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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 […]



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...
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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)