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Contest for Osheaga Ticket / Voyage Funktastique Ticket

Here is a last minute contest for this weekend’s two hottest tickets. We have one pass for the full weekend at the OSHEAGA festival. But also one ticket for Saturday night’s Modern Funk & 80′s Boogie throwdown at Bleury presented by Voyage Funktastique… To participate, please fill out the form below. And also please click […]

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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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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: 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. […]



Forgotten Treasure: J.J Barnes “You Owe It To Yourself” (1973)

I’m dedicating this write-up to Sam Shepherd (aka: Floating Points) as he’s set to spin a 5 hour set in Montreal this evening, which will most likely include (but not be limited to) quality gems from his enthusiastic and ex...
by Doc'trin


Forgotten Treasure: Herbie Hancock “Nobu” (1974)

As you put the needle on this record, you realize after a few seconds that it really wouldn’t take very much to transform this gem into a Techno track straight from Detroit. Add a heavier kick drum and bassline and voilà...
by DJ Psycut


New Release: BadBadNotGood “III”

via BBNG: “BADBADNOTGOOD is a young supremely talented trio of musicians made up of Matthew Tavares on keys, Chester Hansen on bass, and Alex Sowinski on drums. Since their inception at Humber College’s Music Performanc...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



“Jungle Fever” Documentary on the history of UK’s Jungle scene

via Dazed: “Explore the movement that redefined British urban music: jungle The final episode of our Channel 4-commissioned documentary series Music Nation is now online to watch in full! Jungle Fever, directed by Ollie E...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Lexis Interview on Balanso Show, B92 Radio in Serbia

Following a gig in Belgrade, Serbia to promote the upcoming Southern Soul Festival (happening June 26-28 in Montenegro) I was invited to do a guest session on the great Balanso show with Spacewalker on B92, Serbia’s most ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Forgotten Treasure: Bora Rokovic “Nona” (1980)

I often say that the greatest thing about vinyl records are the stories that come with them. The sound quality, the artwork, putting the needle on the record all add to the magic. But for me, the real beauty comes with the cont...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



Mix of the Day: Priceyall “Play Mama’s Boy”

Just in time for mother’s day, here is a mix from Brooklyn’s (by way of Grand Rapids) Priceyall who always comes correct with the themed mixes. There are no shortage of songs to pay tribute to our moms and here are...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #67

We’re back from a really nice mini-tour in Europe. Great time doing a few nights in Vienna, Belgrade and doing the 10th edition of our 24 Hours Of Vinyl project live from Paris. Tons of great people, amazing people and in...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Mix of the Day: The Cooks “MTL-DELI” (Montreal Beat Scene SpeciaL)

Delis are a both a part of Montreal’s history (iconic spots like Schwartz’s & Wilensky, RIP Ben’s) and remain city’s number one tourism draw. I could not find a better analogy for this incredibly so...
by DJ Asma



ASMA “My Favourite G.A.M.M Release”

For me the discovery of the GAMM label came as a total shock and was frankly overwhelming. I was not that invested in the electronic scene early on as a DJ, but the tracks highlighted here are what made this amazing label’s s...
by DJ Asma


Guest Mix: KOBAL “Haiti Legba Sound” (Forgotten Treasures from Haiti)

KOBAL is one of Montreal’s best and most respected music diggers and DJ’s. In the past 15 years you could find him anywhere in the city where vinyl records are sold. He is currently part of the Canicule Tropicale c...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Lexis “Southern Soul Festival Promo Mix”

The good folks at the Southern Soul Festival asked me for a mini-mix for this summer’s 2nd edition of the festival which has a ridiculous line-up featuring some of the best artists and taste-makers out there. Gilles Peter...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



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 th...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


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 o...
by DJ Asma


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 ...
by DJ Asma