Austin native Jesse Brede is self-taught entrepreneur and has tried his hand and succeeded in nearly every endeavor in the music industry. From founding his own record label, managing Beats Antique, CloZee, Bluetech, and Cristina Soto, Jesse has unique insight around artist development, music marketing, and strategy.
As a DJ, Jesse has graced the stage with heavyweights such as Deadmau5, Skrillex, The Glitch Mob, Kaskade, PANTyRAiD, and Bonobo. Jesse founded Gravitas Recordings in 2011, a record label and creative collective that serves as a platform for artists to showcase their work. The label’s mantra is “Doing Good with Good Music”, making it more than just a music platform, but also an outlet to fulfill philanthropic initiatives. In true Brede fashion, the brand refuses to be compromised by genre limitations and continues to raise money for various charitable causes through different compilations. Gravitas has worked with over 300 artists to release over 140 EP, albums, and compilations. The brand’s primary focus is to release quality music that is accessible to anyone with Gravitas’ signature “pay-what-you-want” business model.
Jesse Brede has years of expierence coaching and managing artists from releasing their first EP all the way to opening for the greats like Bassnectar, Beats Antique, and Tipper. If you need clarity on your direction, advice on next steps, or a sounding board for creative business ideas, Jesse is the man.