By Megan Stisted
We’re excited to bring you Getting Heard for Soundcheck: A Music Industry Crash Course. Where we talk about everything you need to know around getting your music out there. We’ll cover best practices for artists on Spotify and what you can do to raise your profile on the platform, as well as how to get your songs on radio and everything in between.
Our guest speakers for this talk are:
Sage Olito – Artist & Label Partnerships Manager, Spotify
Sage Olito is an Artist and Label Partnerships Manager at Spotify. He works directly with artists, managers, labels and distributors, building strong relationships, sharing Spotify’s best practices and creating impactful artist marketing campaigns with many artists – from high profile acts through to brand new emerging talent.
Lee Jackson – Radio Plugger, Wall of Sound PR
Lee Jackson is the in-house radio plugger at Wall Of Sound PR, as well as the drummer of Worcester punk’n’roll band Fights and Fires. Lee has an innate knowledge of the life of a touring DIY musician and is especially well connected to the European underground music scene. Starting out at independent punk label Lockjaw Records, he progressed to running Worcester-based company Saviour PR before joining Wall of Sound PR in September 2015. Alongside radio plugging and being an active musician, Lee is also a live music promoter across the West Midlands.
This talk will be pre-recorded and made available on the Ventnor Exchange website on Saturday 27th March. Sign up to receive updates on the event and hear about more guest speakers as they’re announced!