Achal Dhillon started Killing Moon in early 2011 in his parents’ loft, as a new music blog following a string of A&R/artist management positions at Universal Music, Quest Management and Turn First Artists/First Access Entertainment.
Since then, as a completely independent music company, Killing Moon has evolved into one of the UK’s most respected and innovative record labels, artist management companies and concert/club promoters, having recently launched a PR division in 2018, receiving numerous commendations from international press and radio along the way in its short lifespan.
In 2014, Achal was elected to the board of directors at the Association of Independent Music, and is regularly engaged by third-party labels and managers on developing artist campaigns as an area of expertise.
He continues to write on the Killing Moon blog, and now also writes on a freelance basis for The Metro (a weekly reach of circa 5 million) and more recently as an opinion columnist for Music Business Worldwide.
Achal also personally manages the careers of Draper (as well as his newly created label Emprise Records), Måntra, and Annabel Allum.