Former Primary Talent booking agent Cris Hearn (pictured) has joined Coda Music Agency as a senior agent.
Hearn, who is now based in Coda’s London offices, has spent the last 13 years at Primary Talent. There, he worked with a roster of acts that includes Mark Ronson, Hudson Mohawk, Kayranada, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Hot Natured and Cyril Hahn, amongst others.
Hearn is a dance music specialist who for the last two years has featured in the annual Power 50 by inthemix, which highlights the most powerful people in dance music.
Discussing his recent career move, Hearn said: “I’ve enjoyed a fantastic 13 years at Primary Talent where I made many friends, built a fantastic roster of artists and honed my skills as an agent.
“The time has come for a new challenge though and I am excited to be joining an agency that has gone from strength to strength in recent years and has proved itself to be the template for a successful live music company in the modern music industry. The team at Coda have a fantastic, artist-focused philosophy and I’m joining a vibrant and ambitious company.”
Claire Horseman, managing director of Coda Music Agency, said: “Cris is universally respected by his peers and has built a reputation second to none in the world of dance music. He is an amazing addition to the Coda family.”
Hearn joins Coda’s 20 strong team of agents who book acts including Savages, London Grammar, Frank Turner, Sia, Charli XCX, The xx, Ellie Goulding, Emeli Sande, Jake Bugg, Imagine Dragons and Clean Bandit.