Credited with establishing the Stones’ reputation as the bad boys of the British Invasion and orchestrating their ultimate rise to prominence as the "world's greatest rock & roll band,” Andrew Loog Oldham worked with The Stones on multiple albums, including the band’s 1964 debut. Today, as the host of SiriusXM’s Andrew Loog Oldham Program on Little Steven’s Underground Garage Channel, he provides daily insights into the early days of the British invasion, tying it all together by showing a direct link between those glory days, and what's hot at this very moment. Andrew has also penned several autobiographies recounting his experiences in the music industry, his latest book is entitled STONE FREE.
Danny Fields is an American journalist and author. As a music industry executive in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, he was one of the most influential figures in the history of Punk. He managed Iggy and the Stooges, as well as The Ramones, and has worked in various roles with Nico, Jim Morrison, the MC5, and the Velvet Underground and the Modern Lovers.
Monie Love is a Grammy nominated English emcee and radio personality in the United States. She was a well-respected figure in British hip hop, and made an impact with American hip hop audiences as a protégé of female American emcee Queen Latifah, as well as through her membership in the late 1980s/early 1990s Native Tongues. Love was one of the first BritHop artists to be signed and distributed worldwide by a major record label. Monie currently hosts SiriusXM’s Ladies First Show.
The name !llmind first popped off on the Beat Society scene (circa 2001), one of the first live producer events in existence, where he showcased with heavyweights like Kanye West and Just Blaze. He soon began to make a name for himself, producing tracks for underground legends such as Little Brother (Good Clothes, Nobody Like Me), Boot Camp Clik (Let's Go), Akrobatik, El Da Sensei, Diamond D, KRS-ONE (Survival Skills) and more. In 2005, he produced and released an entire album on BBE with fellow producer Symbolyc One (Kanye's "Power" producer & now G.O.O.D. Music family) called "The Art Of Onemind", which featured a slew of underground artists, including Ghostface Killa.
Dr Lajoyce Brookshire, former Director Of Publicity At Arista Records, now runs her own independent music publicity firm, Brookshire. A music publicity powerhouse, her clients past and present include Whitney Houston, Biggie Smalls, Toni Braxton, TLC, P. Diddy, Monica, Aretha Franklin and The O'Jays as well as movie soundtracks such as The Bodyguard, Waiting To Exhale, and The Preacher's Wife.
Telli Michaels, the animated hard-spitting, lyrical frontman of Ninjasonik, hails from the heart of Brooklyn, Bedford-Stuyvesant. 2013 marks the year of Ninjasonik’s most anticipated release, Peter Pan Syndrome, which features The Death Set, Theophilus London, Josh Madden and more. The duo (which includes bandmate Jah Jah) will tour the US and UK throughout the year.
As Music Supervisor for the Brooklyn Nets’ inaugural season, DJ/Producer J.PERIOD is redefining the role of the remix as the musical meeting point for fans from every corner of the borough’s diverse landscape. Praised as a “music guru” in the latest edition of Rolling Stone Magazine and called one of the “world’s Top DJ’s” by The New York Times, J.PERIOD’s vast musical repertoire bridges cultures, generations and styles, making his signature sound the perfect compliment to the Nets’ new Barclays Center home.
The Anfield Wrap was launched in August 2011 by a group of fans and has since gone on to become the most-popular Liverpool FC podcast, downloaded by around 30,000 supporters every week with total figures now fast closing in on two million.
It was crowned the Football Supporters’ Federation Podcast of the Year and is now also a weekly show on Liverpool-based radio station City Talk 105.9.
At this years New York Sound City The Andfield Wrap will be recording one of their world famous podcasts live at the Wythe Hotel from 6 until 7pm.