Nathan McLay (Future Classic): Mentor


Advance RSVP is available to Primary Entry badge types only. Walk-ups may be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

Mentor Sessions offer 15 minutes of one-on-one interaction with industry leaders and professionals from a variety of fields spanning interactive, film, and music.

Meeting with this mentor is highly recommended if you're interested in management, live events, touring, production (recording/mixing/mastering), and publishing.

Nathan McLay cut his teeth in music in the early 2000’s setting up the digital department for Inertia, home to XL, Warp and Ninja Tune. Over his 15+ years in music Nathan has developed a knowledge of the industry across artist management, touring, recording and publishing. He is the founder and CEO of independent music company Future Classic that operates offices in Sydney and LA. Nathan oversees a respected roster and manages Flume with whom he has been working with since 2011.

You can see Nathan’s full bio on his speaker page.

Registrants who sign up online must check-in 30 minutes before their mentor time slot to guarantee their spot. Limited on-site sign up is also available for a small number of Mentor Sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced