Melissa Taylor (DE)

Speaker (Tailored Communication)

Melissa Taylor is the founder and Managing Director of Tailored Communication.

She has worked in electronic music for 20 years with many respected companies - including 5 years as in-house press officer at Fabric London and as part of the team that created Simple Records, alongside Will Saul. Trained at Slice PR after University, she’s worked national and international press campaigns for artists as diverse as Moloko, Sir Norman Jay, John Peel, DJ Hype, Scuba, Pearson Sound, Avalon Emerson, Paula Temple, Nitin Sawney, Diplo, Ben Ufo, Howie B, James Lavelle, Ostgut Ton, Shackleton, VCMG, Gudrun Gut, Fink, Four Tet, Nicolas Jaar, Laurel Halo and Nina Kraviz. She also has numerous freelance writing credits as a music journalist.

In 2006 she relocated to Berlin to found her own press agency, Tailored Communication, for clients that initially included Ostgut Ton, Simple, Playhouse and Monika Enterprise. Tailored has grown entirely through word of mouth and client recommendations into one of the worlds leading independent music press agencies, working with a range of highly respected artists and record labels. Tailored was the first music PR agency to offer Worldwide coverage for print, online and radio promotion - taking a holistic approach to projects rather than narrowly focusing on single territories - and the agency is dedicated to working with independent electronic focused labels & artists. All Tailored’s projects are hand picked over a considered A&R process that ensures every project the company undertakes has the love of the music at it’s core.

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