• ‘an astounding and diverse line-up’

    The Line of Best Fit
  • Umong Shah (Fortitude Music / Future Echoes, Sweden)

    Umong has collected various accolades during his time in music for example, being noted as IQ magazine’s 2015 Top 10 New Bosses, and Music Week’s 30 under 30, “Best of the rest”. He regularly participates on panels at internationally renowned conferences such as The Great Escape, Live UK and Liverpool Sound City.

    Fortitude Music has existed for 7 years. For almost five of those years, Umong had managed Elle Exxe. In that time, Elle has received international showcasing funding 3 times, to explore festivals and showcases in South Korean, North American and European markets. Toured North America and Europe and won the inaugural ‘Unsigned Music Award’ for “Best Solo Female Act. Umong has now created a consulting division of Fortitude Music with an array of talented and inspiring customers, each needing specialist services to grow their career.

    More recently Umong joined Swedish showcase festival, Future Echoes as their Head of International Business Development. Future Echoes is a new premier music Industry showcase conference based in Sweden. This year in Norrköping, Future Echoes brought together Music Industry from across Europe and created a forum to discuss the future of the music industry and scout new talent that is ready for export