MusicDish e-Journal - April 18, 2014
MusicDish Advertising Network
» HOME » INSIDER SCOOP » CAREER TIPS » MUSIC SPOTLIGHT » MUSICDISH*CHINA
» INDUSTRY INTERVIEWS » NEWS BEAT » DIGITAL SKOOL » OPEN REVIEW » MUSICDISH EDELWEISS
Search MusicDish e-Journal (Advanced)
Subscribe To MusicDish e-Journal
About | Contact | Advertise | RSS | Submit Article | Submit News | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution
Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network

Everything You Wanted To Know About The 2012 Shanghai Midi Electronic Music Festival
3 Stages, 3 Genres; Well-Known Chinese and Foreign DJs Gather in Full Force; Awesome Events for Everyone; Ticketing Information
By Dan Engel
(more articles from this author)
2012-10-24
Comment | Email | Print | RSS

October 27 will see the first ever Shanghai Electronic Music Festival held at the outdoor riverside venue on Binjiang Avenue (at the Yincheng Street Mall, number 9, near South Pudong Street). The pre-Halloween event will feature 28 Chinese and Foreign acts bringing their mind-blowing music to the festival's three stages. Electronic-music lovers, get ready for a dance music feast!

3 Stages, 3 Genres

This Shanghai Midi Festival includes 3 stages, each devoted to a different genre: the Traditional Electronic Stage, the Deep Bass Stage, and the Hip-Hop/Reggae Stage. The Traditional Electronic Stage will feature House, Techno, Minimal, Trance, and other similar styles of electronic music. This stage will be located on the riverside, an exceptionally good place to drink, dance, and enjoy the scenery. As deep bass music gets more and more popular everyday, the festival will for the first time feature a stage dedicated to the genre – the Deep Bass Stage. This stage will feature dubsteb, drum 'n bass, drumstep, fidget, and electro styles. Finally, the Hip-Hop/Reggae Stage will have numerous Hip-Hop, Reggae, Moombahton, and Trap acts with DJs, MCs, and bboys sharing the stage. There will also be a 呛声比赛 (is this a 'dis battle'?)to let music fans really get into the spirit of the party.

Well-Known Chinese and Foreign DJs Gather in Full Force

American Victor Vango, a prior member of New York's Caffeine, will be bringing his world-renowned explosive music to the Deep Bass Stage. Ben Huang, one of China's famous DJs, has traveled all over the world performing and is this festival's electronic music pioneer; he'll be performing on the Traditional Electronic Stage. Conrank, the producer of such acts as Grace Cheng and many other Chinese artists, has now become China's biggest Drumstep trendsetter. Hip Hop artist Cha Cha who has worked with many successful international artists, is not one of Shanghai's most-followed Hip Hop artists for nothing; her unique stage presence will intoxicate and hypnotize audience members, so come to the Hip Hop stage at 7:30 to drink in her performance. Later on, the Hip Hop stage will be featuring South Africa's Number 1 DJ, DJ Verse@ille and collaborating MCs Tian Tian and Little Tiger for a joint performance. Then, Beijing's popular 8-bit Music artist Sulumi, who has left his footprints on many stages all over the world. American DJ Bassterd will be joining the fold, bringing festival-goers on an electronic-infused trip like nothing they've experienced before! There's just too much to see at this incredible festival.

Awesome Events for Everyone

Not only will this music festival feature all kinds of musical elements, but they'll also include a large quantity of light shows, acrobatics, painting, graffiti, skateboard, a Hip Hop lyric competition and other events. This will undoubtedly be an unforgettable Halloween party!

At the site of the Deep Bass Stage, the festival is going organize a flash mob, and everyone is welcome to sing up! If you're planning on participating, go online and find the video "2012.10.27上海滨江公园迷笛电音节快闪活动舞蹈练习视频" (2012.10.27 Shanghai Binjiang Park Midi Electronic Music Festival Flashmob Dance Practice Video) to practice the dance moves! There will be a dress rehearsal held the day prior to the festival at 6 o'clock, so come and meet your fellow flash-mobbers! Attendees will receive a special gift, so be sure to make it to the dress-rehearsal! That and more will be going on the 27th, so don't miss it!

The Deep Bass Stage will also, for the first time, be featuring visual effects in the form of a 3D Globe. Also featured will be a 10-meter tower connected to the Bund's Baidu bridge via cables displaying 3D performances from America's Caffeine Video Production Company, in what is sure to be an unprecedented visual experience.

Additionally, this event will be sponsored by the public welfare organization Green Drinks, who are promoting environmental protection through a collection of activities including the aforementioned Hip Hop lyric competition, in which contestants will try their hands at crafting lyrics containing the message of "going green."

Electronic Dance Music (EDM) certainly isn't considered mainstream to the vast majority of Chinese music fans, but this festival is being held in order to give Chinese people the opportunity of understanding electronic music by inviting domestic and international DJs and groups and showing Chinese music fans a genre that has already developed into a mature and respected one in Westerners' eyes.

Music, beer, delicious food, clear water, and blue skies... these are all the elements of a perfect outdoor event, are they not? Well, also present at the festival will be delicious pizza, salad, sandwiches, hamburgers, BBQ, Indian curry, organic veggies, cookies, and other fresh snacks. How can you possibly miss this?!

Tickets

Pre-sale tickets have already gone on sale for 120元 at http://www.damai.cn/ticket_42488.htm (Chinese) and www.smartshanghai.com/smartticket (English) or you can call 400-610-3721 to order by phone. You can also download the 迷笛 (Midi) app in the app store and book the tickets on your iOS device. If money is no object to you, tickets on-site will cost you 200元 .

Related MusicDish e-Journal Articles:
» Everything You Wanted To Know About The 2012 Shanghai Midi Electronic Music Festival - 3 Stages, 3 Genres; Well-Known Chinese and Foreign DJs Gather in Full Force; Awesome Events for Everyone; Ticketing Information (2012-10-24)


Home » MusicDish*China » Everything You Wanted To Know About The 2012 Shanghai Midi Electronic Music Festival
Permalink:http://www.musicdish.com/mag/?id=13308
Email |Print |Comment |RSS

back | top


MusicDish Advertising Network

MusicDish*China

» The Philadelphia Orchestra in Shanghai - A Live Concert Streamed Globally

» Taiwan Bands Join Canadian Music Festival (Chinese version)

» MusicDish & Indiloop Present: The "Meet Taiwan" Remix Contest

» Pairs (Shanghai) New Album 'Brief Lesbian'

» Beijing Solo Acts GUIGUISUISUI And thruoutin To Tour Taiwan

MusicDish*China Directory



» [2014-04-16] The Philadelphia Orchestra In Shanghai - A Live Concert Streamed Globally; The Philadelphia Orchestra Held A Press Conference In Shanghai Announcing Their 2014 China Tour And May 25th Concert At The Shanghai Grand Theatre

» [2014-04-16] Taiwan Bands Join Canadian Music Festival (Chinese Version); Taiwan Bands Join Canadian Music Festival (Chinese Version)

» [2014-04-16] MusicDish & Indiloop Present: The "Meet Taiwan" Remix Contest; Remix Some Of Taiwan's Leading Acts For A Chance To Win Free Flight To Toronto To Attend Canadian Music Fest

» [2014-04-16] Pairs (Shanghai) New Album 'Brief Lesbian'; Free Download Collaborative Album Between Pairs & Reykjavictim

» [2014-04-15] Beijing Solo Acts GUIGUISUISUI And Thruoutin To Tour Taiwan; Two Beijing Based One Man Bands Will Be Hopping Over To Taiwan For A Three City Tour This May

» [2014-04-14] A Festival Giving Back To The Men And Women Who Gave To Us; Operation Rock Fest - 21 Band Salute To The Troops

» [2014-04-14] Executive Wach: Berklee College Of Music, BMG, SOCAN, SESAC, Riptide Music Group, CISAC; Berklee's Presidential Advisory Council; BMG Promotes Patrick Jöst; SOCAN Chief Québec Affairs Officer; SESAC Promotes Scott Jungmichel; Riptide VP Of Creative; JASRAC Chairman; Chairperson Of CISAC Board Of Directors

» [2014-04-10] Taiwan Announces First Ever Export Mission To Canada For Canadian Music Week 2014; Award Winning Taiwanese Artists Matzka, Io, And RED To Showcase In Toronto; Press Event To Take Place At The Marriot During CMW - May 7 AT 1PM EST

» [2014-03-31] Interview With C-pop Industry Veteran Billy Koh; Founder & Former CEO Of Ocean Butterflies Sets Up Amusic Rights Management Company In China

» [2014-03-30] Taiwan's DJ Code To Play The LV Flagship Hong Kong Store In April; After Spinning The 2014 Louis Vuitton Jewelry VIP Launch Party In Taipei, DJ Code Will Be Performing At LV's Flagship Hong Kong Store On April 3

» [2014-03-25] SOTX 2014, Developing Chinese And Western Music Industries; SOTX Is The Only Chinese Platform With A Long-term Commitment To The Joint Development Of Chinese And Western Music Industries

» [2014-03-25] Introduction To Sound Of The Xity (SOTX); Introduction To Sound Of The Xity (SOTX)
MusicDish Advertising Network

follow MusicDish on
Follow MusicDish on Twitter

Mi2N Music PR

Taiwan Rock Band Io Homecoming Concert At Canadian Music Festival

A Festival Giving Back To The Men And Women Who Gave To Us

Rapper NazB Brings Greater Awareness Through His Lyrics On "Rape (Shame)"

Taiwan Announces First Ever Export Mission To Canada For Canadian Music Week 2014

Al Ca$ino, Too $hort, And Clyde Carson Drop Remixes For Hit Single, "Only For Tonight"

Dongless Eventide H3000 Factory And Blackhole Update Posted

Former Journey Frontman Robert Fleischman Releases New Album "Majestic" With Band The SKY On Skyzilla Music

Singer-Songwriter, Sci-Fi Icon Jane Badler Releases Volcano Boy, Video Premieres On Music Week



Websites: Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network
Services: Submit Article | Submit News | Submit Video | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution

Copyright © 1997-2014 MusicDish LLC., all rights reserved.
About MusicDish e-Journal | Contact Us | Advertise | RSS | Internships