Keith Welsh

Keith began his career in the music industry as a founding member of Australian international success story Icehouse after which he managed artists, staged events and ran an indie label. He currently fulfils several roles within the industry as:

  • Partner in Rough Cut Music Publishing ( which represents writers and artists such as Savage Garden, Darren Hayes, Evermore, The Butterfly Effect, Kisschasy, Bright Yellow, Small Mercies and several young upstarts you'll be hearing of. He is currently the Chair of AMPAL (Australasian Music Publishers Association Limited) and serves on the Board of AMCOS (Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society);
  • Co-Publisher of The Music Network (, Australia's influential weekly music/record/radio/retail trade magazine;
  • General Manager of JWM Productions which records and promotes artists as part of their career development. JWM's most well known releases are by Savage Garden and Darren Hayes with newcomers Small Mercies soon to unveil their debut album;
  • Owner Catalyst entertainment consultancy which provides services to entertainment enterprises wishing to gain income via their artists, products or services in the Australian market.

Keith's experience in running entertainment businesses and managing artists careers has led him to work extensively in the US, Canadian and UK markets.

Keith Welsh

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