LEXIS (Founder of Music Is My Sanctuary)

Lexis is a Montreal-based DJ and the founder of MusicIsMySanctuary.com + 24HoursofVinyl.com


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Lexis has been one of the pillars of the Montreal music scene in the past 15+ years. He is one of the most versatile DJ’s and influential tastemakers out there – always digging for future classics & forgotten treasures. He founded Music Is My Sanctuary in 2007 which has now grown into one of the best independent websites for lovers of next level music from all over the world. He also created the 24 Hours Of Vinyl project, a worldwide non-profit vinyl event, which has travelled to London, Paris, New York, San Francisco, and more.

Lexis’ monthly radio show and mixes have gotten acclaim from the likes of Ninja Tune, Mixcloud (which voted him top 10 of the last three years), OkayPlayer, Vice, EgoTrip and Radio Nova. He hosts a bi-monthly radio show on Gilles Peterson’s WWFM radio. He also collaborates with french producer Onra on a mix and event series called “Throw Em’Up” devoted to mid 90’s R&B rarities.

In the past few years Lexis has shared worldwide stages and festivals with lots of artists from very different scenes: Theo Parrish, Gilles Peterson, DJ EZ, Floating Points, Kaytranada, Dam-Funk, Quantic and more.

Radio & Mix Appearances

NTS Radio
Worldwide FM (Gilles Peterson)
Red Light Radio
Rinse FM
Superfly FM 98.3 (Vienna)
Ninja Tune’s Solid Steel Show
B92 Serbia
Lefto’s Radio Show (Brussels)
Nasty FM (London)
CBC Radio & Radio-Canada
Laidback Radio (Belgium)

Worldwide Festival (2015-2016)
Dimensions Festival (2015-2016)
Southern Soul Festival – Montenegro (2013-2014)
Piknic Electronik Montreal (2008-2010-2011-2012-2014)
Igloofest (2013-2016)
Canadian Music Week (2013)
Nuit Blanche (2012-2013-2014-2015)
Montreal Jazz Fest (2012-2015)
TED Montreal (2012)
Pop Montréal (2010-2011-2013)
Poland – UK – Belgium – Switzerland – France – Austria – France – Serbia – Montenegro – Germany


Theo Parrish (Detroit, Sound Signature)
Dam-Funk (Los Angeles, Stones Throw)
Onra (France, All City)
Floating Points (UK, Eglo Records)
Shuggie Otis (US, Epic Records)
Kaytranada (Canada, HW&W Records)
Pearson Sound (UK, Hessle Audio)
Julio Bashmore (UK)
Paul Nice (NY)
Mark De Clive-Lowe (US, Tru Thoughts)
Lefto (Belgium, Brownswood Records)
Bonobo (Ninja Tune)
Africa HiTech (UK, Warp Records)
Zed Bias (UK, Tru Thoughts)
Blu & Exile (US)
El-B (UK, Ghost Recordings)
Kahn (UK, Gorgon Sound)
Quantic (UK, Tru Thoughts)
Mount Kimbie (UK, Hot Flush)
Roska (UK, Rinse)
Pursuit Grooves (US, Tectonic)
Mary Anne Hobbs (UK, BBC Radio 1)
RSD (UK, Tectonic Records)
Nickodemus (NY, Wonderwheel)
Take (Los Angeles, Alpha Pup Records)
Kris Wadsworth (Detroit, Poker Flat)
Jacques Greene (Montreal, Lucky Me)
Elaquent (Toronto)
Lorn (Ninja Tune)
BadBadNotGood (Toronto)
Waajeed (Detroit)

Dorian Concept (Austria, Ninja Tune)
Jazzanova (Germany)
Slum Village (Detroit)
Jose James (Brownswood, US)
Kid Koala (Canada, Ninja Tune)
Alice Russell (UK)
Shigeto (Ghostly, US)
Untold (Hemlock, UK)
Poirier (Canada, Ninja Tune Records)
Dj Vadim (UK, BBE Records)
DJ Day (US, The Do-Over)
Skratch Bastid (Canada)
Tortured Soul (New York)
Alexander Nut (Rinse FM, UK)
Silkie (UK, Deep Medi Records)
Ras G (Los Angeles, Brainfeeder)
Samiyam (US, Brainfeeder)
Teebs (US, Brainfeeder)
Dibia$e (US, Alpha Pup)
Kenlo (Canada)
Alaclair Ensemble (Canada)
Lone (UK, Werk Discs)
Soulphiction (Germany, Philpot)
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (New York)
XI (Orca Records, Toronto)
Christian Pronovost (Canada, Lost Heroes)
Lunice (Montreal)
45 King (New York)
Eddie C (Germany)
Groundislava (Los Angeles)
Soul Jazz Orchestra (Ottawa, Strut Records)
Amir (“Kon & Amir”, New York)

and tons and tons of talented Montreal people!