“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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Events

MIMS’ Guide to Mutek 2012

Every year in Montreal, Mutek kicks off what we call the “festival season” but it’s also one of the signs that summer is finally here! When you’re a kid in Montreal, summer is official once they open public pools. But I guess for adults the equivalent would be Piknic Electronik …

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24 Hours fo Vinyl #4
24HOV

24HOV – 4th Edition Recap

Pfewwww. Another edition of our beloved 24 Hours of Vinyl events has passed. The 4th edition was broadcasted in a new venue and mostly with DJ’s who hadn’t played the event yet but the feeling I think we all have looking back on it after a good nights sleep is …

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MIMS’ 24 Hours of Vinyl – 4th Edition
24HOV

MIMS’ 24 Hours of Vinyl – 4th Edition

MusicIsMySanctuary.com in collaboration with ScionSessions.ca presents 24 HOURS OF VINYL #4 – Lineup to be posted soon. In partnership with: Tonton.ca 10Kilos.Us Amir (NY, Wax Poetics) Zattar (Ottawa, Timekode) Tazz (Tsuba Records) Christian Pronovost (Lost Heroes) Professor Groove (WEFUNK Radio) Cosmo (Get Nice Blizzarts Fridays) Corey K (Montreal) Phil Sparkz (Booty …

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Azamat B (Boomclap, Montreal)
Guest Mix
House / Techno UK Garage / Dubstep

Guest Mix #08: AZAMAT B (France)

We’re really excited to share with you an exclusive mix from one of Montreal’s most talented DJ’s. Our homie Azamat B. is the Boomclap Soundcrew’s French connection. Imported from the beaches of southern France, Azamat has spent many years organizing parties and events with his crew La Big Familia. He’s …

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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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Forgotten Treasure: Shades of Culture “Mindstate”
Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Shades of Culture “Mindstate” (1998)

So I went to the 2nd edition of the Montreal Hip Hop Awards last night and found myself feeling pretty confused about the Montreal Hip Hop scene. It seems we all have our own definition of what Hip Hop is, which is to be expected but an award show in …

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Show Review: The Goods (April 28th 2012)

Show Review: The Goods (April 28th 2012)

We rarely do reviews of shows or personal recaps of a gigs here. But every now and then, a special night comes along that reminds you why you started doing this in the first place. Why you are always very patient with so-so gigs; because you know that one will …

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MIMS 5 Year Anniversary Night @ Montreal Jazz Fest

MIMS 5 Year Anniversary Night @ Montreal Jazz Fest

July 7th, 2012 @ S.A.T (1195 St-Laurent Blvd.) Presented by the Montreal Jazz Fest Electric Wire Hustle (New Zealand, BBE Records) Developing their own sound and twist on modern hip hop, psychedelic and soul Electric Wire Hustle’s unique sound challenges genre boundaries and preconceptions. The music of New Zealand’s EWH …

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Future Classic: Dead Obies “Collation vol.1″
Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Dead Obies “Collation vol.1″

Dead Obies you’re killing me! I honestly can’t even listen to anything else since I coped this free album on bandcamp this Saturday morning. I’m talking the kind of album that you immediately transfer to your iphone, ipod, usb, hard drive, shit you even make a CD copy cause all …

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MIMS x The Goods

MIMS x The Goods

For those of you in Montreal it’s no secret that The Goods is our favorite monthly night and has been for a long time now. Everytime I get asked or interviewed for something I always say that it’s the one night that is always a sure shot. The Goods monthly …

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Guest Mix: Poirier “Masala Mix”
Mix Of The Day
Beats

Guest Mix: Poirier “Masala Mix” (2005)

Brand new old mix by Poirier, good homie of the extended MIMS family and creator of very influential nights in recent years : “Bounce Le Gros” at Zoobizarre and “Karnival” at Belmont. Although Poirier is well known for his production work with over 10 years in the game with labels …

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