2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Secrets of The Trade – Release Your Music Without a Traditional Label

Wednesday, March 16
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 15
531 E 4th St

The world of music sales, marketing and distribution has radically changed in the past few years and continues to evolve at a rapid pace.  Old barriers are gone.  Existing rules are broken.  New models are rapidly shifting and evolving.  The traditional role and value of an old school Label and Distribution are just about dead.This panel will help you learn all the ways you can effectively put your music out in a way that people will get to hear it and will provide tips on how to build the audience that’s right for youFirst you make great music.  

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Liz Leahy at SXSW

Liz Leahy

CEO & Co-Founder

Section 101

Liz Leahy is the founder of Section 101, a company that provides simple and effective tools for music and entertainment brands to manage and maximize their online presence. Section 101 offers an ea...

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Jamie Kent at SXSW

Jamie Kent

Road Dog Music Group

Named the 2016 Durango / American Songwriter Sole Performer, artist Jamie Kent’s future as a performer looks quite promising. Drawing on influences from modern rock artists like Jason Isbell and Ki...

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Gingger Shankar


American Fable

Phil Schuster
 at SXSW

Phil Schuster

US Mgr

Mute Management

Phil Schuster is Head of Mute Management.

Phil’s experience in management, A&R and artist development started at Overland Productions. He subsequently worked at Radioactive Records, MCA Rec...

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Adam Swart

Dir of MarCom


Adam’s career has taken him around the world: from Hollywood to Silicon Valley, Amsterdam to New York City.

Starting with gigs at Epitaph/Anti- Records and Varese Sarabande, he then paired his...

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