Since we are getting well under way with our activity at FUTURE YARD CIC, I am no longer offering additional artist development/mentorship, campaign management as MOSTDEFFO.

If you are an artist/band looking for assistance, we will soon be launching a super comprehensive offer at FUTURE YARD. To be first in the know, sign up to this special mailing list for all our artist facing activity HERE.

Exciting times lie ahead for artists at FUTURE YARD!

Please note: I’m not currently looking for artists or bands to actually manage, at present.

Current and past work includes:

FUTURE YARD – Community Manager (building and delivering industry skills programmes and artist development opportunities)

Launchpad – Advisor (artists/bands and organisations in Yorkshire)

PRS Foundation – Assessor (Momentum, Sustaining Creativity Fund)

Music:Leeds – Assessor (numerous different funding and mentorship opportunities).

Merseyrail Soundstation – Project manager and artist mentor on this Liverpool-based artist development programme. Overseeing the organisation of the programme and helping the selected artists with strategy and overall guidance over a series of group and one-on-one sessions.

FUTURE YARD Festival – Festival team member, including community engagement and the overseeing of volunteer recruitment and organisation.

Marketing lead for British Music Experience, RIBA North (Royal Institute of British Architects), Lady Lever Art Gallery (National Museums Liverpool).

Rough Trade Records – Product Manager (leading on release and marketing strategy): Parquet Courts, Micachu & The Shapes, SOAK, Girl Band, Pantha Du Prince and more.

Charm Factory – Senior Campaign Manager (specialising in online PR, social media strategy, new band release strategy): Amber Run, Bright Light Bright Light, Broken Hands, Charlene Soraia, Daniel Johnston, Dark Horses, Death in Vegas, Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, Ellen & The Escapades, Ellie Goulding, Flogging Molly, Gary Numan, Hey Sholay, Hudson Taylor, Joel Compass, Josh Record, Lemar, Lola Colt, Mark Owen, Naomi Pilgrim, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds (digital consultant), Paper Crows, PYYRAMIDS, Rixton, Scouting For Girls, The Script, Sebastien Grainger, Sissy & The Blisters, Tim Exile, Vintage Trouble, Vuvuvultures, We Are Animal, Wretch 32 and more.