Artist & Label Manager, Faction
Michael Roe
Artist & Label Manager, Faction

Michael started as a musician playing drums in various bands, including Adebisi Shank. He began working in the industry as an agent, booking tours for artists in Europe and Asia for artists such as Mike Watt and other DIY punk artists. He founded the Irish independent label Richter Collective (And So I Watch You From Afar, Redneck Manifesto). In 2011, Michael set up MKR Management, which offered consultancy and label services to US independent labels wishing to set up in Europe (such as Sargent House - Deafheaven, Chelsea Wolfe and more) and also managed The Cast of Cheers. As of early 2017, Michael is an artist and label manager at Faction Records working with All Tvvins, James Vincent McMorrow, Jape, DAY_S and more. Michael also teaches Music Business in BIMM Institute Dublin.