The North West's Leading
Electronic Music Conference
With more than 13 years of music industry experience in distribution, publishing, record labels, sync
and A&R, Ashley currently works in the membership department at rights management and music
licensing organisation PRS for Music. He oversees relationships with writer and publisher members
who specialise in dance/electronic music and raises awareness of PRS for Music’s service within the
He is heavily involved in the ongoing deployment of Music Recognition Technology in clubs and at
festivals across the UK, the data from which is used to improve the accuracy of PRS for Music royalty
payments when members' music is played by DJs.
Ashley's introduction to the music industry was at distribution company SRD as a sales rep for over
100 UK music retailers before spending nearly 10 years at leading independent drum & bass label
Hospital Records, heading up their publishing company but also working extensively in A&R, label
management and sync licensing.