The Big Mountain Music Festival (BMMF), held at the Khao Yai Bonanza Racetrack about 2 hours northeast of Bangkok, has grown into the largest music festival in Southeast Asia. The fifth edition recently took place December 7-8, hosting 65,000 attendees each day and over 200 acts performing across 8 stages.
The 2013 version of Asia’s leading music conference, Music Matters, closed on Thursday evening with the legendary Seymour Stein offering an impromptu tribute to conference founder and impresario Jasper Donat. Stein attended the meetings and noted organizing was “in Jasper’s blood.” He also lauded efforts by the event to build bridges between the Asian music markets and the West.
Music Matters, Asia’s premiere music conference, kicked off its 2013 edition in Singapore with a music industry heavyweight: Universal Music Group head of digital Rob Wells whose keynote examined the rapidly evolving Asian music and tech markets and more.
Universal Music Group has appointed Garand Wu Managing Director of Universal Music China. Mr. Wu will oversee Marketing, Promotion, Sales and Finance and will co-manage A&R for Universal Music China's Sunny Chang