8 Top Takeaways from EDMbiz Conference Ahead of the Electric Daisy Carnival
As a walkup to this weekend’s 20th Electric Daisy Carnival dance festival, the buyers, bosses and bigshots of the global dance music industry huddled at the EDMbiz Conference at Casears Palace in Las Vegas on June 15 and 16.
They spent two days taking deep dives on topics ranging from the vodka preferences of Skrillex fans versus David Guetta fans to how EDM listeners outstream the rest of the music industry by double digit percentages.
Other issues tackled included untangling the legal aspect of monetizing remixes in a panel called "Solving Complex Rights Challenges" and the problem of how to educate and inspire people to take action about narcotics in "Drugs in Dance Music: It’s Time for the Industry to Act."
EDC producer Insomniac and executives from Coachella, Live Nation and CAA Managing Partner Rob Light with six of his top music agents, took the stage alongside programmers from Spotify, Pandora and SiriusXM, amongst others...