Victor Davies 'Hear the Sound Remixed' album has sold out in most stores! If you haven't got a copy of this album you can now only get the CD from a few Amazon Marketplace sellers or through download stores such as iTunes. However you get it don't miss out!
Let Afro Gigolo sort out your Valentine's Day! Are you still looking for a way to show that special someone how much you care this February 14th? Well what could be more romantic than an intimate Victor Davies gig in the very birthplace of amore: Italy! Victor will be performing live on St. Valentine's night in the beautiful surroundings of I Fontanili Musica, Gallarate (Milan). See Victor's live page for further details.
Afro Gigolo Records would like to wish everyone all the best for 2008! We're extremely grateful for the wonderful response we've had in the last 12 months to our releases: Hear the Sound, Hear the Sound Remixed, and Unplugged in Japan. There's loads more good stuff to look forward to in the coming 12 months: the new Victor Davies album (fresh sounds - trust me, you'll like it!) not to mention the long-awaited Dahiqi album (at last!). Forget 2008, maybe we should call it two thousand and GREAT! (Sorry, that was just too cheesy *embarrassed smile*)
There's a new Victor Davies music video! Filmed just outside Warsaw, this one is for Victor's collaboration track with the Polish producer Smolik and is taken from Smolik's gold album 3. Have a look on the videos page...
LAST MINUTE GIG ANNOUNCEMENT: Victor Davies will be performing in Belgrade, Serbia this very weekend (Saturday 1st Dec)! It'll be cold godammit but if you can make it down to 25 Maj you'll soon find your cockles warmed as you boogie on down to a rare live performance of the remix album! See the live page for the latest gig information.
TRIBUTE TO GOYA: On a serious note, we at Afro Gigolo Records are very sorry to hear the news about Goya Music Distribution closing down. Goya was instrumental in spreading the West London sound worldwide and we have to thank them for introducing our music to an international audience. We wish all the best to Mike, Spencer and everyone else at Goya for the future. xxx
Davies 'Hear the Sound Remixed' out this month! Hot
on the heels of Victor Davies’ critically-acclaimed third album ‘Hear
the Sound’ comes this fresh and exciting remix album. ‘Hear
the Sound Remixed’ includes contributions from such heavyweight
producers as Louie Vega, Afro Gigolo, Domu, DJ Kawasaki,
Yukihiro Fukutomi, UFO, Smolik, Yam Who, Rainy City, Atjazz, and Sleep
Walker, as well as a guest appearance from UK vocalist Jucxi
Victor Davies 'Unplugged in Japan' now available on iTunes! This special release includes acoustic versions of songs from all three of Victor's albums recorded live. These tracks can only be downloaded on iTunes and are not available on CD or vinyl. Our shop page will take you straight there.
3 pairs of tickets to give away for Victor Davies' Manchester gig this Friday! Email us through the mailing list form by 5pm on Thursday 22nd February to enter the draw. Check the live page for more details of the show.
Two Victor Davies gigs to look forward to this month! Victor will be in Manchester on Friday 23rd then you can catch him in Warsaw on Saturday 24th with a very special guest... Smolik! Check the live page for more details.
If you missed Victor Davies' feature on BBC London News you can now watch it on this site. Click here to go to Victor's press page and see his interview with Gary Crowley.
Set your Sky Plus... Victor Davies will be featuring on BBC London news this Tuesday 17th October! Victor chats (and spars!) with the respected music critic Gary Crowley at East London's famous Peacock Boxing Gym. The interview will be broadcast on BBC1 at 1.30pm & 6.30pm. Check out some behind the scenes photos here.
Victor Davies' interview with Straight Up is online now! In this in-depth feature, Victor talks to Mat D about Hear the Sound, playing live in Japan, Kyoto Jazz Massive & more. Check it out here.
Victor Davies live on BBC Radio 4, Saturday 5th August! Don't miss Victor's guest appearance on Loose Ends @ 6.15pm. Ned Sherrin's other guests are Toby Young, Andrew Robb, David Quantick, Richard Hawley, comedian Mary Bourke, and Hanne Hukkelberg. Listen to Radio 4 on 92-95FM & 198LW, or online.
LUCKY DIP! 3 signed copies of Hear the Sound up for grabs! Order Victor Davies' latest album from our new online music store today and you could receive one of the signed ones! Lucky Dip ends 10th August 2006.
Victor's interview with Tom Robinson (BBC 6 Music) is now online. Listen to Victor chatting with Tom and his live acoustic performance of two tracks from 'Hear the Sound' here.
Joy Denalane & Mark Wilkins to support Victor's Jazz Cafe show on 14th June. Joy is an Afro German storyteller, political poet, and passionate soul diva who is joined on her album by the legendary Hugh Masekela. Mark is a London-based singer/songwriter who will be performing acoustic renditions of his heartfelt compositions. The live show will be followed by a Wah Wah club night featuring a live set from Motiv plus DJs Dom Servini and Simon Goss. What a night! Buy your tickets here before they sell out!
Listen to Victor's live session with the legendary Tom Robinson (TRB) on BBC 6Music. The show is available on the BBC Radio Player until 6th June. Get to it here. Victor is on 1 hour into the programme.
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Listen to Victor Davies performing tracks from his new album live on London's Smooth FM 102.2. Victor will be Rosie Kendrick's guest on the nights of Friday 28th April & Saturday 29th April between midnight and 2am (GMT) as part of UK Music Week. Live streaming is available here.
COMPETITION! A limited edition Afro Gigolo Records T-shirt plus a Hear the Sound badge and keyring are up for grabs to celebrate the Japanese release of Hear the Sound. Enter the draw by filling in our mailing list form. Competition closes Monday 17th April.
Victor Davies' Japan live dates announced. April will see Victor's first public shows in Japan since 2001. Catch him in Nagoya, Osaka, Yokohama and Tokyo. Details here.
EXCLUSIVE! Preview tracks from the new Victor Davies album (including Victor's duet with Bebel Gilberto) on this site. Available here first! Let us know what you think of the new tracks by filling in our comments form.
HEAR THE SOUND'S JAPAN RELEASE DATE HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED: Victor Davies' new album will be in stores 1st March 2006!
Victor Davies is now on MySpace.com. Join the community and show your support by becoming a friend. Here is the link.
Victor Davies is to appear on BBC Radio 5 Live's Xmas Eve show. Tune in to 909 & 693 AM on Saturday 24th December at 3pm to hear Victor talking to presenter Phil Williams and playing an exclusive acoustic version of 'Comigo'. This will be the first performance of this track anywhere in the world so don't miss it!
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