Sound Diplomacy hires Danny Keir and expands its client base11 April 2014 - Press release
London, Barcelona and Berlin-based multi-lingual export, research and event production agency Sound Diplomacy has hired Danny Keir.
Expanding it's team to eight across its three offices in its first year, Sound Diplomacy has hired artist manager Danny Keir, who, following a brief period with Moshi Moshi Records, worked at Black Book Management with artists such as Razorlight, Noisettes, Glitches and Lucy Rose.
Moreover Sound Diplomacy has expanded its clients base, with a series of projects with the following organisations: music & gaming conference BIME, showcase festival Nouvelle Prague, Mixcloud's #Curates conference, online distribution service Music Kickup, South African festival Parklife, and working on in-flight content for Iberia with content marketing agency Spafax.
In addition, Sound Diplomacy is working on the first music business event in Costa Rica called Epicentro, the Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA), Initiative Musik Germany and the Adam Mickiewicz Institute Poland. Moreover, it has begun a new music instrument fair called Fira Music to held during Mercat de Musica Viva de Vic in Spain, and launched a new festival, in aid of British Heart Foundation, called Glory Days (4-6 July in Dalston) and has begun working on course material with Berklee College of Music and their online degree program.
"It's been a whirlwind year since I set up Sound Diplomacy a year ago in my living room. Now we have three active offices, a team of eight people and have Danny on side, which is a dream come true for me. I didn't imagine that a year into this adventure we would be anywhere near where we are, with having over 40 clients in 15 countries. Really excited to celebrate this and everything moving forward with our friends and colleagues on Wednesday (see below)," said Shain Shapiro, Sound Diplomacy's Managing Director.
Sound Diplomacy is organising an event at The Proud Archivist in Haggeston on 16 April featuring live performances by Aidan Knight, The Half Earth and NOVA (DJ).