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Thursday, March 14 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
The Explosion of EDM in America

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EDM has exploded in the U.S.. After years of being a huge force in European music, what has made the music so popular here? Is it the fact that the industry has perfected tapping into the underground and bringing it to the mainstream via major pop stars? Or is it related to the overall obsession with electronics and tech these days and this is just the musical equivalent of that? Explore the key factors for the rise of EDM and DJ's with a panel of some of the top managers in the business.
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Lee Anderson

AgentAM OnlyHaving worked as both a promoter and an agent, Lee Anderson has over ten years of experience in the live music industry. Before joining AM Only in 2007 as an agent, Lee spent nearly six years promoting shows across the Northeast. In 2012, Lee was named one of Billboard's... Read More →
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Richard Bishop

Red Light ManagementRichard Bishop was one of the first rock managers in North America to embrace electronic music, and his clients over the last 20 years have included Paul Oakenfold, Paul Van Dyk, BT, Richard Vission, Static Revenger, The Crystal Method (one of only 5 U.S. electronic... Read More →
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Michael Cohen

Founder/MgrComplete Control Management
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Ken Jordan

The Crystal MethodHeralded by the Village Voice as “one of the best live dance acts on Earth,” THE CRYSTAL METHOD—who is Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland—have been known for over a decade for their enduring dance floor anthems (“Now Is The Time,” “Keep Hope Alive”), airwave... Read More →
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Jeff Pollack

Chairman/CEO, Global Media & EntPollack Media GroupJeff Pollack is Chairman/CEO of Global Media and Entertainment for Pollack Media Group. He is one of the music industry’s top prognosticators of musical trends, advising major artists, media and music firms, including MTV Networks... Read More →

Thursday March 14, 2013 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB

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