CHARLIE TEE- BBC Radio 1 DJ, Broadcaster & Label Head at Total Records
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by Nicky Langley
2M ago
As an extra special Bonus Episode for Season 3 we spoke with the wonderful Charlie Tee at The Ministry in partnership with Moving The Needle and Getahead! Charlie is a multi-genre DJ and Broadcaster renowned for being the first female host of the BBC Radio 1 Drum & Bass Show but also wears many hats in her role as Label Head at Total Records. She has performed sets at incredible events such as Hospitality, Fabric and Boardmasters. As a Broadcaster Charlie has also worked with some huge names as well as nurture newer talent such as Nia Archives and Ammara. In this episode we discuss Charl ..read more
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A BRIEF REFLECTION- Message from Nicky
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by Nicky Langley
2M ago
Welcome back to The Melocompass Podcast! This week: Nicky reflects on the all the episodes so far, discussing some of your favourites.   And with a special message, Nicky provides one actionable tip for furthering your career in music. We really hope that you enjoy this episode, please do subscribe and leave a rating. Connect with us: Instagram: @melocompassuk Website: https://www.melocompass.uk Like all of our episodes, this was recorded remotely. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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KELLI SLADE- Commercial Music & Creative Licensing EMEA Lead at TikTok
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by Nicky Langley
2M ago
This week we spoke with Kelli Slade. We discuss her whole journey within the music industry from education to her current role where she oversees the Commercial Music and Creative Licensing EMEA team at TikTok/ ByteDance. Day to day she collaborates with marketing, creative and third-party brands who advertise on the platform. The team leads on sync, partnerships, strategy and music activations as well as working with publishers, labels and bespoke music companies along the way. It was wonderful speaking with Kelli and we really hope that you enjoy this episode! Please do subscribe and leav ..read more
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PIXIE PICKERING- VP, Creative and Co-Head, UK Sync at Sony Music Publishing
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by Nicky Langley
2M ago
Pixie started working in the media industry 17 years ago in the music department of ITV Yorkshire. After recognising a passion for the creative side of putting music to picture, she moved on to become a music consultant for EMI. Initially it was a mostly Regional based role, providing media clients across the UK with both production music and commercial music. She gradually worked her way to leading the UK sales team for Sony ATV, and in 2021 became the V.P of Creative and Co-head of the UK sync team. This entails managing a team who license, pitch, and seek sync opportunities for their roster ..read more
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SILVIA MONTELLO - CEO Association for Electronic Music
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by Nicky Langley
2M ago
Silvia is a senior music industry executive with 30 years experience in marketing, commercial, strategic and operational experience, including music product development, label management, multi-discipline marketing, brand campaigns, business development, and global supply chain management. She has worked for majors, indies and startups, including PolyGram/Universal, BMG, Kobalt/AWAL, Blokur, Audio Network and is now CEO at Association for Electronic Music. In 2011 she founded a music and marketing consultancy Voicebox Ltd which works with charities, non-profits and SMEs, gainin ..read more
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KAYLEIGH RAMCHAND- BENTLEY- Publishing Clients Manager at Musixmatch and Shesaid.so Parenthood Ambassador
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by Nicky Langley
2M ago
We are so excited to be back for Series 3 of the MeloCompass Podcast! The podcast that gets beneath what job titles actually mean in the music industry.  In this episode we speak to Kayleigh Ramchand-Bentley.  Kayleigh has worked with the UK’s biggest artists, songwriters & publishers. Having spent the entirety of her music career within the tech sphere (first at Kobalt Music and now Musixmatch) Kayleigh has a passion for innovative technology and its ability to empower communities. Kayleigh has worked to raise the voices of underrepresented talent in the music industry through ..read more
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BETSY CHADBOURN - Audience Development at AWAL
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by Nicky Langley
2M ago
Welcome to the final episode of Series 2 - that certainly went very quickly!    We are closing the series talking to Betsy, Senior Audience Development Manager at AWAL. Betsy has worked with everyone from Taylor Swift, The Killers, The Vamps, Bastille and Justin Bieber whilst at Virgin EMI to Alfie Templeman, Tom Misch and girl in red at AWAL.   In this episode, we talk about what exactly audience development is, it’s similarities with digital marketing along with how special it is to work with an artist, like Lewis Capaldi, from signing them to breaking them as a global star.&n ..read more
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SARA AL HAMAD- AIM and Co-Founder of Rika Muzika
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by Nicky Langley
2M ago
Sara Al Hamad is Paralegal and Business Affairs Manager at AIM and Co-Founder of Rika Muzika, a record label that celebrates their artist’s culture and storytelling. She also has a radio show on Soho Radio and is an advisory board member for Moving the Needle, an organisation supporting women in the music industry. In addition to these accomplishments she was also recognised in Music Week as a Rising Star in 2020!  Having been born in Iraq, growing up in Croatia and settling in the UK. Sara often talks openly about racism she has experienced in her life which she shares with us in this e ..read more
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JENNI COCHRANE - Live Events, Wellbeing and Mental Health
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by Nicky Langley
2M ago
We spoke to the wonderful Jenni, following another incredibly successful instalment of Getahead Festival, now in its fourth year!  Jenni’s journey stems from working summers in Ibiza to landing roles in live events at Renaissance Live, Ministry of Sound and AEI Group. Jenni is truly passionate about the importance of wellbeing and having a healthy working environment. She is the Co-Founder of Getahead and also Founder of Work Inspired, a dedicated consultancy created to support employee wellbeing. They host events to educate people on self care, yoga, mental health related talks on topi ..read more
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ROZ KEEFE- Streaming at Anjunabeats
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by Nicky Langley
2M ago
In this episode we speak with Roz who is currently Acting Streaming Manager at Anjunabeats (Involved Group). Roz has had an incredible journey into music from studying Biology at Manchester uni, she pivoted from recruitment to music by networking her way into roles at WME, Ministry of Sound and now Anjunabeats.   We dive into what a standard day to day in streaming looks like, pivoting into the music business along with how specialist music courses can help with breaking into music and Roz's tips on how to make your application stand out!   If you enjoyed this episode please like, su ..read more
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