Xav is a musician and composer, from Dorset, UK.
As a composer Xav has written songs, music and score for numerous animated series including the BAFTA winning The Amazing World of Gumball, the latest offering from Cartoon Network, the Sci-fi adventure; Elliott From Earth (for which he received a Music + Sound Awards Nomination) and most recently the Joseph Gordon-Levitt produced Wolfboy and The Everything Factory for Apple TV+
As a musician Xav produces his unique brand of psychedelic pop with bands Itchy Teeth, Captain Fix & The Midnight Honeys and Starfish Men. Playing in bands and writing songs since a teenager, Xav has spent as much time in his bedroom making records as he has touring Europe with his band and experimenting live. As a guitarist Xav has appeared in Danny Boyle's film Yesterday, performed on soundtracks and been lucky enough to work with acclaimed composers Daniel Pemberton and Michael Giacchino.
Xav's debut solo album, the psychedelic and dreamy 'magic arrow' will appear this year, with a run of singles leading up to the release. He is currently wrapping up work on the score and original songs for a new animated series from Apple TV called Wolfboy and the Everything Factory as well as starting work on a new show for Cartoon Network and HBO Max