Mentor Session: Robin Danar
Saturday, March 19
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Austin Convention Center
531 E 4th St
Experts from all aspects of the music business will be on hand to offer Music and Platinum registrants, along with showcasing artists, an opportunity to receive personalized feedback and advice.
Sessions are scheduled in ten-minute increments. Online sign-ups for Mentor Sessions will be available in February and will close the day before each session occurs. Registrants who sign up online must check-in 30 minutes before their mentor time slot to guarantee their spot. Limited on-site sign up is also available for a small number of spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.
Robin Danar is a music producer, engineer, artist and mixer. He started his career engineering records in New York City with artists like Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Steely Dan, Bruce Springsteen, Jame...Show the rest
Robin Danar is a music producer, engineer, artist and mixer. He started his career engineering records in New York City with artists like Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Steely Dan, Bruce Springsteen, James Taylor, Carly Simon and Chaka Khan for producers including Phil Ramone, Steve Lillywhite, Gary Katz and Russ Titelman. At the same time, he was doing live sound and recording at CBGB's with bands ranging from Blondie, the Ramones, Patti Smith and Television through the Dead Boys and The New York Dolls. He spent over 2 decades mixing front of house sound internationally for acts including Laurie Anderson, Suzanne Vega, Shawn Colvin, The B-52's, The Church, The Blue Nile, Ian Hunter, Michelle Branch, Shelby Lynn, Glenn Hansard and Cyndi Lauper while finding new artists, developing their careers and producing their albums. Recent productions include live recordings with Macy Gray as well as Bonnie Raitt and Los Lobos for the Wim Wenders film "A Soul of a Man", part of the PBS series "Martin Scorcese Presents The Blues."
As a Technical Producer, Robin is very involved with Santa Monica's KCRW and their "A Sounds Eclectic Evening" project, which includes performances by artists such as Coldplay, Beck, Norah Jones, Franz Ferdinand, Death Cab for Cutie and many special guests. More recently, he’s also produced the web broadcasts for their “Sessions” project with Sia, Moby and KD Lang. His role as a producer of the Shortlistofmusic Award has included similar broadcasts and recordings of the show for MTV and XM Radio with a variety of artists including Damien Rice, Interpol, N.E.R.D., Bright Eyes, Iggy Pop, Sigur Rós, TV on the Radio and Cat Power. He is currently the Production Manager at The Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles.