Second Empire is a dynamic music management and marketing company led by Dan Mackta, bringing more than twenty years experience in the music industry.

Dan's background includes senior executive stints as VP Marketing at RCA and Jive Records, both part of Sony Music (Bullet For My Valentine, Cage the Elephant, Buddy Guy);  General Manager at Or Music (Matisyahu, Los Lonely Boys); and SVP Marketing at Eleven Seven Music Group.  Prior to that, he founded Autotonic, a marketing and management firm that played a key role in the early careers of clients including Guided By Voices, Neutral Milk Hotel, The Olivia Tremor Control, the Grifters, and Royal Trux.  

Second Empire’s business encompasses traditional artist management, as well as music marketing services and consulting.