COMPASS MUSIC SERVICES
In a world where music is more accessible than ever but competition is fierce, first impressions are a key and the need to stand out is paramount. Compass Music offers to help artists and their representatives find the right partners for them to invigorate their careers in different territories. Compass Music also acts as an export consultancy for artists, companies and music events, and as an events agency - see details below.
PHOTOGRAPHERS & VIDEOGRAPHERS (FR, UK)
Make sure you look the part. Whether you need new press pictures or you're after some live shots, our photographers have worked with award-winning artists from around the world and will help you perfect your image.
Trying to build a tour? Convince festival bookers and promoters to program you with a professional video of two of your best tracks played live.
WRITERS / TRANSLATORS (FR, UK, IT)
Your biography will be used by all partners and media again and again, so make sure your story is told right. Our writers and journalists write for prestigious music magazines and websites such as The Line Of Best Fit, The Quietus and Gigwise. Our translators are native speakers that specialise in the creative industries.
ART DIRECTORS / ILLUSTRATORS / GRAPHIC DESIGNERS (FR, UK)
In 2019, the artist is the brand. Our artists have worked for the likes of The Guardian, Little White Lies, the BBC and Taylor Swift. They will help you define your visual identity and make sure fans remember your name. Logo, artist website, gig or tour posters, marketing elements and merchandising.
We currently work with carefully selected independent workers in France and the UK, with new territories and trades to be added soon.
MUSIC EXPORT CONSULTANCY
ARTISTS & THEIR TEAMS
We advise artists and their teams in regards to music export strategies and international development. We can advise and make introductions to different local partners such as PRs, record labels, distributors, booking agents, promoters and festivals in different territories.
MUSIC FESTIVALS AND CONFERENCES / MUSIC ORGANISATIONS
Compass Music can help clients who want to bring their events to an international level with planning conference themes, creating international delegates specific programs, booking international speakers, moderating panels, designing workhops and organising various networking events such as speed meetings and cocktails.
NETWORKING AND TRADE EVENTS
Whether you are a music festival looking to add an industry element to your event program, or a music organisation trying to reach out to new contacts in the music industry, our team can help you design the perfect program for you for efficient networking.
Previous activities and events organised included speed meetings, networking cocktails, international delegates specific program, conferences, workshops (all as standalone as well as part of music conferences and festivals).
Compass Music can help with artist bookings for festivals, private events and brand events internationally. The Compass Music team has booked award-winning artists from around the world in venues ranging from fifty to a thousand capacity in nearly all music genres (excepting classical and contemporary).
Compass Music will be running its own monthly showcase night for emerging artists, in London and Paris, from the end of 2019.
If you would like your artist to be considered for a slot, please send us a message via the contact form.
LECTURES / CONFERENCES / WORKSHOPS
With over ten years experience working in the music industry both in the UK and France in varied sides of the industries such as record labels, a booking agency, live music promoters, as a PR, for a venue and an export office, Géraldine Zanaska can design, organise, book speakers for, speak at, moderate and run workshops as well as lectures and conferences on - but not limited to - the following subjects :
Music export strategies
International artist development
The French music industry (overview, specificities, PR & media landscape, live music sector, independent labels, networking events, funding)
The UK music industry (overview, PR & media landscape, live music sector, independent labels, networking events, funding)
Career development for young executives
Women in music : support networks and mentoring initiatives.
Music conferences : how to make the best of them (as an artist and as an executive)
Previous talks, panels and moderating include:
"The origin and current state of World Music in the UK" - Babel Med Festival (Marseille, FR)
"The UK live music industry" and "An introduction to the Scandinavian markets" - Pitchfork Music Festival (Paris, FR)
"The Artist's Best Friend" - Sonic Visions, Luxembourg (LX)
"How well do France and the UK understand each other" - The Great Escape Festival (Brighton, UK)
"An overview of the French music market" - Where's The Music (Nörkopping, SE)