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Behind the Music: Michael Kaminsky

Michael Kaminsky has always had an entrepreneurial spirit and an eye for talent. After starting his own computer company in high school, the California native headed to UC San Diego where he obtained a university grant and launched a popular college television station. In between classes, Kaminsky would search the web for up and coming bands and began directing and producing music videos in his spare time.

Entourage: Emily White

Photo by: BriAnna OlsonPhoto by: BriAnna OlsonLong before Amanda Palmer became the first artist to raise more than $1 million on Kickstarter, her intern was scrambling to make sure Palmer’s then-unknown cabaret punk duo the Dresden Dolls was ready for gigs.

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.

Careers in Music: Making the Album

Compared to producing a feature film or video game, recording an album is a small operation, employing just a handful of people directly involved in the creative process alongside supporting staff within recording and audio post-production studios. Based on census data, recording studios employ an average of just four people. However, that figure is deceptive and shouldn’t discourage anyone interested in pursuing a career in the music industry.

CenterStaging

CenterStaging is a rehearsal facility specializing in providing production and technical support for television and live performances. Founded by Jan Parent and Johnny Caswell more than 20 years ago, the facility has expanded to become an industry hub for A-list entertainers.

Live Nation Entertainment

Live Nation was born out of Clear Channel Communications as a concert promotion company in 2005. The organization expanded its dominance of the live entertainment promotion and marketing industry when it merged with Ticketmaster in 2010.

Personal Manager

In the life and career of any entertainer, the personal manager is often the most important member of the artist’s machine. The lines between personal manager, business manager, and talent agent can be vague and blurry, but this person has the greatest impact on every professional decision made within the client’s career.

Search Party Music

Search Party is a music supervision company that is helmed by creative director, Randall Poster, considered one of the foremost talents in entertainment music supervision. The company is headquartered in New York with additional offices in Portland, Oregon.