About 5000

5000 is owned and operated by Andy Inglis, an Artist Manager, Tour ManagerLecturerMentor and frequent commentator on the Music Industries. His career started in Scotland in 1990, DJing and running raves around the country. He began managing bands and small electronic labels, moving to London in 1997 to continue the work. In 2005 he co-founded The Luminaire which won London Venue of The Year and UK Venue of The Year in the first two years. He booked Quart – Norway’s biggest and oldest music festival – and spent two years travelling the world with Savages as their Tour Manager. He now does the same for Jenny Hval, Mercury Prize-nominated artist William Doyle (formerly East India Youth) on XL Recordings, whom he also manages, alongside artist and producer Denzel Himself, improvisational pianist Tom Rogerson, composer John Uren and artist and sound designer Novo Amor. He Tour Manages SOHN, co-runs the conference at Sørveiv Festival in Kristiansand, is a panel moderator for Denmark’s SPOT Festival, Iceland Airwaves, M For Montreal and Music Norway, and has co-founded a mentoring initiative to help young women into the music industry.

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• William Doyle (formerly East India Youth) Artist Management, Tour Management
Denzel Himself Artist Management
Tom Rogerson Artist Management
John Uren Artist Management
Novo Amor Artist Management
SOHN Tour Management

• MusicTank (Music Business Development, UK)
PROMUS (Music Business Development, DK)
SPOT Festival (Panel Moderating, DK)
University of Agder (Mentoring, Music Business Development, Norway)
International Lecturing (on Tour Management, Venue Management, Artist Management, International Festival Market)
Sørveiv Conference (Music Business Development, Norway)

Past clients and businesses

Venue Management
• Co-founder, co-owner, manager of The Luminaire live music venue, London Live Venue of The Year 2006 (Time Out), UK Live Venue of The Year 2007 (Music Week)

Live Events Promotion, Tour Management and Festival Booking
• Tour Manager for Savages and XXYYXX
• Promoter at London’s Cecil Sharp House venue
• Promoter of one-off shows for artists and labels, including Norway’s Honningbarna, Denmark’s Crunchy Frog Records, and the Pop Noire label’s Savages
• Booker of Norway’s Quart Festival (2008)

Artist Management, Consultancy, Label Services

• Manager of Melbourne’s Civil Civic
• Manager of Oslo’s Hanne Hukkelberg
• Consultation for Sound Diplomacy‘s Berlin office, developing the careers of Canadian artists in the German market, coordinating a Polish trade mission to Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg (2015)
• Consultation for Bergen’s prog-nouveau legends Ungdomskulen, and Internationa Advisor and Tour Manager for Jenny Hval, providing guidance, encouragement and support (2012-2016)
• Jury leader for Kristiansand’s (Norway) Rock City stipend, awarding 45,000€ to one artist to develop their career internationally
• Author of press biography for John & Jehn, promoted their single launch party
• Consulted for Vancouver’s Dan Mangan, winner of the XM Verge Music Award for Artist of The Year
• Consulted for Melbourne’s Sophia Brous during her initial forays into the UK market
• Partnered 12-string guitar virtuoso Bjørn Berge with a UK booking agent
• Presented the world-class label services of Norway’s leading digital distributor Phonofile, to UK labels
• Advised Norwegian noise-rockers Årabrot on their UK manoeuvres, consulted for their label Fysisk Format
• UK Label Manager of Pop Noire; Savages‘ record label

Education and Funding
• Delivered ‘Get Plugged In‘ from 2011-2016; a six week introduction to the live music industry as part of the University of Westminster’s Music Business Management MA course, on behalf of MusicTank, and similar courses in Bergen, Stavanger, Kristiansand and Haugesund in Norway, Copenhagen and Århus in Denmark and around Europe
• Guest Lecturing at  University of WestminsterInstitute of Contemporary Music Performance, at Nordic Music Week, Stavanger, Norway, and in other locations around the UK, including Sunderland and Belfast for Generator, and into Europe
• Advisor to PRS For Music Foundation
• Advisor to BIMM in opening a university in Berlin
• Regular guest speaker and panellist at industry events such as Association of Independent Festivals Congress (Cardiff)
• Panellist and Moderator at Iceland Airwaves
• Regular commentator on live music industry issues for Guardian, Access All Areas , The Quietus and CMU

Production and Logistics
• Project co-ordinator for JaJaJa; a bi-monthly Nordic music showcase at London’s Lexington venue, on behalf of the five Nordic Music Export offices

Print and Online Media
• Oversaw the launch of The Stool Pigeon music paper into the Norwegian market
• Edited the Live and Regional pages of The Fly magazine, the UK’s most widely-circulated free music paper, and compiled their gig listings
• Editor of the Ja Ja Ja Nordic music site
• Edited and proofed press-facing communications on behalf of Music Export Norway‘s London office