Who we are
Milestone Publicity, based in Los Angeles, was founded by music industry public relations professional Mike Gowen in 2019. Launching the firm with a decade of experience in the field, Milestone Publicity delivers well-executed campaigns in the modern music industry landscape with an eclectic roster of clients.
Prior to launching Milestone, Gowen worked on campaigns ranging from emerging artists to icons. Specifically, Gowen has worked with established rockers like Aerosmith’s Joe Perry, Billy Idol, Brian Setzer, Dream Theater, Gin Blossoms, Godsmack, Heart, LIVE, Sex Pistols’ Steve Jones, The Magpie Salute, The Sheepdogs, The Smashing Pumpkins, and many others. In the Americana and country lane, Gowen has experience working with Dwight Yoakam, Jerry Douglas, John Fogerty, Tommy Emmanuel and Wynonna Judd, among others. In the EDM and Pop landscape, Gowen has worked on campaigns with artists such as Andy Grammer, Dada Life, Eric Hutchinson, Michael Franti & Spearhead, and STS9.
When it comes to helping young artists find their place in the music media and assisting them achieving milestones, nothing feels more rewarding - hence the firm’s name. Some exciting emerging clients Gowen has had a hand in publicity with include: Jasper Bones, The Ceremonies, The Dryes, HOAX, The Marias, Rod Melancon, The Walcotts, Vista Kicks, VOTH and many, many others.
Every campaign is built around client goals and Milestone Publicity has the experience, relationships and tools to attain those goals.