PAUL CASHMERE
CEO, The Noise Network

Paul CashmerePaul Cashmere is an Australian rock music journalist and media executive. In 1994 he co-founded the digital music CD-ROM magazine, Undercover, with Australian photographer, Ros O’Gorman. In September, 2011 Cashmere and O’Gorman founded the Noise Network and launched Noise11.com.

After conducting his very first interview for 2 Double J in Sydney with Finch in 1976, Paul worked in regional and syndicated radio for 15 years, in 1991 becoming national program director of syndication for Austereo. In 1995, Cashmere and O’Gorman founded Undercover, the original music partner for the launch of Yahoo and AOL in 1998 in Australia. He then held a board position with digital broadcast company Whoopi Ltd from 1999 to 2001. From 2004 to 2007 Cashmere was the Australian and Senior Vice President of Media and Content for Nasdaq listed Roo Group in New York.

In 2011 he founded the independent The Noise Network and established music news and interviews channel Noise11.com where Australian independent artists are given a voice to talk about their new music. In 2014, the Noise11 radio channel launched on ARN’s iHeartRadio. Every week Paul hosts a two hour program talking to Australian and international artists about their new music and tours.

Cashmere has also appeared on Australian television, commenting on the music industry. He occasionally appears on The Project and A Current Affair and is heard regularly nationally on talk-radio as a commentator on music issues in the news.

Website: http://www.noise11.com

Paul appears on the Face The Music 2015 session:
Navigating The Label Landscape