BLACKYAK Management was established in the early 1990s, managing the career of Tim Freedman and The Whitlams since the band's inception. Since that time, The Whitlams have successfully played over 1500 shows, had 3 Multi-Platinum albums and 2 Gold albums including a #1 album on the Aria Charts and four Top 5 debuts.
At the time of release the album Eternal Nightcap became the first ever commercially successful independent album and the biggest selling independent album in Australian history. That year 'No Aphrodisac' was #1 in JJJ’s Hottest 100 and the band then went onto win 3 Aria awards.
Over time, BLACKYAK Management has worked with a number of wonderful artist such as Nitocris, Modular Lounge, Preshrunk, iOTA and Magic Dirt.
The management company’s current roster includes The Whitlams, Tim Freedman, The Getaway Plan, Leena and Voix D’or.
On an international level our artists have either toured or been released in England, Ireland, France, Germany, Poland, Sweden, Canada, America and Japan.
Kim Thomas - Director
Lauren Zhou - A&R
Stella Chan - Social Media
Alex Dixon - Promotion
Yundi Peng - Legal Consultant
Helen Zhang - Accountant