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For the Record is a conversation series where we speak with all manner of music heads — DJs, music journos, indie label captains, record shop owners, listening bar kingpins, et al — about their stories + the music that makes them.

Brodie Conley

Brodie Conley (he/him) is an Ottawa-based music industry professional and artist with diverse experience in research, artist management, and community music initiatives, as well as government program and policy development. Currently, he works as a researcher at the Center for Music Ecosystems, and also consults for research organization, Water & Music, where he explores the intersections of music and technology. In the past, Brodie worked in artist management (Andy Shauf / Lido Pimienta / Ada Lea) and as the Festival Manager for the MEGAPHONO Music Festival, which provided opportunities for Ottawa-region artists to cultivate new knowledge and catalyze export opportunities. Brodie is a motivated advocate for Canadian independent music and hopes to continue to support knowledge development for emerging and underserved artists. He is a proud board member for the Ottawa-based independent and underground music presenter Debaser.
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Music Mentions

Listening and playing during the “Warped Tour Days” (9:33):


Discovering music (18:47):

Three artists of note discovered in the past year (22:58):

Most under-appreciated artist from your favorite music decade (28:06):

Desert Island Discs (29:45):

Recommendations for future For the Record episodes (39:38):