Dead Doll’s vision is to support talented musicians and writers to achieve their full potential.
My name is Andy McGlashen, and throughout my business career I’ve held senior roles in project and business management, sales and coaching. But my passion has always been music. From the first Bowie mixtape that my big sister made for me, through punk in my formative school years, early hip hop, electro, techno and beyond.
It’s the mix of business experience and a deep passion for music that drives my outlook to life: Follow your heart, listen to your head, and you might just end up knowing how to do it after all! My ambition is to use my business and coaching experience to nurture the creative skills of talented musicians and writers. The range of support available is detailed here.
I love my music but I know it doesn’t just happen by itself. Professional musicians have bills to pay like everybody else and are entitled to be treated fairly. These are Dead Doll’s four Values that determine how I work:
Fairness. A fair income for someone’s work and original art. For example, no-one should be expected to ‘pay-to-play’ or take unreasonable risks.
Transparency. I’ll be honest about what I can do and what my limits are.
Fun. I treat any task seriously and professionally. There may be ups and downs along the way but if it stops being fun then it’s time to stop.
Integrity. I want creative talent to thrive and this only happens when there’s mutual trust. It means being a confidante and a critical friend, to have artists’ interests above mine and fully respecting confidentiality.
On the journey I get the pleasure of knowing I helped, in a small way, to bring to life new music and other creative art. And have tons of fun.
If you want a free friendly chat about your specific needs, or just bounce an idea around (sometimes we don’t know what we don’t know), then please contact me
Andy McGlashen, Owner
Company Registered in England and Wales No. 11795797
VAT Registered No. 323 2134 52
Website © 2019 Dead Doll Music Ltd.