A boutique music management and consulting firm hired by Creators - Producers, Artists and Labels, Next Wave helps clients run their businesses maximizing their creative and financial potential. Our holistic management perspective of the Creator's career involves us in all aspects of their business; repertoire development, financial plans, integration of potential partners and consultation on marketing plans and efforts. We are firm in the belief the best marketing tool is great A&R; though essential to career development, marketing can never compensate for lackluster product.
Next Wave clients live on the breaking edge of musical and creative trends and continuously develop new creative avenues for self expression. Our clients not only face the future, they create it.
Via the Producer roster, Next Wave principal Adam Katz has made records with many of the top names to emerge from independent labels in recent years including Death Cab For Cutie, The White Stripes, Jack Johnson, The Shins, The Decemberists, fun., St. Vincent, Explosions in the Sky and many others.
Complementing the Producer roster, Next Wave principal Adam Katz has overseen product management, marketing and promotional services for clients ranging from indie artists and labels to corporate behemoths Universal International, Target, Fontana Distribution and Tesco. The experience of successfully managing releases for artists ranging from Nick Drake, Spiritualized and Pearl Jam to Rammstein, Suicidal Tendencies and Children of Bodom has imparted a thorough understanding of projects' financial implications, allowing confident direction of how and why funds should be spent.
Sister company, Fort William Artist Management, represents a stellar roster of artists. For more information go to fortwilliammanagement.com.