Who We Are

Indie403 was founded in May 2009 by Andrew Forbes and Damien Mustaphi. Stemming from an original idea by Damien in 2003, Indie403 is a collaboration of skills and ideas from founders who want to make a difference in the independent music scene in Canada.

Andrew Forbes – Co-Founder & Business Manager

Having earned concurrent Business Administration and Arts (Major in Music) Bachelor Degrees at Bishop’s University, Andrew Forbes brings experience to both the performance and the administrative business side of Indie403. He has worked in not-for-profit and for-profit arts organizations, plays the piano, sings in choirs and volunteers for every music festival that will let him.

Andrew can be reached at [email protected].

Damien Mustaphi РCo-Founder & Interactive Multimedia Specialist

Combining together a Television Broadcasting and Video Production Diploma (from Canadore College) with an Interactive Multimedia Post-Graduate Certificate (from Algonquin College), Damien Mustaphi brings a well-versed web multimedia background with a strong passion in photography, music, video and artistic expression. He loves pushing the boundaries of web technology, always looking for new ways to promote the bands he loves.

For management, photography, video production, marketing and promotions inquiries, email Damien at [email protected].


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