ABOUT/CONTACT

Andy Inglis
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5000 is Andy Inglis, an Artist Manager, Tour Manager, Conference 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, winning 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 manages Mercury Prize-nominated artist
William Doyle (formerly East India Youth) alongside improvisational pianist Tom Rogerson, composer John Uren and artist and sound designer Novo Amor. He co-runs Sørveiv Conference in Kristiansand, is a panel moderator for conferences such as Denmark’s SPOT Festival, Iceland Airwaves, M For Montreal and Music Norway, and runs mentoring initiatives to help young women into the music industry in Germany, Poland, Norway and the UK.

 

2017

• William Doyle (formerly East India Youth) Artist Management, Tour Management
Tom Rogerson Artist Management
John Uren Artist Management
Novo Amor Artist Management
Ed Tullett Artist Management
Sørveiv Conference (Music Business Development / Conference Management)
Lecturing internationally
• Mentoring (Goethe Institute Berlin, MMF Poland, Oakland Rain Norway, RE:Present UK)

 

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 SOHNSavages, Jenny Hval and XXYYXX
• Booker of Norway’s Quart Festival (2008)
• Twenty years as an external promoter in Scotland and London

Artist Management, Consultancy, Label Services

• Manager of artist and producer Denzel Himself (2016-2017)
• Manager of Melbourne’s Civil Civic (2011-2014)
• Manager of Oslo’s Hanne Hukkelberg (2011-2013)
• 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 International Advisor/Tour Manager for Jenny Hval, providing guidance 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
• 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

Education, Mentoring and Funding
University of Westminster’s Music Business Management MA / MusicTank
• Delivered ‘Get Plugged In‘ from 2011-2016; a six week introduction to the live music industry. Delivered 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, New Zealand and Singapore
• Advisor to PRS For Music Foundation
• Moderator at SPOT Festival (Denmark) and M For Montreal
• Advisor to BIMM in opening a university in Berlin
• Regular guest speaker and panelist at industry events such as
Association of Independent Festivals Congress (Cardiff)
• Panellist and Moderator at Iceland Airwaves’ Nonference
• Regular commentator on live music industry issues for Guardian,
Access All Areas, The Quietus and CMU
• Workshop Leader for Goethe Institute’s ‘Buzz Meets Biz’ project aimed at
new Ghanaian, Spanish, German and UK industry professionals
• Management Mentor for Polish Music Managers’ Forum

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 Norway‘s London office