is the founder of Come Play With Me
, a social enterprise established in 2015 to help people in the Leeds City Region that are looking to create sustainable careers within music. Tony is also one of the founding directors of Hatch Records, a Leeds-based record label / publisher that has seen releases from Deadwall, Then Thickens, Nine Black Alps, The Spitfires and The Wedding Present.
Come Play With Me was established as a social enterprise in 2015 to support people in the Leeds City Region into sustainable careers within music. Its first project is a 7” singles club which aims to identify and showcase the most exciting new artists coming out of this part of the country - along with a few more established names along the way. Releases so far have included Katie Harkin, Fizzy Blood, ZoZo, Laminate Pet Animal, Magick Mountain & Team Picture with the 12th in the series just released from Dead Naked Hippies & No Fixed Identity.
CPWM is also a PRS Talent Development Partner through the Yorkshire Music Forum consortium.Panel Talk: DIY vs Indie vs Major.