2. The Record Label Panel
“Why Do I Need A Record Label in 2018”
Time: 11:30 – 12:20
Josh Mateer – A&R Consultant Warner Music / East West Records
Josh Mateer has held numerous roles in the Irish, UK & US music industry over the course of 10 years. From running his own regional concert promotion company in his native Belfast, to having worked in various marketing & A&R departments of major record companies. Josh currently sits within the East West Records division of Warner Music Group in London, where he holds an A&R position, directly reporting into Atlantic & East West Records VP of A&R, Paul Samuels. Recent signing’s include streaming champions Dusky Grey & Northampton singer-songwriter Billy Lockett. Label-mates include Ireland’s own Ainé Cahill.
Patrick Hughes – General Manager Sony Music Ireland
Willie Ryan – Music Lawyer