About - Outerloop


Outerloop Management

is a full-service artist management firm, Record Label and coaching service based in Washington, DC, with offices in Los Angeles, CA. Outerloop uses our extensive industry experience to fulfill our mission of guiding clients to achieve success both personally and professionally. Based on a foundation of open communication, Outerloop establishes long-lasting partnerships with clients and helps them to prosper artistically and financially over the course of a long and rewarding career.

Outerloop Co-Founder & President

Outerloop Founder and CEO Mike Mowery

Mike Mowery is the President and Managing Partner of Outerloop Management. He began the company with Jeff Cohen in 2004. With a home base in Silver Spring, Maryland and an office in Los Angeles, Outerloop manages 40+ artists and employs 6 managers, support staff and has a show promotion company and a marketing firm.

Mike got his start in management with The (International) Noise Conspiracy from Sweden called upon him to tour manage their first tour of the United States. By 2006, Mike was managing full time, primarily focusing on heavy music. In 2014, Mike launched two record labels, Outerloop Records, a partnership with Los Angeles based-Fearless Records, focusing primarily on heavier music and Crime Kitchen, an EDM label.

Mike is currently a Chapter Advisor of the Washington DC Chapter of The Recording Academy and a board member of the Shirts for a Cure. He is passionate about educating artists and managers, often partaking in conference panels and guru workshops for Kevin Lyman’s (Vans Warped Tour) The Education Institute. He resides in Washington, DC, with his wife, Caroline.