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Hip-Hop

Future Classic: EMAN x VLOOPER “Back To Me” Feat. Modlee

Here is a first look & listen at the second single from the upcoming “XXL” album from Quebec City’s EMAN and VLOOPER to be released on September 4th on 7e Ciel. If you are a avid MIMS reader you will have heard about them on our monthly radio show, their solo projects but …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Eman x Vlooper “Mantra”

Hip-Hop album hype usually comes off of one lead single. I still remember seeing the Still D.R.E. video for the first time and I knew right then and there the album would be a classic. It’s a hard thing to pull off but ill be damned if Mantra by veteran …

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Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Alaclair Ensemble “Toute Est Impossible”

The Alaclair Ensemble boys are back with their 3rd record titled “Toute Est Impossible” (Everything is impossible). As you know, here at MIMS we don’t do “music reviews” per say. We’d rather spend our energy talking about the records we truly love instead of those we think are one or …

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Future Classic: EMAN & VLooper “E.M.M.A.N.U.E.L”
Future Classics
Beats Hip-Hop

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 working on it as …

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“PIU PIU” Documentary : Exploring the Montreal Beats Scene
Video Digs
Beats

“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 scene which we affectionately call “PIU PIU” …

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“PIU PIU Documentary” – Exclusive Free Beatape
Beats

“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. It’s called “PIU PIU: Exploring the Montreal Beat Scene” A …

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

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 sammich”. Ho-lee. Visit Alaclair.com for more high school hijinks. …

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Future Classic: Alaclair Ensemble “America” / “Dans l’South du Bas”
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Beats Hip-Hop

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 storm of creativity and crazyness. And not to mention, pretty …

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

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.

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Hip-Hop

(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 this one seeing as it’s a Christmas song! …

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Alaclair Ensemble “Teflon Dons” (Video by Baz)
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Hip-Hop

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 surrounding the making of this video …

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Lexis “Un Mixtape nommé Piu Piu”
Mix Of The Day

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 – 01:50 03. Tout’Nou – Heyes – 04:15 04. Qwerty Musique – Moonglass – 06:25 05. Alaclair Ensemble – Colibris …

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