Amsterdam Dance Event

19/20/21/22/23 Oct 2016

K-Alexi
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K-Alexi

Deejay, producer, composer, K’ Alexi Shelby has been hailed as “Proper house
music’s most prolific exponent at the moment." by DJ Mag. He is regarded as
one of
Chicago's early pioneers of House music and considered one of the key
innovators of house and techno. He planted his house music seed in the early
80’s and has helped shape the true Chicago underground, house sound.
Shortly after his passion bloomed so did a prolific music career that has
spanned over 30 years. As a teen in the mid 80’s, K' Alexi developed
friendships with Frankie Knuckles and Ron Hardy. The cultivation of his
massive musical catalogue has overflowed into his albums and the three labels
he heads up: K Klassik; a fusion of old skool meeting new, Black 13; the
beautiful, raw, and sublime; and TecSoDeep, soulful acid grooves spinning
together to infiltrate ear buds through musical personification. The music has
led to legendary collaborations with artists such as The Pet Shop Boys,
Derrick May, Larry Heard, Robert Owens, Felix da Housecat, Will Smith and
hundreds of other and countless compilations. He is regarded and respected
all over the world as a true underground house legend.
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