PIAS caught up with Sarah Liversedge [Director Creative A&R/BDi Music MD], Harri Davies [A&R Manager], Jonathan Tester [Head Of Creative Sync], Shaun Hendry [Head Of Copyright], and Anna Dueweke [Head Of Licensing] to find out what they love about working at Bucks… Read the full article here

 

Bucks Music is a UK-born but internationally successful independent music publisher. The company, founded over 40 years ago, has been responsible for developing and launching the careers of legends of the music industry including T-Rex, David Bowie, The Move, Black Sabbath and Procol Harum.

Today, the Music Week Sync Award-winning company has an active A&R department working with frontline talent such as Brian Eno, Honeyblood, Devlin, Blood Red Shoes, Mikill Pane, Pete Doherty and Findlay.

Oh, and it had a pretty important moment last month when it picked up a Grammy; Bucks writer Amy Wadge contributed to Ed Sheeran’s mega-hit Thinking Out Loud.

In addition, Bucks represents distinguished composers such as David Arnold, Rachel Portman, Michael Price and Richard G Mitchell – and fulfils a UK admin role for the likes of Bicycle Music / Concord.

SARAH LIVERSEDGE PLATZ: DIRECTOR CREATIVE A&R /CO-DIRECTOR/MD BDI MUSIC

What’s the coolest thing that’s ever happened to you at Bucks Music?

Moving offices to the Roundhouse – this is very new to us – we have only been in the offices since January but, the scope of opportunity ahead of us is so exciting.

Everyone in the Bucks team are loving their new space – we have a writing room now for our creative talent and a polygon shaped Listening Room – my A&R team are all together on one floor and the atmosphere is electric and brimming with creative ideas for the year ahead.

The Roundhouse have welcome us with open arms and we plan to collaborate with them creatively on special projects. We are also planning a launch party for the summertime which will be on the beach at the Roundhouse – this will be to celebrate our office move and also to celebrate all the achievements we have had in the Group during 2015/2016 – Indie Sync Publisher Award for Music Week, Grammy Award, Best Drama for the RTS Awards [No Offence – Abbottvision – music published and supervised by us]….’

 

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