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How to Get Signed & Managed as an Artist with Point Blank & Attilio Pugliese


Attilio Pugliese is one of the music industry’s leading managers, with artists such as Latmun, Detlef, Lee Foss, Carlo Lio, Nathan Barato on his roster. He’s the man behind Forward Motion Artists’, a company focused on cultivating authentic identities for musicians as well as working with leading event series and labels including All Day I Dream, Hot Creations, Paradise, Rawthentic, Repopulate Mars and Saga.

Earlier this month Point Blank were joined by Attilio at their London HQ to discuss all things management and industry-based with a focus on how you can get yourself noticed as a DJ / Producer. Hooking up with management and getting your tracks noticed by record labels can sometimes be difficult, but don’t worry, they’ve got you covered. If you’d like to brush up on your music industry management skills learning to run record labels, manage artists and events and more PB’s BA (Hons) Music Industry Management Degree is the one for you.

During the video, the Canadian-born talent specialist covers all bases. He delivers some top tips on how to market yourself as an artist, from sending out demos and networking to running your social media channels, all with a focus on you getting yourself noticed by the right people. In addition to all this, he delves into what he looks for as a manager when signing new clients and unveils the basic formula that many successful artist managers use to get the most out of their artists. Staying true to yourself throughout this process is key, according to Attilio, and this is reiterated as he discusses Nottingham DJ / Producer Latmun’s success story and how he helped him break into the mainstream.