Alastair Kinross joins Insanity Records as Head of A&R04 July 2019 - Press release
Insanity Records have today announced that Alastair Kinross has been appointed Head of A&R. He will start with immediate effect and report into Andy Varley, President of Insanity Records.
Alastair joins Insanity from Sony/ATV publishing where he was Senior A&R Manager. He has more than ten years publishing experience, having previously worked as Creative Manager and UK/LA Writer Relations Executive at BMG, and A&R at San Remo Publishing. His signings include M.I.A, JNR Williams, Levi Lennox (Zayn – ‘Pillowtalk’), EY (Drake – ‘Omertà,’ Swae Lee), Electric (Jess Glynne – ‘I’ll Be There,’ Little Mix – ‘Shout Out to My Ex’), ADP (Chris Brown, Yungen – 'Bestie'), and ZieZie.
Andy Varley, President, Insanity Records says: “I am delighted to welcome Alastair to Insanity Records. He is a strategic creative with a proven track record, and he is perfectly placed to drive our artist development forward.”
Alastair Kinross says: “I’m thrilled to be joining Insanity Records and thank Andy, Alice and the current roster for their faith in me. This is a really exciting time in the development of the label and I look forward to working with the team to take it to the next stage.”
Insanity Records is a frontline label, joint venture between Sony Music UK and the Insanity Group, established in 2015. Insanity has enjoyed No.1 album success with Craig David, and a Top 5 breakthrough album from Tom Grennan. The label is also home to hotly tipped artists Joy Crookes and JNR Williams.