About Us

Who We Are


Amour Music’s founders, James Brister and Sean McDermott, have over 25 years of joint experience in music management, performance, musicianship, music industry, business management, artist development and career coaching. 

Previous music industry roles include Head of Marketing, Industry Liaison Manager, Head of Sales, and Consultancy. Notably, both James and Sean worked together for many years on the management team at one of the UKs leading music performance colleges (the ICMP), building and working with an industry network, creating a music careers service and developing the auditions model and criteria.

They have worked with thousands of music professionals and a variety of artists including Apre, Matt Maltese, Bear’s Den, ARK, Josh Vine, Laura Welsh, Elena Tonra, Remi Aguilella and Igor Haefeli (Daughter & Ex:Re),  Jones, Iyamah, Louisa Allen (Foxes), Arni Arnason (The Vaccines), Stealth,  Joel McBride (Tom O’Dell), Mike Dignam, Ted Dwayne (Mumford & Sons), David Klinke (George Ezra) and many more.