Jason Bentley

Jason Bentley

Music Director, KCRW

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Jason Bentley is Music Director of influential NPR radio station KCRW in Santa Monica, CA, and host of their acclaimed programs Morning Becomes Eclectic and Metropolis. Jason has established a distinguished career as a music supervisor for film and advertising and maintains a busy DJ schedule, including sets at Coachella, CRSSD festival and Lightning in a Bottle, as well as underground dance clubs and industry events.

Jason is no stranger to the business side of music, having worked in A&R at Maverick and Island Records, music supervising the Matrix trilogy and TRON: Legacy with Daft Punk, and consulting for advertising, video games and live events. He has also worked with the Recording Academy for more than a decade to represent the dance music genre at the Grammy Awards. Bentley returns this year as host and contributing curator of the EDMbiz Conference and Expo.