Future Classic: EMAN & VLooper “E.M.M.A.N.U.E.L”

Future Classic: EMAN & VLooper “E.M.M.A.N.U.E.L”

We are not the kind of website that posts about a record 5 minutes after getting the info about a new release. We like to let the music sink in and actually, you know, listen to it a few times? But in this case, we started work...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
“PIU PIU” Documentary : Exploring the Montreal Beats Scene

“PIU PIU” Documentary : Exploring the Montreal Beats Scene

Today is a pretty special day for us at MusicIsMySanctuary. We are having a release party for a project we’ve been working on for a little while now. The idea was to do a documentary on the actual state of the Montreal beats ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
“PIU PIU Documentary” – Exclusive Free Beatape

“PIU PIU Documentary” – Exclusive Free Beatape

Well, it’s finally time to tell you about a project we’ve been involved in for a couple months now. We are helping put together a documentary on the on the very inspiring beat scene we have in Montreal these days. I...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
Future Classic: Alaclair Ensemble “Vire De Bow” (Sikh Knowledge Remix)

Future Classic: Alaclair Ensemble “Vire De Bow” (Sikh Knowledge Remix)

Ayoye. First DJ Duff took a crack at it, then the kid Kaytradamus went and flipped it, now Sikh Knowledge comes through and knocks this one into the stratosphere. Just make sure you got the bass set to “ham & cheese s...
by Markings

 
 
Future Classic: Alaclair Ensemble “America” / “Dans l’South du Bas”

Future Classic: Alaclair Ensemble “America” / “Dans l’South du Bas”

Although the guys Alaclair Ensemble have been our good homies for a long time they still manage to surprise us. All these guys have been doing music for a long time but it’s like the Alaclair project created the perfect s...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Alaclair Ensemble “Dest en Nouess” (Bas Canadian Tour Video)

Alaclair Ensemble “Dest en Nouess” (Bas Canadian Tour Video)

I talk a lot about my homies from Alaclair Ensemble on MIMS, but it because it’s well deserved. This latest gem is a new track and a new video with highlights from their life on tour in Quebec in 2011.
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
Kenlo Craqunuques

(Pre) Alaclair Ensemble “Noyeux Joel”

Super exclusive holiday treat for all the Music Is My Sanctuary faithful peeps. This is a forgotten and never released track from my good homies, I’ve had it for a little while but I had to wait for the right timing for t...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Alaclair Ensemble “Teflon Dons” (Video by Baz)

Alaclair Ensemble “Teflon Dons” (Video by Baz)

I just woke up from an hour long nap and read a tweet from my good homie Eman who said “this is our new video, do not watch if you’re waking up in the morning”. Of course, seeing as I heard all the crazyness s...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Lexis “Un Mixtape nommé Piu Piu”

Lexis “Un Mixtape nommé Piu Piu”

MIMS & 10kilos.US & ArtBeatMontreal presents: The Rough Guide to what we affectionately call PIU PIU music. TRACKLIST 01. Intro – 1m36s d’extase (Presque Gratis) 02. Kenlo Craqnuques – Jeudi – 01...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
Alaclair Ensemble “Musique Bas-Canadienne D’Aujourd’hui” 3LP

Alaclair Ensemble “Musique Bas-Canadienne D’Aujourd’hui” 3LP

A year and a half ago, my friend Kenlo handed me a CD called 4,99$ from Alaclair Ensemble. Little did I know that it would be the record that would pretty much renew my faith and interest in what Quebec has to contribute to hip...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Kenlo Craqnuques

Kenlo Craqnuques “Jeudi / Picots Cheapos”

It’s the return one of the 2 kings of the “piu piu” wave (the other being VLooper). Kenlo Craqnuques is one of our best and most original beatmakers in Quebec and Canada. He gets love from heads from Japan to ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Ogden “Le Magicien” – Video

Yet again more heat coming out of the Alaclair camp. For those of you who don’t know, Alaclair Ensemble is a collective of dudes who are all pretty fucking next-level if I may say so… They are responsible for bringi...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)