Daren Searcy (ReverbNation): Demo Listening Session


Daren Searcy


Advance RSVP is available to Primary Entry badge types only. Walk-ups may be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

This session will provide mentees 15 minutes to receive face-to-face feedback on 1-2 tracks of the mentee's choosing. Registrants signed up for this session will need to bring a digital copy or links to their tracks with them.

Meeting with this mentor is highly recommended if you're looking for feedback on streaming and raio approach, production techniques, advice on how to / when to work with a producer, touring advice / approach, marketing and branding, release set up and execution, PR strategies, and advice on building a team. This mentor specializes in the following genres- americana/folk, indie, alternative, rock, and singer / songwriter.

Daren is the Director of Industry Relations at ReverbNation where he oversees curation as well as a team of independent music curators. He also helps lead the Artist Development program ReverbNation CONNECT.

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

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 Mentor Sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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