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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 […]



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 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...
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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)