For those of you looking to get in to the notoriously oversubscribed music industry our latest interview should prove to be music to your ears. Robin, CEO here at WEXO; in affiliation with t5m, tixdaq and WE7, once interviewed the legendary Ron Fair about producing records, discovering artists and making music. For those of you that don’t know, Ron Fair is a veteran A&R executive that has had a hugely successful 25 year career in the music industry. He is famed for discovering unknown artists and turning them in to huge stars. Some examples of the acts that Ron Fair has been responsible for are Wild Orchid, Christina Aguilera, Prima J, Vanessa Carlton, Ashlee Simpson, the Black Eyed Peas and the Pussycat Dolls. He has also helped engineer Lady Gaga’s single ‘Speechless’ and her album ‘The Fame Monster’.
By bringing you these interviews with leading industry figures WEXO hopes to give you an insight in to what you will need to do and what will be expected of you if you get in to the career you want. Gleaning information on industries by learning from the experiences of others can be very useful, but, as the old adage goes, ‘information’s pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience’ so let us help you get out there and grab some first hand experience as well.