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Thursday, June 27 • 5:30pm - 6:00pm
The Billion Dollar EDM Industry: A Tribute to Its Chicago Origins

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This panel pays tribute to the Midwestern origins of electronic dance music, a genre which is now an indisputable, international beast of the music industry. DJs, a software production expert, an agent, and other industry insiders examine just how far the movement has come—and where it’s headed.


John Curley

Wavefront Music Festival

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Thomas Faulds

Central Territory Manager, Ableton
Thomas is a sound designer and percussionist based in Chicago. Aside from recording and releasing albums, he works as an independent music tech consultant, teaching the inner workings of music production tools to students and professionals alike. As an established private and group... Read More →

Dino Gardiakos

Director, Spybar
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Orville Klein

MIW DJ & EDM Production Instructor, Music Industry Workshop
Chicago native Orville Kline is NOT just another DJ. When he's not doing tag team DJ sets with Felix Da Housecat, touring with the Porn And Chicken Dance Party, or engineering indie hip-hop tracks featuring Snoop, Orville finds time to produce his own style of cutting-edge, Beatport... Read More →
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Eric Sheinkop

Founder, Music Dealers
After spending years advising Fortune 100 companies on sourcing the perfect music and artists for their advertising campaigns, and then somehow rapping on a McDonalds TV commercial, Eric Sheinkop saw an opportunity to revolutionize the way brands and advertisers license and use music... Read More →

Thursday June 27, 2013 5:30pm - 6:00pm CDT
1 - Summit Stage

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