Kings of A&R/411 Entertainment – Founder
Expertise: A&R, Artist Development, Management, Media
Dean Cramer is a bona-fide tastemaker and champion of indie bands. His revolutionary music blog and industry newsletter Kings of A&R, is well-known for setting tastes in music, discovering unknown talent, and featuring the latest emerging artists before they skyrocket. Read by industry professional worldwide, KOAR has been integral in helping emerging artists get the exposure that lead to their eventual record deals including The Killers, The Fray, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Gotye, One Republic, Capital Cities, The Neighborhood, and Twenty One Pilots.
KOAR has been ranked as one of the top 75 American Music Blogs, Top 10 Trendsetting Music Blog and Top 100 Music Industry Blogs.