Barry McManus

General Manager / Project Manager

  • LocationUnited Kingdom

About me


Director of London Electronic Music Event the UK's first industry conference for electronic music. General Manager at Sample Magic, a boutique music production, education and publishing company. Freelance music journalist, club promoter and radio presenter.



  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Radio
  • Art Direction
  • Copywriting
  • Administration
  • Creative
  • Office

Work history


General Manager

Sample Magic

Jan 2010
  • Creative direction and day-to-day management of one of the world's leading music production companies specialising in sound design, publishing and educational events.



London Electronic Music Event

Aug 2011
  • Founder of London Electronic Music Event. The UK's first and leading electronic music conference. A weekend of production sessions, industry panels, product showcases, networking sessions and live performances, previous delegates include Theo Parrish, Goldie, Radio Slave, Legowelt, Ben Watt, Kris Wadsworth, Karenn, Resident Advisor, Warp Records, Hypercolour Records, Defected Records, Ableton, Roland, Korg, Beatport, Juno, PRS and many more.



Media Sociology


Aug 2006 - May 2009
  • BA Hons 2:1