I am a music consultant with a background in music publishing A&R. My consultancy, Steve Farris Music, offers music publishing advice, sync representation/licensing, catalogue optimisation, and mentoring. My services have been employed by the following companies – JUMP European Market Accelerator, BIMM, Faction Music, Sound Czech, Leeds Conservatoire, Scruff Of The Neck, HEMI Music Hub, AKQA, PRS Foundation, MVKA, Access Creative, Scratch My Progress, and music artists – Pressure Drop, Ragnar Aegir, Lake Malawi.
I draw upon thirty-plus years of experience and have held A&R positions at EMI, Sony, Peoplesound, A7 Music, On The Fiddle, Polar Patrol, Spirit/B-Unique, and 13 Artists. I have signed and worked with artists and writers including the Levellers, Snow Patrol, Belle and Sebastian, Rae & Christian, Midfield General, Cut La Roc, Kidda, Here We Go Magic, Johnny McDaid (Ed Sheeran), Luke Temple, Nadine Shah, Kathryn Joseph, Declan O’Rourke, Thomas McLaughlin (Soak), Bo Bruce/ Equador, Malpas, Node, Tired Pony, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, Queen Zee, Bilk, Vryll Society and Shadowlark.