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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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Mix of the Day: La Mano Peluda “Calavera Volume 1″

Montreal and tropical music have a strange ongoing attraction dynamic. People of many cultures have left records here to be discovered and many of them have formed bands on this soil. (as exposed in this tropical mix featured on MIMS) However our city also attracts tropical collectors of the highest caliber and no where is […]

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Future Classic: Monk-E “Le seul chemin”

Monk-E has been on the scene for a minute and recently gained notoriety as the Canadian champion in the End of the Weak MC competition. A deadly pengame has always been the major characteristic for the MTL spitter, however his artistic expression has always extended beyond rhymes as he is an accomplished graffiti artist 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 […]


 
 
 

 

Mix of the Day: Prince Klassen “God’s Country 001″

Beautiful new mix from the man Prince Klassen who works at Turntable Lab NYC, one of our favourite record stores out there. It’s labeled as “001″ so hopefully it’s the beginning of a new series. We can ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

24 Hours Of Vinyl #9 Sets: RAHAAN (Chicago)

Set recorded during the 9th edition of the 24HOV event in Montreal. (@ Le Bleury) Presented by Mixcloud & 101 Apparel Download Link If you need track ID’s simply leave your request in the comment field. Check out ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

24 Hours Of Vinyl #9 Mixes: LEXIS

Set recorded during the 9th edition of the 24 HOURS OF VINYL event in Montreal. (@ Le Bleury) Presented by Mixcloud & 101 Apparel Download Link If you need track ID’s simply leave your request in the comment field...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Mix Of The Day: DJ Manifest “Trapaholiks Vol. 1″

Presented by the cheeky bastards at 10kilos.us, Gusti Mane dips his hand in the cookie jar with Trapaholiks Vol.1, an hour of turnt-and-burnt for when you’re getting ready to go wild for the night. Featuring local heroes ...
by Markings

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Azucar de Caña “Eva Ayllón”

Oh nostalgic Montreal winters. Every year I fear your bitter cold days but revel in the knowledge and experiences you bring me. Think what you may of Black History Month, it does have a way of bringing our attention the beautif...
by MF Gold

 
 

Future Classic: King Most – Edits & Remixes

I was checking out the recent charts post and I noticed SanFran’s King Most added his suggestions. That’s when I realized that MIMS’ fam expanded wide and that good taste was only a few degrees of separation a...
by DJ Asma

 

 

Lefto & Kutmah “Symbiosis” – 101 Apparel

Mix CD, T-shirt and 7-inch Brought to you by 101 Apparel “Symbiosis” is when two deejays work separately on a mix and end up creating the same atmosphere. 80 minutes of music inspired by our environment, backgrounds...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: High Klassified “Palindroma”

Kevin “High Klassified” Vincent is exactly what’s right with the current generation of kids out there really getting it: Smart enough to embrace technology at an early age, humble enough to keep it a buck with...
by Markings

 
 

STONES THROW “Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton” Montreal Contest

This one has the makings to be one of the best nights of the year in Montreal. A must for all the hip-hop, beats and soul heads in the city to celebrate the release of Stones Throw‘s movie called “Our Vinyl Weighs A...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Forgotten Treasure NYC Peech Boys “Come On, Come On” (1984)

I was introduced to this song a few months ago on a trip to my favorite records store. When the co-owner saw me grabbing that 12″, he looked at me dead in the eye and said “This is the best Larry Levan production ev...
by The RawSoul

 
 

Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #66

Show #66 is here, as usual the premiere is aired live on Vienna’s Superfly FM 98.3 in collaboration with The Loud Minority. Like the 65 editions before, this one showcases a lot of different gems all coming from slightly ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Stones Throw Records – 18 Years x 18 Picks from (some of) the Finest Music Heads

To mark the release of the upcoming Stones Throw movie titled “Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton” we wanted to put together a feature to talk about one of the most beloved record labels from music heads worldwide. We then noti...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Guest Mix #21: WAXIST (Lyon, Red Stripe Disco)

Brand new edition in our great Guest Mix series following recent editions from Bolts, Dr. Kwest, Abjo and others. This one comes from WAXIST, our cousin from across the pond in France. We first heard of him through his great Re...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Mister Jason Has A Posse (DJ Format’s “A-Z Of Classic Breaks” Remix)

The drumbreak is the cornerstone of record digging, beatmaking and general vinyl nerdery. Well this DJ Format track is the epitome of break mixing; literraly covering the lexicon of classic drumbreaks. Each letter of the alphab...
by DJ Asma

 
 

HERE & NOW: ‘Nuff Charts – February 2014 (Part 2)

We here at Music Is My Sanctuary are huge fans of any and all kinds of Lists, Charts, Best-Of’s, Playlists and so on… They are like gold to us! Asking someone with extensive knowledge on a subject to list some of hi...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)