Stefan’s ability to brand, market, and package musicians has earned him jobs at two successful music labels as well as with numerous independent musicians. He has learned valuable lessons, first-hand, along the way. He has seen that while different bands face different obstacles, one constant in the music industry is the sheer level of difficulty in surviving.
Industry Expertise (10)
Areas of Expertise (10)
Featured on Boing Boing (professional)
Long time friend of Boing Boing Brian Zisk throws the SF MusicTech Summit, the conference at the convergence of Internet Music and Technology. SF Intercom Creator Stefan Aronsen creates awesome live sketches of the panels he attends, and finally created a video of how he does it.
Featured on SF Weekly (professional)
Thanks to SF Intercom, an under-hyped resource for would-be local darlings concerned with the ins and outs of booking, promotion, groupie love, and proper techniques for mounting framed platinum records on drywall. Well, some of those things.
Featured on Hypebot (professional)
SF Music Tech has become known as a great place for music tech companies to debut, launch new products and network with their peers and potential funding sources. Stefan of SF Intercom created a whitebord style hand drawn representation of the elevator pitched of the startup presented in Brian Zisk's Elevator Pitch panel.
Academy of Art University San Francisco: Master's Degree, Graphic Design 2009
Portland State University: Bachelor's Degree, Graphic Design 2004
Mt. Hood Community College: Associate's Degree, Offset Printing - Photography 2000
- Masters Degree
- Graphic Designer
Event Appearances (4)
THE INDUSTRY ON SURVIVAL
San Francisco http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qe2OhQPvKz8
LONG LIVE LOGOS ON SURVIVAL
San Francisco http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0NptML6-V1k
TRANSFER ON SURVIVAL
San Francisco http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sr7lBx5yhBU
BUTTERFLY BONES ON SURVIVAL
San Francisco http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvNPKRUt4Ew
Sample Talks (1)
Surviving the Music Industry
Leading by example... I asked survival advice from Fans, Bands and Industry Professionals and shared it with an audience of approximately 50 industry professionals.
- Workshop Leader
- Author Appearance