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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: 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)


Mix of the Day: DJ Evo & Michael Fraser “Love Supreme Promo Mix”

Vancouver Groove Movement, Adventures In Paradise, Michael Fraser and Ginger 62 are delighted to present ‘LOVE SUPREME‘ – a night of global boogie grooves from funk to house and more. Coming all the way from L...



Forgotten Treasure: The Poets “Emotion” (1993)

The origin of this track is a bit strange. Taken from an obscure Italo House EP from 1993, “Emotion” definitely has more of a New-Jersey House feel than a sun drenched mediterranean piano house song you’d hear...
by The RawSoul


HERE & NOW – ‘Nuff Charts – January 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)


Forgotten Treasure: Sergio Cuevas “The Artistry of Sergio Cuevas” (1969)

Tuesday morning mystery: Who is Sergio Cuevas? Seriously, we would really like to know. There’s a surprisingly insignificant amount of online information regarding this legendary musician, so if any of our readers out there h...
by Doc'trin



TOAST DAWG “Brazivilain EP” (Music Is My Sanctuary #003)

Music Is My Sanctuary presents the “Brazivilain EP“, the second solo release from Toast Dawg veteran Montreal producer and pioneer of the French hip-hop scene. “Brazivilain” follows his 2012 critically acclaimed...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Music Is My Sanctuary Radio Show – Now Live on Vienna’s SuperflyFM (with The Loud Minority Show)

The Music Is My Sanctuary monthly radio show has a new home! Starting on Monday the 27th of January the MIMS Show will be aired once a month on Vienna’s amazing Superfly FM presented by The Loud Minority show. The show will b...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Mix of the Day: Lefto “Show #568″

Another week, another killer show from our mans Lefto! via @Lefto: “Show#568 this week opens with one of my favorite tunes of 2013 by Connan Mockasin, followed by Alpha Pup’s The Breathing Effect and a new BadBadNot...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



Rest in Peace Montage presented at WWA2014 (by Gene Pendon)

Here is a beautiful video paying homage to all of the talented musicians we lost in 2013. It was presented during Gilles Peterson’s 9th Annual Worldwide Awards night and was created by our good friend Gene Pendon. Gene is...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Forgotten Treasure: Die Dominas “Die Wespendomina” (1981)

Sometimes the best music comes from rare German 10”s that posses eye-catching artwork, bizarre facts and unique collaborations. Other times, not so much. In the case of Die Dominas, we get an incredibly surreal and experiment...
by Doc'trin


Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards 2014 / Live Stream!

via Gilles Peterson: “For the first time in 9 editions we will be streaming the Worldwide Awards live from Koko on Saturday January 18th from 20 00 – 03 00 GMT. For our extended Worldwide Family, and all those who cann...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)



Mix of the Day: Shash’U “Moto Mix #1″

via MOTO MADE: “Always in control and strength, Shash’U is the first guest DJ to our mix series with local and international DJs and producers. Featuring the craziest remixes, these head bangers will definitely give...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Classic Mixes: J Rocc – Mix for Dublab (2006)

via Dublab: “J Rocc of Stones Throw Records uses the dublab turntables to explore the “golden era” of hip-hop landscape. He casually flips between chilled-out jazz, party funk, and booming J Dilla beats. If you can sp...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)


Mix of the Day: Beat The Future “Show #60″ Hosted by Maja Milich

I have to be honest. The “Beats” scene doesn’t inspire me as much as it did in 2008. Although in some cases, it keeps progressing and getting more visibility in the mainstream, you recognize the formulas prett...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)