Arts at Work: Careers in the Music Industry with Dim Mak Records VP, Lorne Padman

Dec 5, 2022, 5:30 pm7:15 pm
  • Graduate Students
  • Undergraduate Students


Event Description

Have you wondered about starting a career in music?

Lorne Padman, vice president of Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak Records, will share his career experiences in the electronic music industry and have a conversation with students about both the creative and business aspects.
A light dinner will be served.

This event is part of the Arts at Work program, which is designed to provide Princetonians a supportive arts and creative community and opportunities to learn about the realities of life and work in various creative fields.

Co-presented by the Center for Career Development, the Department of Music and Lewis Center for the Arts.

Speaker Bio

Lorne Padman

Lorne Padman is the vice president of Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak Records, Los Angeles. Spanning across two decades, Lorne has extensive experience in the nuanced landscape of the electronic music industry, working internationally as a Record Label Creative/Executive, A&R, DJ, Producer, Songwriter, Artist Manager, Radio Programmer, Top40 Radio-Host, Radio & TV Promoter, Event Promoter, Music Consultant, and philanthropist.

He was part of the 3-person development teams for the first original releases for major dance brands including The Chainsmokers, Avicii and Dirty South, and has worked with artists including Afrojack, Don Diablo, Steve Aoki, Kaskade, and Gareth Emery.

Lorne is also a chairman of the Grammy Nominee board.