XI “7 Jungle Tracks that changed my life”
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XI presents “7 Jungle Tracks that changed my life”

Had the pleasure to play with XI last weekend as part of the Pop Montreal festival and although I was a fan of his production for a little while now I found out we had a lot in common when it comes to our dj-ing tastes. He played a lot …

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Phil Sparkz “7 tracks from 1969 that shaped my future”
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PHIL SPARKZ presents “7 tracks from 1969 that shaped my future”

Our good friend and very talented young dude named Phil Sparkz hit me up about this project almost a year ago and I guess it’s taken him this long because he wants to honor his original vision. The concept is to pay hommage to 1969, a year that was one …

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LEFTO presents “My Essential Summer of 2011 Records”

LEFTO awesome DJ, radio host, music digger and all around great dude was in town on vacation these past few weeks. He took some time to visit Montreal and Quebec City (check out his great road movie here). He also came down to play the 4th anniversary of MusicIsMySanctuary.com which was …

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DR.LOVE presents “My Favorite 7 UK Garage Producers”

Dr. Love is by far the most knowledgable UK Garage head in Montreal. He’s especially a kung fu master when it comes to the foundation of Garage and the 4/4 side of things. We’ve known each other for years and have always share that love for that wonderful and enigmatic …

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SCHLACHTHOFBRONX presents “Our Favorite Set Closers”

To give you all a little preview of their upcoming appearance in Montreal, I had a little chat with the Schlatchofbronx boys from Germany. Instead of doing a proper “where are you from” “how did you start in music” type of interview, I decided to ask them to be part …

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SCOTT C presents “My Favorite Dilla Beats”

Ask anyone in Montreal whose opinion is worth something and they’ll tell you that the biggest Dilla head in town has aways been Scott C aka the Incubator. And i’m not talking about since 2006. I’m talking about since day 1. Most of us Montreal DJ’s bought our first Dilla …

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Altered Natives
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ALTERED NATIVES presents “My Most Influencial Tracks”

2010 was a massive year for Danny Yorke aka ALTERED NATIVES. His two full lenght projects “Serial Vendetta” and “Tenement Yard” were pretty much game changers when it comes to dancefloor stuff. He brought back that warehouse rawness to UK Funky, Broken Beat and whatever he chose to touch. I’m …

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MusicIsMySanctuary’s Top 10 Records in 2010

Ok how about we clear something up right away. This is not a Top 10 to impress you with the obscure stuff i’ve been listening to this year. I’m just sharing the 10 records that I listened to the most this year… and even if i’m an über music nerd, …

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Lexis “My Playlist for Snowy nights in Montreal”

It’s that time of the year again. The first snowstorm of the year in Montreal. You can choose to be pissed that going to work or school takes 3 hours instead of 1 (hahah @ suburbs people!) or you can choose to enjoy the beauty of the first snow of …

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