2AR Music

Providing bespoke artist representation and consulting services

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About Us

2AR Music is a music business consultancy, run by co-founders, Luke Hicks and Lee Erinmez. We are professional musicians, song-writers and music business educators, with a diverse set of skills and knowledge, gained through experience of working across a number of key music business sectors. These include: radio production at the BBC, digital marketing, data analytics, artist/tour management and music business education.

2AR Music work closely with a network of industry specialists in artist management, recording, publishing and the live performance sectors.

What We Do

Through consultation, 2AR Music will offer advice and support to music creators and performers, identifying appropriate assistance in areas of the music business, most appropriate to their needs.

We advise on:

  • Intellectual property and music copyright law
  • Assignment and licensing of music rights
  • Music distribution and royalty rates, flow and payment process
  • Music publishing rights and synchronisation
  • Value and transparency issues within the music industry
  • Digital marketing and social media
  • Music business data and analytics


Lee Erinmez

Co-Founder - Artist Management

Luke Hicks

Co-Founder - Analysis & Strategy


Last Hounds

Last Hounds are a 5-piece Melodic/Hardcore Punk band hailing from the Midlands, fusing influences such as Gallows, Letlive and Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes.

Established in 2013, Last Hounds have been sculpting an individual catalogue of material and have toured the UK extensively, supporting bands such as Bullets and Octane and Skindred, building a loyal fan base from around the country.

The band have released a number of E.P’s, including: 2016’s Self-Titled debut and 2017’s four track E.P “Old Dreams” with singles: “DOA” and “Lay Me Down,” which gained radio support from Alex Baker at Kerrang!

Last Hounds are currently writing and recording their first full-length album, which features “Handmade” “Balaclava” and “Running with the Dead” and is set for a Summer 2020 release.

Upcoming Live Dates

Saturday Nov 30th Altoria, Leamington Spa

Last Hounds

Black Sky Research

January 2020

Black Sky Research


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