- Meet the Publishers
Monday : 1:20pm – 2:20pm
In September 2010 Simon Moor opened an office for Kobalt Music Group and is now currently the Managing Director for Kobalt Music Publishing Australia. Simon is responsible for working with Kobalt’s international roster of writers and artists including LCD Sound System, Yeasayer, Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails, Gwen Stefani, Bon Iver as well as the growing local roster which includes Gotye (Ex-ANZ), Art vs Science, Icehouse/Iva Davies, Future Classic and Emma-Louise.
Prior to Kobalt Simon worked as Head of A&R at EMI/Virgin and then Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Simon has signed and/or worked with artists such as The Sleepy Jackson (A&R of The Lovers album, making the initial introduction of Luke Steele to Nicholas Littlemore, who later became Empire Of The Sun), Silverchair, Jet, Paul Kelly, Alex Lloyd, Tame Impala, Simian Mobile Disco, Angus And Julia Stone, Paul Kelly, Lisa Mitchell, Sarah Blasko, The Hilltop Hoods, Arcade Fire, and Operator Please among others.