Pandora has hired music industry veteran Lars Murray as Vice President of Industry Relations, Mr. Murray will serve as liaison between the music streamer and its varied music industry stakeholders. With Pandora fighting royalty related battles on many fronts, his job will not be an easy one,
Murray comes to Pandora with more than twenty years of experience in the music industry, most recently as VP of Digital Media at Columbia Records. Among his projects there were #1 albums for Daft Punk (Random Access Memories), Pharrell Williams (GIRL) and Jack White (Lazaretto).
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"Pandora is ushering in a new era for music, with unmatched scale and personalization that can empower the industry in a way that has never before been possible" says Murray. "I am thrilled to be part of what continues to be a dramatic transformation of how great music and artists find their audience.”
And because I know that many staffers at Pandora read Hypebot:
Congrats on the new gig!
Now that you're working there, can you find out what happened to the artist data portal that Pandora has been promising for the last 2 years?
If you (and they) really care about helping artists...