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Duncan Smith

Music Supervisor
Playstation/Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited

Duncan spent most of his teenage years drumming in an indie band before realising DJ’ing and throwing parties was more fun whilst studying for a degree at Middlesex University.

His first proper job in the music industry was in A&R and artist management, where he signed and developed Kosheen, who’s debut album went on to sell over half a million copies worldwide.

Duncan then became Club and Radio Promotions Manager at ZZonked PR – playing a key role in launching the likes of Gorillaz, Mark Ronson, Kanye West and Amy Winehouse in the UK.

In 2007 he joined Sony Computer Entertainment Europe where he became Senior Music Supervisor.‬ He is responsible for licensing commercial music and working with composers on bespoke scores for games, adverts and trailers produced by Playstation Worldwide Studios.‬

He’s recently worked on games including Gran Turismo Sport, Wipeout Omega, Dreams and Driveclub, as well as marketing campaigns for Playstation VR and the PS4 Pro and Slim consoles.

‪Duncan is Senior Board Member of the UK and European Guild Of Music Supervisors. He also runs the infamous Sync Drinks events across London, founded Synced In (the portal for finding and advertising positions in the UK sync world) and speaks regularly at events and conferences worldwide.‬ ‬‬

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