Ed Thompson has joined ATC Live from the Free Trade Agency in the UK. The agent of 14 years brings with him a roster including Jungle, Iron & Wine, Car Seat Headrest, Kero Kero Bonito and Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs.
Thompson has worked with Jungle from their first show. The band sold 29,000 tickets in London alone on their 2022 album campaign, including a headline show at South Facing Festival.
Thompson said, “I am thrilled to be joining the team at ATC Live. I have always admired how they do business and their incredible track record of spotting and developing new acts.
“I’m looking forward to getting stuck in and working with their teams to carve out exciting new opportunities for both new and existing clients. It’s a great move for me and my artists and I can’t wait to get started.”
ATC Live MD Alex Bruford commented, “We are delighted to welcome Ed to ATC Live. Ed is a superb agent who curates and represents his roster of artists with care, creativity and a strategic approach that comes from 14 years of agency experience. Ed’s artists and ethos are perfectly aligned with those of ours, so we couldn’t be happier that he has chosen to join us at ATC Live.”
ATC Live currently represents more than 400 artists, with a team of 35 across offices in London, Glasgow and Paris.
The agency’s roster includes such global talents as Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Fontaines D.C., The Lumineers, Yard Act, Metronomy, PJ Harvey, Jamie Webster, Big Thief, Black Country New Road, Black Midi, Aldous Harding, Georgia, Special Interest, Amyl & The Sniffers, Anais Mitchell, Faye Webster, Black Pumas, Horsegirl, Japanese Breakfast, Sleaford Mods, Snail Mail, Squid, The Magnetic Fields and Blondshell.