As dance music grows further into a global enterprise, more aspiring companies and artists are embracing the interconnectivity and building roots in new and exciting places. Wired Music Week (not to be confused with the internationally syndicated magazine) is hosting its inaugural event at Tamarind Square in the silicon city of Cyberjaya, just 30 minutes from Kuala Lumpur’s center in Malaysia, Friday, May 13 thru Sunday, May 15.
The line-up of consists of range of event promoters, record label heads, venue representatives, artists, talent and industry delegates from local, regional and international communities spanning Germany, Australia, The Netherlands, the UK, Taiwan, Philippines, Japan, Sweden, Malaysia and Thailand.
Record label partners include global brands UKF and Revealed, while sponsors and brand partners include Monster Energy Drinks, V-Moda, Splice, and more.
Through curated seminars, workshops, panel discussions, demo listening sessions, master classes and even club nights, aspiring artists can immerse and engage with industry leads for immediate feedback.
You can find more information here.
WMW is also running a contest to send one aspiring DJ to play at Amsterdam Dance Event later this year. Together with DJ Irwan, one of Europe’s most revered open format DJs, one artist will win an all-expenses paid trip to showcase their talent ADE this October. See the contest terms below:
1. Purchase a 2-day pass to WMW before Friday, 11th May 2018 (tickets here)
2. Record a 30-minutes video of your live set
3. E-mail the video to [email protected]
4. Winner will be announced on Sunday, 13th May 2018 at WMW