About

New Found Sound was founded in 2006 by Derick Mackinnon, originally as a live music promotions company, eventually expanding into Press and Digital Media, we also co-founded music industry convention Wide Days in 2010.

We have experience across a range of music industry sectors. Over the years we’ve created music business seminars, produced, managed, marketed and programmed boutique festivals, hundreds of live music concerts, experiential music marketing campaigns, commercial/student club nights as well as creating press and social media campaigns for bands and creative businesses.

Currently, co-write a new music feature in Scotland On Sunday newspaper each week and manage PR/Press and Social media campaigns for various organisations and selected music artists. We have experience covering indie, rock, jazz and classical genres.

New Found Sound regularly design and deliver educational workshops and seminars, covering a range of music industry topics including; using social media professionally, promoting your band / business to creating electronic press kits, setting up websites and managing press campaigns.

Derick is also the artist manager for young tropical-pop band Indigo Velvet 

If you want to say hello or wish to find out more about how New Found Sound might be able to assist you please contact Derick Mackinnon: email derick@newfoundsound.co.uk

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