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All PROPELLER artists can book on to mentor sessions that take place at FUTURE YARD or online. The drop in sessions are 30 mins each, but if you’ve got lots to talk about, then you can book a double session. Our aim is to help you grow your music project and become the best possible version of yourself. Focussing on all aspects of your music and development, our mentors will work with you to shape your goals and work together to achieve them. This will be done through regular communication and support, specifically focussed development sessions and a plan that will put in place a robust music career bedrock.


Cath Head of Skills and Development at Future Yard leading on PROPELLER. In 2018 she launched artist management company, mostdeffo, working with Eyesore & The Jinx, Natalie McCool and Beija Flo. Cath has worked in online PR, digital marketing and social media management for an extremely varied roster of brand new acts through to established artists, and worked as a product manager at Rough Trade Records for several years.


Grace studied BA Hons Popular Music at the Liverpool Institute For Performing Arts where she graduated with 1st Class Honours. She has recently completed her MA at the University of Liverpool with a focus on music business and industry. She set up and is the record label manager for Both Sides Records, a pioneering label that focuses on readdressing the gender imbalance that exists within the music industry. Grace also regularly mentors emerging artists with a focus on music business and law, release strategies and career and business planning.

Grace is also a freelance session musician and percussionist. She is part of the collective of musicians who provide Ibiza style entertainment across the world for weddings, parties and corporate events. She has also been a session musician for multiple artists and her work has been featured on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 6 and BBC Radio Merseyside.


Matt currently looks after marketing and social media at Manchester-based indie label Gondwana Records, alongside managing singer-songwriter Astles. Matt has worked as a music marketing and strategy consultant for range of major label, independent and emerging artists and bands. He was also an A&R scout for Cooking Vinyl Publishing.