James Endeacott is an A&R person, manager and label boss. James is the man who first signed The Libertines and he’s worked as an A&R with The Strokes, at Rough Trade Records and Columbia Records. He runs 1865 Records, a London-based subsidiary record label of Sony.

Read highlights from James’ guest talk at Solent: James Endeacott, ‘Don’t take bullsh**t from anyone in the industry’