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Your music career has grown but not your distributors support. Finding the right partner who offers the services you need is key to your success. Learn the real value in the hands-on approach to promotion, marketing, and digital release strategies. Join label managers, artists, and music industry experts alike to discuss the importance of this relationship.


Moderator // 
Nick Gordon is Symphonic’s Chief Client Officer.
Limbo is an independent singer-songwriter from the San Francisco Bay Area who has been performing, composing, recording, producing, mixing and mastering her own songs since 2013. She is adept at fusing RnB and hip hop beats she creates with lo-fi sounds of dream pop, which turns out beguiling results. Influenced by Baths, Regina Spektor, Tennyson, and many other underground artists, she has mixed the echoes of their influence with her own inimitable style to create a unique sound that is all her own.
Call Me Ace is an independent hip hop artist, millennial professional and disruptor who challenges the status quo. In 2019, Call Me Ace released his debut album, Airplane Mode, which debuted #3 on the iTunes Top 40 US Hip-Hop Album Chart as well as #50 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Album Sales chart. In February 2020, Ace’s second EP, Working From Home, earned 1,000,000+ Spotify streams and media recognition from,, Chartmetric,, Authority Magazine, NPR’s KALW Radio & more. Recently, in response to the global pandemic, racial injustice, and other current events, Ace released his latest project, Working From Home: Extended, in June 2020 and, through his album’s marketing campaign, raised and donated over $10,000 in effort to fight the criminalization of Black and Brown communities in the United States. 
Kevin Bong, aka ‘KBong’ is a multi-instrumental artist known for his “key” role in reggae band Stick Figure. Touring with the group since 2012, KBong has solidified his place as one of the top keyboard players in today’s current Reggae scene. On August 24, 2018 KBong released his sophomore studio album ‘Easy To Love You’, produced by Johnny Cosmic and features Stick Figure, The Movement and Raging Fyah. KBong’s easy going approach to music shows itself in the project. KBong’s debut solo album ‘Hopes and Dreams’ released in 2014 and features the standout track ‘Livin Easy’ which has amassed over 2.5 million streams. Check out KBong’s complete discography on the ‘All Things KBong’ playlist streaming on Spotify now.
Austin native Jesse Brede is self-taught entrepreneur and has tried his hand and succeeded in nearly every endeavor in the music industry. From founding his own record label, managing Beats Antique, CloZee, Bluetech, and Cristina Soto, Jesse has unique insight around artist development, music marketing, and strategy. As a DJ, Jesse has graced the stage with heavyweights such as Deadmau5, Skrillex, The Glitch Mob, Kaskade, PANTyRAiD, and Bonobo. Jesse founded Gravitas Recordings in 2011, a record label and creative collective that serves as a platform for artists to showcase their work. The label’s mantra is “Doing Good with Good Music”, making it more than just a music platform, but also an outlet to fulfill philanthropic initiatives. Gravitas has worked with over 300 artists to release over 140 EP, albums, and compilations. The brand’s primary focus is to release quality music that is accessible to anyone with Gravitas’ signature “pay-what-you-want” business model.
Artist/Producer/Songwriter/Podcaster/Hidden Sounds Founder and New York native. Anna Yvette is a Gold Record Producer, and one of the most sought after vocalists in EDM. With songs that have gone #1 on Hype Machine, landed in the Spotify Viral 50, New Music Friday, and have been featured in many popular video games like Rocket League and Forza Horizon 4, she’s enjoyed success both as an Independent self-releasing Artist and releasing with many prominent labels such as Big Beat/Atlantic Records, NCS, Monstercat, Armada, Revealed, Interscope, Universal, and many more. Collaborating with Artists all over the world, Anna has also carved a unique sound for herself as an artist that encapsulates an 80s synth-wave nostalgia, all while producing her own songs, and empowering and educating other Independent Artists through the Hidden Sounds Community and her Podcast Over the Neon Rainbow.
Event Details
11. 12. 2020
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm