677 Media Management, Glasgow
Your artiste roster:
Glasvegas, Freakwave, Steph Johnston, Cherry, Lamaya.
Favourite venues for seeing and/or showcasing new artistes:
St Luke’s, King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Broadcast (all Glasgow), Sneaky Pete’s (Edinburgh), The Bungalow (Paisley), PJ Molloys (Dunfermline), The Lexington (London).
How important is it for artistes to play live:
“It’s vital especially in the early days. God bless the venues that keep their doors open and the promoters that take a punt.”
Other emerging acts to watch:
Shredd, The Shambolics, Medicine Cabinet, Tamzene, Paris Street Rebels.
Greatest lesson learned:
“Be excellent to each other.”
Worst live experience:
“Pukkelpop in Belgium in 2011. Amazing festival, but saw Mother Nature at its worst.” (Five people were killed and more than 140 injured when a fierce storm hit the site, blowing down trees and lighting towers).
Current live music projects:
Glasvegas and Freakwave touring.