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TEMPO Teaser Playlist by Seb Fauteux & Lexis

We wanted to give you a taste of what to expect with our new project: an extended evening on December 16th in Montreal called simply TEMPO. Beautiful space, great hi-fidelity sound, open-minded music lovers, with uncompromising and eclectic dance floor selections! Event Info Playlist featuring 50 handpicked gems ranging from …

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Radio Show
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MUSIC IS MY SANCTUARY – Show #87 (Hosted by Lexis)

Once again, my latest show goes all over the place musically! 2 hours of songs that have been stuck in my head recently and I’m hoping will get stuck in yours as well. Working the angles between organic and electronic with slow tempos speeding up and dropping back down again. …

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Future Classics
Jazz Soul & Funk

30/70 Collective “Elevate” (Rhythm Section)

On their 20th release Rhythm Section, the London-based but Worldwide-minded label, continue to stretch the boundaries of what an underground/dance floor label can be. Bradley Zero once again taps into the talent pool of Melbourne, Australia and presents this ‘mini-album’ from the 30/70 Collective. Rhythm Section has previously released an …

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Radio Show
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Music Is My Sanctuary Show #86 – Mixed by Lexis

Welcome to the autumn edition of the Music Is My Sanctuary radio show. I’m back from one month in Europe of DJ dates, buying tons of records and meeting inspiring people in 8 different countries. This is show #86 featuring lots of fresh material and few exclusives spread over 2 …

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Version Excursion
Soul

Version Excursion: “I’m Back For More” (Original by Leo’s Sunshipp)

A couple months ago I shared my fascination with Leo’s Sunshipp only record, the underrated Soulful 4 track EP titled “We Need Each Other”. It’s tragic that there are only these few songs from them but the sheer beauty makes up for it. One of the EP’s beautiful easy breezy soulful disco …

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Dj Mixes
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Lexis’ New Canadian Joints Special on Worldwide FM

Thris Tian’s weekly Friday afternoon show from London delivers four hours of upfront music, special guests and club listings for Worldwide FM. This week, Thris Tian welcomes Worldwide family from Canada, Music Is My Sanctuary’s Lexis. This mix is a selection of brand new music strictly from Canadian artists, showcasing …

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Sample Saturday

Our 5 Favorite Samples used by Kenny Dope

For the first edition of our Sample Saturdays we decided to gather some sources from one of our favorite producers of the last 20 years. So here are (some of) our favorite samples from the man Kenny Dope! We only looked at his solo projects under his multiple pseudonyms (Bucketheads, …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Eman x Vlooper “La Joie”

The sophomore effort from the EMAN x VLOOPER has landed without much fanfare, considering their first album “XXL” should be conversation for best Quebec Rap album ever. The two members of Quebec-Montreal collective Alaclair Ensemble are once again in perfect unison on “La Joie”. Vlooper’s production that oscillates between his …

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Radio Show
Eclectic

MUSIC IS MY SANCTUARY Show #85 – Mixed by Lexis

Hope you’re making the most of your last summer days. I’m off for a month in Europe for a few gigs starting out with Dimensions Festival in Croatia (always a wonderful way to close the summer out) plus stops in Ireland, Belgium, London and Belgrade. As for this new show, …

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Interviews
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Digging Beyond The Crates With Mad Mats

The word curation has been overused these past few years, it now belongs with all the other buzzwords we hear and raise our eyebrows at. Yet, music curator is probably what best defines Stockholm’s Mad Mats. Before a track makes it onto one of his DJ sets or one of …

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Interviews
Hip-Hop

Bullion Celebrates The 10th Anniversary of “Pet Sounds: In The Key Of Dee”

It seems like just yesterday that a young unsigned British producer by the name of Bullion put out his debut release: the unofficial (but officially dope) “Pet Sounds: In the Key of Dee”. In internet years, 2007 seems like ages ago: Myspace, blogspot pages, RSS feeds, CD-R’s. Musically it was …

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Radio Show
Eclectic

MUSIC IS MY SANCTUARY – Show #84 (Mixed by Lexis)

Summer is finally in Montreal so here is a nice 2 hour trip around some of my favourite recent discoveries. As always a nice blend of future classics & forgotten treasures as we like to say. Show #84 does lean a little bit more on the new releases since there …

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