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Do I need a music manager? When do I need a manager? What does a manager really do? And until I have one, how can I effectively manage myself as an artist? To answer these questions, we chat with Simone Ubaldi, co-director of Sundowner Artists and co-manager of internationally acclaimed, three-time ARIA award winning band, Amyl and The Sniffers. In this conversation, Simone clearly articulates the role of a manager and offers valuable insights on how to build a team.
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5.17 - What is a manager and what do they do?
7:40 - What is a good next team player for an artist after a manager?
9.44 - How do you build an artist’s team as a manager?
13.26 - What are some of the daily activities of a manager?
18.35 - Why be a music manager? The pros and cons.
25:25 - How do you get the music industry to pay attention to what you’re doing?
About Simon Ubaldi:
Simone Ubaldi was named the Australian Association of Artist Managers’ inaugural ‘Manager of the Year’ in 2022 and won the 2023 Lighthouse Award celebrating Australia’s female and non-binary managers. Simone has pursued, developed and managed The Sniffers’ partnerships with Rough Trade Records/Beggars Group, Universal Music Publishing, ATC Live Agency and Virgin Music Australia, amongst others, and oversaw The Sniffers’ extensive, strategic international touring and a successful international debut album release pre-Covid. She managed the production and release of The Sniffers’ ARIA #2 album ‘Comfort to Me’ (Top 25 Album Charts in the UK, Germany, Spain, Top 20 Billboard Physical Sales Chart USA).
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Amyl and the Sniffers
Girl and Girl
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