SMILEfest 2013: Interview with Andy Copping (Live Nation, Download Festival)

post on: June 28, 2013

Popular Music Journalism graduate Nick Pollard’s interview with Live Nation’s and Download Festival’s Andy Copping.

SMILEfest 2013: Smilecast podcasts by Nick Pollard

post on: June 28, 2013

Popular Music Journalism student Nick Pollard produced entertaining daily podcasts providing coverage of each SMILEfest 2013 day’s events.

Steve Strange (New Romantic pop star and club promoter)

post on: April 25, 2013

Steve Strange was a Welsh pop singer, club owner and promoter. He became famous as the leader of the new wave synthpop group Visage and was one of the most influential figures behind the New Romantic movement of the early 1980s.

Simon Price (Mojo, Uncut, Q)

post on: April 25, 2013

Simon Price is a music journalist, critic, DJ and promoter. Simon has worked for Mojo, Uncut, Q, Metal Hammer among many others and promotes club nights in Brighton and London.

Producers (Trevor Horn, Lol Crème, Stephen Lipson and Ash Soan)

post on: April 25, 2013

Producers are an English supergroup consisting of record producers Trevor Horn (bass and vocals) and Steve Lipson (guitar), and musicians Lol Crème (guitar and vocals) and Ash Soan (drums).

Jo McKay (event producer LarMac Live)

post on: April 21, 2013

Jo McKay is the director of LarMac Live that works on production and ground management of large-scale events, festivals like Creamfields, Common People, and companies like AEG, MTV, Live Nation and others.

Mark Jones (MD Wall of Sound records, BBC6)

post on: April 21, 2013

Mark Jones is the MD of Wall of Sound records and a BBC6 presenter. He’s worked on releases for Grace Jones, Aeroplanes, Röyksopp & Robyn and Tiësto vs Diplo ft Busta Rhymes.

Paul Gallagher (Creation Records A&R)

post on: April 20, 2013

Paul Gallagher is the oldest brother of the Gallagher’s and worked in A&R at Creation Records. He’s also a DJ and a book author.

Andy Copping (Download Festival, Live Nation)

post on: April 19, 2013

Andy Copping is Download Festival’s booker and promoter and Live Nation’s head of UK touring.