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20 Years of UK Garage in 20 Tracks – Selected by Lexis & Dr.Love

By Lexis & Dr.Love: A little over a year ago, we got together and wrote a piece called the “History of UK Garage” and broke down our version of the UKG family tree from the influences to the sub-sub genres. It’s a po...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Future Classic: My Dry Wet Mess “Laptop Lapdance EP” (Fine Grains Records)

Fine Grains Records, one of our favourite new labels around  are back with their third official EP. After two amazing 12′s from OL & ¥oin and Cain, they really caught the attention of lovers of electronic music that...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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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

 

 
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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)

 
 
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Mix of the Day: Duncan Powell “2002-2006: The 4×4 Era”

From Duncan Powell:  “Strictly 4×4 tracks from the bumpy era of garage which happened between 2002 – 2006. This whole movement was massively influenced by Todd Edwards, Matt Jam & Karl Brown. I lived and b...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Zed Bias “Boss” LP (Swamp81)

via Swamp81: “Dubstep and garage pioneer Zed Bias is set to release a brand new album, titled Boss, on November 25th fourth in total following releases under aliases including Maddslinky and Phuturistix, and his first for...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
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Guest Mix #14: CAIN (UK, Fine Grains Records)

Exclusive mix from CAIN, a really amazing up and coming producer from the UK who released “Mora” on the equally dope Fine Grains Records. He is a mysterious producer of epic, ethereal and poly-rhythmic sounds, from ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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LEXIS presents “My Favorite Hyperdub Records”

As we begin our celebrations for the 6th year anniversary of Music Is My Sanctuary I thought I would put together a little feature on Hyperdub, a label that has been one of the most cutting edge in all shades of electronic musi...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Mix of the Day: Kahn “March 2013 for Mixmag”

From Mixmag: He’s one of the most versatile producers underground bass music has to offer. Kahn’s released seismic dub on Deep Medi, dusty El-B style two-step on Idle Hands, astral future bass on Punch Drunk, raw ca...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
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Future Classic: Swindle & Terri Walker “Running Cold”

Just getting back from my little Europe tour, a really amazing time DJing in Austria, France, Germany and Montenegro. Finally readjusting to the Montreal routine but before I do I wanted to remind myself of a few songs that rea...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Guest Mix #12: RIVER LANCE (Montreal)

Can’t say how proud we are of the young homie Lance. We love when new DJ’s come on the scene for the right reasons and start off with a respect for the craft of DJing. River Lance made the decision to start off by p...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Forgotten Treasure: Pattie Blingh “Brother: The Point” 2562 Remix (2008)

What with Mr Huismans (aka A Made Up Sound / 2562) taking us on a tour of his favourite record stores (link to article), now seems like a good time to drop this Forgotten Treasure. Dubstep happened to me when I started uni in 2...
by Cal