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Patrick McCarthy

Capacity Manager, Marketing & Social Media
A to Z Media

Over the past 15 years, I have worked in many areas of the music industry. After receiving a degree in classical guitar, I worked as an audio engineer and producer in New York City. During this time I also co-created and co-produced the documentary film Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me (Magnolia Pictures) about the now-legendary Memphian rock group. In 2010 I relocated to Los Angeles and started working at Light In The Attic, a prominent archival record label, acting as the project manager for releases and producing many. I managed and produced hundreds of releases including albums by Willie Nelson, Digable Planets, Lee Hazlewood, and the soundtrack for the Oscar-award-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man (2012). In 2015, I was nominated for a Grammy for my work producing the Lee Hazlewood box set. I have a deep knowledge of music manufacturing having worked directly with dozens of pressing plants and print vendors globally. Since 2021 I have worked at A to Z Media as the Director of Vinyl Production, North America. In my role, I focus on our portfolio of vendors here in the United States and Canada, as well as overseeing our marketing initiatives. Additionally, I run Temporal Drift, a record label primarily focused on reissuing music from Japan, as well as music by contemporary artists from all over the world.

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