Amir Alexander




A DJ since 93. A Producer since 98. A true student of the music/culture. Amir Alexander founded Vanguard Sound in Chicago during February 2006 to chart his own musical evolution and expression. His is a drive to raise the bar after every set, determined to fully express himself and to connect directly with the floor.

His own label Vanguard Sound is home to the producers that he has drawn close to him, sharing a common bond with the likes of Chris Mitchell, with whom he plays a jam orientated live when the pair’s schedules can meet. Away from his own EPs, producers to receive the Amir Alexander remix treatment include De Sluwe Vos and Beesmunt Soundsystem.

With productions reaching the ears and turntables of many dancers and DJs across the world, the ever self starting Amir soon put his first tour together in September 2012. After blowing away a series of top clubs, his first few tours of Europe included Panorama Bar Berlin, Rex and Concrete in Paris, Arma 17 in Moscow and secretsundaze in London. 2013 saw debuts in New York as well as a tour of Australia.

In both the studio and behind the decks this cat strives to bring a raw and gritty modern spin on classic Detroit, Chicago, and New York underground sounds.