N E X T L    E    V    E    L E N T E R T A I N M E N T MATT COLEMAN, partner  matt.c.nextlevelentertainment@gmail.com H  O  M  E A  B  O  U  T C  O  N  T  A  C  T  &  S  U  B  M  I  S  S  I  O  N  S L O S  A N G E L E S N E W  Y O R K U K Matt began his career in 1989 working for CBS records.  Some of the artists he worked with include Billy Joel, Midnight Oil, Michael Jackson, The Doors, The Highwaymen, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Joe Satriani, and Pink Floyd among others. In 1992 he moved to the Warner Music Group, where he worked his way to Sales Manager in Sydney, and then National Sales Manager in New Zealand. At Warner Music, Matt worked personally with a large number of international touring artists including Madonna, Matchbox 20, Alanis Morissette, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Collective Soul, Tracey Chapman, Better than Ezra, REM, Pantera, KD Lang, Chris Isaak, Michael Crawford, INXS, Van Halen, and many others. After nearly 10 years at Warner, Matt left and started a number of new technology initiatives; including a music video Internet game called Hypertainment, and then founded Txtstation (www.txtstation.com) as CEO. In June 2006, Matt was asked to take on the position as CEO for a new music concept called Txttunes. The technology won industry accolades including best artist-based digital music service from the 2006 Digimusicon conference in Miami. Matt then launched Let The People Speak Entertainment after discovering a number of artists through the Txttunes music community. He is responsible for the management of a number of significant bands including hit makers Midnight Youth, Dane Rumble, Avalanche City, Ivy Lies, Pistol Youth, November Zulu, Nathan Haines, Lisa Crawley, Jupiter Project, Artisan Guns, Autozamm, Soljah and Massad. The music industry exposed matt to all realms of entertainment management to include actors and production. With his extensive expertise, Matt paired with Kimberly Strauss of Driving Force Entertainment in 2011 to aid in expanding the music division at DFE.  In Fall of 2012 Mathew and Kimberly decided to move forward to have a full talent/music and in-house production company. And in January of 2013 launched Next Level Entertainment.   Matt has been in the music industry for nearly 20 years, working with some of the biggest acts in the business.  He has been instrumental in launching the careers of many significant artists.  Having spent most of his career working for Warner and Sony Music, he left and launched a series of mobile marketing and gaming initiatives in the North American and European markets. NLE