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[MXD Networking på SPOT Festival ’19] Mød Asylum/Atlantic Records

Asbjørn Hæstrup

Inden SPOT Festival 2019 introducerer vi dig til flere af de internationale branchepersoner, som har bekræftet deres deltagelse på årets SPOT Festival. Her kan du møde Kevin Christian-Blair fra Asylum/Atlantic Records.

Du kan møde alle MXD’s internationale gæster til MXD’s Superbowl, vores årlige SPOT networking-arrangement mellem den internationale og danske musikbranche, som finder sted lørdag d. 4. maj i Aarhus Bowlinghal.

Name: Kevin Christian-Blair

Company: Asylum/Atlantic Records

Title: A&R Manager

Based in: London

Can you tell us a bit about the company’s history and its roster? Asylum was founded in 1971 by David Geffen and operated a folk/rock label. It was relaunched in 2013 with Ben Cook at the helm. Who subsequently, sighed Ed Shearan, Rudimental, Charli XCX, Anne Marie and Mahalia.

– and a bit about the acts you personally work with at this moment? I’ve lucky been to be apart of the journey of all the above artist but my main fouse is building our next generation of acts signed to the label, Mahalia, Kojey Radical and nurturing Rudimentals lable Major Toms.

What was the moment you decided you wanted to work with music? When I came out of Uni, I struggled to get a job and realised if it is this tough, I might as well work in an industry that I love.

Who are you looking forward to seeing at this year’s SPOT? Kops, Ea Kaya and Chinah.

Best show you’ve ever seen hands down? My first festival experience, The Prodigy or Chemial Brothers.