Sound Advice: Panels // October 18th 2016 - MusicNSW

Sound Advice: Panels // October 18th

WHEN: 6pm – 8:30pm, Tuesday 18th October
WHERE: MusicNSW HQ, The Works Glebe, 62 Glebe Point Road, Glebe
COST: Free with RSVP.
Light refreshments and snacks will be provided by MusicNSW. 

6pm – The Business

Featuring Jacqui Crouch (We Are Generate), Andrew Stone (Chugg Entertainment), Greg Carey (Umbrella) and KLP (triple j). Hosted by Sweetie Zamora (Remote Control Records / FBi Radio).

You might think it’s all about the music, but bands and artist managers are small business managers. And it’s not just tax and chasing invoices. Come find out what you’re doing right, what you’re doing wrong, and what you definitely need to do better to balance the books and keep the money flowing.

Jacqui Crouch, We Are Generate

Jacqui Crouch is the founder and director of We Are Generate Pty Limited, formerly Moneypenny Business and Taxation Services Pty Limited. After 10 years at Deloitte and 3 years out on her own Jacqui established Moneypenny in 2001 and rebranded as Generate in 2015. Generate works with a huge variety of creative and innovative businesses in Australia and around the world. Jacqui loves working with creative people helping them to maximise their business and personal potential, achieve their goals and enjoy their success!

Andrew Stone, Chugg Entertainment

Andrew Stone is the Head of Chugg Music, the Record Label and Management division of Chugg Entertainment. Chugg Music is the management and Australian record label for Sheppard, Deep Sea Arcade, Hey Geronimo, The Griswolds, Lime Cordiale and The Tambourine Girls, and management for Megan Washington, Major Leagues, and New Zealand artist, Avalanche City. Chugg Music artists have achieved multiple ARIA award wins and nominations, as well as #1 records in Australia and NZ, multi-platinum international sales (including the USA), as well as extensive national and international touring. Andrew is a board member of the Australia Independent Record Label’s Association (AIR) and an Executive Member of the Australian Association of Artist Managers (AAM).

Greg Carey – Umbrella

Greg is co-director of Umbrella, an artist management company that has existed since 2007. They oversee the careers of great Australian bands, The Rubens, Urthboy, Elizabeth Rose, Saskwatch, PVT, Cub Sport and Bec Sandridge. Greg is currently the co-chair of the Association of Artist Managers. (AAM) and very enthusiastic about helping emerging managers find their way through artist management.

KLP – triple j 

Operating under the moniker KLP, Sydney-based artist Kristy Lee Peters is quickly gaining notoriety as a producer, songwriter, vocalist, DJ and radio host, amassing much deserved national and international attention. Whether it’s through hosting triple j’s House Party each Saturday night, writing her own solo music or co-writing with numerous other artists, chances are you’ve listened
to a KLP track before. With her numerous local and international collaborations, topping Hype Machine at #1 as well claiming the #1 position in Japan’s Electronic Chart, it’s evident KLP is gaining notoriety as a songwriter as well as a vocalist.
Amassing a huge 14 million plays for her work on Soundcloud alone, KLP has gained a reputation as a stellar vocalist and performer. Working with industry talents such as What So Not, Slumberjack, Young Franco, Terace, Goldfields, Zimmer, Crayon, Satin Jackets and many more, KLP is one of Australia’s most in-demand artists. Signed to EMI Music Australia, KLP has had great success with her solo work, last year releasing her hit single ‘Recover’ feat. Remi, which was highly rotated for over 6 months on triple j as well as fan favourite single ‘Air’. KLP has certainly been keeping herself busy in 2016, joining the packed national tour with Art vs Science, headlining her own live ‘Nothing But Air’ national tour as well recently putting the finishing touches on mixing the triple j House Party Volume 5 Compilation.
Recently KLP has embarked on her biggest tour to date taking her signature KLParty to 17 cities around the country as well as enlisting so of Australia’s most talented female producers. With new material including collaborations with Skrillex, What So Not and SACHI it’s no wonder she’s been titled by InTheMix as ‘one of the electronic
musicians running Australia’s new golden age of music’.

7:15pm – Lucid Streaming

Featuring Claire Riordan (Inertia), Melody Forghani (twnty three) and Chloe Martin-Nicolle (Media Arts Lawyers). Hosted by Sweetie Zamora (Remote Control Records / FBi Radio).

Streaming has revolutionised the way audiences discover music across the globe. But how has it impacted artists? How do Apple Music, Pandora and Spotify compare? How can artists utilize this platform for their own development? Come find out from our panel of experts who use these platforms on a daily basis.

Claire Riordan – Inertia Music

Claire currently heads up digital at Inertia Music – she spends most of her time working with Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play, Pandora etc to connect fans with and aid discovery of all the brilliant music being released on Inertia Music and via partners including Warp, Secretly Canadian, Pieater and Elefant Traks). She’s previously worked in digital marketing and strategy for triple j Unearthed and Amazon MP3.

Melody Forghani – twnty three

Melody Forghani is the Director of twnty three, an independent artist management and publicity company based in Sydney, Australia. twnty three manages Vallis Alps, and handles PR for musicians, labels and festivals such as Seekae, Pieater and Volumes Festival. Before starting twnty three, she worked at Bossy Music and currently produces the Tuesday Arvos program with Christopher Twite on FBi Radio.

Chloe Martin-Nicolle – Media Arts Lawyers

Chloe is a lawyer working at Media Arts Lawyers as well as an Artist Manager and DJ. At Media Arts Lawyers, Chloe has worked with upcoming and established talent, managers, record labels, festivals, promoters, producers and publishers in all facets of commercial and entertainment law. Chloe has an interest in working with new and emerging music talent and has negotiated and advised on local and international deals that form the backbone of their careers.

WHEN: 6pm – 8:30pm, Tuesday 18th October
WHERE: MusicNSW HQ, The Works Glebe, 62 Glebe Point Road, Glebe
COST: Free with RSVP.
Light refreshments and snacks will be provided by MusicNSW.