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Forgotten Treasures: In Touch ft. Ce Ce Rogers “No Love Lost” Lost Mix (1994)

In a perfect world this would have been a crossover smash hit. In reality this was not even close to be a minor hit. This might be due to the fact that the best version was never included on the commercial release. The title of this mix – Lost Mix – was probably a premonition […]

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Future Classic: Niko Is “Onda”

A great soul sample almost untouched and a good emcee telling his story… it seems like I can never get tired of that timeless formula! It’s exactly what we get here with this excellent cut from Rio de Janeiro native and Florida resident Niko Is. Newly signed to Talib Kweli’s label Javotti and getting ready […]

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Future Classic: Midnight Runners “Drive Into the Night”

Weeks after weeks, I realize that the Funk is truly worldwide. For this edition of the Voyage Funktastique show, I wanted to expose this fact by featuring Midnight Runners, a duo of modern funksters, hailing from Bandung, Indonesia. “Midnight runners consists of two people having two different musical backgrounds, but their common love for the […]

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Guest Mix #28: TITEKNOTS (Tru Thoughts, UK)

This great addition to our Guest Mixes series just landed in the inbox and we’re very excited to share this mix from one of our favourite new producers. Titeknots just sort of came out of nowhere and has been killing it these past 12 months. At this time last year we had just discovered his […]

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Diggs Duke “Forgotten Treasures Mix #18″

Here is the 18th mix in our FORGOTTEN TREASURES series where we ask some of our favorite artists to make us a mix showcasing a few of their influences. We give them carte blanche to play anything as long as it’s very personal to them. We are happy to present this one from DIGGS DUKE, […]



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...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Odd Future – Live on Jimmy Fallon

Wow, ok. Now THAT is a pretty bold TV debut from the up and coming hardcore rap collective OddFuture. By the way, i’m so happy to just be saying the term hardcore rap, haven’t said that in like 10 years! Anyways, Od...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #45

Lots of great stuff to share with you all today. It’s been a month since the last one, things have been really busy on the DJ front for me, which always drives me even more to dig for new tracks. It’s spring time in...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



My 10+ Years of UK Garage love

Oh man, how do I even begin this post. Well, first off this post is to accompany a brand new two part mix focused only on some of favorite UK Garage classics of all time. Part 1 is all about the classic 2step and early dubstep ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #50

Pfew! I can’t believe I’ve made it to show #50. Time flies… What started out of very humble beginnings has evolved into the focal point of MusicIsMySanctuary.com. A monthly highlight and recap of my tireless resea...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


DJ NAES presents “My Favorite Dilla Beats”

Naes aka Toast Dawg is my homie from day 1. Litterally. We were in grade 2 to high school together. Naes grew up to be one of pillars of the hip-hop scene in Quebec. He was the production force behind projects like Atatch Tatuq...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



Future Classic: Kenlo Craqnuques “Tomates”

Just a few days before christmas and Kenlo Craqnuques, one of our favorite producers on our little planet hits us up with a brand new volume in his series of coloured themed plates. And like everything else he releases, it̵...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Classic Mixes: Flying Lotus “Live Montreal @ Mutek” (2008)

Download Live recorded set from FLYLO in Montreal at the Mutek festival in 2008
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Music Is My Sanctuary – Show # 01

  Let’s get this started! Well, thanks to the people pushing and bugging me to do this; it’s finally here: my first podcast. As always for people who know my DJ sets around Montreal, a nice blend of eclectic mu...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



Classic Mixes: Flying Lotus – Essential Mix / BBC Radio 1 (2008)

Download Flying Lotus aka Flylo Essential Mix on BBC Radio 1 in 2008. Listen and download this classic set. Trippy Shit!
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


A Copa Do Mundo (De Música) 2010

MusicIsMySanctuary presents the 2010 Copa do Mundo de MUSICA! We take the 32 teams and base our choices based on their musical output and heritage! Intense discussions encouraged!
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Montreal Jazz Fest 2010 Picks!

Here are my picks for the 2010 edition of the Montreal Jazz Fest...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



Show Review and Interview: Jose James @ MTL Jazz Fest

The Montreal audience got their first taste of the much hyped Jose James. He was in town to tour his current project and first release on a US label (on Impulse! no less) along with a really exciting young talent, Jef Neve, a p...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


MED’s ‘Bang Ya Head III’ mixtape

You all know my deep love for MC Medaphor right? Well, combine MED with production from Madlib, JRocc, DJ Babu and Oddisee; MED’s Bang Ya Head III mixtape is quite a treat. This mixtape is for the true hip-hop headz!!! Trackl...
by Fullrange


Guest Mix #02: DJ TAHIRA (Brazil)

Dj Tahira, one of the dopest DJ’s in Brazil dropped by my studio today to treat me with a super fresh guest mix. I was warned by many friends that this guy brings it and from all directions. I was standing over his should...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)