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Beats Hip-Hop

Rap & Beats Top 30 – The Official MIMS Chart

Brand new Rap, Grime, and Instrumental Hip Hop hand-picked by the Music Is My Sanctuary team, updated weekly! (Cover Photo: Mndsgn by Bruno Destombes) In today’s times, access to new releases and information has never been easier. Because of this one can’t help but feel overwhelmed by the seemingly infinite …

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Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Haze City “Amor Do Verao” (Cassé Records)

‘Amor do Verao’ is a Brazilian flavoured Broken Beat track that is inspired as much by Azymuth as it is by Kaidi Tatham. Drum samples provide a steady drive for cool Rhodes keys and growling Moog bass melodies creating a warm-up atmosphere to set the stage for a night of …

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Music Documentaries
Eclectic

Spaces – Montréal: Redefining the City’s Artistic Landscape

Montréal has long been a place where many realities have had to negotiate coexistence together in the same place, a fact that is etched onto every multilingual sign, and threaded into the daily interactions of strangers. As a result, there’s a history of reclaimed factories and loft spaces across the …

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Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: EVM128 “Controllers Stay”

The Bruk-wielding EVM128 of CoOp presents / Selectors Assemble shares a taste from his latest one-two-punch. As to be expected from the man (and the crew at large), soul-touching vocal pieces and Jazz-inspired keys are contrasted by neck snapping drum samples making it nearly impossible to stand still to. The …

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Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Ishmael Ensemble “First Light”

On 26th October multi-instrumentalist/DJ Pete Cunningham and cohorts aka Ishmael Ensemble present “Severn Songs 2”, the second in a 7” vinyl trilogy inspired by Bristol, its surrounding regions and, as the title suggests, the River Severn. The “Severn Songs” series marks Cunningham’s most ambitious project yet. Prior to expanding into …

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Interviews
Disco House / Techno

Marcel Vogel’s Lumberjacks In Hell Continues Upwards

In eight years, DJ, producer and label boss, Marcel Vogel has curated the Lumberjacks in Hell imprint into a highly respected portal of how the essence of Paradise Garage, Detroit Techno, and Chicago House can be tastefully brought into the contemporary dance music zeitgeist. When pressed about his sound, the …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Lonely C “Hold Up Ft. Kendra Foster (Mike Dunn BlackBall Instrumental)”

Lonely C (aka Charles Levine of Soul Clap) delivers the first single from his debut album “Charles & Tribulations”. For the original track, Lonely C called upon the vocal talent of Kendra Foster who’s made a name for herself touring the world with Parliament-Funkadelic and winning a grammy for her …

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House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Jovonn “Keepon” (Body N’Deep Records)

Jovonn returns to his Body N’Deep label to release the album “Timeless”, his first since “Blaque House” released on Code Red back in 2009. With releases on such labels as Clone, Apollonia and Dogmatik the last few years, Jovonn set up his Body N’Deep label in 2017 to release tracks …

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Beats Electronic

Exclusive Premiere: Aeshim “Hot Scissors” (Albert’s Favourites)

South London producer Aeshim readies another four pack of beats and melodies created on his treasured Juno 6 synthesizer! As with his debut EP “One Week Peak”, Aeshim challenged himself to produce each of the tracks on “Two Times Four” in a limited amount of hours. ‘Hot Scissors’ has an …

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