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Forgotten Treasures: In Touch ft. Ce Ce Rogers “No Love Lost” Lost Mix (1994)

In a perfect world this would have been a crossover smash hit. In reality this was not even close to be a minor hit. This might be due to the fact that the best version was never included on the commercial release. The title of this mix – Lost Mix – was probably a premonition […]

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Future Classic: Niko Is “Onda”

A great soul sample almost untouched and a good emcee telling his story… it seems like I can never get tired of that timeless formula! It’s exactly what we get here with this excellent cut from Rio de Janeiro native and Florida resident Niko Is. Newly signed to Talib Kweli’s label Javotti and getting ready […]

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Future Classic: Midnight Runners “Drive Into the Night”

Weeks after weeks, I realize that the Funk is truly worldwide. For this edition of the Voyage Funktastique show, I wanted to expose this fact by featuring Midnight Runners, a duo of modern funksters, hailing from Bandung, Indonesia. “Midnight runners consists of two people having two different musical backgrounds, but their common love for the […]

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Guest Mix #28: TITEKNOTS (Tru Thoughts, UK)

This great addition to our Guest Mixes series just landed in the inbox and we’re very excited to share this mix from one of our favourite new producers. Titeknots just sort of came out of nowhere and has been killing it these past 12 months. At this time last year we had just discovered his […]

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Diggs Duke “Forgotten Treasures Mix #18″

Here is the 18th mix in our FORGOTTEN TREASURES series where we ask some of our favorite artists to make us a mix showcasing a few of their influences. We give them carte blanche to play anything as long as it’s very personal to them. We are happy to present this one from DIGGS DUKE, […]


 
 
 

 

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

 

 

“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 ne...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

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 tri...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

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 wa...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

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 sc...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

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 untam...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

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 ...
by The RawSoul