ChairmanMao MIMS Lists

CHAIRMAN MAO (NYC, Ego Trip) “My Favourite Record Stores”

To celebrate this year’s Record Store day, we asked a few of our favourite music heads around the world to share a few of their digging spots. This one comes from CHAIRMAN MAO, one of the pillars of the New York music scene with his fine work for the mighty EGO TRIP, RBMA to go along […]

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Mix of the Day: “The Dockery Juke Joint” by Asma & Yes McCan

The Dockery was a Mississippi plantation widely regarded as the birthplace of Delta Blues one of the earliest forms of african-american cultural expression. A style of music that was born from the swealtering heat and raw untammed soil took the pain and suffering of daily toil and pressed it unto &* rpm records. The contribution […]

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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 […]

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ANTAL HEITLAGER (Rush Hour) “My Favourite Record Stores”

To celebrate this year’s Record Store day, we asked a few of our favourite music heads around the world to share a few of their digging spots. This one comes from ANTAL HEITLAGER, one of the founders of RUSH HOUR in Amsterdam, one of the best little record shops / labels in the world. Small but deadly! […]

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OM UNIT (London, UK) “My Favourite Record Stores”

To celebrate this year’s Record Store day, we asked a few of our favourite music heads around the world to share a few of their digging spots. This one comes from OM UNIT, one of the our favourite artists and one of the most versatile producers around! Favorite Hometown Store: ALAN’s RECORDS (London) 218 High Rd, East […]


 
 
 

 

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)

 
 

Mix of the Day: Kaytranada “Live in London at XOYO”

Great new mix from our mans Kaytranada recorded in London during his latest European tour. via ID Online: “Presenting to you a vibe filled mix of the highest calibre. Rewind to a packed main room at East London’s XO...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Forgotten Treasure: Tia Carrere “I Wanna Come Home With You Tonight” (1993)

A big challenge for me would be to choose my ultimate favorite Masters At Work remix. Tough choice indeed. They were just on fire for the most part of the 1990′s decade! One thing that I know for sure is that their early ...
by The RawSoul

 
 

Future Classic: Onra “Gonna Make You Mine”

Here is the good news of the day: our good homie ONRA has (finally) released a gem he’s been sitting on for a little while now. We’ve been playing it for a few months at gigs and were patiently waiting for it to be...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

HERE & NOW: ‘Nuff Charts – February 2014 (Part 1)

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)