Ian Robinson - A&R Manager, V2 Music Publishing

Ian started as scout at Oxygen Records/MCA before moving to Gut Records as A+R Manager to be involved in Space + Sarah Cracknell (St. Etienne) deals.

From there he was asked to return to MCA as senior A+R Manager for UK “Alternative”, being instrumental in OCS, Charlatans, Santa Cruz +Electrasy campaigns. Also worked on international acts such as Hole, Beck + No Doubt for the UK.

In 1999 he co-founded 607 Music. 607 was a music orientated consultancy providing creative, internet + PR services to such clients as Soundtrack Of Our Lives, Asian Dub Foundation, WEA, Sony TV + Tower Records.

Helping V2 M.P. in this role whilst they re-structured + re-financed eventually grew to the stage where he was lured back into A+R with them.

Currently Ian is spearheading V2 M.P.’s search for new writers + acts to develop with the company. In the little time that leaves he also co-manages rising stars Amplifier.