Sat Bisla (USA)
Sat Bisla has had a multi-faceted career in the music industry–over the years he’s worked as a club DJ, Tastemaker DJ, music journalist, radio programmer, club booker, artist manager, A&R advisor and/or consultant for various established music companies worldwide. He also created, developed and oversaw the worldwide A&R Network for Clear Channel Radio and Clear Channel Entertainment and was an architect for The New Music Network, which has since evolved into iHeart Media.
Bisla launched the fully independent Pangaea Entertainment Group in September 2006, which is home to the globally respected A&R Worldwide, MUSEXPO, Global Synch & Brands Summit and Worldwide Radio Summit brands.
Bisla also programs and hosts the globally syndicated, pre-discovery tastemaker radio show Passport Approved that airs on over 70 stations around the world, including KROQ Los Angeles, Flux FM Germany, Radio Doble Nueve Lima, Peru, KNDD Seattle and Radio 1 Mumbai India.
In addition, he has played a key part in the early discovery, development, signings and/or key support (in the U.S. and/or worldwide) for artists such as LMFAO, Dido, Keane, Muse, Adele, Coldplay, Picture This, KONGOS, Sheppard, The Temper Trap, The Ting Tings, Bonnie McKee, Missy Higgins, Sia, Gavin James, Lily Allen and many others.
Bisla is a globally respected executive who has also been featured in Billboard, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles Times, Music Business Worldwide, Music Week (UK), Musik Woche (Germany), The Music Network (Australia) and various other publications worldwide.
Bisla was also awarded an official proclamation from the City of Los Angeles, as well as a special honorarium award from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce in April 2018 for his outstanding contributions to the worldwide music and radio communities.