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Occupation(s)  Guitarist
Role  Guitarist
Name  Jim Davies

Years active  1988–present
Instruments  Guitar
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Born  February 6, 1970 (age 45) London, England (1970-02-06)
Genres  Electronica, alternative rock, breakbeat, heavy metal
Associated acts  Pitchshifter, The Prodigy, Sex and Circuitry, Victory Pill, Flint, Dead Man's Pants, Seething Akira
Music groups  Pitchshifter (1998 – 2002), Victory Pill (Since 2004)
Albums  Electronic Guitar, We Control, wwwpitchshiftercom, Deviant, PSI

Education  Staffordshire University

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Jim Davies is the former live and studio guitarist for The Prodigy. He is also a former member of Pitchshifter.

Contents

Jim Davies (musician) A Guitar Lesson with Jim Davies of Pitchshifter Pitchshif YouTube

Life and career

Jim Davies (musician) Jim Davies Interview Part 1 YouTube

Davies first played live with The Prodigy in 1995, including that year's Glastonbury Festival. After a year of touring worldwide with the band, he contributed to their album, The Fat of the Land. This included playing guitar on the subsequent single releases "Firestarter" and "Breathe". In 2010, Total Guitar magazine voted Davies' "Firestarter" riff as one of the top 10 guitar riffs of all time.

Jim Davies (musician) Electronic Guitar Jim Davies Songs Reviews Credits AllMusic

Davies joined Pitchshifter in 1998, and played on five tracks on the band's www.pitchshifter.com album. He toured worldwide in support of the album. He went on to co-write the band's next two albums Deviant (MCA Records) and PSI (Sanctuary Records) Deviant charted in the Top 40 in the UK Albums Chart and tours in support of the album included a three-month stint on America's 'Ozzfest' alongside Ozzy Osbourne, Incubus and Pantera.

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PSI was Davies' last studio recording with Pitchshifter, although they released a partial live album, Bootlegged, Distorted, Remixed and Uploaded, which was recorded at the London Astoria and saw Davies' final performance with the band. Pitchshifter went on an 'indefinite hiatus' in 2002, and although reformed, Davies did not return to play live with the band.

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Davies returned to play live with The Prodigy in 2002, including the Reading and Leeds Festival. He contributed to their Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned album on the track "You'll Be Under My Wheels". When Prodigy frontman, Keith Flint, recorded a solo album under the name 'Flint' in 2002, Davies provided guitar work for the album. Although 'Flint' played a number of gigs and festivals the album, due to be issued by Polydor Records, was never released. The 'Flint' track, "Razor" was re-worked by Liam Howlett and featured on the Prodigy's greatest hits album as an exclusive track.

In 2007, Davies recorded his own album entitled Victory Pill. Two years later his instrumental album, Electronic Guitar was released by Mascot Records. 2012 saw the release of Victory Pill's second album, The Digital Divide.

References

Jim Davies (musician) Wikipedia