Asia’s Largest Electronic Music Conference & Festival, Wired Music Week (WMW), takes to the skies from 12-15 March 2020 up in Zouk Genting, featuring a roster of acclaimed electronic music industry giants.
Party headliners such as Markus Schulz, Arkham Nights and Nakadia collaborate with industry figures including Laidback Luke, Steen Van Dijken (Revealed Recordings), Jacob Merlin (1001tracklists), Robin Leembruggen (Liquid State), Paul Neuteboom (BrotherHood Music, China), David Luce, Erik Leenders (David Lewis Management) and many more for this third instalment of WMW.
The conference will be centred around the theme of Sustainability within all aspects of the global electronic music industry.
Among the myriad of topics it will explore will be subjects like Radio In A Streaming Age to discuss the sustainability of radio airplay against the rise of digital streaming platforms, The Evolution of The DJ and Production Industry Over The Past Two Decades and many more.
On the events front, WMW will be deep diving into Music Festivals: Make, Break or Sustain to take a look at a music promoter’s role in contributing to environmental sustainability, as well as efforts to ensure brand sustainability.
The conference will also have debate panels with topics such as Music Sustainability: Label Deals vs. Independent Releases Debate to shed light on different sides of the industry and how to thrive as an artist.
There will also be WMW’s new pillar - Wired Black - which will focus on the growth and expansion of the underground electronic music scene.
Another new pillar that will be introduced in WMW 2020 is Connect: China, aimed at bridging the Chinese electronic music industry with the rest of Asia. This pillar will explore topics such as Streaming Music Within The Great Firewall and China: A Guide & Strategic Plan To Work Your Way Around The Region.
Conference attendees will get the chance to learn from the best with WMW’s workshops featuring key players in the global industry such as DJ and music producer Laidback Luke, who will lead a workshop on The Power of Creative DJing. AI experts of the music industry, Musiio, will be leading a workshop on AI & The Future of Music Search For Djs, while famed Dutch recording label, Revealed Recordings, will be presenting two workshops: Social Advertising For Artists and How To Get Signed By Record Label.
Of course, WMW wouldn’t be complete without its afterparties. Attendees can expect a lineup of international DJ acts including the likes of Markus Schulz, Arkham Knights, Irwan, Nakadia, Dexter King, Ailia, Izzi and more, joining local Djs to set the dance floors of Zouk Genting ablaze with their electrifying sets.
As the official venue partner, Zouk Genting will be opening its doors to WMW attendees, as well as offering other outlets including Empire, Redtail, and FUHU to serve as the backdrop across the conference weekend.
Wired Music Week (WMW), established since 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, is a gathering of professionals ranging from aspiring artists, talent managers and promoters within the electronic music industry and has swiftly grown to become one of the most respected meeting places for industry professionals within the Southeast Asia region.
WMW is held annually, aspiring to bring professionals together to connect and share their common goals, aims, and issues; while providing them with unique networking opportunities. WMW also runs its sub-program called WMW Session, now expanding to different countries like Vietnam, Philippines, Jakarta and Brunei and more.
More than a thousand individuals who have attended WMW hail from over 25 different countries, each representing their own unique occupations in the music field.
Tickets are available for sale at https://wmw2020.pouchnation.com/ . For more information about Wired Music Week, head on to www.wmw.my or check out their social media platforms below: