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Alex T, the hugely respected Leeds-based DJ, has died aged 25

Alex Theodossiadis, the much-loved Leeds-based DJ, has passed away at the age of 25 following a short illness.

Theodossiadis, who performed under the name Alex T, was born in Manchester, worked as a resident DJ on Rinse FM and often appeared as a guest on popular shows such as Garage Hour.

Having been based in Leeds for a number of years, Theodossiadis ran his popular event, On Rotation, Wire Club as well as working at the specialist shop Tribe Records.

While no specific details of his death have been released, a number of tributes have begun pouring in. “Alex’s unrelenting kindness and positivity was infectious to everyone around him, and extended even to those he’d never met,” Dimensions Festival said in a post on social media. “His support and encouragement for others was unmatched, a cornerstone of the scene, he will be deeply missed.

“It was our great privilege to call him family and to witness his exceptional talent and passion for music. We’re heartbroken to hear of Alex’s passing and send our love to his family and his friends, of whom there are countless.”

See the tributes, below.

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