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23rd September 2011

CAVA Discusses The State Of China's Music Industry At Digital Music NY

On June 22nd, Digital Music NY hosted representatives from the China Audio Video Association (CAVA) to discuss the changing music and copyright environment in China at South Street Seaport's RED. MusicDish*China founder Eric de Fontenay was joined by the ...

19th September 2011

Rock Band IO - Making The Leap From Canada To Taiwan

I had the opportunity to sit down with the members of IO, a Taiwan indie band originally formed in Vancouver, Canada. The band relocated to Taiwan because it is "the launchpad for music in China and central focus of Chinese media." IO admits that, "Mus...

07th March 2011

Deserts Xuan: Bridging The Indie & Major Divide In Taiwan

Deserts Xuan is a women of contradictions. I first saw her perform during MIDEM's Taiwan Nights showcase. By far the best act in the lineup, her folksy indie pop style and silky voice drew the attention of a usually fickle MIDEM audience. "I was surprised...

04th January 2011

UK Progressive Fusion Keyboardist & Composer Anders Helmerson - The Exception And Not the Rule

Marching to the beat of his own drum, Anders Helmerson truly exemplifies what it means to be the exception and not the rule. From music to medical school and back to music, Helmerson is a well rounded artist who let his creativity take him to new heights ...

26th November 2010

Rain Can't Stop The Pet Conspiracy @ Hangzhou West Lake Music Festival

[Editor's note: This is the first post in a series that will follow one of the most exciting band's out of China, Pet Conspiracy. This multi-national quartet out of Beijing is in my opinion, the future of China's indie music scene and what will place it o...

16th November 2010

David Valentim & T(h)ree: A Chinese-Portuguese Cross-Cultural Musical Adventure

By Eric de Fontenay In 2009, music producer David Valentim began producing the album T(h)ree, which brings together for the very first time modern musicians from Macau, Hong Kong and Portugal, in original and unique duets. T...

27th September 2010

Julien Drolon Harness The Power Of Music For Peace

The power of music to change a heart, a mind, a soul - has been proven many times over. From the Beatles' song "Imagine" to Michael Jackson's "We Are The World," musicians have endeavored to present their messages through music. Julien Drolon, a Frenchman...

03rd March 2010

Seven Mistakes To Avoid When Writing A Press Release

If you've taken the time to write a press release, then you obviously have news that you want to convey. It can be information about an EP or CD release, an upcoming performance, a tour announcement, a promotion within the company, or a variety of other t...

22nd February 2010

MusicDish*China Sounds Pod2 - Opening The Year Of The Tiger

Listen: This second edition of MusicDish China Sounds presented by Metal Postcard Records opens the Year of the Tiger going well beyond Hong Kong to spotlight great acts from Greater China, including Taiwan-based ...

04th December 2009

The Seven Essentials To Writing A Press Release

By Michele Wilson-Morris Working in the music industry has its perks, privileges, and pains as anyone who works in it knows. No matter what your genre is, one thing remains the same for all artists: You need to bring attention to yourself, your music, ...