Danny is the co-founder of talent management company NOWHERENEAR. Currently working with rapper Ay Em, singer/songwriter Dyo & producer Maestro ‘The Baker’, he has worked in management for four years and been involved in the wider music industry for nine, with experience in digital, marketing and studio engineering.
Danny started off as a recording/mix engineer, receiving his first label experience at One Little Indian Records in their digital department. Whilst working there, he started working with Young Guns Network, a network for young music industry professionals. This, along with his experience at One Little Indian led Danny to land a job at Virgin EMI Records in 2013.
There he worked on campaigns for Alessia Cara, Jamie T, Naughty Boy, Krept & Konan, Halsey and more. Danny started managing his first client the Ivor Novello nominated Dyo in 2016 and left to start NOWHERENEAR with his business partner Hannan Malik in 2017.
Remi Harris is, at heart, someone who loves supporting creative people, and has spent over 20 years finding ways to increase their knowledge and success, whilst being a passionate advocate for diversity in the industry.
A founder staffer at AIM in 1999, Remi produced over 100 events, mentoring and training programs, creating the London Connected program while General Manager at AIM in 2007 to improve access to the digital market for hundreds of indie labels.
As Director of Operations at UK Music in 2011 Remi lobbied for better access to finance for music companies, inspiring her to write the book: Easy Money? The Definitive Guide to Funding Music Projects in the UK (2013) described as “essential reading for the DIY Sector”.
In 2013, she co-founded the Young Guns Network for young professionals in the industry, which has produced around 50 networking, training and music hack events.
In 2017 she was awarded an MBE for services to the Music Industry. She now runs her consultancy Remi Harris Consulting where she uses her experiences of working with small businesses and her MBA degree to train and advise creative businesses and people in business skills like planning, fundraising, governance, strategy, freelancing and finance. She also writes and speaks about parenting in the music industry.
Clients include Brighter Sounds, Somerset House Trust, The Barbican, Metal Culture, Small Green Shoots, The Musicians’ Union, Help Musicians UK, PRS Foundation/Keychange, Creative United, SPACE and many individual artists and small businesses.
Multi-Track, Bristol’s into-industry portal, disrupts the norm by providing fresh learning opportunities for those hoping to develop a career within music. Through an innovative platform that connects aspiring creatives with industry professionals, Multi-Track leads an empowered community and supports the future pioneers of UK underground music in Bristol.
Multi-Track’s projects – powered by Bristol Music Trust and Urban Development – challenge convention by adopting a fresh approach to learning for those operating in the city’s underground scene.
Multi-Track are focussed on providing professional development opportunities which are both culturally relevant and representative of the multiple pathways into the industry. Through an innovative programme that connects aspiring creatives with current industry professionals, Multi-Track lead an empowered community and support the future pioneers of contemporary music in Bristol.
Multi-Track aims to demystify the music business so that anyone hoping to build a career within music can access the tools and knowledge they need to push for commercial success and keep our culture alive
YGN is the professional networking group for young people in the media industry.
Founded in Feb 2013 in the UK, YGN is the professional networking group for young people in the media industry with over 1000 members mainly in the music sector. Its events give young media industry professionals an opportunity to see behind the scenes at leading companies, network with their peers from across the industry and step into the spotlight as event producers and guest speakers. The organisation also consults on projects for partners in the music and creative sector.