Lyle Hysen: (Bank Robber Music) Mentor


This session requires RSVP, and access will only be available to badge types listed under "Primary Access."

Signing up to speak with Lyle Hysen is highly recommended if you're interested in licensing music to film/tv, getting a publishing deal and writing for movies.

Lyle Hysen is the founder and president of Bank Robber Music (BRM), a music licensing company he started in 2004. BRM works with some of the biggest “indie” bands working today, including M83, Nada Surf, Waxahatchee, Tortoise, Mogwai. Lyle has placed songs in television shows including “Orange Is The New Black", “Fargo", “Riverdale" and “Billions", as well as in commercial campaigns for Apple, T-Mobile, Miller, Pepsi, Levi, and a number of other internationally renowned brands.

In 2016, Bank Robber Music purchased Rough Trade Publishing (RTP) and merged it with their already existing publishing company House Of Hassle (HOH). Originally founded in the UK by Cathi Gibson and Geoff Travis, Rough Trade Publishing's roster includes, among others, Grizzly Bear, The War On Drugs, Hiss Golden Messenger, Future Islands, and Built To Spill.

You can see Lyle’s full bio on his speaker page.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced