Arts & Entertainment Industry Forum: Oli Isaacs

Oli Isaacs, artist manager and founder of This Is Music, stops by to speak with FAMIS students (11/10/2014).

About Oli Isaacs

British attorney and artist manager Oli Isaacs offers a wealth of experience representing artists and managers in the international music industry. After working as a barrister with firm Herbert Smith Freehills in corporate and intellectual property, Oli transitioned to a music-oriented career, first with Smiths Law LLP, where he advised artist clients, and later with The Windish Agency as a consultant.

In 2007, Oli founded This Is Music, Limited, an artist management and music collective with offices in London and Los Angeles. This Is Music represents a variety of artists, producers, and DJs, including Simian Mobile Disco, Little Boots, Tensnake, Bicep, Medlar, Roosevelt, Blondes, Teengirl Fantasy, and Light Year. The company also operates several independent record labels, including Feel My Bicep, Delicacies, More Music and its own This Is Music imprint, which have released records by artists including DJ Mujava, Midland, Marc Romboy, Invasion, Findlay Brown, Sisters of Transistors, Boy 8-Bit, Alexander Robotnick, Plant Plants, and Kisses.

In 2015, he worked as a talent buyer for Moogfest, a popular festival in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina.