Exclusive Premieres

Exclusive Premiere: Glenn Astro “MoStLy Gh0sTlY

MIMS is excited to premiere “MoStLy Gh0sTlY”, one of our favourite cuts from the forthcoming Glenn Astro album on Tartelet Records. Reminiscent of the ATCQ-sampled Red Clay, it certainly has a nostalgic tinge to it for golden age hip hip and perhaps even the early mutations of jungle and drum …

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Exclusive Premiere: Technoir “Haters Hate” (Forthcoming on Kengah Records)

A super fresh slice of modern electro funk with squeeze of pop, grooving at a perfect mid-pace. “Haters Hate” is the third single taken from Technoir’s forthcoming album, ‘Never Trust the Algorithm’. MIMS is also excited to share a brand new self-animated video that the Milan-based couple made to accompany …

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Exclusive Premiere: KARU “Root” (Forthcoming on Beat Machine Records)

Music Is My Sanctuary is excited to share something very different today. “Root”, an exciting blend of jazz, electronic music and hip hop from Italian musician and producer, KARU. Taken from forthcoming album, ‘Kuru’ on Beat Machine Records. According to KARU, “”Root” represents the starting idea from which all of …

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Exclusive Premiere: Beyond June “Keep Doing” Feat. Stan Smith (Forthcoming on Inner Tribe)

Our friend Inkswel & his Inner Tribe label share with us some brand new hip hop from Adelaide, courtesy of producer Beyond June, featuring Atlanta-based MC, Stan Smith, who you might have heard previously in collaboration with Daz-I-Kue. Hip hop with an electronic edge, “Keep Doing” is a a call …

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Exclusive Premiere: King Knut “Spellbound”

For our first premiere of the week, MIMS presents “Spellbound”, lead single from UK-based producer King Knut’s forthcoming “XL” EP, due for release Aug 21. “Spellbound” is a hypnotic, heavy affair, putting us in mind of gritty 90s NY hip hop, 90s trip hop, dub, and early Theo Parrish productions. …

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Exclusive Premiere: Strategy “Nom Wah Tea Parlour” (Forthcoming on Tru Thoughts)

Third premiere of the day! MIMS presents “Nom Wah Tea Parlour”, a hot-as-hell halftime D&B track by Mancunian MC & producer (legend of the north) Strategy. Taken from the forthcoming ‘Shapes: Sideways’ compilation on the Brighton, UK Tru Thoughts imprint. ‘Shapes: Sideways’ is the latest in Tru Thoughts’ series of …

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Exclusive Premiere: Dan Jose “This’s No Flu”

Excited to premiere this brand new beat, and share the accompanying video, lifted from Dan Jose’s forthcoming tape “Saccade” . 62 minutes of Corona Virus induced psychological turmoil and political chaos embedded on magnetic tape. Cassette and digital released on July 31st 2020. Dan Jose is a Bay Area USA …

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Exclusive Premiere: Jonny Drop “Love Will See Us Through”

A label very close to our hearts, Albert’s Favourites, invited us to have an early listen to their forthcoming Bandcamp-only release – ‘Sub Plot 2’, by label co-founder, DJ, producer, musician & graphic artist, Jonny Drop. Suffice to say, we fell in love with its mellow vibe, and picked this …

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Exclusive Premiere: Nico Lahs “Freedom”

Italian producer Nico Lahs makes his return after a 5 years hiatus with his first full-length album ever, ‘Freedom’, out May 25th on Detroit born/Beijing based Adeen Records. South Italy producer delved deeper into his roots and returned using an array of vintage analog and digital hardwares, to give life …

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Exclusive Premier: Pablo Valentino “Inspiração” (Eureka! Records)

EUREKA! is a house / deep house imprint and one of Tokyo’s most influential club nights since 2012. The label reaches across the globe with its roster of Atjazz, Detroit Swindle, Kyodai, Jamie 3:26, Lay-Far & Mad Mats. Their ethos is ‘Quality House Music, Never Betray’. Pablo Valentino is a …

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Interviews

Interview: ELAQUENT (Toronto) – Discussion hosted by LEXIS

Welcome to 6th edition of the Music Is My Sanctuary weekly interviews. As a reflection of the Music Is My Sanctuary philosophy, the artists I invite cover a wide range of styles. Just in the first 5 episodes so far we’ve covered Spiritual Jazz, House music, Yacht Rock, New Age, …

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Future Classics

RAS_G & The Afrikan Space Program “Dance of the Cosmos” (Akashik Records)

When Ras G mentioned in 2016 his “Gospel Of The God Spell” beat tape was a result of two brisk weeks of him running through the Gospel section of the “Wrecka Stow” he works at, making quick freestyle beats on his “Bluntch” breaks, using his Space Program 303. It characterized …

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