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Weekly Favorites
House / Techno Jazz Soul & Funk

Crucial Material – February 10, 2018

You know what time it is! I think it’s safe for us to say that Far Out Records has been on a heavy winning streak these past few weeks, so we definitely had to pick a couple from their latest catalogue additions. There’s also some Belearic-tinged Funk, some stoney throwback …

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Weekly Favorites
Eclectic

Crucial Material – February 2, 2018

Welcome back to another week of fantastic new music! This week’s selections touch on some heavy remixes, 12″ must-haves, minimalist nerve-coolers, and Irish rarities. Enough squawkin’ – let’s go! Hector Plimmer “Sunshine Remixed Sampler” (Albert’s Favourites) Following Hector’s acclaimed Sunshine LP on Albert’s Favourites, the label has put together a …

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Afro Electronic Hip-Hop House / Techno Jazz Soul & Funk

Crucial Material – January 26, 2018

Some big ones coming through the speakers this week, damn! No funny business with the latest yield of releases, and that is a fact. It’s left it hard for us to pick a favourite… so we’ll leave that up to you! Go get ’em. Chris Dave and the Drumhedz “Chris …

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Beats Eclectic Electronic House / Techno Soul & Funk Worldwide Sounds

Crucial Material – January 19, 2018

This week brought some killer releases and compilations all across the board. From Broken Beat to Ambient, Funk to Experimental, Afro-Latin House to Electro, these are the releases that stood out for us. There’s a little something for everyone, so let’s get into it! XL Middleton “G-Funk Vibes Vol. 2” …

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Playlists
Eclectic

MIMS Best Releases of 2017

Hand-picked by the MIMS Team of DJ’s and writers. Here are some of our favourite 2017 new music releases (minus a few vinyl-only essentials) It was an amazing year for Jazz, Soul, Hip-Hop, Electronic music… you name it. There were tons of gems, you just had to find them! * …

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Playlists
Eclectic

MIMS Best Reissues of 2017

Hand-picked by the MIMS Team of DJ’s and writers. Here are some of our favorite 2017 reissue projects (minus a few vinyl-only essentials) It was an amazing year for Jazz, Soul, Hip-Hop, Electronic music… you name it. There were tons of gems, you just had to find them! * We …

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Playlists

TEMPO – 2 Décembre 2018 (Playlist Collaborative)

TEMPO est une nouvelle série d’événements basée à Montréal qui porte une attention particulière au lieu, à la qualité sonore et visuelle, afin de créer un espace inclusif pour un public positif. Les DJs d’Oasis MTL, de T.G.V, de Music Is My Sanctuary et du Bar à Vinyle s’uniront pour …

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Future Classics
Eclectic

Music Is My Sanctuary “10th Anniversary Compilation: Never Stop Digging”

It’s been 10 years since the birth of Music Is My Sanctuary, and what a 10 years it’s been! The “10th Anniversary Compilation: Never Stop Digging” is an eclectic collection featuring 17 unreleased tracks from artists who all share the same vision and passion, and who represent the mentality and …

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Tribute Mixes
Hip-Hop

Tribute to DJ QUIK – Selected & Mixed by Dr. MaD

“I feel like if I’m not going to change the game or do something innovative, then I’m not motivated.” -DJ Quik From his hard-groovy production signature, to his funky multiple rhyme patterns, his ability to play many instruments, his skills to rock a party behind the decks, his knob twisting …

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Contests

CLOSED: The Art Of The Mixtape – Dimensions Festival & MIMS

Photos by Bruno Destombes There is always a good reason to put together a mix: the road trip mix, the beach mix, the break-up mix, the I want you back mix and so on… Dimensions & Music Is My Sanctuary have together crafted a competition to give you a chance …

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Playlists
Eclectic

MIMS’ Music Worth Hearing

Every week, the MIMS team scans through thousands of releases to bring you a hand-picked selection of the releases you need in your life! Streaming on your desired platform, this playlist is being constantly updated, so check back often. Although please note – streaming platforms are great for discovering tracks, …

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Editorial
Eclectic

Rising Talents to Watch in 2017

The last year brought a whole lot of fantastic and exciting releases, and also allowed for some excellent hidden talents to emerge. A lot of different genres and ideas came to the forefront of people’s attention, creating some fresh pathways for new artists to claim as their own. This broad-spectrum list compiles a …

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