Adrian McGruther

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Adrian McGruther has held various management and other music industry roles for over 10 years. Adrian currently runs a boutique/freelance management business, looking after the affairs of a small roster of performing artists, writers and producers, including Gordi, Willaris. K, Amy Rose, Pleasure Coma, Paradise Estrange and other developing acts. Adrian most recently was the head of legal and business affairs within the Mushroom Group of Companies, based in Melbourne and previously worked as a music/entertainment lawyer at Allens, working with clients including Sony/ATV, Shock, Sony Music, Samsung, Cricket Australia and the IOC. Alongside his management business, Adrian also provides legal services to music industry clients, working with Brett Oaten Solicitors.

Adrian has held roles in A&R and marketing at Universal Music Australia, creative/strategic roles at Saatchi & Saatchi Sydney and OGM Advertising Trinidad & Tobago and sales/marketing roles at Apple Australia. In addition, Adrian has been a presenter with FBi Radio in Sydney and 2MCE Radio Bathurst and a freelance writer for a number of music publications. He also played in a number of Sydney bands during the late 90s and early 00s and has studied music production, including as a musician/artist in residence at Gullkistan Artist Residency in Laugarvatn, Iceland.