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Graves, Derek Scott

Graves, Derek Scott


Derek Scott Graves

Director of Publicity

STAR 69 Records

Job Description:
Orchestrate numerous PR situations for Grammy winning remixer Peter Rauhofer, including interviews and photo shoots with national and European press outlets. Also complete publicity and marketing campaigns for Star 69 and its changing roster of international artists.

Years in the record business:
11. In 1996 started as an intern at Astralwerks Records (division of Virgin/Caroline) and advanced rapidly to NYC Astralwerks then ULTRA Records (Director of PR), at STAR69 since 2001.

Career Achievements:
2005-2006 have been a Panelist on THE CUTTING EDGE (past 2 years ) and at the most recent 2006 VEGAS MUSIC CONFERENCE (

2005 Won a Winter Music Conference Award – IDMA for “Best Record Label Promoter In-House” (

2004 Voting member of Dancestar USA Awards Academy

2002 Staged Camel cigarettes party at Time Hotel Penthouse celebrating Blackbookwinter issue release. Party success due to obtaining participating attendance by stables of Blackbookmagazine, recruiting Thievery Corporation talent, securing major liquor sponsors, apparel designers and manufacturers such as Sky vodka and Miss Sixty clothing line.

2001 Launched Korg Electronics debut of Korg Electribe units, enticing Blackbookmagazine onboard to create a socially and visually interesting event.

Professional Goals:
A position drawing on practical experience in event coordination/production and public relations, while offering an opportunity for continued professional growth and career advancement. Would like to continue on and advance in large scale event production.


Contact information:
Derek Scott Graves
Star69 Records
199 Lafayette, Suite #301
NYC, NY 10012

Tel: 212.343.9090
E-mail: derek at