Peter Karpin
A&R / General Manager, Mercury Records Australia

peterkarpinWith 42 years in the music industry, Peter has worked heading up promotions and A&R divisions in various Majors covering Festival, EMI, and CBS (Sony) New York, London & Australia. He was heavily involved in the promotion of such artists as Dragon, Air Supply, Billy Joel & Boz Scaggs in the 70’s. Moving to A&R in the 80’s Peter signed Men At Work, Pseudo Echo, Rick Price, Daryl Braithwaite, Tina Arena and even Rodney Rude. He also A&R’d The Black Sorrows, Margaret Urlich, Noiseworks and Human Nature. Peter ran BMG Music Publishing for 6 years signing Powderfinger, Bernard Fanning & the Rogue Traders. Currently running Mercury A&R at Universal, Peter has signed Matt Corby, Megan Washington and The Preatures. Peter also looks after The Voice artists for Universal.


Peter appears on the 2013 Face The Music session:
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