MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines’ annual electronic music convention, the Electronic MusiCon and Expo, returns to the SMX Convention Center in SM Aura at BGC, Taguig from June 19-21 this year.
Popularly known as EMEX, it’s an event that electronic music enthusiasts look forward to because of its creative lineup of educational talks, gear exhibits and acclaimed speakers and panelists from the local and international electronic music scene.
This year, a couple of EMEX staples return along with even more new offerings for enthusiasts. Talks on Ableton Live make a comeback this year, which will be hosted by Bounce Electronic Music & DJ School as they bring in Ryan Ash from Hong Kong. Izotope Inc. is set to provide product workshops under Evan Allen, Izotope’s very own product specialist. Certified Logic Pro X professional, Josh Evangelista will also demonstrate how to produce dance music using Apple’s popular software, Logic Pro X. A couple of new entries to the list are the keyboard masterclass clinic with Eric Tubon, Dan Gil, and the Bratpack’s RJ Pineda.
Recurring industry interests such as Night Club Marketing and Local Festivals are shared once more aside from new issues such as The Loudness Wars and DJ Rates and Foreign Equities. Spotlight is given to some significant artists in the scene such as CRWN, Eyedress, Similar Objects, Kidwolf, and BP Valenzuela. The country’s popular DJs such as Sanya Smith, Tom Taus, Nix Pernia and many more share some talk time with the audience as well.
Special events this year will include the IK Multimedia brand launch from Forerunner Tech, JB Music’s Allen & Heath DJ mixers, Numark’s line of DJ Controllers and many more events from exciting brands and products.
Whether you’re a hobbyist or professional, amateur or master, it is the one event that no electronic music enthusiast will want to miss. The entire industry convenes under one roof to share a common passion and interest, together building a better foundation for its future. – Rappler.com