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  1. EDM Power Players: The Executives

    July 01, 2014 11:45 AM EDT Pasquale Rotella Founder/CEO, Insomniac Events More than a year ago, Live Nation Entertainment finalized a deal to buy a piece of Insomniac Events, the premier EDM festival brand that CEO Rotella, 39, a visionary in the electronic sector, built ...

  2. Paradigm Acquires 50% Stake in Coda Music Agency

    January 21, 2014 3:56 PM EST In its latest strategic move, Paradigm has acquired a 50% stake in London-based Coda Music Agency, effective today (Jan. 21). The deal gives each agency a more global presence at a time when international touring has never more robust, enabling t ...

  3. Grateful Dead’s Long Strange Trip and Lasting Music Biz Legacy with Skrillex, Warren Haynes, Rock Scully, More

    November 22, 2013 10:00 AM EST “[Skrillex] was a little nervous earlier that this would be a Grateful Dead quiz,” joked Paradigm Agency’s Jonathan Levine, the moderator of the Billboard Touring Conference’s keynote case study “The Golden Road: Lessons Learned From the Dead.& ...

  4. Paradigm Agency Launches Music Label

    April 05, 2013 9:00 PM EDT Paradigm Talent Agency announced on Friday that it's launched a new music label called Big Picnic Records. Funded by private investors and distributed by Sony's RED Music, Paradigm's head of East Coast music Marty Diamond will pro ...

  5. AM Only's Lee Anderson on EDM Touring Market, Skrillex at Bonnaroo, Breaking Foreign Beggars (Video)

    November 21, 2012 12:31 PM EST Lee Anderson, an agent at AM Only, specializes in electronic and dance music bookings and spoke with Billboard during the Billboard Touring Conference and Awards. Here he discussed why Skrillex's Bonnaroo was the "culmination" of hi ...

  6. '@NotJimmyIovine,' 'Music Editor Real Talk' and Other Hilarious Music-Business Internet Parodies: Update

    September 13, 2012 9:15 AM EDT UPDATE: Turns out those GIF TUMBLR blogs are quick on the responses. See below for reactions to this story. There's no question that the music business sometimes takes itself too seriously. So for those moments when you're fed up with it ...

  7. EDMBiz: Disco Donnie Estopinal on Selling Out to Robert F.X. Sillerman: 'I've Got a Lot of Money Right Now'

    June 10, 2012 8:58 AM EDT Day two of the EDMBiz conference highlighted a fundamental divide within the dance music industry -- perhaps one of the oldest in the business of making art: To sell out, or not to sell out. With the news that longtime party promoter Donnie Estopi ...

  8. Exclusive: Kaskade, Swedish House Mafia's Steve Angello, Craig Kallman, Marc Geiger Announced For Insomniac's EDMBiz Conference

    May 02, 2012 10:00 AM EDT (Photo Erik Kabik/Retna) In case anyone on the planet still believes Electronic Dance Music isn't a serious business, a list of speakers for this June's inaugural EDMBiz conference announced today by Insomniac Events should dispel any il ...

  9. Exclusive: AM Only's UKF Dubstep Tour -- With Gemini, KOAN Sound -- Coming to U.S.

    February 28, 2012 12:30 PM EST Top dance-music agency AM Only is backing the first North American tour of UKF, the brand name of the popular British drum 'n' bass/dubstep YouTube channels, starting March 1. The UKF Dubstep channel on YouTube , owned and operated by U. ...

  10. Backbeat: Skrillex's Secret 'Blindfolded' Show, Where Even Lyor Cohen Got Skrillified

    February 03, 2012 6:30 PM EST Skrillex at the WeSC Concept Store was happy to meet and greet his many fans before they were blindfoled, loaded onto a bus and driven to an unknown location. (Photo: Andy Gensler) NEW YORK -- Being blindfolded and thrown onto a bus to catch the l ...

  11. Dance Music's Most Influential Executives

    February 03, 2012 4:45 PM EST It's no secret that dance music is bigger than its ever been - as the seven Grammy nominations for this week's Billboard cover stars , Skrillex, A-Trak and Diplo demonstrate. Here's a look at nine of the biggest executives in the ga ...

  12. AM Only, Paradigm Join Forces

    January 12, 2012 12:15 PM EST Paradigm Talent has formed a joint venture with leading electronica/dance booking agency AM Only in a deal that makes Paradigm an immediate player in the electronic space and moves AM Only-and the genre-even deeper into mainstream touring marketpl ...

  13. The Beat Generation: Electronic Dance Music Is Rapidly Becoming The New Sound Of Young America

    December 08, 2011 7:50 AM EST It happened in concert venues and arenas, where crowds of thousands sang along to beats instead of words . It happened in parks and open fields, where young people wore fuzzy animal ears and talked about peace, love, unity and respect-all without ...

  14. Beatport Named In Lawsuit By Denver Nightclub

    December 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Beatport -- a digital retailer specializing in electronica music -- was named in a lawsuit filed last week by a Denver nightclub owner, alleging anti-competitive practices. Beatport co-founder/chairman Bradley Roulier is also the owner of the Denv ...

  15. Swayzak Signs With AM Only

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British electronic duo Swayzak (David Brown and James Taylor) has signed with boutique agency AM Only for worldwide bookings (excluding Europe). British electronic duo Swayzak (David Brown and James Taylor) has signed with boutique agency AM Only ...

  16. Booking Agencies AM, FYI Live Join Forces

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Electronic music booking agency AM Only has announced a merger with Phoenix-based rock booking agency FYI Live. FYI's roster of bands, including Way Out West, VNV Nation, Halou, Mocean Worker and Gray Electronic music booking agency AM Only h ...