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Head of Strøm School – Lars Juhl

“I am on the mission of my life: to change music education as we know it.” Head of Strøm…

Creative Sync Manager – Emily Richardson

“It’s exciting to be involved in these early stages and have a say in the fundamentals of how the…

Gavin Mee – Syncsmith

“Never dream of acquiring someone else’s job. I’m a firm believer that if there isn’t a job…

Sarah McBriar, AVA Festival

“You need a lot of passion and drive, as there are many times when it gets tough.” Sarah McBriar, founder…

Resident DJ – Lemmy Ashton

Warming up the crowds two or three nights a week for Bugged Out, Lemmy Ashton talks us through life as…

20/20 Vision Label Manager Bobby Connolly

“Follow your heart, do what you love and never stop dreaming.” Motivational words of wisdom from 20/20 Vision label…

Steven Lee, Co-Founder of FaderPro

Known for his music under the pseudonym Lee Cabrera, the co-founder of online learning platform FaderPro explains how he…

Promoter – Ajay Jayaram

Having learned his trade with a ten-year stint programming nights at London’s legendary The End club before setting…

Jack Haighton – Hotflush

Think you could handle running Hotflush Recordings? First you’ve got to learn to put up with Scuba… Label manager…

Paul Jack – London Warehouse Events

Paul Jack, owner/director of London Warehouse Events and Ticket Tannoy, gives us an insight into his working life.…

New Project Manager

As New Project Manager at London-based youth and community music organisation CM, Sam Johnson splits his time between fundraising…

Andy Peyton – Club Owner

For many music fans, owning a club must rank highly on the list of dream jobs. Andy Peyton jumped in…

Music Lawyer David Fenton

We spoke to the Musicians’ Union’s in-house solicitor David Fenton to find out how he ended up combining…

Ableton Certified Trainer Simon Stokes

Think you know Ableton Live inside out? Ever wondered what’s involved in becoming a Certified Trainer? Simon Stokes explains…

Sleeve Designer – Optigram

Manuel Sepulveda designs sleeves for the likes of Hyperdub, Warp and Planet Mu under his alias Optigram. In our regular…

Vocal Artist Manager

The right vocal can take a good track and make it great, propelling it from the underground into a crossover…

Booking Agent – Patci Weil

“A good agent is like an artist’s mother: available 24/7, there to cheer them up when it rains…

Online Session Guitarist Rob Aitken

You don’t need to hire a studio to book a session musician any more. Session players are turning to…

Photographer – Richard Ecclestone

Lights, camera, action. This fortnight’s Job Envyist gives us an insight into the life of a professional music photographer…

Lighting Designer – Chris Binks

More accustomed to controlling the spotlight than being in it, Chris Binks has been at the helm of the Fabric…

SoundCloud Content Acquisition Coordinator Sarah Haswell

In the latest of our regular series on jobs around the music industry, we talk to one of the SoundCloud…

Pioneer Product Demonstrator Rob Anderson

“Lows of the job? It’s hard to think of any.” The resident Pioneer pro speaks to us about locking…

Will Mills – Shazam

The Director of Music & Content at Shazam, the revolutionary music identification smartphone app, talks us through his work which…

Promoter – John Burgess

Bugged Out promoter and former Jockey Slut editor John Burgess takes his turn in the Job Envy hot seat.…

Game Sound Designer James Magee

Sony Computer Entertainment sound designer James Magee explains what’s involved in creating sound for video games.…

Diplo/Major Lazer Tour Manager John Ayres

Meet the man responsible for keeping the likes of Diplo and Switch in check as they travel the world. We…

Digital Innovations Manager

As digital innovations manager for Universal Music, Marc Langsman is responsible for developing exciting new digital music concepts. We find…

James Masters – Rekids Co-Owner

One half of Rekids with Matt ‘Radio Slave’ Edwards, James Masters gives us a preview of what we can expect…

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