“I remember you were one of my first fans that I recognised” ~ Sam Smith
“She’s been there since the start…” ~ Labrinth
“UK radio is way different from American radio. In the UK there are all these DJ’s like Annie Mac, Zane Lowe, Mistajam and Carly Wilford. All these iconic people are actually curating music. If they hear something it doesn’t matter what the politics are, they play it” ~ Skrillex on Howard Stern
“We love working with Carly, she is a superstar of the highest degree.” ~ Purple PR
“You get it because I can tell how much you enjoy it. You work with artists, you promote artists, you help them out, you do media, you’re across it” ~ Zane Lowe
For the past three years her husky tones have woken the nation every morning on Rinse FM’s forward thinking Breakfast Show. Carly Wilford is a lively presenter and DJ with boundless energy, unstoppable character and endless drive. Down to earth, warm and honest, she gets to the heart of the artists she interviews and is not afraid to push boundaries. Creator of online taste-making hub IAmMusic.TV as well as IAmMusic Artists, she uncovers the stars of tomorrow and helps them to break the tough and ever changing industry.
Her natural energy and lust for life shines through in her interviews. With millions of views across her YouTube videos you can see why the music industry is talking about her and why she is on speed dial for artists, manager’s, PR’s and key media figures within the industry.
On the Red Carpet she has interviewed Tom Cruise, Russell Brand, Cheryl Cole and Usher to name but a few. Kicking back with some of the music industries finest. Carly has put the world to rights with Danny Brown, hung out with Rudimental, bantered with Bastille and had a heart to heart with Nas, Nile Rodgers and Kendrick Lamar.
Seen backstage at some of the Worlds biggest festivals she has covered Glastonbury, SXSW, Snowbombing, Sonar, EXIT Festival, V Festival, Wireless, BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend and Secret Garden Party. Hunting out the hottest artists, chatting to the crowds and dominating the press pit she has also presented at the MOBOS for sponsors HTC and The Capital FM Summertime Ball.
Carly is at the forefront of everything music related – from new artists to secret collaborations, if you need to know about it she has already got it covered. She films, edits, produces and presents all her own work as well as writing for Hunger Magazine and Wonderland. With big aspirations and infinite drive she is one to watch very closely. No ear piece, no ‘note cards’ and none of the fake attributes the industry is often full of – just raw ambition and real talent.