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03:43 PM on 10/07/13
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03:52 PM on 10/07/13
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Steve, thanks for doing this. As a young, aspiring manager, it's a great opportunity to pick your brain. I've got some questions for you:

1. What is a common pitfall you see in young managers?
2. For someone looking to break into the management end, with so many artists to choose from, do you suggest sticking with 1 all the way through, or working with several and hoping one pans out?
3. Thoughts on the EDM bubble? Is it going to just keep growing or will it burst soon?
4. I know what "Fuck The Gatekeepers" means, but for those that don't care to explain?

Thanks!
04:07 PM on 10/07/13
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I've worked with a number of artists at the same time earlier in my career. I believed in all of them but none of them became big successful artists with long careers. I've only managed Incubus for the last 15 years and resisted the temptation to add a bunch of acts to my 'roster'. I think that some of the success we've had with Incubus could reasonably be atrributed to the fact that I had only them to focus on.
Awesome. Thank you!

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