Satellite 13

Management Team

SENIOR MANAGMENT TEAM

ADRIAN LLOYDGlobal Managing Director, Founder & CEO 

Adrian Lloyd is a Music, Media and Tech industry entrepreneur with over 28 years experience and a long standing passion for A&R, artist management and music production. Adrian has always focused on how he can help artists, writers and producers to create tangible outcomes from their art. A songwriter, producer and music video director with formal qualifications in Audio Engineering, Adrian took his love of the music business and coupled it with an entrepreneurial mindset to create this international multi platform music company.

Adrian has extensive experience in record label operations, music publishing, A&R, artist management and record production. he also has in depth knowledge and experience in advertising agency operations, media planning and strategy, business management and development, advertising, marketing, brand development and digital strategy.  






 





 

MIGUEL LABORDEArtist Services Manager

Miguel is an experienced Corporate Director with his current focus, betraying his childhood passion in artist management entertainment and digital music distribution.  As the CEO of GYROstream Investments, Miguel is responsible for the global roll out of an artist royalty advance program called GYROadvance and  a white label digital music distribution model, called Distro Direct.
 
Miguel’s expertise is working with senior management and executives at the board level particularly in the areas of creative business initiative, negotiation, M&A and acquisition.
 
Miguel is a passionate musician, song writer and performer, he has been recording and performing for over 38 years
and works tirelessly with young artists to nurture their music as an artform and provide genuine opportunities for artists to make successful careers in this dynamic industry.
  

 

INGRID LLOYDDirector of Business Operations  

Ingrid has over 10 years experience in business operations, human resource management,  psychology, and strategic business planning in both KL and Australia. Ingrid holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Management from Curtin University in Western Australia and focuses on logictics and deliverables for Satellite 13 projects and operations worldwide. Ingrid ensures 100% accuracy and attention to detail that delivers smooth workflow and efficient service to our clients. 

Ingrid is a dedicated management professional with a strong focus on workflow processes, deadlines and outcomes. She has extensive experience in budgeting, cash flow management, marketing and promotions. She brings a high
level work ethic and drive to Satellite 13 Entertainment Groups' work flow processes and is an absolute asset to the international management team.


 

   
                                                                   




 

JACK WHITE
Head of Artist Management  (Austin Texas office USA)

Jacks passion for all things music is based on a foundation of honestly and complete dedication to the success of our clients. His incredible and relentless drive is not, and will never be, a mechanism to act as a profiteer. He believes in complete dedication to all Satellite 13 clients. In the music industry, where many seemingly just want to make money, Jack provides assistance, personal guidance, strategy advice and on going support in every way possible.
Every artist Jack represents at Satellite 13 Entertainment Group is looked after with absolute professionalism and care

MICHELLE BAKKER
A&R Manager / Artist Manager  (Auckland office New Zealand)

Michelle recognises and grows talent. Passionate and purpose driven, she has built a 20-year career working with
the world’s best music producers, record companies and musicians. She has helped shape the successful careers
of young bands and experienced artists alike. Michelle’s skills range from managing the rigours of touring the United States, to negotiating recording contracts or brand sponsorships. At all times she puts the artist’s interests first, loyal to an agreed artistic vision while being a pragmatic decision maker. All this practical market knowledge makes Michelle an asset to any creative or content production team.

Michelle successfully negotiated and signed a six figure recording contract with Columbia Records, New York,
for New Zealand band, No Wyld, in May, 2014. She generated approximately $USD 200,000 in licensing and brand partnerships with Nike, Apple, Bose and EA Games. Michelle was also the personal manager to Jaz Coleman - lead singer of London band, Killing Joke, 1995 - 2005.

Michelle has co-ordinated recording sessions for both the London Symphony Orchestra and the Prague Symphony Orchestra. At the beginning of her career, Michelle was the Client Service Director at The Record Plant in Los Angeles. Talent  she has worked with included Prince, Nine-Inch Nails, Julio Iglesias, Marilyn Mason, and Barbara Streisand.

Her expertise spans artist management, deal negotiation, brand sponsorships, brand partnerships, online marketing. online community building, social media management, event management, positioning, marketing, International business, music licensing, team building and project management



    

JAVIER DIAZDirector of International Touring

Javier Diaz has been involved in every aspect of the Australian music industry for over 20 years. He first created his own touring company in 2004 after noticing a substantial gap in touring acts reaching the West Coast of Australia. From very humble beginnings working in street marketing, he moved through to artist management and then advanced to international touring. During his career he has worked on countless international tours.

Javier has vast experience dealing with major international acts and also helping countless up and coming artists find their way onto stages across the country. Touring acts like Common and Talib Kweli, Arrested development, Toni Braxton, TY Dolla $ign , Redman and Method Man, De La Soul, Hip Hop kings from House Of Pain, Immortal Technique, Jedi Mind Tricks, Atmosphere and Evidence, Brother Ali and Sean Price, Wu-Tang Clan,and Eminem’s right hand man Obie Trice. He has also toured Rock Stars like Steven Adler from Guns and Roses, RnB royalty Ginuwine, Keith Sweat, Blackstreet, plus super producer and Michael Jackson collaborator Teddy Riley.

Many joint ventures and relationships over the years have led to Javier working at all major music festivals that toured Australia, like Summadayze, Good Vibrations, The Big Day Out, Future Music Festival, Southbound, Laneway Festival, Global Gathering, Stereosonic, Parklife, Origin, Creamfields and Good life. Javier now brings his vast knowledge and networking assets to Satellite 13 Entertainment Group international touring division.
 

 
 

Todd Muhammad
Artists Manager / A&R Manager (New York City Office USA)

Born and raised in New York City Todd’s career in entertainment began as a manager for acts such as Flex Alexander and Tracy Morgan for the Fox television show “Uptown Comedy Club”.  After reaching huge success in film and Television with several TV shows and commercials Todd decided to leave management for his passion and a new career songwriter and record producer. 

Once Todd entered the music industry he immediately secured a large publishing deal with RCA / Jive Records. Todds 1st project was the album production of super Disney child star and artist Aaron Carter. The success of the Aaron Carter project led to a two decade relationship with RCA / Jive.  Todd was awarded numerous platinum and gold plaques for millions of record sales from songwriting and producing for multiple musical icons and artists from various different major record labels. 

Finding the passion for management again Todd signed two artist to his previous music company Music Palace Ent and was able to get both acts signed to a major record company. He was also responsible for concert and club date bookings for many artists on various major labels. Todds work ethic and passion for music is unmatched and shows all the qualities of a focused and driven music industry professional. Todd’s slogan is “Music is life and Life is Music”. He is a fighter for independent artists. Todd’s experience has gifted him endless relationships with underground musicians and artists in almost every city in the USA.  Todd brings his wealth of knowlage and experiance to the Satellite 13 Entertainment Group management team in New York City.

 

EXECUTIVE PRODUCTION TEAM

NATHANIEL LEVINGSTON
A&R Manager, RIAA Platinum Songwriter (Atlanta Georgia Office USA)

To say Nathaniel Levingston is prolific, would be an understatement. This incredible RIAA platinum songwriter exudes positivity and creativity at the highest level. One of the industries true gentlemen, Nathaniel has achieved a platinum record for his song “Wont Take My Soul” featuring Nas and Cee lo Green on the DJ Khaled “Father Of Asahd” album.

Nathaniel has also written the critically acclaimed song “Russian Roulette” on the new Lil Wayne 2020 album “Funeral” featuring Benny the Butcher and Conway the Machine. Over 10 years of quality songwriting and production has resulted in his climb into the stratosphere of songwriting and music production.
 
Nathanials ear for writing hit songs is a gift he shares with our artists and clients at Satellite 13 Entertainmnet Group.
He has an in depth understanding of songwriting and is a certified hit maker. Nathaniel brings his own eclectic vibe to everything he touches, his songwriting  gift is an absolute asset to Satellite 13 Entertainment Group.

 



 

ROB CURTI aka SWEDE OF 808 MAFIA
RIAA Platinum Producer, Composer, Multi Instrumentalist (Miami Office USA)

Rob Curti, AKA Swede of 808 Mafia, is an RIAA Platinum Producer who has produced for Hip-Hop giants such as Lil Wayne, Dj Khaled, Meek Mill, Gucci Mane and more. He’s also worked with Latin stars such as Dalex, Farruko and J Quiles. Swede currently resides in Miami and has also worked with major Russian artists such as Sergey Lazarev, Swede co-wrote & produced ”Storm” off the bestselling Gold Certified album ”Lazarev.” and Vlad Topalov, producing the single ”parallel’naya”.   

Lil Wayne’s  ”Russian Roulette” feat. Benny The Butcher and Conway The Machine from the album ”Funeral”. #1 Billboard 200, #1 Billboard HipHop albums. A song which is also included in Lil Wayne’s EP ”Weezy Flow”.
Meek Mill ”Uptown II” featuring Farruko from the movie ”Bad Boys For Life” from the album ”Bad Boys For Life Soundtrack”. #3 Billboard Soundtracks. Dj Khaled ”Won’t Take My Soul” feat. Nas and CeeLo Green  from the Album ”Father Of Asahd” which is Certified Platinum in the USA, Gold in Canada, Gold in Brazil. #2 Billboard 200, #1 Billboard Hip Hop Albums, #1 Billboard Canada. Gucci Mane ”This The Night” from the Album: ”Evil Genius” #3 Billboard Hip Hop albums, #5 Billboard 200. Swede has also written and produced music for commercials like the Jeep 4x4 commercial featuring NBA star Paul George. Produced music for television like The Golden Globes nominated television show ”Kidding” featuring Jim Carey and for Films such as the movie ”Bad Boys For Life”. 


 

DAVID J HOLMANIn-House Producer, Engineer, Composer  (Hollywood Hills Los Angeles)

David J. Holman is a Gold & Multi-Platinum record producer and mixing engineer whose credits include No Doubt's smash hit Tragic Kingdom and Bush's Sixteen Stone.  Other highlights from his discography include Unwritten Law, Adema, Olivia Newton-John, Grease and Everclear. Despite his major label pedigree, David has always been "indie friendly" and he typically works with several up-and-coming artists every year. David's private studio boasts the best of both analog and digital technologies, and features a massive vintage analog outboard collection and large format analog console to complement a state-of-the-art Pro Tools HD system.

David has been in the music business for more than forty years. Albums that he has recorded, mixed and produced have sold more than 100 million copies worldwide. The studio he owns and operates, Cactus Studio, is well recognized as one of the top mixing studios in the business. He recorded and mixed the music for both the Grease and Xanadu films as well as Olivia’s Greatest Hits.

David went on to design and build Cactus Studio, where he has worked on countless
albums, most notably No Doubt’s Tragic Kingdom and Bush’s The Science of Things.
Other artists that list David as a credit include Simple Plan, Smile Empty Soul, Third Eye
Blind, Dishwalla, Cold and Adema, to name just a few.

 

ANDREW WRIGHT In-House Producer, Engineer, Composer (Subiaco Western Australia)

Composer, producer , engineer Andrew Wright is a music industry veteran with hundreds of productions to his name, a forward thinking record producer with an incredible ear for hits.
 
Andrew Wright is a music industry professional with many years of experience as a full time music producer. Andrew has worked with EMI Records, Studio 52 and Sound Byte studios. He has worked with many successful and acts and is known for his ability to interpret the needs of every artist he has worked with to date. He has won The WAM Song of the Year "Urban Song Division", and he also won the WAM Song Of The Year "Indigenous Winner Song Division" too. He has worked with many independent labels and their artists and has always managed to bring the best out of each individual artist.
 
Andrew is a multi-instrumentalist Producer/Engineer/ Composer. He has an in depth understanding of technology and production techniques plus a very keen ear for hits, Andrew brings his experience for all things musical to Satellite 13 Entertainment Group.


          MARKETING TEAM

ALEX CROWLEYGlobal Brand Manager 

Alex helped create the Satellite 13 brand from the ground up with founder and CEO, Adrian Lloyd in the first half of 2014. Now he manages quality control on all Satellite 13 brand rollouts to our global offices. Alex is a highly experienced graphic designer and illustrator hailing from Australia. his work is currently spread across projects in the advertising, print, music and video games industry.

He’s works within a variety of roles, many of them at the same time, which have helped him develope a varied selection of incredible design and interpretation skills that he brings to Satellite 13 Entertainment Group and its clients.  An accomplished artist, Alex is capable of bringing a real sense excitement to every project he undertakes.