General Manager, Domino Recording Co. (USA)
Kristopher Gillespie is a twenty‐year veteran of the culture wars and the general manager of Domino Recording Co.'s Brooklyn, NY‐based operations, overseeing all of North America. Gillespie has been a part of the US operations for eight of its ten years in existence. Prior to that, his experience included stints in a variety of capacities at the Matador, Warp and Rough Trade
Domino Recording Co. was founded in the UK in 1993 by Laurence Bell, who is still the primary creative force of the company. Initially the label focused on releasing singles and albums by American bands in the UK market (Pavement, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Sebadoh), but in the last decade, the label has had considerable worldwide success, both commercial and artistic, with acts as diverse as Franz Ferdinand, The Arctic Monkeys, Four Tet, Animal Collective and Dirty Projectors.