EU Label Representive / Bandcamp (UK)
Aly Gillani is the European Label Rep for Bandcamp, a thriving, global music community
where fans discover new artists, intimately connect with them, and directly compensate them
for their work. Aly’s role involves expanding and managing the growing network of labels and
artists using Bandcamp to connect with their fans.
He is also the founder / A&R for Worldwide Awards Label of the Year First Word Records,
home to Children Of Zeus, Tall Black Guy, Eric Lau, Kaidi Tatham, Tawiah and many more.
Originally a club promoter he ran seminal clubnights Funky Mule and New Bohemia in his
adopted city of Leeds for many years. Starting First Word in 2004, he is also an acclaimed
DJ with regular spots at a host of European venues and London radio stations Balamii and