Downtown Music Services

Downtown Music Services promotes Dan Miller to Director of Client Services

David Labovitch promoted to Content Operations Manager

Los Angeles, 15th March 2022 Dan Miller has been promoted to Director of Client Services at Downtown Music Services, reporting to Chief Operating Officer Ben Patterson.

Based in Austin, TX Dan will oversee the company’s global artist and label-facing Client Services Team with a remit to make the process of releasing and promoting music as successful and simple as possible for creators and their teams.

Dan has spent his career to date working directly with artists and managers on release logistics and growth marketing strategy. His career in music distribution began as a metadata specialist at Octiive Distribution (formerly Mondotunes) before joining Downtown’s  CD Baby in 2017 as an Artist Representative, where he ultimately rose to manage CD Baby’s “Creator Services” team. There he was responsible for their roster of marquee artists, top sellers, and priority content before transitioning over to Downtown Music Services in 2021.

This news follows the recent announcement of several key hires and signings in the company’s UK team as Downtown Music Services expands its global footprint.

Dan is aiming for his team to be present wherever artists are making music, in order  to uphold the standard of service that DMS has become known for.  He states that along with Downtown’s renowned tools and marketing capabilities, “the Client Services Team exists to make the process of releasing music as successful and simple as possible for artists and their teams, so creators can keep focusing on creating!”

In addition, Los Angeles-based David Labovitch has been promoted to Content Operations Manager, reporting to VP of Operations Kasey Fries who said,  “David is an invaluable member of the Content Operations team. His extensive knowledge of our clients and internal operations has informed systems improvements that serve to benefit both Downtown clients and colleagues.”

During his six-year tenure at the company (formerly known as DashGo before 2021) David has played an instrumental role in design the distribution platform’s processes, and his extensive knowledge of the system allows for the company’s fast and efficient support of clients.

Ben Patterson said, “when DMS receives great feedback it’s primarily due to the work these teams do day in and day out that supports artists like mehro and Lauri Garcia in their first release, or a growing superstar like Santa Fe Klan or Cheat Codes in executing DSP partnerships to reach new audiences. Our artists put their trust in us when they choose to to work together, and we understand the incredible weight of that trust. Our service to those artists is the heart of our business.”

Mike Smith , Global President of Downtown Music Services said, “The promotions of Dan and David reflect the stellar work that they have been doing in putting client service and ease of operation at the heart of our business.  As we expand globally, making sure that we deliver in these areas has never been more important and Dan and David are central to our efforts to be the best in the business.





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