Music Conference Asia (MC Asia) 2013 is back for its 5th year to celebrate global electronic music in Malaysia!
Apart from the amazing local acts hand-picked to perform, last year's instalment brought us international acts such as the legendary Dash Berlin, Richard Durand, Jerome Isma-ae and Julie Thompson on LIVE PA!
My awesome party-ravers and I at last year's MC Asia 2012!
Music Conference ASIA is an event unlike any other music festivals.
It fuses both education/knowledge in the music industry as well as a grand after party with some of the world’s most respectable talents and trendsetters from the dance music scene worldwide!
WHAT Music Conference ASIA 2013 – A Global Electronic Music Celebration
WHEN 27 April 2013, Saturday @ (time to be confirmed)
WHERE Sepang International Circuit: Welcome Center
HOW MUCH RM109 (early bird) & RM129 (pre-sale) AirAsiaRedTix (VIP tickets to be announced!)
[This ticket includes both admission to the conference event & the rave party]
With thousands of fans gathered over the past years, Music Conference ASIA has united revellers from around Malaysia and also the Asia neighboring countries under one unison rhythm.
Now, in its 5th edition, Music Conference ASIA continues to inspire the future with the introduction of a fresh new look – an interpretation of unity, along with the birth of its official festival stage – Global Sound System.
During the day: Music Conference ASIA
Music Conference ASIA will continue its tradition as a pivotal platform for the advancement of electronic music industry in Malaysia, and also the region.
With the highlights on: Keynote Interview, Workshop Session and Masterclass, Music Conference ASIA will bring together international delegates such as prominent electronic music artists and producers, technologist from the music industry, media and enthusiasts to explore more on the current trends of electronic music.
(Topics and schedule will be announced prior to the event date.)
During the night: GLOBAL SOUND SYSTEM
The brainchild of Global Sound Masters, purveyor of Music Conference ASIA, brings a new flavor to the local music festival.
For a perfect build up electronic music journey, the night focuses on a fully intense audiovisual adventure with top of the class, legendary electronic music acts and flared with high pulsating beats to rev the crowd, along with state-of-the-art lighting and sound production.
Music Conference ASIA marks new milestone on its 5th edition with the birth of its brand new official festival stage – GLOBAL SOUND SYSTEM.
The highlight of the event will be featuring many talented international DJ spinning right here on our Malaysian soil.
For the first wave of line-up announcements, here are the details!
Brian Transeau (BT)
BT is a highly reputable Grammy-nominated music producer, platinum-selling artist, film composer and technologist from the USA.
Dubbed as “MacGyver of electronica” by Wired magazine, he has consistently been crafting dance-floor destroyers and has since received massive support from prominent DJs around the world.
Ranked at #5 of America’s Best DJ of 2012, BT will be dishing out his enigmatic electronica sounds at the forefront of the Global Sound System stage action!
Voted #1 DJ by Mixmag reader’s poll and charted in DJ Mag Top 100, the legendary DJ, producer, well-known radio presenter and the brain behind Ibiza’s busiest night – Judgement Sundays, Judge Jules will return to our shores for a musical bedlam.
His DJ sets are the epitome of what DJing is about; passion and crowd-connection, amazing tunes and a set of hands capable of the most nimble of mixing.
A high profile radio personality of the then Kiss FM, BBC Radio 1 and now internationally-syndicated Global Warm Up show, this British talent is set to drop bombs at Global Sound System stage.
One of house music's latest and hottest property from Italy, Alex Kenji exploded on to the scene in 2011. He will be taking over the Global Sound System stage to belt out his infectious blend of an impeccable house selection ranging from bouncy Italo house to tech sound style.
His breakthrough chart-topping hit ‘Pressure’ has scored Best Progressive Track at the 2012 International Dance Music Awards and became a #1 track on Beatport Top 100. This adds to his other chart success ‘Get Funky’ nominated as Best House Track in the 2012 Beatport Awards.
Sitting under the global spotlight with over 100 releases, don’t miss this overwhelming talent!
There are only three announced DJs for now, but more will be announced in due time!
With a huge vibe for the upcoming Music Conference Asia and Global Sound System, I can already forsee another huge electronic music festival to look forward to this year!
Here are some photos from last year's Music Conference Asia 2012 :
My buddies & I on our journey to Sepang for MC Asia 2012
We arrived early at the scene
Jerome Isma-ae on the decks!
It was my first time listening to his tracks. He was really good!
BuddyPam and I raved the night away!
Julie Thompson singing LIVE for us!
I've always only heard her on DJ's tracks, but not a LIVE performance!
Richard Durand takes the stage!
Look at him go!
Konzy and I dropping sweatbombs!
And guess who was the final act of Music Conference Asia 2012?
It's trance-meister Dash Berlin from the Netherlands!
Such an honour to have the World #7 DJ-Producer perform here in Malaysia!
I've always loved his tracks – for a long time now!
And so did several thousands of other fellow partygoers
Final photo before the four of us left!