Can U put me on Guestlist?
Matthew Kingsley: Day to day of an agent and the importance of their role

Matthew Kingsley: Day to day of an agent and the importance of their role

April 12, 2019

Today's guest is Matthew Kingsley who is an agent at CAA and represents lots of different artists from different music genres such as Lee Burridge, Bedouin, Mark Ronson, Wu-Tang Clan, Lee Foss and many more.

In this episode, we talk about how Matthew started out in the industry and how he got to where he is today, what an agents job consists of, how artists and agents start working together and their relationship, tips for getting more gigs and music trends on the rise. Enjoy!

Ben Turner: Beginnings, achievements and mental health

Ben Turner: Beginnings, achievements and mental health

April 4, 2019
Ben has done so much in and for the music industry. He started off as a journalist, he then launched the well-known magazine Muzik, he’s been a TV producer and director, he's the owner of management company Graphite, he's artist manager for a number of leading electronic music artists, he’s co-founder of IMS, co-founder of AFEM and so much more, that you’ll hear about during this podcast. 
 
We talk about how Ben started out in music, how he’s managed to take on so many projects over the years, the biggest achievement in his career, tips for staying focused and clear-minded and finally a topic that we’re hearing so much more about now and that is so important to talk about: Mental health. 
 
You can find out more about IMS / Remedy State here:
 
You can find out more about AFEM here:
Jazz Spinder & Attilio Pugliese: Artist and brand management

Jazz Spinder & Attilio Pugliese: Artist and brand management

March 22, 2019

This episode was recorded at the so called 'Palm House' in sunny LA with artist and brand managers Jazz Spinder and Attilio Pugliese from Forward Motion Artists. Between them, they manage some of the most talented artists in dance music, such as Jamie Jones, Lee Foss, Art Department, Nathan Barato, Detlef, Carlo Lio, Lee Burridge, Latmun and Bedouin and also manage some of their artists’s brands such as Paradise, Hot Creations, Repopulate Mars, All Day I dream, Saga and Rawthentic. I sat down and had a chat with them about their biggest challenges as managers and what they’ve learned along the way, what an artist should look for in a manger and viceversa and building up brands.

 

You can follow Attilio on Instagram here: 

https://www.instagram.com/attiliopugliese/

 

You can follow Jazz on Instagram here:

https://www.instagram.com/j_spindla/

 

You can follow me here:

https://www.instagram.com/katiehayknight/

Jesse Rose: The importance of creative direction in an artist’s career

Jesse Rose: The importance of creative direction in an artist’s career

March 14, 2019
In this week's episode, I chat with Jesse Rose. In 2017 Jesse retired from dance music after a very successful 20-year career that took him all over the world and who has now set up his own own creative agency called Original Creative Agency, which has worked on huge projects with some of the biggest brands and artists on the planet such as Apple, Google, Netflix, Lady Gaga, Duke Dumont and Dubfire. In this episode, we talk about Jesse's last ever tour, the importance of creative direction in an artist's career, what artists and brands should keep in mind when creating custom content, where Jesse’s inspiration comes from and more.
 
You can follow Jesse on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/mrjesserose/
 
Find me on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/katiehayknight/
Check out my website here:  www.katiehayleyknight.com 
Alice Browne: When and why an artist should take on a publicist

Alice Browne: When and why an artist should take on a publicist

March 7, 2019

Alice is a fantastic publicist who works with the likes of Cocoon Ibiza, Djulz, Cassy, Fuse, Kevin Saunderson and Hector. In this episode we chat about how she started her career in the dance music industry, when is a good time for an artist to take on a publicist, how social media has affected PR, staying creative and more. 

Find out more about her PR company, Amethyst, here: https://www.facebook.com/amethyst.promo/

Rob Yilmaz: Event promotion and running a successful night in Ibiza

Rob Yilmaz: Event promotion and running a successful night in Ibiza

February 28, 2019

Rob is marketing manager and booker at Lock n Load Events, a London based company that have organized massive events such as SW4, Pyramid London and Together at Amnesia Ibiza, which is now in its 9th year. We talk about ideas to sell more tickets for events, the importance of street promo, organizing events in Ibiza and its many challenges and more.

Trailer: Can U put me on Guestlist?

Trailer: Can U put me on Guestlist?

February 23, 2019

Hello everyone, I’m Katie Knight and welcome to my new podcast, Can you put me on Guestlist? In this first episode, I give you a little more information on what you can expect to hear on this podcast series. Welcome!

Intro music by A Band Called Flash