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Friday, March 20 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cover Recordings: Career Boost or Bust?

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Did you know that the Rolling Stones started out covering Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, and Little Richard? Cover recordings and performances can be a great way to showcase your skills and make a name for yourself. YouTube, Glee, and The Voice have created a comeback for the cover, but many artists are reluctant to become known only for their covers. Some even believe there’s a stigma attached. We'll discuss the pros and cons of starting out with cover recordings and what you can do to get your songs out successfully and legally.

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avatar for Julien Frank

Julien Frank

Dir of A&R/Royalties, Memory Lane Music Group/Royalty Solutions Corp
Director at Royalty Solutions, Julien holds a BS in Music Industry and Technology from Mercy College. Julien brings to Royalty Solutions 11 years of professional Music Business experience working in both creative and executive capacities. Some of his previous posts include Universal... Read More →
avatar for Jeff Kilgour

Jeff Kilgour

VP PR & Artist Dev, The Syndicate
Jeff Kilgour has almost 20 years of industry experience and for almost ten of those, owned and ran Tijuana Gift Shop, a successful boutique firm specializing in PR, Artist Development and Design. Since finding a name while sifting through Mingus LPs, The Gift Shop’s “cool, eclectic... Read More →
avatar for Arshan Sadri

Arshan Sadri

Sr Channel Mgr, INDMUSIC
avatar for Jason "Space" Smith

Jason "Space" Smith

Artist, Digital Daggers
Space is an Australian born songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, artist and producer signed to Sony/ATV Music publishing. He has written songs on platinum selling and Juno nominated albums. His band Digital Daggers has licensed music for film and television in shows such as The Blacklist... Read More →
avatar for Mark Spier

Mark Spier

CEO, Memory Lane Music Group
Mark Spier is CEO of Royalty Solutions Corp., a company that provides royalty processing and licensing for record labels and music publishers. Mark founded RSC in 2009 after observing the need for comprehensive and accurate services. RSC proudly helps clients minimize overhead, maximize... Read More →


Friday March 20, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
ACC Room 17B Austin Convention Center

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