11:00AM - 11:50AM
Allen Kovac Keynote Interview: ‘Don’t Drink the Major Labels’ Kool-Aid’
The founder of the indie leading rock label, Better Noise Music, Kovac made waves last fall when he received an AIM Visionary Award in London. and After an introduction for Kovac’s early vision of today’s streaming business and by Richard Branson, Kovac tore into the myth of major label exceptionalism. “We develop artists. Majors manufacture them,” said Kovac. His message: Indies don’t need to compete on the charts or follow any other part of the majors’ script. In a Keynote Interview, we’ll talk to this indie disruptor about artist development, future projects, and his vision for the music businesses’s future.
Better Noise/ Tenth Street Entertainment
West Hollywood, USA