Johnny Minardi Biography

Johnny Minardi’s passion for music was prevalent at a young age. From working on countless street teams & a record store to creating his own record label at 18 years old, LLR Recordings. Johnny discovered and developed bands such as The Academy Is, Hidden in Plain View, Gatsbys American Dream and August Premier who went on to sign to large indie labels like Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic, Drive Thru Records and Fearless Records. In 2004, Johnny was brought onto the Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic Records team as an A&R representative, working in Marketing & Retail to get a taste for everything the label did.

Throughout his time with Fueled By Ramen he worked with Fall Out Boy, Panic! At The Disco, Paramore, Fun., Gym Class Heroes, A Rocket To The Moon, This Providence and many more. After 8 years at Fueled By Ramen, Johnny started a producer/mixer management company called Self Titled Management. He now represents over a dozen incredible producers on a constantly expanding roster. He currently works at Equal Vision Records taking on A&R/Artist Development.