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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.

Henson Recording Studios

Purchased by The Jim Henson Company in 1999, the former site of A&M Records is now the Henson Recording Studios. However, despite a music history that stretches back to the 1960s, the studios were born of film legacy.

EMI Group Ltd.

EMI Group is one of the world’s largest music companies, controlling record labels on five continents. EMI Group also owns and operates Abbey Road recording studio in London and Capitol Studios in Los Angeles.

Songwriter

It was once the dirty little secret of the recording industry that many artists did not write their own music, but today consumers understand that behind a teen pop queen or platinum-selling group, there is often an unsung hero who receives only a brief mention in the fine print of the album’s credits.

Managing the Iconic Emblem of Weirdness: Scott Booker

When Scott Booker began managing a ragtag group of freaks called The Flaming Lips in 1990, the odds were impossibly against him. The band had more charisma than musical ability, and they were from Oklahoma City, which in terms of the record industry might as well have been Pluto.

Tree Sound Studios

Paul Diaz, the owner and president of Tree Sound Studios, founded the company with one explicit mission: “Educate the world on the importance of sustainable living and the impact of conscious consumerism through the power of music.” To that end, Diaz and his wife Sunshine have partnered to build the world’s most earth-friendly recording studio and several sister organizations.

Beat Producer

There is no shortage of hopefuls who aspire to become successful beat producers, but far fewer actually understand the work of this individual in today’s popular music industry. The beat producer performs a greater function than pulling together synthesized drum hits, he or she is a composer who crafts the original music, an alchemist that mixes sampled material with original content, over which rap and hip-hop artists lay their lyrics.

Royalty Administrator

Royalties, in the music industry, are fees paid to a recording artist or band for the use of their music. The royalty administrator for a record label or performing rights organization will have numerous responsibilities, the majority of which relate to maintaining and updating the artist database and reviewing sales and airplay data.

Harry Fox Agency

The Harry Fox Agency was founded by the National Music Publishers Association and licenses the largest volume of mechanical and digital rights in the Unites States on behalf of more than 46,000 music publishing clients.