MIMS’ 24 Hours of Vinyl – 5th Edition

MIMS’ 24 Hours of Vinyl – 5th Edition

5th Edition of our day long vinyl marathon! Live on www.24hoursofvinyl.com September 1st, 10pm – September 2nd, 10pm (Eastern Time) DJ Lineup to come

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Happy 10th Anniversary to THE GOODS!

Happy 10th Anniversary to THE GOODS!

Today Montreal’s beloved GOODS monthly night turn 10. And in nightlife years, that’s the equivalent of about 50. Before we even talk about the level of quality that the night has maintained let’s bow down to the fact they’ve been doing it for 10 years which is already an achievement …

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Future Classic: EMAN & VLooper “E.M.M.A.N.U.E.L”
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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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Future Classic: Nomadic Massive “SUPAFAM” Mixtape
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Hip-Hop Soul

Future Classic: Nomadic Massive “SUPAFAM” Mixtape

Holy Smokes, where do I begin?! Well first off the concept is genius. Anyone who’s ever seen Nomadic Massive live knows that they roll deep in Supafam from actual members to local associations to international connections to die-hard devotees. Playing tribute to that element of their appeal was a wonderful …

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MIMS Monthly Night

We’re very happy to announce that after a few years of thinking about it, we are starting our very first Music Is My Sanctuary monthly night. Great to have a home where we can share great music with great people! First one is August 11th @ Belmont (in Montreal of …

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Future Classic: Hesk “I Wonder”
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Future Classic: Hesk “I Wonder”

I’m sure you’ve all experienced this: the joy of listening to a song for the very first time and immediately falling in love with it. I’m talking about the ones that only take a maximum of 5 seconds for your mind, body and soul to convene and announce it’s unshakeable …

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Dj Lexis – Radio Interview on CIBL (101,5 FM in Montreal)

Lexis – Radio Interview on CIBL (101,5 FM in Montreal)

This week i’m doing a few radio interviews to promote the 5th Anniversary of MIMS and the big party we are throwing on the closing night of the Montreal Jazz Fest (Details here). Émilie from Electrons Libres, really one of the best radio shows in Montreal, asked me to bring …

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Jazz Amnesty Sound System #23
Mix Of The Day
Jazz

Jazz Amnesty Sound System #23

This Jazz Amnesty Sound System mix is dedicated to the institution of the big band within the legacy of jazz, spanning the years 1935 to 2009. Unleashing these caged jazz orchestras from their vinyl grooves is always a pleasure and a great way to start the summer with some swing. …

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Interview with Lexis (MIMS Founder) in the Montreal Gazette

Really cool interview with Lexis in the Montreal Gazette newspaper talking about the 5th anniversary and the evolution of Music Is My Sanctuary. Click here to read the interview

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Future Classic: Krystale & Kaytradamus “The Good Fight EP”
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Beats Soul

Future Classic: Krystale & Kaytradamus “The Good Fight EP”

After the success of their first collaboration on “Caught Up (Remix)”, Krystale and Kaytradamus took their partnership a step further to create an EP. The combination of Krystale’s jazzy-raspy voice and Kaytradamus’s inspired and unique beats create one singular whole that could charm everyone. The Good Fight presents five new …

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Montreal Jazz Fest 2012 Picks
Events
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Montreal Jazz Fest 2012 Picks

With less than one day until the start of the Montreal Jazz Fest, here are my festival picks for this years’ edition. Here are a  few shows i’m looking forward to.  Gregory Porter | Thursday, June 28, 2012 – 9:00 PM L’Astral  – $33.12 with taxes and fees This Grammy Nominee …

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Poirier - Alert Riddim EP

Poirier “Alert Riddim EP” (Man Recordings)

Montreal ambassador and all-around bouncy riddim representative Poirier celebrates the coming of the summer season by releasing his latest EP, Alert Riddim, on Man Recordings. Following in the success of his previous EP — Soca Road — focused around the 165BPM power soca of Trinidad, his latest release of 120BPM …

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