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Richard has worked in the music industry for 30 years in various capacities as an A&R man, a manager, a promoter, a songwriter, a producer, a lecturer and a consultant. Artists he has worked with in these varying roles include Gary Numan, A-ha, Hazel O’Connor, Amy Studt, Mick Karn (Japan), David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen Band, Karel Fialka, Depeche Mode, Dubstar, The Prodigy, Yello to mention just a few. Richard managed Mick Karn of Japan, Bill Pritchard and one of the members of UK chart stars Steps. He released a new album under his band name Racecar in 2016 with 80's hit artist Karel Fialka the man behind the hit 'Hey Matthew' on vocals. Richard also co-wrote every song on the album and produced some of the tracks. Currently lecturing in various territories on the music industry and looking to expand this so if anyone has any ideas or wants to manage the courses in different territories please let us know. After 6 years working on an art system of 6 formulas Richard unleashed 'Canvas Music' to the world in 2015 at the Government Exhibition Halls in Gozo. Richard's system means he can paint any song ever written in the world and highlights were songs by Madonna, Coldplay, David Bowie, Depeche Mode, Yello, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton and Snow Patrol. Recent acquirers of Richard's work include Muse and 80's electronic pioneers OMD. Checkout www.bourneart.com For all things music please checkout www.musicindustrykey.com
Ncompass Music is a UK music publishing company set up in 1996 by Richard Rogers, former A&R man at Warners, BBC, EMAP, IMP, Southside and IMN. Checkout www.musicindustrykey.com Music Industry and A&R Consultancy I am available for consultancy work in all fields of the music industry and particularly in my specialist areas of A&R at both record companies and music publishers. My extensive knowledge of the industry has been built up over 30 years in the music business including countless chart hits worldwide and I believe this knowledge is an essential requirement for any artist, songwriter or manager wishing to progress in the music industry. I have worked for companies such as Warner Music Group, IMN, Music2deal.com, BBC Radio 2, PRS, Thames Valley University, London Institute of Music etc in varying roles including A&R, artist management, live promotion, production, songwriting, lecturing and consultancy amongst others. The consulting may be conducted in three different ways. Either through a one to one Skype or telephone call, through answering a set of questions via email or personally through a face-to-face meeting if this option is viable. I can give you crucial help and advice on almost every area of the music industry including: • How to get signed to a record or publishing deal • How to get noticed by the music industry • Assembling the best possible demo package • Finding the right management and agents • Explaining any unknown areas of A&R • Guidance on production, song structure, song arrangement and mastering specifically for record company and music publishing A&R personnel If you are interested in a free ten minute Skype or telephone conversation to determine which areas I can best help you to further your dreams and progress in the music industry then either Skype me on richie-rich5555, call me on +49 15781053121 (please be aware this is a German mobile number if you are ringing from abroad) or email me on email@example.com. Richard Testimonial August 2014. “Richard answered my questions about the musical project I am running extensively. You can tell he knows what he is talking about and that Richard is a good professional in the industry. It is important for me to have an A&R perspective considering it is one of these things that are so unknown and he gave me that. So the money invested was well invested I would say… and it is something I would recommend to musicians and managers to get A&R and music industry advice before stepping in places they cannot get out from. He pointed out things that I found really useful and that I am glad he considered in order to develop this project.“ Sara Martin Manager of new artist ION.