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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 […]


 
 
 

 

Future Classic: Yoruba Andabo “La Gozadera”

Happy New Year!!! I know I’m crazy late on the best wishes but I was out of town for a while. It had been too long since I had reconnected with my roots so I went back home to Cuba for an extended vacation. If you’ve ever w...
by MF Gold

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Free Love Foundation “The Sound” Kerri Chandler Remix (1993)

If you were heavily into UK Garage and 2 Step around 1997-1998, you might be familiar with 4 Liberty records. They had major releases out from Dreem Teem, Colour Girl and Underground Solution amongst others. Let’s rewind ...
by The RawSoul

 
 

10 slept-on 90′s House Tracks You Don’t Know (Or Forgot!)

Almost everyone agrees that House music saw its finest hours in the 90′s. Like Hip-Hop it grew up in the 80′s but came of age in the 90′s when the sound started morphing in tons of different directions and inf...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

In Conversation With: NICKY BLACKMARKET by LAW Magazine

In Conversation With: Nicky Blackmarket by LAW Magazine (Law-Mag.com) I’ve got distant memories of fluorescent posters tagged to traffic lights and railings, names like Ratpack and Nicky Blackmarket splashed across them i...
by Cal

 
 

Guest Mix #20: BOLTS (Manchester, UK)

We’re very happy to bring you this guest mix from Manchester-based producer BOLTS, one of our current favourites. We have been playing a lot of his tracks in our radio shows in case the name sounds familiar. If it’s...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Mix of the Day: Sweatson Klank & Mr. Goldman “Yachty By Nature Mix”

via our good friend Sweatson Klank aka Take : “The year is 1980. The location, Marina Del Rey, Los Angeles, California and the decade of the 70′s has left many musicians and aging hippies turned yuppie a little burn...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Music Is My Sanctuary – Show #65

Kicking off 2014 with some great news (and great music). Our monthly MIMS Radio show is now broadcast every last monday of the month on Vienna’s amazing Superfly radio FM 98.3. We are happy to announce this partnership wi...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Mix of the Day: Andrew Ashong “The Vinyl Factory Mix #1″

via The Vinyl Factory: “The Vinyl Factory are excited to welcome multi-talented producer, musician and Sound Signature graduate Andrew Ashong to launch our vinyl-only mix series. Having burst onto the scene in 2012 with t...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Mix of the Day: Cratery #61 (by Arcee, Kaewonder, & Dj Serious)

Here is a fantastic mix from the Toronto based collective known as Cratery. We had the pleasure of having 2 of 3 members drop an amazing set at our 24 Hours of Vinyl event in Toronto (which you can check here). But mostly, righ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 

Forgotten Treasure: Dreamer G “I Got That Feeling” (1992)

Every now and then I get into one of these 90′s Deep House moods which happens to be all the rage right now. Like anything else, the wrong kinda deep house music can be very boring and disposable; the line between great s...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

UK Garage Book & Documentary “Brandy & Coke” by Ewen Spencer

It’s no secret that we are huge fans of UK Garage. While we were researching for our piece on the History of UK Garage we stumbled upon the amazing pictures from photographer and author Ewen Spencer taken in the golden da...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Future Classic: Deep 88 & Melchior Sultana “Track 3″

It’s funny (or ridiculous) how sometimes you get lost into music. When I had the chance to come across this project I had no clue who the artists were behind this release. Then I dug back to some new releases I picked up ...
by The RawSoul

 

 

Mix of the Day: Spacewalker “The Silence of Snow – Part 3″

Perfect mix for a snowy morning courtesy of our friend Milic aka Spacewalker from Belgrade, Serbia. Part 3 in the wonderful “The Silence of Snow” series… Joe Henderson – Black Narcissus | Milestone Ilya ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 

Mix of the Day: River Lance “Sky Fires”

Great streamlined mix by River Lance. Very glad to see this young man become more active by the day. Thought it was about time to put together a new mix. So I compiled the tracks that have been driving me mad as of late, only o...
by Philippe Sawicki

 
 

Forgotten Treasure: Dur-Dur Band “Dooyo” (1987)

You know when you are just scanning through hundreds of songs and albums just to find one you actually like. And with every track that passes you become more and more depressed because nothing is jumping out at you. Sometimes, ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)