Join us for this informative and informal conversation with music manager Shannon O’Shea (SOS Management) and tastemaker Johnny Firecloud (Antiquiet Magazine). Shannon and Johnny discuss how to break into music journalism and how to approach music magazines and managers as a recording artist…. as well as many other issues in the music industry today. Filmed at the legendary Wax Ltd Studios.
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Shannon O’Shea is a leading advocate for the rights of recording artists. She is also the co-creator and founding manager of the multi-platinum group GARBAGE, and founding manager critically-acclaimed 8mm. Shannon and her select roster have worked with some of the world’s most compelling talent and their emissaries, including the Rolling Stones, Marilyn Manson, David Bowie, No Doubt, U2, Meat Beat Manifesto, Uncle Kracker, Moth, Kill Hannah, Foetus, Mellowdrone, System Of The Down, Depeche Mode, Deep Purple, Fiona Apple, Black Grape, Hanson, Folk Implosion, Chuck D, Michael Hutchence, Black Sabbath, Primal Scream, Ice Cube, Korn, Bjork, Churchill, Shining, Meese, Envy On The Coast, Puscifer, and A Perfect Circle amongst many others.
Johnny Firecloud is the publisher of Antiquiet Magazine. He is considered one of the nation’s top music journalists and tastemakers.
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