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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: The Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band “Bacao Suave/Round & Round”

Truth & Soul Records frontman, DJ Akalepse, is back with another release on his offshoot label, Plane Jane Records. This time around he’s pushing the tropical steel drum sounds of Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band. You might remember the band from their cover version of 50 Cent’s “Pimp” back in …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul

Forgotten Treasures: The Ikettes “Peaches & Cream” (1965)

Guest post by Montreal DJ, Ruby Jane following her guest spot on WEFUNK Radio. After getting a good haul of Soul/R&B 45s to add to my collection in preparation for Ottawa’s Double Barrel, a monthly 45 jam featuring DJ Magnificent and guests, I just had to put a set of …

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Playlists
Soul

SEXY TIME – MIMS Playlist

There is certainly no shortage of love / soulful / baby making anthems. We thought you might want to hear some of our favorite sexy time selections. Because nothing is worse than putting on a record and being thrown off by some weird track in there to break the mood. So …

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Playlists
Jazz Soul

SUNNY MORNING – MIMS Playlist

Here is a collection of tracks to listen to on a sunny morning. Whether you’re nice and rested after a good night or if you need a bit of help after a bit of a rough one. Music to cook some scrambled eggs for your loved one or to clean …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Jacob Collier “Don’t You Worry About a Thing” (Scott C’s GOODS Touch Up)

Music Is My Sanctuary presents this brilliant Scott C remix of Jacob Collier‘s “Don’t You Worry Bout A Thing”, a Stevie Wonder standard. from Scott C: “I discovered the Youtube life of Jacob Collier only about a month ago. This amazing 19 year old London-based musician has mastered a gang …

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Forgotten Treasures Mixes
Soul

DIGGS DUKE “Forgotten Treasures Mix #18″

Here is the 18th mix in our FORGOTTEN TREASURES series where we ask some of our favorite artists to make us a mix showcasing a few of their influences. We give them carte blanche to play anything as long as it’s very personal to them. We are happy to present …

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Video Digs
Soul

Northern Soul: the beginning of club culture

About a month ago I was visiting New York City for a mini-vacation to catch up with some friends, do some record digging and play some gigs. My first night in Brooklyn I was kicking it with my man, DJ Concerned, who informed me that my last full day in …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Pacific Shore “Mermaid Dance” ft. Sarah Linhares

We are happy to present the new single from the upcoming Pacific Shore record titled “Mermaid Dance” featuring none other than our good friend from Montreal, and great vocalist, Sarah Linhares. We got our hands on the “Beyond the Mist” record a few weeks ago and it’s been in constant rotation. …

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Soul

EVRadio – Never Not Working (Nuff Respect)

Sad news… New York’s East Village Radio are closing down after 11 wonderful years. Very hard to believe, but we wanted to tip our hats to EVR and their amazing work. I’m especially sad that the Never Not Working show (with Oskar Mann & Old Chris) run on EVRadio is …

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Future Classics
House / Techno Soul

Future Classic: Dj Fudge & Hallex M feat. Omar “Simpatico”

There’s something about Omar‘s voice that just conjures instant sunny vibes. Yes, the man Omar Christopher Lye-Fook has been blessing beats with his amazing voice since 1985. A well respected veteran in the UK, he is still somewhat under rated everywhere else. It seems every spring these last few years, …

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Video Digs
Soul

D’Angelo (2014 RBMA Lecture)

via RBMA: “D’Angelo opens up about his career in a rare extensive interview as part of Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York.”

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Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco Soul

Forgotten Treasure: J.J Barnes “You Owe It To Yourself” (1973)

I’m dedicating this write-up to Sam Shepherd (aka: Floating Points) as he’s set to spin a 5 hour set in Montreal this evening, which will most likely include (but not be limited to) quality gems from his enthusiastic and extensive collection of Soul, Funk and R&B. Born Again is an …

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