Eagle Rock’s Andy McIntyre joins Arising Artist

Eagle Rock Entertainment A&R Manager Andy McIntyre has left the company to become General Manager of Arising Artist – a consultancy that offers a range of skills and expertise to emerging performers and music companies.

At Eagle Rock, McIntyre oversaw album projects by such artists as Gary Moore, John Mayall, Willy DeVille, Rory Gallagher, Heart, Candy Dulfer, The Levellers, Black Label Society and Wishbone Ash.

As audio production and A&R manager for the DVD division he worked on campaigns for a huge selection of talent, including The Rolling Stones, Queen, The Who, Miles Davis, Deep Purple, Jethro Tull, The Shadows, Duran Duran, Carlos Santana, Wu Tang Clan, Talking Heads, ZZ Top, Lou Reed, The Cure, Meat Loaf, James Last and many others.

Arising Artist is a subsidiary of entertainment retailer TuneTribe. It aims to provide ‘a full service consultation programme for anybody needing help, advice, insight and critical assessment from its team of highly regarded music industry experts’.

Arising Artist consultants offer anything from a one hour session right through to a full campaign. The range of expertise available includes A&R, legal, accounting, publicity, plugging, music publishing, marketing, digital, management, production and much more. Meetings with consultants can be taken digitally, in person, or over the telephone.
Arising Artist operates on straightforward, transparent fees, meaning no commissions, membership fees or minimum contract periods.

William Haighton, CEO of TuneTribe and Arising Artist, said “Andy is an exceptional music executive with a proven track record in artist development and campaign management. He has a great vision for taking Arising Artists forward and his enthusiasm for his new role is inspiring. It is a real coup for us to have him join our team.”

Andy McIntyre said, “Arising Artist is ideally placed to work with the growing number of music companies and artists needing flexible, bespoke solutions and access to independent, affordable expert advice.

“I’m looking forward to refining and building upon Arising Artist’s strong roster of independent consultants across all areas of the industry whilst developing the range of services offered to both artists and labels.

I’m incredibly excited about the possibilities for the company and am relishing the chance to work with William and his team.”

(Pictured: William Haighton with Andy McIntyre)Music Business Worldwide

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