PETER QUICKE • NINJA TUNE
PANEL TOPICS – MUSIC CLIMATE PACT - HOW THE GLOBAL MUSIC INDUSTRY IS GETTING ITS HOUSE IN ORDER
Chair of Ninja Tune record label. Co-founder of Music Declares Emergency - a music industry response to the climate and ecological emergency. Part of the IMPALA Sustainability Taskforce and AIM Climate Action Group. AIM Board member.
Started DJing in Devon in the 70s. Studied Philosophy and the Hacienda in Manchester in the 80s. 6 years working for Quicke’s cheese and ice cream business. In 1992 I joined Coldcut to run Ninja Tune record label and its sister publishing company Just Isn't Music. Ninja Tune now employs over 80 people with offices in London, Los Angeles & Berlin. Key artists include Bonobo, Thundercat (Brainfeeder), Bicep, ODESZA, Floating Points, Black Country New Road, Young Fathers, The Cinematic Orchestra, Hiatus Kaiyote.