EMC releases program - MusicNSW

The Electronic Music Conference has announced its full program, announcing 30 more speakers.

Happening across 20 panels, new speakers include Flume, Laneway Festival’s Danny Rogers, The Preset’s manager Will Larnach-Jones and Grammy award-winning producer Cedric Gervais.

EMC will also feature Dutch DJ/producer Laidback Luke, Windish Agency’s Latane Huges, Vicious Boss and DJ John Course, Late Nite Tuff Guy, ARIA nominee Kite String Tangle, US Godfather of dance Donnie Estopinal (SFX/Disco Donnie Presents), Gary Richards (HARD Events/Live Nation), Johnny Shockey (LED Presents), Matt Colon (Deckstar) and one half of What So Not, Sydney DJ/producer Emoh Instead. These acts will be playing at various Darlinghurst venues The Eternity Playhouse, The Beresford Upstairs, Lo-Fi and The Standard Bowl.

The EMC program will also feature a panel with the team behind Flume (Future Classic, Bossy Music, Windish), a panel with the team behind Peking Duk (Ministry of Sound, Sony Music, Konkrete), and a panel titled ‘From Zero to Hero: Sustaining the buzz’ with representatives from Totem Onelove Group, Maker Agency, Astral People and Parallel Management.

The new speakers are in addition to the 80 speakers that have already been announced. (See below)

NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Tourism and Major Events Troy Grant said: “I encourage everyone to make the most of the fantastic EMC 2014 line up and conference program, which will showcase some of Sydney’s great venues and cement our harbour city’s position as the live performance capital of Australia.

A new two night showcase of emerging artists from a list of over 30 leading electronic music labels and collectives will be performing as part of EMC Play this year.

Full EMC speaker line-up: 

Aden Mullens – Head of etcetc, Artist Manager, Kilter, Acaddamy

Al Green – Director, Maker Agency (What So Not, Nina Las Vegas, Golden Features)

Alexander Burnett – Songwriter (Motez ‘Own Up’; Digitalism ‘2 Hearts’; Flight Facilities’ ‘I Didn’t Believe’; George Maple ’Talk Talk’)

Alexander Haeusler – Director, Funf (Jeff Mills & Melbourne Symphony Orchestra)

Amba Shepherd – EDM Vocalist & Songwriter (Features for Hardwell, Porter Robinson, Ferry Corsten)

Andrew Jackson – Milton Archer / Artist Manager, Hook n Sling, The Aston Shuffle

Andy Van – Artist/Vicious Recordings

Anthony Colombi – Director, Global PR

Arlo Enmark – Label Manager, Xelon Entertainment

Basenji – Artist

Ben Marshall – Head of Contemporary Music, Sydney Opera House

Ben Munro – General Manager, Hostess Japan

Bobby Runway – Director of Entertainment & Nightlife, SBE / SLS Las Vegas

Briese Abbott – Spark & Opus / Artist Manager, Elizabeth Rose

Callender – Agent at AM Only (What So Not, Baauer, TNGHT)

Cedric Gervais – Artist

Claire Collins – Bossy Music

Dan Rosen – CEO, ARIA

Dan Zilber – Head of Programming, EMC Play

Danny Robson – Manager, RUFUS

Danny Rogers – Managing Director, Lunatic Entertainment / Founder, Laneway Festival

Dominic Furber – Audiopaxx / Artist Manager, Just a Gent, Yahtzel, Carmada, LDRU

Donnie Estopinal – SFX/Disco Donnie Presents

Emoh Instead – Artist

Evan Coghlan – Artist Manager, M4Sonic

Frank Rodi, Deputy Director Writer Services at APRA

GABBY – Artist

Gary Richards – Hard Presents/Live Nation

Grant Smile – Artist

Henry Johnstone – Editor, Pulse Radio

Jane Slingo – Director, Young Strangers, EMC Conference Programmer

Jeff Johnson – Director, Frank Meets Wolf

John Course – Artist/Vicious Recordings

John Ferris – ARIA Club Chart Committee member, Committee Chair APRA Club Music Advisory Group

Johnny Shockey – President & Founding Partner, LED Presents

Just a Gent – Artist

Katie Cunningham – Deputy Editor, inthemix

Kid Kenobi – Artist & Label Owner, Klub Kids

Kilter – Artist

Keiran Dole – Senior Agent, Lucky Entertainment

Kirsty Brown – Executive Officer, Music NSW

Kite String Tangle – Artist

Laidback Luke – Artist

Latane Hughes – Agent at Windish Agency (Flume, Cashmere Cat, Aeroplane)

Late Nite Tuff Guy – Artist

Lorne Padman – VP & Label Manager, Dim Mak Records

Luke Udorovic – Lucky Entetainment / Artist Manager, Will Sparks, Joel Fletcher, Zac Waters

Lynden Gare – Director, Colour Blind (Flume)

Lynne Small – General Manager, PPCA

Mac Clark – Agent, CAA

Matt Nugent – A&R Manager, Onelove Recordings

Nao Kiyota – Director, Sushi Records (Japan)

Nathan McLay – Director at Future Classic / Management for Flume, George Maple, Ta Ku)

Neil Ackland – Founder, EMC & inthemix

Neil Jacobson – EVP, Interscope Records

Neil Terry – Account Director, The Sound Campaign

Nick Jarvis – Editor, inthemix

Nick Thayer – Artist

Nikhil Chinapa – Director, Submerge/VH1 Supersonic India

Olga Heijns – Unmanageable Artists / Artist Manager, Laidback Luke

Paul Brandoli – Writer, Vocal Producer, Producer (The Disco Fries ‘Parachutes’; Angger Dimas ‘Angger Management’; Kronic ‘Fire In The Sky’; Chardy ‘Tomorrow’)

Phil Smart – Artist

Porter Robinson – Artist

Priya Dewan – Agent at Feedback Asia (Flying Lotus, Sampology, Simian Mobile Disco)

Robb Harker – Agent at Super Modified Agency (Will Sparks, Helena, Avicii, Afrojack)

Robby Towns – Founder of NestaMusic & EDMTCC

Rosanna Marks-Smith – Program Officer, Australia Council for the Arts

Sampology – Artist

Scot Crawford – General Manager Australia & New Zealand, Pledge Music

Senthil Chidambaram – CEO, Dancing Astronaut (USA)

Simon Caldwell – Artist

Simon Coyle – Touring Manager, Totem Onelove Group

Simon Moor – Managing Director, Kobalt Music Group

Steve Aoki – Artist

Stuart Watters – Director Licensing & Business Affairs, Nightlife Music

The Kite String Tangle – Artist

Tom Huggett – Artist Manager, Astral People (Wave Racer)

Tom Piper – Artist & Label Owner, Medium Rare Recordings

Vi Hermens – Operations Director, The Motorik Co

Will Larnach-Jones – Parallel Management (The Presets, Nina Las Vegas, Beni, Swick)

Will Sparks – Artist

Yvette Myhil – Executive Director, Association of Artist Managers

Zac Waters – Artist

EMC takes place during ARIA Week from December 2 to 4 in Sydney. Tickets can be purchased here from Moshtix.