Lorrae McKenna and her partner Skube Burnell set up our Golden Friend in December 2015 as an outlet for their years of experience and passion for the Australian Music Industry. Our Golden Friend’s management roster currently consists of Chitra, Elizabeth, Jade Imagine, Jess Ribeiro, RVG and POPPONGENE – and their label roster 808s and Greatest Hits, Chitra, Moonlover, RVG, POPPONGENE and Way Dynamic.
Lorrae McKenna, was previously the Promotions and Marketing Manager at Remote Control Records. Joining Remote Control Records in 2013, Lorrae was instrumental in re-invigorating the labels Australian roster of artists, signing, developing and A&Ring acts Courtney Barnett, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Methyl Ethel, The Murlocs, Saskwatch and many more.
She also created and implemented PR & Marketing strategies for a range of international artists including Adele, Radiohead, Anohni, Queens of The Stone Age, The National, Kim Gordon, Sigur Ros, Cat Power, Future Islands, Beirut, FKA Twigs, Grimes, Vampire Weekend, Jack White, Tom York, Jungle, The xx, Jamie xx, Kurt Vile, and Warpaint.
Lorrae has been an active part of the Australian Music Industry for the past 13 years working in a range of varying roles including Allans Billy Hyde Music, Crucial Music (The Living End, Gyroscope, Children Collide, 360) & at 774 ABC Melbourne.