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Wednesday, October 16 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
The New Curators

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As music curation becomes more specialized and rarefied, fans are looking to trusted voices for the first word on new music. Find out how this group of influencers are using their platforms to create awareness and their methods for staying on top.

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Kenna is a Grammy Award®-nominated musician, philanthropist, lead creative and Chief Vision Officer of Myspace.
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David Adams

David has worked with SoundCloud since 2010 working directly with the music industry ecosystem to help build and maintain relationships.
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Don MacKinnon

Founder of Hear Music, which he sold to Starbucks, where he oversaw the creation of the music platform. Helped launch and run Product (RED), serving as President, partnering with iconic brands to raise over $200 milion to fight AIDS in Africa. His new venture, Milq, is creating a better way for curators to share cultural content in a way that makes it easy for everyone to explore.
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Matthew Perpetua

Matthew Perpetua is the music editor for BuzzFeed. He is also the founder and writer of Fluxblog, the first mp3 blog.
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Jessica Suarez

Jessica Suarez is the director of content at Songza, a startup based in Queens, New York. She was previously an editor at MTV Hive, a staff writer at Stereogum, and an editor at Pitchfork and at CMJ. She lives in Brooklyn.

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