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Robert Singerman

LyricFind - Audio Porto Antenna - Mondo USA,
Brasil Music Exchange
New York, NY, USA
Robert Singerman is a global music business consultant helping direct and organize Brasil Music Exchange in North America, while working with Canadian Music Week, .MUSIC, 88tc88, CMJ Network, Cyber PR, Ignis Technologies, Marcato Digital, Make Music New York, and Music Export Finland, among others.

Robert has worked in the music business for over thirty years as an entrepreneur, agent, manager, label executive, consultant, producer, venue programmer and music supervisor. Known for discovering and developing talent, he has represented R.E.M., Professor Longhair, The Gipsy Kings, James Brown, Suzanne Vega, Violent Femmes, 10,000 Maniacs, Smithereens, Fela Kuti, (pre) Beastie Boys, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Bad Brains, Sun Ra, Sonny Fortune and King Sunny Ade, along with many others in genres from punk, dance, metal, jazz, world, funk and rap to rock. Robert is recognized as one of the main proponents of new jazz, new wave and world music from the late 70’s and 80’s onwards. He‘s also been instrumental in creating, partnering, and serving on the Board of many new businesses and non-profit organizations.

He has spoken at conferences and panels worldwide, from Brazil to Australia, Paris and Norway, including SXSW, Midem, Womex, CMJ, New Music Seminar, CMW, Digital Hollywood, Popkomm, Cutting Edge and the World Cultural Economic Forum.

In 2004, Robert created and directed for 3.5 years, a pilot of?ce for the European Commission of the European Union (European Music Of?ce, US) and served as Director of The French Music Export Of?ce in North America from January, 2004 until January, 2009.

His current mission and business, Music With Subtitles, is creating a system to give music subtitling and dubbing solutions, so that music becomes truly global, through the universal understanding of the lyrics. With full implementation of these systems, people will be able to ?nally understand each other‘s songs across languages, in real time, accompanied by the music. Robert is working with various technology companies and international institutions, as well as many top executives worldwide, to achieve this evolutionary vision.

Robert is now a partner in and the Director of International Business Development for 88tc88, a company that is focused on lyric translations, approvals and distribution of international music, with translated lyrics, mostly through mobile carriers, into China. He consults Canadian Music Week and CMJ Network on international and corporate development and is helping develop .MUSIC within the global music industry. He represents all Brazilian music in North America, through BMA, funded by the Brazilian trade organization, APEX, in a worldwide pilot project called the Brasil Music Exchange.