Taking place over two days in Sydney Asia-Pacific's leading electronic music conference will explore THE NEXT NOW.
Diving into the opportunities, needs and challenges of the new decade ahead, EMC 2019 will deeply explore forthcoming technology, new disruptions, and the systematic changes that will alter the way we work, model our businesses, collaborate and create our music and art.
Andreea Magdalina, SheSaid.So Founder
Scott Cohen, Warner Music Chief Innovation Officer
Georgia Taglietti, Head of Communication for Sonar Festival
Donald Hau, MIXMAG China CEO
Megane Quashie, Female First Sessions CEO
Liliane Chlela, Beirut-based Producer and DJ
Zaran Vachha, Collective Minds Founder
PLUS domestic speakers:
Darren Levin, Bolster Content Director
Tara Medina, Strawberry Fields Festival Co Founder and Director
Patrick Nellestein, River Road Interactive Director
Simon Caldwell, DJ, Radio Host and Promoter
+ many more to come.
Keynote: 'Are You ready For A New Sensation?' with Scott Cohen, Warner Music
Investigative Session: ‘Financial Stability (and realities) for Artist Managers’
Panel: ‘Embracing The Fringe: How we're driving diversity within culture and nightlife’
Listening Session: ‘Pass The Auxiliary’ - Listening Lounge to demo your tunes
Spotlight Session: Western Sydney
Music Making Challenge: The Beat Collective
EMC are looking for the electronic music stars of tomorrow to showcase at EMC LIVE 2019. Whether you’re a live act as a solo, duo, trio or more, or a DJ you can apply now.
This year's showcasing artists will each receive a $500 bursary to help deliver their best possible performance.
Hurry, applications close Sunday September 15.
Electronic Music Conference is supported by Australia Council for the Arts, NSW Government through Create NSW, City of Sydney, The Ticket Fairy, MusicNSW, Roland, Decoded Magazine, FBi Radio, Muzeek, and Tame.
QMusic was able to provide independent Brisbane artist, MARLOE., with the opportunity to attend the conference as well as arranging a one-on-one with 120 Publishing and a co-writing session with Akacia.
Australasian music rights management organisation APRA AMCOS held two annual general meetings in Sydney yesterday. Re-elected to the APRA Board were Writer Jenny Morris and Publisher Damian Trotter (Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia). Writers Bic Runga and Jonathan Zwartz and Publisher Andrew Jenkins (Universal Music Publishing) were newly elected to the Board.
First Sounds is a special collaborative undertaking broadening the reach of Indigenous heritage, history and culture and supporting the burgeoning First Nations music industry.
QMusic is proud to announce the top four finalists of the 2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship: Jack Bratt, Harriette Pilbeam (Hatchie), Georgia Potter (Moreton) and Leanne Tennant. The winner of the 2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship will be announced at a ceremony to be held in Brisbane on Wednesday 11 December 2019.
Congratulations to MARLOE who will be heading down to Electronic Music Conference (EMC) next week to attend the conference, co-write one-on-one with Akacia and sit down with 120 Publishing to learn about how an emerging artists publishing can be built into an incredibly valuable revenue stream.
GYROstream are bringing their huge artist discovery and development competition 'Big Boost' back for 2019. Big Boost aims to give artists the leg up they need to take their music global and they've put together a whopping $10,000 prize pack for the lucky winner.