VFSix performs their own songs of lounge, trip-hop, smooth-jazz, acid-jazz, nu-jazz and chillout styles. They were the first who took up these genres in the big country. And they have done so in style, remaining true to their own exotic roots whilst reflecting the ever changing and developing Moscow urban life. Their own style was named light trip-hop. Sound of the band is laconic, yet very rich. The quality of sound and the unique style - that what draws attention to the band. Download all mus...
VFSix performs their own songs of lounge, trip-hop, smooth-jazz, acid-jazz, nu-jazz and chillout styles. They were the first who took up these genres in the big country. And they have done so in style, remaining true to their own exotic roots whilst reflecting the ever changing and developing Moscow urban life. Their own style was named light trip-hop. Sound of the band is laconic, yet very rich. The quality of sound and the unique style - that what draws attention to the band.
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Music of VFSix is regularly played by radiostations such as Silver Rain, Radio Jazz, Love Radio, Relax FM, Megapolis FM, Radio Maximum and many other radiostations of Russian and European cities, and Internet broadcastings too. Videos of VFSix are rotated on A-ONE, MTV, StyleTV, O2TV, MusicBoxTV, NeoTV.
VFSix was found by Victor V.I.C Sound (6-str.bass) and Fannie F. (vocal), and with their desire to write music they themselves would exclusively like, without any restrictions in format, trends, not setting any goals. First drummer of the band was Svetlana Shumkova. Now she lives in Canada and continues playing music. After her leaving, Svetlana Deinekina was playing with VFSix on drums.
VFSix released two studio albums and DVD Live.
Their first album vfsecret (2005) – tender, full of city melancholy, secrets and twilight of night streets. In the recording took part Anders Honore, well-known Denmark saxophonist, who sometimes plays live with the band, and ethnic fiddler Raffi A. (USA). Version of a song "Pain" was recorded in Copenhagen together with musicians of Bassworks (Denmark).
In 2007 Ilya Richter (FM) - famous moscow DJ - joined to VFSix for assisting to the band with electronic parts of performances.
The second album – VF's World (2007) – represents an outlook to the West, with contributions by Berlin based Pat Appleton (DePhazz) and Afro-Danish singer Pearl A..
In 2008 VFSix's got a new member and a new instrument: THEreminGIRL and her magical theremin with unique analog sound and custom made sound effects.
VFSix has live playing experience on big stages around the world. A live performance of VFSix at Jazz Koktebel Festival, where they played on one stage with De Phazz, won many hearts. The band successfully took place at NuNote Lounge Fest. The audience for VFSix continues to grow.
Music of VFSix became a soundtrack of "Help Gone Mad" (2009) by Boris Khlebnikov. The film was successfully shown at Berlin International Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, was nominated for Grand Prize of Sochi Open Russian Film Festival (Kinotavr).
In 2009 year VFSix had a tenth birthday and made a present for fans. The Best Of Ten Years - a compilation of VFSix's best songs, which were created during these first ten years. These songs were composed when a word "trip-hop" was not so popular in Russia as now. These songs were made by band, which today is the best one in this style in Russia. These collected songs tell a story of life inseparable from music, melancholic and beautiful. The album sums up a black-and-white phase of VFSix's art, shuts a season of rains, depressive mood and melancholy.
In 2010 Victor (composer and produser of VFSix) released a new album Paradise. In the recording of it took part Fannie (UK), THEreminGIRL (Russia), Pat Appleton (De-Phazz, Germany), Elizabeth Solana (Stervhia, Mexico), DJ Sid (USA), Marie Craven (Australia), Pearl (Denmark), Alex Popov (Russia), Anders Honore (Denmark), Raffi A. (USA), DJ Topor (Russia). Vibes of different nations and cultures were mixed in the album. You can hear in it many styles: from traditional classics and blues to modern ambient and trip-hop. And every one of the tracks has recognizable sound and author's style of V.I.C Sound.
Recently VFSix changed their location, and ambience of the new place was found so inspiring that VFSix recorded a new song there. LonDon
Doubtless, it will start a new album.
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