Ronen Givony is the founder of Wordless Music. He booked the first appearances in New York by Jóhann Jóhannsson, Flying Lotus, Nicolas Jaar, Perfume Genius, Max Richter, and Julia Holter. He is a curator for festivals and venues in the U.S. and abroad, and the author of two books: 24 HOUR REVENGE THERAPY, the longest entry in Bloomsbury's 33 1/3 series, and NOT FOR YOU: PEARL JAM AND THE PRESENT TENSE, also for Bloomsbury, which became the imprint’s bestselling title of the year. He completed his BA and MA in English Literature at Yale University. A native of South Florida, he lives in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.
His next book US AND THEM: Scenes from the Age of Indie is forthcoming from Abrams Press.