The 4th Annual Chinese Midi Rock Awards is in the works, set to go down on December 16th in Beijing at M Space. The Chinese Midi Rock Awards are a ceremony held in cooperation with Beijing's Midi Music School, as well as numerous Chinese musical and cultural figures who have developed the ceremony as a way to annually judge the music that comes out of China, and select the most outstanding.
The Midi Awards nomination process is already…
Added by MusicDish on December 9, 2012 at 9:19am — No Comments
Taiwan is a country that has consistently pulled above its weight, and it's culture is no exception. While there are only 23 million inhabitants living in this sub-tropical island, Taiwan is Greater China's (Mainland, Hong Kong & Taiwan) culture superpower with revenues from domestic TV, film and pop music industries reaching US$45 billion in 2009. Its dominance of the pop music industry has produced the sector's top earning stars such as Jolin, A-Mei and…Continue
Added by MusicDish on November 28, 2012 at 12:21pm — No Comments
I've attended the Midem Conference in Cannes, France for the last several years. Each time, I use it as a barometer to help gauge two trends: 1) participation by members of the recording industry, who comprise Midem's traditional core, and 2) which countries made a splash at the event. With respect to the first trend, the picture was less than promising because of the downward trend in Midem attendance over the last several years, which was noticeably accentuated with 2012's…Continue
Added by MusicDish on February 20, 2012 at 11:51am — No Comments
MusicDish Founder Eric de Fontenay will be attending his 8th Midem conference in Cannes, France this month. Located at the Taiwan Pavilion, L3.19 Hall Lerins, he will be meeting with delegates from Europe and North America to outline the company's approach and track record in developing Westen artists in China. In addition, Shanghai-based This Town Touring in collaboration with MusicDish*China will be selecting one band from Midem 2012…
Added by MusicDish on January 25, 2012 at 11:40am — No Comments
Shanghai Synergy Culture & Entertainment Group, together with China General Administration of Press & Publication (GAPP) and the China Audio Video Association (CAVA), proudly presents a rising new star, Ruhan, at MIDEM 2012 in Cannes.
A press conference and cocktail reception followed by Ruhan's performing three tracks from her debut album "Time to Grow" at China Pavilion R02.01 on Sunday Jan 29th at 2pm.
Added by MusicDish on January 19, 2012 at 1:38pm — No Comments
Beijing-based indie folk band Shanren (literally "Mountain Men") announce their selection to perform at Slacker Canadian Music Week, part of the 30th Canadian Music Week 2012 (CMW), held in Toronto, Ontario. Taking over more than 60 venues in the city's entertainment district, the festival will draw in more than 4,500 musicians – from local to international acts representing more than 40 countries – playing to 100,000 music fans.…
Added by MusicDish on January 10, 2012 at 11:44pm — No Comments
Earlier this year, Beijing-based indie folk band Shanren (literally "Mountain Men"), traveled across China's Yunnan province to take in and film the rich indigenous musical traditions. The band members, whose own songs mix folk melodies with rock and world music influences, visited rural villages of Yi, Lisu, Nu, Tibetan, and Wa minorities. While joining the villagers in song and dance, they found the music so tied up in the drinking…
Added by MusicDish on December 30, 2011 at 8:21am — No Comments
A new rumor had started to circulate that video portal Ku6was going to move its Games and Music Operations from Shanghai to Beijing. Some Ku6 insiders recently confirmed the rumor, saying that employees willing to relocate will retain their position and salary level while receiving a 2000 RMB housing subsidy.
The official reason for this move is to improve coordination and communication of the Ku6 team. However, there's…Continue
Added by MusicDish on December 29, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments