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Michael Starr

Head of Promotion
Glassnote Records

Michael Starr is the Head of Promotion for NY-based indie powerhouse, Glassnote Records, who are best known for breaking such acts as Mumford & Sons, Phoenix, CHVRCHES, Childish Gambino, Jade Bird, Two Door Cinema Club and more over the years.

Michael is actually based here in Austin, and has enjoyed a 30+ year career in the music industry. This is Starr's 13th year at Glassnote working under industry legend, Daniel Glass.

He not only runs their promotion department, but he assists in A&R and works closely with their artists & managers to help get them on the right trajectory. Michael also takes great pride in mentoring many of the young up & coming executives looking to find their way in the industry.

Michael has attended SxSW many times since the 1990s, and notes that his favorite part of the conference is making time for the Mentor Panels to meet the future leaders of the industry, and encouraging them to achieve their dreams.

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