James Austin

is VP of A&R at Rhino Records, universally regarded as the coolest record label around, this L.A. based company supports the most interesting, eclectic and electrifying music across many genres. A self-confessed Christmas music nut, James has not only produced all of Rhino’s holiday releases Hillbilly Holiday, Bummed Out Christmas, Mambo Santa Mambo, Hipsters’ Holiday: Vocal Jazz and R&B Classics, The Best of Cool Yule and dozens more, but he painted the funky artwork for them as well.