The A&R who discovered Grimes
January 13 2017
The woman A&R who discovered Grimes
Before she was 30, Jane Abernethy had risen from an intern to become one of the most successful A&Rs at the legndary British independent label 4AD.
Among Jane’s big catches have included Bon Iver, Grimes, tUnE-yArDs and Deerhunter. Currently based in 4AD’s US office, she remains one of the most adventurous A&Rs in alternative music. In this Q&A she will reveal the secrets of her success, her views on the current and future state of the industry and a female perspective on an area often thought to be a male domain.