- Thu, Jan 25, 2018 03:00 AM
450 Lexington Avenue
Latitude: 40.7533, Longitude: -73.9753
Creatives! We'd like to invite you to be part of The Digilogue. The Digilogue is a community-driven music and tech education platform. Our mission is to redefine learning in music and tech from Artists, Music Creatives, and Industry Thought Leaders. On January 24th, we're collaborating with our friends at WeWork to kick-off our 2018 programming. We'll be hosting an offline meet-up that will feature talented guests in the music and tech industry. This is a great opportunity to network, collaborate, and get insight from like-minded individuals. Hosted by Robin J and Music by DJ Poon and Mio Soul. Learn more about The Digilogue here. See you on January 24th! Featured Guests: Savannah Britt I Owner of GP & Britt Public Relations Savannah Britt, owner of GP & Britt Public Relations, is the 23 year-old public relations guru who is taking the entertainment industry by storm. At age twelve, she started Girlpez Fashion Magazine, a publication focused on fashion, beauty, and self-empowerment for teen girls. The publication quickly shot Britt to fame, earning her a personal congrats from Teen Vogue’s editor-in-chief Amy Astley. This also dubbed Britt as the “Youngest Magazine Publisher in the World.” After folding her publication in 2012, Britt went on to pursue a career in public relations working with clients and projects such as Fat Joe, DJ Khaled, Ryan Leslie, 2 Chainz, Lil Yachty, Smoke DZA, Casey Veggies, Dave East, Kevin Gates, 24hrs (Royce Rizzy), Madeintyo, Pelle Pelleand more. She is known as the woman who is “famous for making people famous,” garnering clients press placement with outlets like Forbes, E! News, Daily Mail Online, US Weekly, MediaTakeOut, Baller Alert, MTV, FADER and various other top-tier outlets. Aside from her work as public relations consultant, Savannah enjoys working on the educational side of the business, speaking on various panels and symposiums. She has spoken on panels alongside industry giants like DJ Khaled, YesJulz, Rico Love, DJ Enuff, and lots more. Abhita Austin I Co-Founder / Producer for Pushing Buttons Collective With over fifteen years of experience, producer-composer-videographer Abhita Austin serves as a unique talent to the recording industry. Alumna of New York University’s Music Technology program, Abhita began her career in the late '90s at Quad recording studios in Manhattan. There she developed her music production skills while working with artists such as Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliot, Common and R&B legend Roy Ayers. Carlos Cuadros I Associate Director of Digital Marketing for RCA Records A Baruch College (CUNY) graduate, Carlos Cuadros has spent the last 9 years in the Music Industry working with various label imprints throughout. He stepped foot in the industry in 2008, participating in Columbia Records' (Sony Music) Big Red Internship Program. Shortly after, he joined Capitol Records (formerly of EMI Music) working in Urban & International Marketing. Three years ago, Carlos made a return to the Sony Music family, joining RCA records first as an International Digital Manager then making the switch to Associate Director of Digital Marketing in urban music. Catherine Banks I Director of Digital Marketing for Roc Nation Catherine Banks is a K-Pop enthusiast and the Director of Digital Marketing and Strategy at Roc Nation, in that order. Matt Bond I CEO / Founder of Treble Matt Bond is the founder and CEO of Treble FM, a professional network for creatives in music. Matt began working on Treble full-time after being accepted to Google Creative Lab's Design Accelerator. He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, NPR, and The Verge and has spoken on panels during Hip Hop Hacks (at Spotify HQ) and Creative Week. Prior to Treble, Matt worked as a creative strategist for Carrot, Vice Media's Digital Agency. He graduated from New York University in 2014. He also has a nice smile. Ebonie Smith I Studio Manager / Engineer / Producer for Atlantic Records I CEO / Founder of Gender Amplified Ebonie Smith is an award-winning music producer, audio engineer and singer-songwriter based in New York City. Ebonie is also the founder and chief executive officer of Gender Amplified, Inc., and organization that celebrates and supports women and girls in music production and audio engineering. Ebonie received her first Grammy Certificate and RIAA-certified platinum plaque for work as an assistant engineer on Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording). She currently works as an engineer, producer, and studio coordinator for Atlantic Records. RIZR I Founder / Producer for The Midnight Dreams Collective From being a bedroom music producer to traveling coast to coast and around the world collecting credits as an international producer and opening as DJ act for super producers such as Just Blaze, Araab Muzik, and !LLMIND. The Queens NYC native, RIZR, has studied and worked alongside multi-platinum producers, artists, DJ's, and master engineers throughout New York City, Los Angeles and Hong Kong Kayvan Daragheh I Artist Relations Associate / Genius Kayvan Daragheh graduated from Nashville, TN’s Belmont University with a Music Business degree (BBA) in 2014. During his time at Belmont he was an independent recording artist, who was frequently featured on high traffic blogs. After parting ways with his team in 2013, Kayvan decided it would be best to learn as much as possible about different aspects of the music industry as possible. He went on to intern at a sync licensing company (Masterrecs inc.) and with a Nashville based R&B producer/songwriter at County Q Studios (Rio Ville). After graduating from Belmont he worked as an agent’s assistant at one of the top talent agencies in the world, Creative Artists Agency. At Creative Artists Agency Kayvan assisted in booking shows in Arenas, Performing Artist Centers, Theaters, Casinos, and Amphitheaters in the western half of the United States. Upon leaving CAA, Kayvan was appointed Executive Director of A&R at GoodMusicAllDay.com, which has been ranked in the top 100 most influential music blogs in the world, and as the #1 college music blog. Since then Kayvan has moved on from GMAD to join the team at Genius.com - where he works alongside veteran journalist Rob Markman in the artist relations department. His job now entails doing interviews for the Verified and Deconstructed series, booking and pitching artists across all content platforms, and being a general liaison for artists and their teams. In addition to this Kayvan manages two artists, Ashoka (10 Summers/Interscope) and Zac Flewids (Independent). Rachael Hardway I CEO / Founder of Dauntless Media Born and bred in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Rachael is an artist’s advocate and internet geek that seeks to fill your creative space with questions, ideas, and strategies. Prone to jumping down intellectual rabbit holes, hotly contesting point of origin assumptions, and obsessing until the problem is solved. Rachael is currently working at Sony Music alongside owning and operating her artist incubator & creative agency, Dauntless Media. Tevaar Smith I Artist Support and Publishing Administration at Tunecore Tevaar Smith is a music industry professional originally from Biloxi, MS. He graduated with a Bachelors degree in Marketing from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2012. Launching his music career in high school, Tevaar worked with local independent artists, producers, and videographers in the areas of content creation, product distribution and promotion. In the summer of 2015, Tevaarrelocated to New York City to continue fueling his passion for the business of music. Tevaar currently works in Artist Support and Publishing Administration at TuneCore. Robin J I The Founder of The Takeovah The Founder of TheTakeovah.com, Robin J. got her start in music in 2010 while working at a record label. While finding more talent online than on radio, she set out to launch her music platform 4 years later. for emerging artists to share their talent. The Takeovah exists to fill the void of quality press for emerging artists. As mainstream musicians dominate the airwaves and most large publications, we support the talents that don't have the advantage of a digital following of a million a more; that deserved to be recognized just the same. We're exclusively for emerging artists, and the minds that help them pop.