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Episode Summary

David Whitehead is a music manager who has worked with David Byrne, David Bowie, Helmet, Joe Jackson, Laurie Anderson, Luna, Hugh Laurie, and many others. David shares his insight into the modern music business, surviving as an artist in a pandemic and more.

Episode Notes

David has quite a storied career having managed many artists you know the names of, working as a motorcycle messenger at Stiff Records, MD at Pinnacle Records, and distribution at Rough Trade Records. He's worked with artists like David Bowie, David Byrne, Luna, Natalie Merchant and Jimmie Dale Gilmore. He currently manages Keeley Forsyth, Joe Jackson, Lloyd Cole, Helmet, Joe Henry and the instinctive theatrical brilliance of Hugh Laurie through his management company, Maine Road.

He shares a bunch of stories and common projects that he and LP worked on over the years. And they dive into a discussion about David's favorite band, the Faces. 

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