Steve Goodgold, a revered EDM agent from our New York office, will jet to Las Vegas for the second annual EDMBiz Conference June 18-20. The event is held at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, founded by Insomniac as part of Electric Daisy Carnival week. EDMBiz Conference features two days of panels hosted by key industry professionals discussing a range of pertinent topics from festivals to licensing and everything in between.
Yesterday the Polaris Music Prize association took to the Phi Centre in Old Montreal to reveal its long list of nominees. Each included artist has produced work deemed diverse and unique to Canada's top music journalists, broadcasters and bloggers. Through the selection process, the Polaris Music Prize aims to honor one artist for their outstanding album.
It's summertime, and festival season is in full swing. To celebrate, we've asked agent Latane Hughes to curate a seasonally-stimulating 38-track mixtape from his desk in sunny Los Angeles. Kick back and enjoy music by Washed Out, Yeasayer, Neon Indian and other artists from The Windish Agency's roster, and stay tuned for more agent-inspired mixtapes in the coming months.
Artists and industry will gather in NYC June 9-11 for New Music Seminar, an influential event that provides participants with beneficial knowledge, tools and connections that can be applied to succeeding in an ever-changing music business. Founded in 1980 and re-launched in 2009, New Music Seminar is considered one of the most influential music business conferences in the world.
The lineup has been announced for the 13th annual Musicfest NW, the third largest indoor music festival in the country, taking place September 3-8 in Portland, OR. More than 34,000 people will be in attendance at the fest, which features performances in multiple indoor venues as well as four nights of outdoor shows in Pioneer Courthouse Square.
It's about to be a party on Randall's Island in NYC this weekend as The Governor's Ball Music Festival celebrates its third year. Taking place June 7-9, the three-day festival offers an eclectic and talent-packed lineup with more than 60 artists performing.
Today, tickets go on sale for the Treasure Island Music Festival, an annual two-day fest on Treasure Island located in the San Francisco Bay. Taking place October 19-20, the festival offers a mix of indie, electronic, experimental and emerging acts to bring festival-goers a musically eclectic experience.
The annual Billboard Music Awards have chosen their finalists, and we're proud to see several of our artists acknowledged for their work throughout more than 10 categories. The winners will be revealed this Sunday, May 19 live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Catch this and a performance of "I Love It" by Icona Pop at 8/7c on ABC.
Discover new music with The Windish Agency's Emerging EDM playlist, featuring music by some of our favorite rising electronic artists. Whether you're into Clinton VanSciver's upbeat dance tunes, South London Ordnance's melodic funk or Tristan Garner's hard hitting drops, this playlist has something for everyone. Take a listen!