Alex Cavan (born June 3, 1993) is a South African singer/song writer, musician.
Passion and soul drive the core of Alex's songs with a smooth yet raspy voice while some ambient acoustic tendencies take to the fore but an undercurrent of lurking energy and almost rock like stirrings seem to simmer beneath the surface.
He released his debut album in October 2015 with 9 original tracks and a cover of Bob Marley's "Redemption Song" and has been on the rise since, opening for popular South African artists such as Khan Morbee (The Parlotones), Jeremy Loops Matthew Mole and Shaun Jacobs.
This young muso has spread his vibrations across South Africa, touring all parts of his country and performing at multiple events and shows. This includes festivals such as the “Earth Home Project” Hosted by Terra-khaya with Greenpop partnering to host the tree planting day to give back to the environment.
In 2016, he made his presence known in the UK introducing songs from his album on both BBC Nottingham and Lincolnshire stations along with two live sessions and 3 Interviews.
Also in 2016, Alex Cavan was the only South African to be featured on a UK-produced album “A Breath of Fresh Air” featuring unsigned artists from around the world.
In 2017, Alex was a contestant on The Voice SA Season 2, reaching the Top 32 getting Bobby Van Jaarsveld as a coach and getting through the knockout rounds to secure him a spot in Team Bobby’s final 8.
Alex has recently released his second album "Introspection"
Recorded in the mountains of hogsback and Impo Studio. Mixed by Keiran Ritson. Mastered by Will Els.
After moving to the U.K. in 2018. He released the single “Caught In The System” which was released in January 2019, followed by three more singles: “Dreams and Better Times”, “Ethereal Mind”and “All For You”
CΛVΛИ is now busy working on new music to begin releasing by the end of the year. With a natural bluesy-rock feel, adapted ever so effortlessly by this musician. The new music is definitely something to talk about!
Keep an eye out , as there will be more music coming your way soon!
27.01.19 - "Grantham welcomes South African celebrity after appearance on The Voice" - Grantham Journal
28.03.19 - "Alex Cavan shares new track "Dreams And Better Times" - It's All Indie
12.07.19 - "Alex Cavan...A Man On A Mission" - Root Live Music
02.06.17 - "From 'Voice SA' to Hogsback, Cavan set to release second album." - The Herald
10.11.17 - "Cavan’s latest album comes from the heart" - The Herald
16.01.16 - "Young PE muso only South African to cut it on UK album" - The Herald