Tom Larkin (Shihad, Bigsound, Tiny Triumphs and Home Surgery Recordings)
New Zealand-born but now Australia-based Tom Larkin has been a career musician for the past 30 years, as the founding member of prolific kiwi rock band Shihad. Tom will talk about his career with Shihad and present valuable insight into navigating the modern music industry.
Tom established a base in Melbourne in 2003 and founded Tiny Triumphs Artist Management. Tiny Triumphs is responsible for overseeing the careers of The VANNS, Eliza & The Delusionals, Hein Cooper, Woodlock, Villainy and Emma Dilemma.
Over the past decade, Tom has carved out a niche as an artist developer, working as a producer and owner of Homesurgery Recordings, a project studio in the inner-city suburb of Brunswick. In 2019 he was appointed as the conference programmer for BIGSOUND, now the largest and most significant music conference in Australia.
In November 2019 Tom joined the board of Support Act, an organisation at the frontline, providing crisis support for those in the music industry.