Deckstar is an American music management company based in Beverly Hills, California.[1][2][3][4] Deckstar managed the careers of several musical acts including Blink-182 and Steve Aoki.[5][6][7][8].

Deckstar Management
Beverly Hills, California
Area served
California, New York

Foundation and servicesEdit

Deckstar was founded by Paul Rosenberg, Matt Colon, Lawrence Vavra and DJ AM in 2006.[9][10][11][12] Later in 2017, Deckstar merged with British Management company James Grant Group.[13][14][15] According to Billboard magazine, "Deckstar’s 50-plus strong roster includes Jane’s Addiction, Culture Club, Air, Liz Phair, EDM producers Datsik and Deorro, and Dutch dance act Showtek, alongside Aoki and Blink-182".[16]

Notable artistsEdit


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  2. "What's On My Desk: Deckstar Co-Founder Lawrence Vavra". Haute Living. 12 February 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2017.
  3. "Deckstar Artist Management: Private Company Information - Bloomberg". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  4. Aswad, Jem (10 October 2017). "Atlantic Records and Artist Partner Group Launch Emerge, a Nationwide Talent Search". Variety. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  5. "Deckstar Co-Founders: Meet the Entrepreneurs Behind EDM's Largest Music Acts". Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  6. "James Grant Group Acquires Deckstar, Clients Include Blink-182, Steve Aoki, Smashing Pumpkins". Billboard (magazine). Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  7. "Deckstar Management Signs Gary Richards (Destructo), Miyavi". Billboard. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  8. "Deckstar and LIV pay Tribute to DJ AM". 25 March 2010. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  9. "Magnetic Presents Name Dropping Hosted By Christian B - Matt Colon From Deckstar Management". Magnetic Magazine. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  10. "Rep Sheet Roundup: Lorde Signs With PMK*BNC". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 8 November 2017.
  11. "Industry Spotlight: Matt Colon [Deckstar Management] | Your EDM". Your EDM. 27 January 2016. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  12. "10 Things You Didn't Know About Steve AokiSteve was the Highest Grossing DJ During the First Half of 2012". Complex (magazine). Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  13. "One Liners: Deckstar, Drake, Ed Sheeran, more | Complete Music UpdateOne Liners: Deckstar, Drake, Ed Sheeran". Complete Music Update. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  14. "James Grant Group raises $12m and acquires Deckstar Management - Music Business Worldwide". Music Business Worldwide. 20 March 2017. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  15. "James Grant Group Acquires LA-Based Deckstar - Amplify". Amplify Media Inc. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  16. "Executive Profile: Lawrence Vavra, Co-Founder Deckstar Mgmt". Music Connection Magazine. Retrieved 3 December 2017.

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