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Trend Scouting: Evan Peters

Evan Peters developed an interest in the music industry from an early age. As a young musician, the Los Angeles native went on to enroll at Cal State Northridge, where he graduated with a Music Industry Studies degree. As part of the program requirements, Peters sought out an internship with a major record label.

Velvet Hammer Music and Management Group

Velvet Hammer Music and Management Group is an artist development and management company founded by David “Beno” Benveniste more than a decade ago, following his development of System of a Down.

Big Machine Label Group

Scott Borchetta started Big Machine Records in 2005, certain that he could run a record label more efficiently than he had seen others attempt before him. The first to sign as an artist under the new label was a young singer/songwriter Borchetta had met in 2004.

Sony Music Entertainment

Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, born out of an acquisition of CBS Records Group. At the close of 2010, SME counted more than 30 record labels to its roster.

Production Coordinator

The production coordinator works within a record label and contributes to the creation of art and written copy assets for packaging, promotional materials, and other consumer-targeted products. This person is the chief point of contact in monitoring the completion of these assets and assists senior-level managers within multiple departments.

Music Screener

Companies that connect songwriters and composers to music supervisors and production companies often enlist the part-time help of music screeners to assist the A&R department in finding suitable compositions to fulfill the needs of entertainment industry clients.

A&R Administrator

If you’re an Excel whiz by day but crawl the clubs looking for the next new thing after business hours, this gig may be the perfect marriage of “real job” and music love. Pantsuits and ties are optional; passion for number-crunching is required.