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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.

Cassidy Murphy

Cassidy Murphy is a New York based A&R. She was most recently an A&R at Connection Music Publishing, the publishing entity of Glassnote Records. Before joining Connection, Cassidy garnered industry experiencing by managing producers and songwriters, tour managing, and most notably, co-founding a small independent record label, Good Boy Records.
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She now is an A&R at Live Nation and Element1’s new label venture, where she will be focused on developing talent through the act of touring. On her own time and with the help of She Is The Music, Kensaltown East, and her friend and collaborator Archana Gopal, Cassidy hosts a yearly songwriting camp to promote community amongst up and coming female and non binary songwriters and producers where they are provided access, tools, and connections to other creatives. The next camp will be held in March.

Music Mentions

Personal approach to A&R; knowledge is power (22:35):


Discovering music today (30:35):

First album ever purchased (36:50):

Most recent album purchased (37:23):

Artists discovered in the last year (39:33):

Dream artist to work with (44:30):

Desert Island Discs (48:00):

Guest recommendations for future episodes (51:18):