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Ken Allen

Manager & Label,
Faction Records
The MD and founder of Faction Records and Management Company, ex-Hot Press magazine staffer Ken Allen was previously an Irish A&R scout for both Polydor UK and Atlantic Records. Allen also managed The Factory Studios, Dublin but left to set up Faction managing Irish platinum selling artist Director. In 2006 and 2008 he was A&R and executive producer for both The Blizzards best selling albums A Public Display Of Affection and the Domino Effect. Faction's current roster includes platinum artist James Vincent McMorrow, two time Choice award winner Jape as well as newcomers, I Have a Tribe and Pleasure Beach. Ken Allen was appointed as a director to the board of Irish Music Recorded Association (IRMA) in 2014.