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Friday, April 19 • 9:45am - 11:00am
The New Era of Record Companies and Artist Services

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The music industry is changing, and so has the role of a record label. As releasing a record has become easier to do independently, signing with a label means something different than it used to. But even DIY artists can still use many of the services that labels have traditionally provided. On this informative panel, you’ll learn all about the new face of the record label, and get practical advice about what that means for your music career.

 


Moderator
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Emily White

Co-Founder & Manager - Whitesmith Entertainment & Readymade Records
Co-Founder & Manager - Whitesmith Entertainment & Readymade Records    Emily White is the co-founder of Whitesmith Entertainment, a New York and Los Angeles management firm specializing in music comedy and sports. Whitesmith's roster includes Brendan Benson, Hockey, Sydney Wayser, The Hush Sound, Urge Overkill, Eric Burdon, and The Autumn Defense. The firm's comedy division, headed by Keri Smith Esguia has launched the careers of W. Kamau Bell, Sara Benincasa, Janine Brito, and Kevin Avery with Smith most recently executive producing Bell's FX show, Totally Biased, along with Chris Rock. Additionally, White founded the company's Sports management division following the 2012 Olympics with indie rock n roll swimmer and gold medalist, Anthony Ervin developing Ervin's presence and brand with tactics rooted in modern music marketing. White's background spans the music industry specializing touring and artist development via sustainable models rooted in technology and fan engagement. Additionally White launched Readymade Records... Read More →

Panelists
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Rob Bonstein

The Creed Company
The Creed Company The Creed Company is a boutique music management firm representing artists and songwriters/producers including Bruno Mars, the Smeezingtons, and Hunter Hunted. Bonstein is responsible for corporate strategy as well as a broad range of client functions, including branding, endorsements and digital marketing. A seven-year veteran of EMI and Sony, he began as a radio promo assistant and has worked in operations, finance... Read More →
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David Macias

President & Owner - Thirty Tigers
President & Owner - Thirty Tigers
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Robert Ellis Orrall

Songwriter, Producer; President - Infinity Cat Recordings
Songwriter, Producer – “From Here to Eternity,” Beautiful Eyes, “What’s It to You,” “Dancing in Circles” | President - Infinity Cat Recordings Robert Ellis Orrall started his music career in the rock clubs of Boston, legendary venues like The Rat, The Paradise, and The Opheum.  Part of a new wave of Boston artists that included The Neighborhoods, Mission Of Burma, and Til Tuesday, Orrall signed with RCA in... Read More →
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Alex White

CEO - Next Big Sound, Inc.
CEO - Next Big Sound, Inc. Alex White co-founded Next Big Sound in 2008, while in his last semester at Northwestern University. The analytics service measures daily music consumption and purchase decisions around the globe. From Facebook fans to sales, Next Big Sound combines a... Read More →


Friday April 19, 2013 9:45am - 11:00am
Hollywood Ballroom #2 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

Attendees (74)