- Gary Calamar: Music Supervisors, the new tastemakers?
Saturday : 4:15pm – 5:15pm
- Pitch Session
Monday : 1:20pm – 2:20pm
Gary Calamar, president of Go Music, is a five time Grammy-nominated producer and music supervisor for his work on HBO’s True Blood and Six Feet Under series. He is currently overseeing the music on some of the most acclaimed and popular shows on television including House (Fox) and Dexter (Showtime). Gary has also chosen the songs for the films Varsity Blues (for which he received a gold record), Slums of Beverly Hills and the 2010 release I Love You Philip Morris. Gary is the longtime host of a hit radio show every Sunday night on public radio powerhouse KCRW in Santa Monica, California. Gary’s unique brand of, “adventurous pop music which is both timely and timeless,” has been a favorite of listeners for over a decade. Over the years, Gary has hosted live performances and interviews with musical greats ranging from Brian Wilson and Elmer Bernstein, to Wilco, Lucinda Williams and The Flaming Lips. Gary’s book Record Store Days (written with Phil Gallo) was released in April 2010 and explores record store culture from the past and present.