Tony Cooke Radio Plugger


Tony Cooke is an incredible radio plugger and one of the hard workers behind Scream Promotions. Currently Tony is working hard to promote Adam Holmes and The Embers with their new upcoming album Midnight Milk signed to Gogar Records. 

What makes the album stand out is that it was all recorded in his bedroom. This ten song album is influenced by the likes of Paul Simon, Bob Marley and Feist. Genres include Folk, Gospel, Hip-Hop with Ska and Reggae influences.

Make sure you listen to Midnight Milk which is available now and catch them at either Bush Hall in London on the 21st of November or the 25th of November at the Pleasance Theatre in Edinburgh. 

Not only has their single, 'No Man is an Island' recently been played on BBC Radio 2 with Claire Balding, BBC Scotland and BBC Radio Ulster it has also been placed on the BBC Folk Playlist. Make sure you don't miss this sound thats making waves. 

Question Time. 

1) What are you currently working on?

Adam Holmes & The Embers, Skinny Lister, King King, Fantastic Negrito set up for 2018, Joanne Shaw Taylor and Marika Hackman.

2) Are there any specific bands or acts that you are backing to be big in 2018?

Fantastic Negrito & Curse Of Lono.

3) What is a day in the life of a plugger like? 

lways busy but varied, one day maybe a 4am start with an act on a Breakfast TV or Radio show whilst another maybe just a productive day ( with lots of coffee ) simply chasing people up from our office.

4) Who were your favourite act that you have plugged? 

Fave act I've worked with were The Ramones back in 1992

5) How do you find acts to plug what is the process?

We are very lucky here at Scream, we get calls daily from small indies through to various majors who are all developing new acts and re-establishing heritage artists with their new album releases. 

We work with people we like and acts that we think we can make a difference with.

Susan Montgomery