homie Eddie Pendreg...
by Walla P

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Laid Back “Bakerman”

I imagine or like to assume that most people have heard Laid Back’s classic dance floor hit White Horse. But I’m not here to tell you all about chasing that white pony or to discuss the many versions of who sampled what. If...
by Devon Eve

 
 

Future Classic: IshDARR “They Lost Me”

There is no denying the comeback of the early 90′s sound in music and hip hop is no exception. The 17 year old emcee from Milwaukee, IshDARR, embody’s that sound perfectly on this track. His nice delivery combined w...
by Kramos

 

 

Onra & Lexis “Throw’Em Up 3″

Volume 3 is the edition that required the most work so far because while Volume 1 was about 3/4 classics and Volume 2 about 1/2 classics, this one features some heavy digging, including a lot of rare remixes and slept-on jams. ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Guest Mix #27: LAURENT FINTONI (Original Cultures, Italy/UK)

Great new guest session coming from Laurent Fintoni, music journalist and member of the Italian / UK based label Original Cultures. From Laurent: “This mix is a representation of the music and artists we’ve released...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Diamond Ortiz “Calling All Squares”

For this week’s Voyage Funktastique show, I had a special guest in the studio: Scott C of The Goods collective in Montreal. On my part of the show, I absolutely wanted to play the latest release on MoFunk Records by Diamo...
by Walla P

 

 

20 Years of UK Garage in 20 Tracks – Selected by Lexis & Dr.Love

By Lexis & Dr.Love: A little over a year ago, we got together and wrote a piece called the “History of UK Garage” and broke down our version of the UKG family tree from the influences to the sub-sub genres. It’s a po...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Mikey Dread “African Anthem Dubwise” (1979)

Reggae music’s history is a rich tapestry composed of many essential elements from Jamaica to the U.K and back. Vocalists, producers, riddims, bass, drums,dubplates, electronic equipment (like the Echoplex) and mythologic...
by DJ Asma

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Pharoah Sanders “You Gotta Have Freedom” (1980)

If artistic freedom is hard to define than Free Jazz is even harder to define. Jazz can be considered the art of improvising and the melodic ancher that holds down a semblance of standard is the only constraint a player can def...
by DJ Asma

 

 

Future Classic: Pacific Shore “Mermaid Dance” ft. Sarah Linhares

We are happy to present the new single from the upcoming Pacific Shore record titled “Mermaid Dance” featuring none other than our good friend from Montreal, and great vocalist, Sarah Linhares. We got our hands on ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: My Dry Wet Mess “Laptop Lapdance EP” (Fine Grains Records)

Fine Grains Records, one of our favourite new labels around  are back with their third official EP. After two amazing 12′s from OL & ¥oin and Cain, they really caught the attention of lovers of electronic music that...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Change “Hard Times” (Buscrates VG Minus Crusty Spaced Out Funk Edit)

One thing that I really appreciate about doing my weekly Voyage Funktastique radio show, is waking up in the morning with some new tunes in my inbox. This week, I received an edit by Buscrates 16-Bit Ensemble, a multi-talented ...
by Walla P

 

 

Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #68

Music Is My Sanctuary Monthly Radio Show Live on Superfly 98.3 FM (Vienna) presented by The Loud Minority Description to come Subscribe to the MIMS Show : on Mixcloud // on Itunes // on Soundcloud Download Link : MIMS Show #68...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Iman Omari ” Vibe Tape +​+​+​(​3)”

Iman Omari is one of those people who is able to really embrace different genres of music and make it sound raw and authentic. I remember listening to “ESC Vol 2” for the first time and being blown away by the effor...
by Martin Boev

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Dr.Who Dat “Beat Journey” (2006)

There was a time in the mid 2000s where experimental hiphop was blossoming. Instrumental albums were popping up left and right and Dilla and Madlib were establishing their place in the left field beat pantheon. The broken beat ...
by DJ Asma