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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.

A&R Scout

An A&R scout works for the record label and is responsible for finding new musical talent and developing that talent. A&R scouts are the first point of contact between artists and record labels, and by keeping up with musical trends and acts as they appear, scouts bring up-and-coming bands and solo acts to the attention of the A&R department. A&R scout is the lowest rung of the A&R ladder, below the A&R executive but critical to the discovery and development process.