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Profile

Media degree graduate with in depth knowledge of the


music/media industries. Working professionally as DJ/producer
Lorca whilst studying for my degree, I have gained valuable
experience and knowledge of the mechanics of the music/media
industries. I have worked closely with music management, labels
and PR/booking agencies picking up firsthand knowledge.

Education
University of Sussex // BA Media Practice and Theory //
October 2010 June 2013 // 2:1 (66.000% )

Sam Cassman
07988411125
lorcamusic@gmail.com
41 Tidy Street, Brighton, East
Sussex BN1 4EL
Twitter: @lorca_music

A 3 year BA course spent studying theoretical and practical


modules like Advertising & Social Change through to News,
Politics and Power and Sound & Radio Production. I specialized
in Sound & Radio for the practical side of the course; my final
piece was a 25 minute radio documentary on young artists
experiences being signed to major labels. It featured interviews
with Breach and A&Rs at Sony and Universal. On the theory side I
specialized in Music, Media and Culture. My final dissertation was
entitled: Marketing Authenticity? Club culture, House music and
the impact of the Internet.

Richmond Upon Thames College // BTEC National Diploma


Music Technology // September 2006 June 2008 // DDM
(Distinction, Distinction, Merit)
2 year full time course spent studying music technology. Modules
ranged from Music Industry to Musical Arrangement to Sound
design and Synthesis. For my final project I recorded and
produced my own bands EP. I also learned how to apply sound to
media projects, creating bespoke pieces for adverts and TV intro
sequences.

Orleans Park School // September 2001 June 2006 // 11


GCSEs at A-C Grades (5xA, 3 xB, 3xC)
Achieved A grades in Media, Music, Science and RS.

WORK EXPERIENCE
Business development / Office management // Mist
Electronic Cigarettes LTD// May 2013 Present
Helped to grow the business from a bedroom to an office
environment in Brighton, I currently am in charge of all social
media including email marketing (mailchimp), Facebook and
Twitter pages as well as developing new ideas for growth.
www.misteliquid.co.uk/
www.facebook.com/misteliquid

Internship // Beyond // February 2011 April 2011

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2 month internship at the creative digital applications agency


Beyond. I worked in a team of 5 on website builds and application
development, assisting the team with coding (HTML/CSS) on the
front end. Also did some design work, creating YouTube banners
for Vimeo and the NSPCC. www.bynd.com/

Internship // Sarm East/West studios // February 2010


March 2010
1 months work experience at the top London studio as a studio
assistant. Tasks involved assisting studio engineers on recording
sessions. Setting up mics, amps and getting levels in Protools. I
was also responsible for organizing travel and booking in time for
artists.I did overnight receptions shifts on weekends and assisted
on sessions with Wiley, Jamilia and Ne Yo. http://sarmstudios.com/

Admin // Lektropacks // June 2008 September 2008


Work involved customer service and admin duties for a specialist
AV electronics outlet. I was responsible for communicating with
customers over the phone and email, receiving and processing
orders. Other tasks included communicating with wholesale clients,
ordering stock from suppliers, technical support and data entry.
www.lektropacks.co.uk/

SKILLS
Music Production / Sound Design
Sound to media application
Photoshop / Flash
Basic HTML / CSS
Journalism

Currently looking for part time work, I am able to work weekends or


2 days during the week.

Lorca

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I have been producing music and DJing under the Lorca alias
since 2011. I have performed at venues and festivals
throughout Europe including Berghain/Panorama Bar, Big
Chill festival, Secret Garden Party, Lattitude festival and
many more. My music has gained support from artists such
as Bonobo, Disclosure, Maya Jane Coles, Rob Da Bank and
more. I am still very active with forthcoming music on labels
like Naked Naked & Anjunadeep. More info here:
www.elasticartists.net/artists/lorca

References
Louis Mccusker (Misteliquid)
01273 681 138
Kieran Alington (Bynd)
07725413248

More references available upon request.