Pete Tong, William Morris Create Electronic Music Talent Agency
Pete Tong has teamed with the William Morris to develop the agency’s roster of electronic music talent. Dubbed William Morris Electronic, the new division will be headed by New York-based booking agent Joel Zimmerman.
Tong will be in charge of signing, developing and representing electronic acts, as well as creating and programming electronic music programs. As part of the expansion, Zimmerman will oversee William Morris Electronic. As the founder of electronic music-focused booking firm Division One, Zimmerman has booked artists in the genre for the past eight years. During the past two-and-a-half years, Zimmerman has worked in conjunction with William Morris Agency to book such acts as Fatboy Slim, Groove Armada, Pendulum, the Crystal Method, LCD Soundsystem and Basement Jaxx.
With his move to William Morris Electronic, Zimmerman brings along electronic artists Steve Lawler, James Zabiela, Booka Shade, Erol Alkan, Deadmau5, Lee Burridge, M.A.N.D.Y., Dieselboy, and Hercules and Love Affair, among others.
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