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 artists including 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.