Colin MacKenzie

Bio

Colin MacKenzie is a music exec from Canada.

For more than twenty years has developed the tools and the knowledge that musicians need to move their careers and music forward.
Presently: Marketing and Special ProjectsMarketing and Special Projects at Byta Ltd. Byta is the platform that enables everyone to send & receive digital audio in a clean, simple and secure way. Built for everyone working with music today. Byta is unrivalled in taking advantage of audio files' unique properties – reading and writing file metadata, converting file formats and delivering fast yet secure streaming.
Byta’s goal is to provide artists and their teams with the tools and knowledge to move their careers forward

As a filmmaker, Colin has directed and produced award-winning music videos and films.
- https://www.nfb.ca/film/balakrishna/
- a beautiful and epic fifteen-minute blend of animation and archive

Skillset: Take a step back and look at the whole picture in order to strategize.
- Collaborative options that best serve the project at hand. Marathons, not sprints.
Successful creativity is the goal.

Bilingual (Eng/Fr.)

Posts

How can artists break into new territories? We ask @dittomusic‘s Sarah Hamilton! #HowWeListen
How to get a festival slot at a showcase like The Great Escape Festival? #LiveMusic #HowWeListen
Understanding YouTube’s #algorithm. Advice from YouTube Label Relations Manager, Corbyn Asbury. ��
A job in the music industry is tough! Bonsound’s Gourmet Délice explains his start. #HowWeListen

Videos

How can artists break into new territories? We ask @dittomusic‘s Sarah Hamilton! #HowWeListen
How to get a festival slot at a showcase like The Great Escape Festival? #LiveMusic #HowWeListen
Understanding YouTube’s #algorithm. Advice from YouTube Label Relations Manager, Corbyn Asbury. ��
A job in the music industry is tough! Bonsound’s Gourmet Délice explains his start. #HowWeListen
Win a brand new PRS SE Silver Sky guitar! � Enter the Byta x @prsguitars Riff Mix Challenge! #remix
Why are release timelines important? “Give your music the best chance of succeeding!” #HowWeListen
Release planning! � Phil Loutsis (VP Community, @AWAL) on assets, music marketing & artist teams!
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Kevin Erickson (Director: Future of Music Coalition / FMC)
Should artists be on ALL social platforms? Marc Brown asks Christine Osazuwa of @measureofmusic!
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Saidah Blount (SONOS)
Brendan Canning of @BrokenSocialSceneOfficial talks about what it takes to make a career in music!
“When we talk about local music, it’s very diverse and rich here in Brazil.” ��� #HowWeListen
“It's the fastest way to grow in terms of streaming.” What’s your take on artist #collaborations?
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Kevin Breuner (CD Baby)
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Miller Williams (SVP Creative, Kobalt Music)
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Chioma Onuchukwu (TuneCore - Head of East & West Africa)
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Michelle Cable (Panache Booking / Management)
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Sarah Hamilton (Ditto Music - Australia & New Zealand)
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Corbyn Asbury (YouTube: Label Relations Manager)
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Adam Ryan (The Great Escape Festival)
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Gourmet Délice (Bonsound)
Panel: The Digital Archive: Who is Responsible for Music's History?
Panel: Streets To Screens To Courtrooms: Enacting Change In The Music Industry Through Technology
Panel: Virtual Events: What is the Future of the New Normal?
Panel: The State of Music Sharing
Panel: How Do I DIY? Technology & Accessibility
Panel: The Minimum Standard Conundrum: How Do We Get Collective Buy-in?
Panel: What Does the Music Community Need From its Organisations? (Rebooting the Music Mainframe)
Panel: Inherent Bias: The Barriers to Music Discovery. (Rebooting the Music Mainframe)
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Phil Loutsis (VP Community, AWAL)
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Junior Foster (Deezer)
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Amber Horsburgh (Deep Cuts)
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Christine Osazuwa (Warner Music Group)
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Bruno Duque (Head of TuneCore Brazil & Latin America)
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Brendan Canning (Broken Social Scene)
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Jenny Kaufman (Head of Digital Strategy, Terrorbird Media)
#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Huw Stephens (BBC Radio 6 Music, BBC Radio Cymru)

Gigs

CACalgary, Canada
In operation since: 
2015

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