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Alex Gold is a British born music producer and the creative A&R behind the iconic and legendary Xtravaganza Record label, now celebrating 25 years in existence.

As a true visionary, Alex has been involved in over 56 UK National Top 40 Hit records, 2 UK National No.1 Hit records, and has his hand in over 15 million record sales.


Having worked and collaborated with major artists including Bryan Adams, Prince, Marie Brennan (of Clannad), Annie Lennox, Phillip Oakey (of The Human League), Chuck D of Public Enemy and Ice T; Alex Gold has also been responsible for launching some of the biggest names in Dance Music today, including the likes of No.1 Dutch DJ and multimillion dollar talent Armin Van Buuren (whose debut single Blue Fear was released by Gold’s Xtravaganza label in 1997). Alex Gold is also credited with the executive production and inception of multi-million selling and heritage Electronic Music album
artist Chicane.


In the early part of Alex Gold’s career, he learnt his trade through working in independent UK music distribution company Spartan Music, where he worked on campaigns for labels such as Mute Records and artists such as Depeche Mode and Erasure. Alex was later headhunted to work at hugely successful German record label ZYX Music. During his time at ZYX, Alex worked as A&R under CBS Germany’s founder Bernhard Mikulski and headed up many central European Hit signings. Whilst at ZYX, Alex also worked with Dorian Gray -Frankfurt Resident DJ and Techno Pioneer Torsten Fenslau on his Abfart Frankfurt Techno imprint.

In 1994, Alex was again headhunted by “edel Records” Germany (at the time a major European music power house) and later jointly headed up the A&R team and became responsible for signings such as Prince’s independent album Exodus and the No 1 hit single “The Most Beautiful girl in the world”.


In 1996, Gold founded Xtravaganza Recordings, which became a multi-million selling record label and is synonymous with the Cosmopolitan Ibiza dance sound we know today. Xtravaganza is now in its 25th Anniversary and has acclaimed Electronic Music Heritage.


A rare breed of individual who has not only achieved huge and credible success as a creative Artist/Performer and Music Producer, but also as an executive and maverick entrepreneur known for creating "out of the box" strategic solutions in difficult scenarios to achieve the ultimate success.


Alex Gold is a true Ibiza and Balearic pioneer having first performed on the island in 1989 and then subsequently featured on and promoted his own Headline Residency Xtravaganza Nights at Privilege Ibiza (The largest club in the World / Guinness Book World of Records) and the legendary Space Ibiza Club.

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Business Career Highlights and Achievements

In 1994, Alex Gold headed the A&R team at “edel” Records in Hamburg, Germany that was responsible for signing Prince when he became “The Artist Formerly Known As”. The signing included European rights for the album Exodus which included the UK and European No.1 Hit “The Most Beautiful Girl In The World”. In 1996, Alex Gold founded Xtravaganza Recordings through “edel” Records Germany.

 

The first release by the artist Chicane and was a track entitled “Offshore” which reached No.12 in the UK national charts and became a huge Hit across Europe.

 

In 1999, Alex Gold signed a worldwide $5M draw down deal with Sony Music Europe for Xtravaganza. The deal was later extended to a direct deal with Columbia Records US.

 

In 2000, Alex Gold achieved his second UK No.1 Hit single with Chicane featuring Bryan Adams. Subsequently, Chicane’s Album “Behind The Sun” became BPI Gold sales status in the UK.

 

In 2000, Alex Gold and Xtravaganza scored the biggest Hit of the label’s career. Public Domain “Operation Blade”. The Track featured a sample from the Wesley Snipes Blade Movie. The Hit went on to sell millions of copies worldwide and became Silver Sales Status in the UK and Germany and Triple Platinum in Australia.

In 2001, Alex Gold and Xtravaganza procured a Million Pound ($1.5 M) sync deal with international advertising agency McCann Erikson to use Chicane’s Track Saltwater on its Global Campaign for Tourism Ireland.

 

In 2005, Alex Gold’s track “Back from A Break” was licensed to Sky TV Sports and became the Sync’d TV Theme tune to Premiership Football in the UK.

 

In 2006, Alex Gold and Xtravaganza signed to Richard Branson’s V2 label.

 

In 2011, The Xtravaganza Catalogue was signed to the BBC in London.

 

In 2012, Alex Gold (as alias Dehasse) and Xtravaganza were commissioned as consultants to mix and oversee the release of the official theme tune to the London 2012 Olympic Games; “Harder Than You Think” by Public Enemy. Gold’s mix was sync’d by the UK’s ITV and Channel 4 TV stations for their TV coverage of the Games and subsequently became a UK National Top 5 Hit.

 

In 2014 / 2016, Gold’s track (alias Dehasse) “Mountains We Can’t Climb” was licensed and sync’d on the US national campaigns for Roxy Clothing / Etnies Skateboarding and Fox Head Clothing.

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Music Producer

Alex Gold is a world-renowned Music Producer and has had been involved over 56 UK National Top 40 Hit records, 2 UK National No.1 Hit records, and has had his hand in over 15 million record sales world wide.

 

Alex has a refined ear as a Music Producer  which enables him to bridge the gap between the lofty world of credible chart success and the most underground Techno track.

 
 
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Alex Gold performing live during his headline  residency at the world famous Privilege : Ibiza

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DJ and Performer

Alex Gold has performed in just about every corner of the world where an electronic music scene exists.

 

Alex is known and documented as an Ibiza Pioneer and has held headline residencies at world famous Night Clubs such as Privilege and Space in Ibiza and Club Space in Miami.

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Alex Gold performing live during his headline residency at the world famous Space : Ibiza

 
A&R Consultant and Executive Producer

Alex Gold has achieved much success as an A&R Executive and Consultant cementing his legacy in Global Electronic Music History.

 

In addition to the 56 UK top 40 hit records, 2 UK No 1 Hits and 15 million record sales, Alex has been responsible for discovering and developing some of the greatest Electronic artists in the world such as Armin Van Burren ( whose first ever single Blue Fear appeared on Gold’s Xtravaganza Imprint back in 1997). Alex is also credited with the inception and development of multi-million selling act Chicane.

 

Alex Gold was additionally responsible for the first 2 Chicane Albums Far From The Maddening Crowds and Behind the Sun. These albums featured classic and legendary hits Saltwater (feat.Marie Brenan), Don’t Give Up (feat. Byan Adams) and Offshore. Alex has also worked with H,eritage Hip Hop acts Ice T and Public Enemy.

In 2012, Gold was commissioned to consult on the release of Public Enemy’s “Harder Than You Think”. Alex Gold remixed the track under his alias Dehasse and the track became a UK top 5 single and was commissioned as the Official TV Theme tune to the London 2012 Olympic Games by the UK’s Channel 4 and ITV.

In 2000, Gold scored a huge global hit with Public Domain ‘Operation Blade” which featured not only Public Enemy’s classic quotes from their famous concert in London’s Hammersmith Odeon in 1997, but also an excerpt from Wesley Snipes Blade Movie (New Order “Confusion”)

 

If you are an artist either signed or unsigned and or you are a record label, either Major or Independent, and would like to discuss a project please reach out.

 

Alex Gold is available for A&R consultancy / Please contact through the contact form.

 
Discography
A&R and Executive Production Credits​​

The Source feat. Candy Staton "You Got The Love" (Single). 1991 (Central European German Signing).
ZYX Records Germany 1991 Single UK Top 5 Hit.

 

Double You " Please Don't Go " (Single).
ZYX Records 1992.
European-wide Top 10 Hit / million selling.

 

Liberation "Liberation" (Single).
ZYX Records 1992.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Blue Bamboo “ABC & D” (Single).
Escapade / Rumor Records 1993.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

The Rockford Files "You Sexy Dancer" (Single).
Escapade / Rumor Records 1993.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

DJ Power Vol. 1 Mix CD Album Featuring Danny Rampling.

Escapade / Rumor Records 1993.
(BBC Radio One DJ).

 

DJ Power Vol. 2 Mix CD Album Featuring Farley & Heller / Boys Own . Escapade / Rumor Records 1993.

 

DJ Power Vol. 3 Mix CD Album Featuring Sister Bliss / Faithless.  Escapade / Rumor Records 1993.

 

Toney Di Bart "The Real Thing" (Single).
“edel” Records German Signing.

UK No.1 Hit 1994.

 

Danny Rampling's "Love Groove Dance Party " Volumes 1 and 2 (DJ Mix Album).
Metropole Music 1994.  Certified Silver Sales Status.

 

Prince and The New Power Generation   

" Exodus " (Album).
Europe Wide signing ”edel” Records 1994.

 

Prince and The New Generation "The Most Beautiful Girl in the world " (Single). “edel” Records 1994.
UK No.1 Hit / BPI Gold sales status.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prince and the New Generation “The Good Life " (Single).
“edel” Records 1994
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Autentico Ibiza DJ Mix CD with Danny Rampling, Alex Gold, Alfredo and Pipi. (Album). Metropole Music 1994.

 

Danny Rampling's "Love Groove Dance Party " Volumes 3 and 4(DJ Mix Album). Metropole Music 1995.
BPI Certified Silver Sales Status.

 

Danny Rampling's "Love Groove Dance Party " Volumes 5 and 6 (DJ Mix Album).
Metropole Music1995.
BPI Certified UK Silver Sales Status.

 

Chicane "Offshore" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings1996
UK Top 40 Hit / No.12.

Mr. Jack "Wiggley World" (Single). AKA Junior Jack
Xtravaganza Recordings1996.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Autentico Ibiza DJ mix CD with Alfredo and Alex Gold.
Blanco y Negro Spain 1997.

 

Chicane "Sunstroke" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings1997.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Scotty Deep " Brooklyn Beats " (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings1997.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Chicane "Offshore" feat. Power Circle (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings1997.

UK Top 40 Hit / German Top 20 Hit.

 

Airscape " Pacific Melody " (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 1997.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Armin Van Buuren "Blue Fear " (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 1997 (The first ever single from Armin Van Buuren).
UK Top 40 Hit.

Chicane " Lost You Somewhere" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 1997.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Agnelli and Nelson "El Nino" (Single).
Xtravanganza Recordings 1997.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Alex Whitcomb and Big C (Andy C of Groove Armada) " Ice Rain " (Single). Xtravanganza Recordings 1997.
UK Top 40 Hit.

Chicane "Far From the Maddening Crowd" (Album).Xtravanganza Recordings 1997 (Executive Production and A&R Credit).

Disco Citizens "Foot Print " (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 1997.
UK Top 40 Hit / Germany Top 20 Hit.

 

Black Connection "Give Me Rhythm" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 1998 UK Top 40 Hit. Theme tune To Hit UK TV show ‘Club @ Vision”.

 

Tomski "14 Hours to Save the Earth " (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 1998.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Disco Citizens " Nagasaki Badger " (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 1998.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Airscape " Amazon Chant " (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 1998.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Black Connection "I'm Going To Get You Baby " (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 1998.

UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Chicane feat. Mason " Strong In Love " (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 1998.
UK Top 40 Hit.

Chicane feat. Marie Brennan "Saltwater". (Single).Xtravaganza Recordings 1999.UK & European Top 10 Hit.Theme to Irish Tourism 2000 -2004 McCann Erickson Global Sync License TV Campaign.

 

Agnelli & Nelson "Every Day". (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 1999.
UK Top 20 Hit.

 

Balearic Bill "Destination Sunshine" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 1999.
UK Top 40 Hit (Includes Mix from Tiesto).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rythm of Life " You Put Me In Heaven With Your Touch" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 1999.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Airscape "L' Esperanza" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 1999.
UK Top 40 Hit (Includes mix from Armin Van Burren).

 

Delirium feat. Sarah Mclachlan “Silence” (Single).
Nettwerk Records 1999.
UK top 20 Hit.  Airscape Mixes.

Chicane feat. Bryan Adams "Don't Give Up" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2000.
UK No.1 Hit.

 

 

Chicane "Behind The Sun" (Album).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2000.
Million Selling Album Globally / BPI Gold Sales Status UK.

 

Chicane "Halcyon" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2000.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Chicane "No Ordinary Morning" (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2000.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Public Domain "Operation Blade" (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2000.

UK and European Top 10 Hit 5M Copies sold Worldwide.

Other Global sales Credits incl. Triple platinum Sales Status in Australia and New Zealand.

 

Chicane "Autumn Tactics" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2000.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Agnelli & Nelson "Hudson Street" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2000.
UK Top 20 Hit.

 

 

 

 

 

Ibiza " Euphoria " TV Advertised Mix Album (Album).
Tell Star Records/ Xtravaganza Recordings 2000.
UK Top 5 Compilations Chart / BPI Silver Sales Status.

Tomski feat. Jan Johnson "Love Will Come" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2001.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Voodoo and Serano "Blood Is Pumping" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2001.
UK Top 20 Hit.

Public Domain feat. Chuck D of Public Enemy "Rock Da Funky Beats" (Single). Xtravaganza Recordings 2001.
UK Top 20 Hit.

 

Public Domain "Hard Hop Super Stars" (Album).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2001.

 

Public Domain "Too Many MC's" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2001.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Agnelli & Nelson "Embrace" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2001.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Svenson & Gielen "The Beauty Of Silence" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2001.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Liquid "Orlando Dawn" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2001.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Agnelli & Nelson "Vegas" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2001.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Eye To Eye feat. Taka Boom "Just Can't Get Enough" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2001.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Ascension "For A Life Time" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2002 (includes mix from Above and Beyond).
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Madelyne "Beautiful Child" (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2002.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Alex Gold feat. Phil Oakey “LA Today” (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2002.
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Agnelli & Nelson “Every Day 2002” Alex Gold Remix (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2002.
UK Top 40 Hit.
Remix Credit.

 

Ascension “For a Life Time” (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2002 (includes remix by Above & Beyond).
UK Top 40 Hit.

 

Chicane feat. Bryan Adams “Don’t Give Up 2004” Alex Gold Remix (Single).
Xtravaganza Recordings 2004.
UK Top 40 Hit.

Public Enemy “Harder Than You Think” (Single).
Slam Jamz Records 2012
UK Top 5 single (Dehasse remix).
Production and remix credit as alias Dehasse.
The official UK TV theme tune to the London 2012 Olympic Game

Production and Remix Credits

Prince and the New Generation “The Good Life" (Single).

“edel” Records 1994 UK Top 40 Hit.

Platinum People Remix partnered with Hugely Successful UK Pop producer Ray Hedges.

 

Scooter “Move Your Ass” (Single).

“edel" Records” 1994 German top 10 Hit / UK top 40 Hit.

Platinum People Remix.

 

Autentico Ibiza DJ Mix CD with Danny Rampling, Alex Gold, and legendary Ibiza

residents Alfredo and PIpi. (Album).

Metropole Music 1994.

 

Autentico Ibiza 2 DJ mix CD with Alfredo and Alex Gold.

Blanco y Negro Records Spain 1997.

 

Balearic Bill “Destination Sunshine” (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 1999.

UK top 40 Hit.

Production and Writer credit.

 

Xtravaganza Mix mixed by Alex Gold (DJ mix Album).

Columbia Records US 2001.

 

Ibiza Xtravaganza Mixed by Alex Gold (DJ mix Album).

Radical Records US 2002.

 

Agnelli & Nelson “Every Day 2002” (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2002.

UK Top 40 Hit.

Remix Credit .

 

Alex Gold feat .Phil Oakey “LA Today” (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2002.

UK Top 40 Hit.

Production and Writer credit.

 

Alex Gold “Back from a Break” (Album).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2004.

Title track “Back from a Break” used as theme to Premiership Football by UK Sky Sports

2004 /2007.

Alex Gold “Stranded In Paradise” (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2004.

 

Annie Lenox “In To The West” (Theme from Lord of The Rings)

New Line Cinema 2004/2005.

Electronic Remix.

 

Long Lost Summer In Space Ibiza (DJ Mix Album).

Mixed by Alex Gold and Pete Gooding

Xtravaganza Recordings/ V2 Recordings 2007.

Alex Gold Headline Residency at The legendary Space Ibiza Venue 2007.

 

Alex Gold “Give It Up / Reaction” (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2008.

Beatport No.1 Hit.

 

Alex Gold “Energy Bomb” (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2008.

Beatport Top 10 Hit.

Chicane feat. Bryan Adams “Don’t Give Up 2004” Alex Gold Remix (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2004.

UK top 40 Hit.

Remix .

 

Public Enemy “Harder Than You Think” (Single).

Slam Jamz Records 2012.

UK Top 5 Hit (Dehasse Remix).

Production and remix credit as alias Dehasse.

The official UK TV theme tune to the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Alex Gold presents Dehasse “In Da House”. (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2011.

Beatport Top 10.

Production and Writer Credit.

 

Alex Gold presents Dehasse “The Alchemist” (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2011.

Beatport Top 10.

Production and Writer Credit.

 

Alex Gold presents Dehasse “Canadian Angel” (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2011.

Production and Writer Credit.

 

Alex Gold presents Dehasse “Sick In the Octave” (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2012.

Beatport Top 40.

Production and Writer Credit.

 

Alex Gold presents Dehasse Featuring Princess Nyah

“What A Night” (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2012.

Production and Writer Credit.

 

Alex Gold presents Dehasse “Sabourin” (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2014.

Beatport Top 40.

Production and Writer Credit.

 

Alex Gold presents Dehasse “Why Yeah (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2014.

Beatport Top 40.

Production and Writer Credit.

 

Alex Gold presents Dehasse “Carnival De San Rafael” (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2015

Beatport Top 40

Production and Writer Credit.

 

Alex Gold presents Dehasse “Get Ignited (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2015.

Beatport top 40.

Production and Writer Credit.

 

Alex Gold presents Dehasse “Freedom Of Society” (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2016.

Beatport Top 40.

Production and Writer Credit.

 

Alex Gold presents Dehasse feat Ice T “This Djs Reckless “ (Single). Xtravaganza Recordings 2016.

Beatport top 20.

Production and Writer Credit.

 

Alex Gold presents Dehasse “You Make Me Feel” (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2016.

Released only on Café Mambo Ibiza compilation Album.

 

Alex Gold presents Dehasse “Mountains We Can’t Climb” (Single). Xtravaganza Recordings 2016.

Beatport Top 10.

Used and synced by Roxy Clothing / Fox Head Clothing / Etnies for their respective US advertising campaign’s. Also used by Insomniac Events on various Trailers.

Production and Writer Credit.

 

Alex Gold presents Dehasse “Excel” (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2015.

Beatport Top 40.

 

Alex Gold presents Dehasse “Dorian Grey” (Single).

Xtravaganza Recordings 2018.

Production and Writer Credit.

 
Public Speaking

Alex Gold has spent 3 decades in the Music and Entertainment Business as an accredited and decorated A&R, Entrepreneur, Music Producer and Performer in his own right. Alex has worked with some of the greatest artists in the world and experienced some of the highest highs and the lowest lows a human being could possibly experience. Alex has routinely overcome adversity, beat the odds and achieved some extraordinary milestones.

 

From the highs of independently created No1 hit records, Multi Million Dollar Record Deals and packed headline DJ residencies at the World’s greatest Night Clubs… to the lows of lying in hospital with a broken back for 6 months, a long recovery, and the navigating of his Xtravaganza Label through murky waters to reach 25 years in existence.

 

Alex Gold is a true living testament to the art of survival and resilience in one of the toughest businesses on the planet. Alex Gold as a keynote speaker offers a true insight of his life experiences (both highs and lows) and successes within the Music Industry and beyond.

 

In addition to a wider motivational uplifting experience, Alex shares with his audience the art of pivoting to overcome major set backs, and an introduction to a tenacious mindset, empowering an individual to fight on through adversity and achieve ultimate success.

 

Alex Gold is available for all speaking engagements. Please contact through the contact form.

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