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Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Kaytranada “Kaytra Todo”

You love to hear the story, again and again. The promising up-and-comer, young enough to be in touch with the spirit of the times, wise enough to carry on tradition, as he rises through the ranks and aces every test for us to see. For those like myself, that’s exactly …

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Igloofest 2013 - Philippe Sawicki (thumb)
Events

MIMS Guide to Igloofest 2013 – Week 2

Igloofest did not lose any time shifting into gears to begin the new year, starting off strong in its first weekend of festivities with a diversity of sounds from both the past and the future. From the tech-house of veterans Josh Wink and DJ Sneak to the Piu Piu of …

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Igloofest 2013 - Artbeat (Philippe Sawicki) thumb
Events

Photos: Igloofest 2013 – Week 1

The first weekend of Igloofest is just over and we have already witnessed all the required conditions for the proper enjoyment of the festival. From above-freezing temperature to -30 degrees, from snowy nights to beautiful starry skies, all the right elements were there for the optimal experience. Here’s a recap …

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Events

MIMS Guide to Igloofest 2013 – Week 1

With merely a few days into 2013, Montreal is about to showcase its busy event calendar right from the beginning of the new year with what may be the most Canadian outdoor event there is: Igloofest. After a couple of record-breaking weekends during the previous editions, the winter festival added …

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Booty Based Mob Compilation (presented by Booty Bakery)
Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Booty Based Mob Compilation “Vol. 1″

I will never forget the fateful night my friends Bongiovanni, Sparkz and Compton Chic (Booty Based Mob) started their first weekly residency “Booty Bakery”, an MTL soiree devoted to rump-shaking tunes (or as they would call it “music for dem asses”). It was a really warm evening and the crew …

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Agua Negra “Volvi”
Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Agua Negra “Volvi”

When I think of my people, I can’t help but feel that swell in my chest that only comes with blatant Latin Pride. I made a point of bringing that flavor over to MIMS in my articles on Crema Púrpura, Willie Colón and Johnny Illdigger’s Argentina mix. Latin music has …

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Guest Mix #09: BOWLY (ESL Crew, Nasty.FM)
Guest Mix
House / Techno Techno

Guest Mix #09: BOWLY (Montreal)

Brand new MIMS Guest mix and this one is from our very good homie BOWLY, a great producer and DJ from Montreal (by way of la France). Bowly is a member of the ESL Crew, along with Bus and Skinnybones arguably the most important crew in Montreal in terms of …

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The Narcicyst “Falling Down”
Video Digs

The Narcicyst “Falling Down”

Memories don’t leave like people do. No matter where Yassin Alsalman (better known as The Narcicyst) winds up, he’ll forever remain Montreal’s favorite son when it comes to this rap shit. The song and video to Falling Down serve as an examination of friendship and how that bond is often …

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Tommy Kruise “Memphis Confidential Vol. 1″

Tommy Kruise “Memphis Confidential Vol. 1″

The most pleasant surprises always come out of left field. When I first met Tommy Kruise, I knew him on a street level as a degenerate skater and All-City Chilleur. Never could I have imagined he’d be at the forefront of a movement in the musical realm. Let it be …

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Boogat “Moviembre”
Video Digs

Boogat “Moviembre”

A lighthearted video my big brother assembled to promote his latest single, produced by tropical basshead G-Flux. Proceeds from the song will be donated to the Movember Foundation, or you can make a direct pledge to Boogat‘s MoBro profile by clicking here. You can also stream and purchase the single …

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Future Classic: Dr. MaD “South EP”
Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Dr. MaD “South EP”

Brand new EP from one of our favorite up and coming producers who also happens to be our good Montreal homie and Alaiz crew member: Dr MaD. The Doc definitely gives the Alaiz crew its soulful side as is confirmed by his own definition of his sound: “Jazz is my mom. Hip-Hop …

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MIMS Monthly Party in Montreal
Events

MIMS Monthly Party in Montreal (Saturday September 15th)

After years of considering it we finally gave in to the temptation and started the first official regular Music Is My Sanctuary night. What a better way to kick things off than with the amazing time we had at the first edition in August. The place was packed. Lexis & …

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