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Paul Carey

Manager and Founder of The Music Management

The Music Management was founded in 2009 by Paul Carey, who has more than 15 years experience working with the biggest names and artists in the music world. Paul cut his teeth representing Elton John, David Bowie, The Who and Dame Shirley Bassey and now manages a roster of artists including Skinny Lister and represents world renowned violinist David Garrett.

Happy Birthday to Who?

For the last 27 years if that song was sung, recorded or performed Warner Chappell the music publishers collected the royalties for it - running to an estimated income of $2m a year.
23/09/2015 17:21 BST

The Arts Council vs BPI Debate Gathers Momentum

This fund is apparently available to aspiring acts and artists who need the much needed initial funding to get started on the road to success in the music industry. From what I understand the total fund amounts to £500,000 and is being hailed by its originators as, "a breakthrough moment for music in England".
03/06/2013 15:26 BST

The Funding Gap - How to Fill the Music Industry's Black Hole

It really is an exciting time in the music industry, on Monday the <a href="" target="_hplink">Live Music Act</a> came into law which means venues under 200 capacity can now host music and gigs without a licence... this is great news and hopefully will spawn a new era of bands to discover, bolster the live music scene and lead to a next music revolution, that is long overdue.
02/10/2012 08:50 BST

The Kids Love Music, but Record Labels Are Lost in the Dark...

People will no longer pay £10 for a CD, but will pay £100 to go to a gig. Record companies sadly still waste too much money signing the wrong acts, because all the execs are too scared to put their neck on the line in case they lose their job, expense account and parking space.
10/09/2012 17:01 BST

SXSW Shows the Heart of the US Industry is Beating Strong

I've just landed back in the UK from a frazzling week at SXSW in Austin, Texas, the annual industry frenzy of more than 2000 bands and something like 200 stages, more probably. Every venue, bar, cafe, restaurant, petrol station or doorway has a stage, a pa and a band of some description.
21/03/2012 09:17 GMT

What Happened to the Sound of 2011?

It's that time again. That time being when the best of next year's greatest hopes for pop stardom are lined up in the BBC Sound Of list, this year looking forward to 2012. So I thought I'd take a little look at last year's list and see how they'd all faired in the past year.
07/12/2011 06:51 GMT

Why Adele Proves That Being Indie is the way Forward

It's never been a better time to be independent. Not only in the music industry but in every way. With an ipad and a smartphone and a good idea you can run a business from anywhere. People are being laid off work because belts are being tightened.
31/08/2011 00:05 BST