Alexander Hislop
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Alexander Hislop

Music and Culture ConsultantLondon, United Kingdom
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Alexander Hislop

Music and Culture ConsultantLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Having graduated from a Fine Art degree at Chelsea, University Of Arts London I went on to work in A&R at Warner Bros records where I later started The Meno sub label. I continue to run GETME! The club night, record label and management company. I have also hosted an NTS Radio show for the past five years as well as doing freelance writing for Timeout, Vice and The Sunday Times.
Projects
  • Dummy x On Air
    Dummy x On AirI programmed and led creative on Dummy magazine's partnership with pay per view streaming platform, On Air. Skepta, Octavian and Arlo Parks played across three nights with three exclusive live streams.
  • Dr Martens x Gemma Dunleavy
    Dr Martens x Gemma DunleavyAs part of The Dr Martens Culture Platform I programmed, we funded and help produce Irish vocalist Gemma Dunleavy's debut EP. The EP was performed live via Dr Marten's Instagram along with a short documentary piece focusing on her Dublin upbringing and creative process.
  • As It Probably Was Or Might Have Been - A5 Book
    As It Probably Was Or Might Have Been - A5 BookOver the lockdown period I put together a 35 page book of my recent design and illustration work. All profits went to The Stephen Lawrence Trust.
  • Girls In Film Fund
    Girls In Film FundAs part of the culture platform I programmed for Dr Martens, I approached Nikola Vasakova of Girls In Film and helped her launch the "Girls In Film Fund" with a £5,000 cash prize awarded to a womxn filmmaking team with a short film idea that celebrates female strength and resilience.
  • Dr Martens x Arlo Parks
    Dr Martens x Arlo ParksWorking with Amplify as the music and culture programmer for The Dr Marten's 'Tough As You' campaign we partnered with Arlo Parks and helped her create an exhibition surrounding her spoken word work at The DM's Boot Room. In conjunction with the exhibition, Arlo wrote a bespoke poetry piece featured in the supporting video.
  • Dr Martens x Shygirl
    Dr Martens x ShygirlWorking with Amplify as the music and culture programmer for The Dr Marten's 'Tough As You' campaign we partnered with Shygirl and helped her create the music video for her single 'BB'. We launched the video with a premiere and performance at The DM's Boot Room in Camden and supporting documentary piece touching on her creative process and supporting network.
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Projects credited in
  • W Hotels & Mixcloud present Future Rising
    W Hotels & Mixcloud present Future RisingThe FUTURE RISING platform engages and champions the creative leaders of tomorrow across the artistic sphere--from musicians and DJs, to visual artists and videographers, to creative entrepreneurs and innovators. At the heart of FUTURE RISING is the ambition to identify and champion future creative leaders, cultivate new talent, foster craft and collaboration, and provide a framework and network for them to succeed on a global scale.
  • GETME! – informational website for London based electronic music record label.
    GETME! – informational website for London based electronic music record label.
Work history
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    Music and Culture Programmer, Brand PartnershipsMixcloud
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Music and Culture Programmer across Mixcloud's Brand Partnerships department. Working with the likes of adidas, W Hotels, Dr Martens, Skype, Shure and Eventbrite.
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    FounderGETME!
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I started GETME! in 2006 as a club night, putting on The XX, Julio Bashmore, King Krule, SBTRKT and Kode 9 amongst others. In 2010 I launched GETME! Records and to date have put out music by Dam Mantle, Slime, Becoming Real, Graphics. In September 2013 I organised label showcases in Shanghai and Beijing, China. GETME! has collaborated with various brands, including Boiler Room, NTS, Vice, Adidas, Nike, and currently represents producer High Lucia for management.
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Skills
  • Label Management
  • Writer
  • Art Cultural Events
  • Creative Arts
  • Record Label
  • A&R
  • Music Management
  • Music Marketing
  • Illustration
  • Graphic Art
Education
    Chelsea College of Arts (UAL) logo
    Chelsea College of Arts (UAL) logo
    BAChelsea College of Arts (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    I studied Fine Art at Chelsea College of The Arts, focusing on drawing and painting.