NYC Edition AT A2IM INDIE WEEK
Access to the U.S. Market
Name: Corinna C. Poeszus (DE)
Business Info: Corinna C. Poeszus is the founder of Mediaconsulting4u. She offers coaching to authors, singers, musicians, labels, and publishers in the areas of societies, acquisition, marketing, and digital media. She is at Indie Week looking for new partners.
Name: Désirée J. Vach (DE)
Company: Snowhite / INgrooves Music Group
Business Info: Désirée J. Vach worked for the independent label Kitty-Yo and founded the label Snowhite. She is a lecturer at DigiMediaL_musik, a continuing education program for musicians, at Berlin Career College, Berlin University of the Arts, and is also manager GSA (Germany, Switzerland, Austria) for the American digital distribution company INgrooves. She is looking for label partners and artists in and from the US.
Name: Florian Richling (AT)
Business Info: Florian Richling works with a dedicated team based in Vienna developing ForTunes, a business intelligence service for independent artists and their representatives. Besides ForTunes he runs a studio (http://highhat.com) and a record label (http://goodlifemusic.at). He is looking to meet musicians and representatives and to connect with potential strategic partners and investors.
Name: Guna Zucika (LV)
Company: Every Little Thing
Business Info: Guna Zucika manages European Border Breakers Award 2016 winner Carnival Youth. She is looking for a booking agency and a record label in the US and would like to meet professionals who are interested in her home country and music industry representatives from different fields.
Name: Isabel Parzich (DE)
Company: Cargo Records Germany
Business Info: Isabel Parzich works as an A&R and label manager for Cargo Records Germany, overseeing the Cargo in-house label and licenses. She is looking forward to strengthening existing business contacts as well as meeting new and inspiring people to work with in the future.
Name: Kat Jarby (DK)
Business Info: Kat Jarby works in project management and in the booking and marketing of experimental music as director of Kaja MANAGEMENT. Kat earned a degree in England and specializes in music marketing. She is co-founder of NORDEX – a new pan-Nordic music export project focusing on female experimental musicians from the Nordic countries.
Name: Laura Kaae (DK)
Business Info: Laura Kaae works as a project manager for the independent agency VOLUME and the internet radio station The Lake. With her colleague Kat Jarby, Laura recently co-founded the new project NORDEX, a pan-Nordic music export initiative that facilitates new collaborations between female Nordic experimental musicians and sound artists through a Nordic network of organizations and festivals.
Name: Liva Petersone (LV)
Company: Every Little Thing
Business Info: Liva Petersone works for Every Little Thing, a music agency based in Riga. She will be representing Carnival Youth. As a Music Export Latvia board member she’s looking for professionals interested in her region.
Name: Márcio Laranjeira (PT)
Company: AMAEI - Portuguese Independent Music Trade Association
Business Info: Márcio Laranjeira from the Lovers & Lollypops label is the current secretary of AMAEI, the Portuguese Independent Music Association. AMAEI is looking to foster ties between Portuguese and US labels and distributors.
Name: Michael Schuster (DE)
Company: Cargo Records Germany GmbH
Business Info: Michael Schuster handles the distribution concerns of legendary labels such as Sub Pop, Secretly Canadian, and Saddle Creek, for the European territories. He is the owner and C.E.O. of German music distributor Cargo Records and is looking to network and meet old and new business partners during A2IM Indie Week.
Name: Nelson Graf Reis (PT)
Company: Oh Lee Music
Business Info: Nelson Graf Reis works for Oh Lee Music, a collective company composed of a multi-task team working in different areas of the music industry and providing a broad range of services. He is looking forward to developing more collaborations and new contacts in the US.
Name: Nhoah Hoena (DE)
Company: R.O.T respectortolerate
Business Info: Nhoah Hoena is co-founder and producer at Berlin-based company R.O.T respect or tolerate, an artist collective and production and management company. He is looking for inspired business partners in booking, licensing, and management.
Name: Olaf Reinholz (DE)
Company: Superstition Entertainment Network GmbH (SEN)
Business Info: Olaf Reinholz is at A2IM Indie Week representing SEN Music, which runs several international labels and offers various services. He is looking for strategic partners for the promotion, licensing/sync, marketing, and distribution of its artists/labels, such as Trentemøller, Blaue Blume, Null + Void, Scissor & Thread, Acid Pauli, Steve Bug, etc.
Name: Paul Cheetham (DE)
Company: Reeperbahn Festival GbR
Business Info: Paul works as an international project manager for Reeperbahn Festival, focusing on new business and communication in Asia and North & South America. He is looking forward to developing the relationship with A2IM and its members even further in 2017.
Name: Ralph Christoph (DE)
Company: c/o pop convention
Business Info: Ralph Christoph is a founding member and former director of the c/o pop festival and is now head of program of the c/o pop convention. c/o pop is a major event for the music and creative industries. Ralph is also program director for the INTERACTIVE Festival (founded in 2013), which creates various platforms for players in the digital industries. He would like to meet and connect with stakeholders in the independent music industry, from labels, publishers, managers, and agents to services and festivals.
Name: Sabine Brice (LV)
Company: Mango Vinyl Press
Business Info: Sabine Brice works for Mango Vinyl Press (MVP), a brand new vinyl pressing plant opening in Latvia. MVP will provide quality vinyl records within a reasonable production time. She is looking to meet label representatives and vinyl enthusiasts.
Name: Stefan Facius (DK)
Company: Heartbeat Management
Business Info: Stefan Facius is founder and creative partner at Danish management company Heartbeat Management, representing primarily Danish acts, such as CARPARK NORTH, GO GO BERLIN, LYDMOR, BON HOMME, NORTHERN ASSEMBLY, and JACOB DINESEN, with an international focus. He is looking for new contacts and business opportunities.
Name: Stephan Rombach (DE)
Business Info: Stephan Rombach is at A2IM Indie Week representing details, a modular cloud solution for the administration of independent music businesses, such as record labels, artist managements, and promotion and booking agencies. He is looking forward to meeting labels, distributors, PR agencies, and artist managements who are looking for tools for efficient administrative workflows.
Name: Tanju Boerue (DE)
Company: Tan U Sound
Business Info: Raccoonsounds offers a one-stop cleared catalogue. Initiated by Légère Recordings, Lounge Records and Tan U Sound, it aims to simplify the network and commerce between music supervisors, agencies and labels. This online-platform offers a variety of genres and moods from international soul, funk and jazz, significant electronic sounds to unique indie tunes. A key feature placing songs has become timing. Songs need to be cleared instantly and often instrumentals are required. Raccoonsounds strives to feed these demands and be the perfect match for music supervisors and agencies.
Name: Tatjana Domany (AT)
Company: Austrian Music Export
Business Info: Tatjana Domany works for Austrian Music Export, a service and resource center for exporters of Austrian music. The organization provides travel support, promotes international showcases of local artists and develops measures to strengthen international exploitation of Austrian repertoire.
Name: Thomas Bredahl (DK)
Company: Heartbeat Management
Business Info: Thomas Bredahl is founder and creative partner at Danish management company Heartbeat Management, representing primarily Danish acts, such as CARPARK NORTH, GO GO BERLIN, LYDMOR, BON HOMME, NORTHERN ASSEMBLY, and JACOB DINESEN, with an international focus. He is looking for new contacts and business opportunities.
Name: Tobias Lampe (DE)
Company: Superstition Entertainment
Business Info: Tobias Lampe works for Superstition Entertainment. He is also senior A&R at hfn music, which is one of the company’s main labels and features artists Trentemøller, Kasper Bjørke, Jacob Bellens, Blaue Blume, and others. He’s looking for strategic partners in licensing, promotion, and distribution.