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Future Classics
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Future Classic: Kenlo Craqnuques “Chaude chaleur”

Usually when it comes to picking tracks / records for our Future Classics & Forgotten Treasures section we like to give the piece some context and explain why it touches us so much… But F*** it. Today is sunday, it’s sunny outside and this is just a no brainer! New …

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Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Booty Based Mob “Volume 2″

With their second installement, the Booty Based massive brings a boatload of based beats that resound through your sound system with the unmistakable thump they’ve made their name on. Showcasing some of MTL’s brightest beatmakers, local GAWD KenLo Craqnuques is given the honor of opening/closing the ceremony with a molten, …

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Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Kenlo Craqnuques “Tomates”

Just a few days before christmas and Kenlo Craqnuques, one of our favorite producers on our little planet hits us up with a brand new volume in his series of coloured themed plates. And like everything else he releases, it’s completely free. (But hopefully people at least realize the artistic and monetary value) Tomates, …

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“PIU PIU” Documentary : Exploring the Montreal Beats Scene
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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: Kenlo Craqnuques “Forêt Boréale Mixte”
Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Kenlo Craqnuques “Forêt Boréale Mixte”

Our man Kenlo Craqnuques keeps up the crazy pace we’re now used to from him. In fact, probably the only guy dishing out the niceness at this frequency is someone I like to compare Kenlo to a lot, the Beatkonducta known as Madlib. We’re happy to see “Forêt Boréale Mixte” …

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Future Classic: Monk.E “Né au Bronx”
Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Monk.E “Né au Bronx”

In 2007, multidisciplinary artist/contemporary troubadour Monk.E quietly dropped his sophomore set Entre Mektoub et Autodestruction. It documented his transition from vandal to visionary and the path undertaken in order to bridge that chasm. I met him in the days of the rap dojo on St-Antoine and got to witness his …

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Spotlight: Kenlo Craqnuques
Beats Hip-Hop

Spotlight: Kenlo Craqnuques (Quebec / Montreal)

Download the complete Craqnuques collection from KENLO. Noir, Orange, Rose, Mauve, Bleu

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Monk.E & Sola “Voir ton Soul” Production by Kenlo
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Hip-Hop Soul

Monk.E & Sola “Voir ton Soul” Production by Kenlo (Video)

Montreal you don’t stop! Seriously I’m getting artistic seizures from all the treasures coming out of this city. Monk.E, the well-known Montreal visual artist and MC just dropped an amazing new video “Voir ton soul” produced by Ken-Lo, featuring Sola, and captured by Cemont Films. This beautiful love ballad is …

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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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Beats

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 LA. In fact, whenever I bring artists over for Montreal …

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Beats Hip-Hop

Kenlo Craqunuques – Soucoupe Volante Mutek 2011

2011 is a big year so far for my good homie KENLO. He is no longer the favorite producer of a few heads in Montreal and Quebec. He is starting to get some major love from right here which is always important to get from your homebase. So far this …

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