Potential buyers are invited to watch the performance of domestic and overseas artists and bands. The event focuses on Taiwanese artists with export potential, helps showcase the musical diversity of Taiwan and creates opportunities to expand overseas markets.
When the night has come, the bonfire is bursting, the breeze is softly sweeping through treetops, and the smoke is spiraling with the wind. You don't need the clamorous music at such peaceful moment, the only thing you need is tranquility. He, Sangpuy Katatepan Mavaliyw, comes from an ancient Pinuyumayan tribe where mountain meets ocean. A singer with an immemorial voice hidingin his young shell. Let Sangpuy's unique voice bring you back to the origin, and cure your soul.
YINGHUNG, as known as DJ Didilong. He started to compose when he was sixteen years old, afterwards he joined Forward Music, the largest record label in Taiwan. He and his partners released their first album “ Da Xi Men ”.YINGHUNG is known for rapid rapping style. Besides, he had featured Soft Lipa “ Chatting in the night “, which has logged 200,000 more views on Youtube. His first album “ Taipei Didilong ”was released in 2016 and had been nominated several awards for the No.28's GMA (Golden Melody Awards).
Millions of people were deeply touched by the song named "It was May". It was the theme song of Kingston’s annual advertising, “A Memory to Remember” in 2013. He is Kowen Ko, who was the singer of the song, and searched crazily by the audience. We were searching for a long time before we heard his voice. Deep, hoarse, and old, an original touch is just like a rolling stone; wrapped in sand, but accidentally straight and pure. In 2015, after Kowen released the debut album of his own compositions- “If You Still Wander”, he was nominated for the 27th best male Mandarin singer and best new artist award. His album won the best album of the year, and "ten albums you cannot miss out" of GQ magazine in 2015.
Formed by Wood Lin (vocals/guitar), Chu Chu (vocals/guitar), Sam Yang (vocals/bass) and Fan Tsai (drums), No Party For Cao Dong broke into Taiwan’s indie rock scene in 2015. 2016 was a special year for the band. First, they dropped their debut album—The Servile—a record of grief, love, justice and helplessness that was felt among a generation of Taiwan’s youth, playing over rebellious electric guitars and sardonic disco grunge. Their music forms a mirror of the punk-grunge spirit they embody. The band then won Best Rock Single (“Simon Says”), Best Band and Best New Talent in the Golden Indie Music Awards. In 2017, they won the Indie Artist of the Year in the 12th KKBOX Music Awards. Later in the 28th Golden Melody Awards, they received 3 honors, out of 6 nominations, including Song of the Year (“Simon Says”). Reported by the Billboard, NPCD was the first band in the history of the award to receive Best New Artist and Best Musical Group simultaneously.
Diana was born in the Netherlands
She fell in love with Black Music and R＆B at a young age
Maternal grandparents are actor and actress (National Kun Opera Icon) of
From a lineage of Oriental artists, born and raised in the Netherlands and influenced by soul music from America.
Diana's music is the result of influences and integration between East and West To Diana, music is a language, and singing to her is as natural and becoming as daily breathing.
J.Sheon released his solo debut self-titled album J.Sheon in 2017. The album brings out contemporary R&B music characteristics along with a rare but smooth style of "sing-raps”. J.Sheon perfectly delivers PBR&B, Hip Hop, Trap, Funk and other various music genres, giving Chinese R&B music a breath of fresh air.
Upon release, J.Sheon’s self-composed album J.Sheon received an award for “Best New Artist” at the 13th KKBOX Music Awards and Billboard Radio China Award for “Top New Artist 2017”. J.Sheon also received four nominations at the 8th Golden Indie Music Awards, three nominations at the 11th annual FRESHMUSIC AWARDS and most recently, a nomination for “Best New Artist” at the 29th Golden Melody Awards.
Hailing from Taiwan, Joanna Wang weaves bits of old fairy tales and Americana with
pop and video game soundtrack influences into whimsical and irreverent tunes.
She has written and produced four projects, “The Adventures of Bernie the
Schoolboy”, “Galaxy Crisis: The Strangest Midnight Broadcast”, “BOB MUSIC”, and
the most recent “House of Bullies”. She has also released several cover albums.
She is a frequent attendee of various music festivals, with themes ranging from jazz,
rock, pop, to indie.
Amongst her influences listed are Queen, The Beatles, Lemon Demon, Paul McCartney, Oingo Boingo and various video games and movie soundtracks.
Having studied abroad in the US at a young age, Eric Chou draws influence for his
music from both the East and the West. With a strong and steady flow of music works
and his warm melodic voice, Eric released his debut self-composed album “My Way
To Love” in 2014. He shot to stardom with his breakout single “The Distance of
Love”, which has garnered over 120 million views on YouTube and many awards and
recognitions. The Godfather of Mandopop, Jonathan Lee, has praised Eric as the most
promising new male talent.
In 2016, Eric released his second self-composed album “What Love Has Taught Us”. The single “How Have You Been?” has generated almost 80 million views on YouTube to date. The same year, Eric kicked off his first-ever Asia concert tour “This is Love”. Tickets were sold out within seconds after release.
2017 was a big year for Eric. He embarked on an all-new upgraded Asia concert tour, “22”. Eric was also handpicked by Sharon (Rao Xue Man), a well-known novelist in China, to play the male lead in her new television drama, “The Elfin’s Golden Castle”. In addition, Eric released his third self-composed album “The Chaos After You”. The new album is a major turning point for Eric, as he had an increased involvement in the creative process by serving as the music producer for the first time. Eric even flew to Sweden to work on his new music with Freddy Haggstam, a well-known record producer. The album showcases Eric’s ability to bring EDM elements into Mandopop, thus creating a new sound for Chinese EDM music. Eric also participated in the famous singing variety show “Sound of My Dream 2”. His appearance has generated a lot of buzz on the internet and has heightened his visibility in the Greater China region. Eric’s Weibo hot topic hashtag has generated over 15 million hits and his YouTube channel has accumulated over 300 million views to date.
These achievements are a testament to Eric’s talent for creating “anthem” status hits, which accurately capture the tastes and hearts of the mainstream market. Eric will continue to be an unstoppable force in 2018 and will once again take Asia by storm!
Lomosonic, an unorthodox rock quartet underdogs, has quickly became one of Thailand’s most anticipated band. They have traveled so far from almost bankrupt indie band into a big headliner in major festivals in Thailand and expanding into regional size.
Lomosonic entered the music industry with their debut album Fireworks, in 2009, which has positioned them as an outstanding new generation rock band with driving sound and high-energy performances.
In 2013, Lomosonic surprised Thailand music industry with their double CDs album, Echo & Silence, which consisted of 21 songs. The album has a lot of very positive feedback across the indie and mainstream scene. The band became recognized widely and their fan-base expanded rapidly into various ground of audience from teenagers to first jobbers.
In 2017, Lomosonic released their third studio album Anti-Gravity and had a sold - out concert “Lomosonic Anti-Gravity Concert”. The success of concert had brought them a bigger fan base.
Today, Lomosonic continue to expand their music territory under Sanamluang Music, G’’MM’ Grammy record label.
Bentham is a “hybrid” rock band formed in 2010.Up to now they have released 4 EP from Japanese Indies label, KOGA RECORDS.
Their major debut single “HARD RAIN / FANFARE” was released from PONY CANYON in April 2017, and their 1st full album ”Re: Wonder” was released in July.2017. Then, their brand new EP “Bulbous Bow” was released Apr.2018.
Their true value is 1)Impressive high tone voice of vocalist Ozeki, 2)catchy melodies that touch a person’s heart, and 3)emotional beat.
They are now performing at live music house mainly in Tokyo and also many other cities in JAPAN. They do play gigs 120 times in a year. Their hot live performance is highly evaluated and supported by ardent young fans .
Bentham appeared on the stage for many popular mega festivals in Japan: ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL、COUNTDOWN JAPAN、VIVA LA ROCK、JOIN ALIVE, WILD BUNCH FESTIVAL… And in April 2018, they finally appeared for one of the most popular festivals in Taiwan, “Spring Scream 2018” . They have finally made their long-time dream, playing abroad, come true.
No doubt that Bentham is the “next breaker” who will give a biggest blow to J-ROCK music scene.
This pop-trio was founded in Pajala, Sweden and has crafted their own blend of electro-pop and riot grrrl punk. They released their debut album Ugly Youth in 2017. Their latest single Young & Wild premiered on prime time TV and became the 10 most played song on Swedish radio 2017. They have also rotated in Germany and Estonia on radio. The Magnettes have been praised by sites and tastemakers like Earmilk, Perez Hilton, Popcrush, The 405, Cosmopolitan, Elle and Metro. They have played on SXSW, Eurosonic, The Great Escape, Summerfest and Canadian Music Week.