20-24 May, 2015 - Singapore

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We are experts in the organisation, programming and production of dynamic conferences, live music festivals, academies, and youth fan events such as the YouTube FanFest.

Branded is an independent company staffed by passionate multi-cultural, multi-lingual and talented individuals with offices in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Vision

Music Matters Live - Who Will You Discover?

Your Gateway To Asia - Looking to make an impression with the Asian music scene? Want to share the stage with some of the world's best up and coming performers? Dubbed "TED meets SXSW" by Jason Mraz, the award-winning Music Matters Live is the only event in Asia that gathers the entire music and entertainment industry in one place. It's time to put the show on the road!

In just nine years, Music Matters has succeeded in becoming a global platform representing the Asia Pacific music industry and a gateway for artists looking to break into the world's most populated region. We continue our discovery of music by connecting the industry with fans in a dynamic line-up of international and local bands.

Music Matters Live, Asia’s premier independent music festival is returning to Singapore on May 20-23rd for its fifth anniversary. Come and experience an electrifying 4-night live music event featuring bands from around the world.

Music Matters Artists 2015

Pepsi Music Accelerator

Pepsi Music Accelerator

Be discovered at Music Matters in Singapore with the Pepsi Music Accelerator band search and win a once in a lifetime opportunity to perform at the Music Matters Live festival, attend the business conference and learn from industry leaders at the Music Matters Academy.

  • China band application
  • Vietnam fan voting
  • Thailand band application
  • India band application
AND THE WINNERS ARE...


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  • CHINA

    alivenotdead.com

    alivenotdead.com

    APPLICATION CLOSED

    To register your band click here 

    alivenotdead.com (AnD) is an online community dedicated to helping artists. Our goal is to support artists by connecting them with job opportunities, channels to promote their work and the opportunity to network with other artists from around the world. AnD was founded in 2007 by a group of Hong Kong actors including international film star Daniel Wu, and the founders of film website RottenTomatoes.com.

  • VIETNAM

    POPS

    POPS

    POPS is the leading Multi Channel Network in Southeast Asia dedicated to promote Vietnamese content. We are the fastest growing digital media company with over hundreds of artists, content creators and partners in television, publication and production houses signed up under the POPS Network. POPS also produces original content for network operated channels, and verticals that target specific online demographic, i.e. kids, women, men and family. For additional information about POPS, email: info@pops.com.vn, visit www.pops.vn or Facebook

    Supported by Pepsi Vietnam: https://www.facebook.com/#!/Pepsivietnam?fref=ts

  • THAILAND

    Deezer

    Deezer

    APPLICATION CLOSED

    Pepsi Music Accelerator at Music Matters - Wednesday 20th to Saturday 23rd May 2015, Singapore

    Be Discovered at Music Matters in Singapore with the Pepsi Music Accelerator band search and win a once in a lifetime opportunity.  Perform at the Music Matters festival, attend the business conference and learn from industry leaders at the Music Matters Academy.

    Take a Chance! You might get discovered!

    โครงการ Pepsi Music Accelerator at Music Matters - พุธที่ 20 ถึง เสาร์ที่ 23 พฤษภาคม 2558 ที่ประเทศสิงคโปร์

    ร่วมค้นหาตัวแทนผู้ชนะการคัดเลือกจากโครงการ Pepsi Music Accelerator เพื่อรับประสบการณ์ครั้งหนึ่งในชีวิตเข้าร่วมเทศกาลดนตรีระดับนานาชาติกับ Music Matters ณ ประเทศสิงคโปร์.  ประสบการณ์ร่วมแสดงสดในเทศกาลดนตรี Music Matters เข้าร่วมการประชุมแลกเปลี่ยนและเรียนรู้ในอุตสาหกรรมดนตรีจากผู้นำระดับโลกจาก Music Matter Academy.  ฉวยโอกาสนี้ไว้! คุณอาจเป็นผู้โชคดีที่ถูกค้นพบ!!

    About Deezer:

    Launched in 2007, Deezer offers a digital music streaming service in more than 180 countries, with 16 million monthly active users and 6 million paid subscribers worldwide. Deezer allows fans instant access to the largest music catalogue in the world, with more than 35 million songs on any device. Combining the best of man and machine, Deezer’s global editorial team searches for the best music around the world and its algorithmic recommendations help fans discover music they will truly love.

    เกี่ยวกับ Deezer:
    ก่อตั้งเมื่อปี พศ. 2550 Deezer ให้บริการสตรีมมิ่งเพลงกว่า 180 ประเทศทั่วโลก ด้วยจำนวนผู้ใช้บริการกว่า 13 ล้านคนที่เข้าใช้งานในแต่ละเดือนและลูกค้าชำระค่าบริการ 6 ล้านคนทั่วโลก
    Deezer เปิดโอกาสให้ผู้ใช้บริการเข้าถึงคาตาล็อคเพลงในจำนวนเพลงที่มากที่สุดในโลก กับจำนวนเพลงที่มากกว่า 35 ล้านเพลงบนเครื่องเล่นหลากหลายประเภท
    ด้วยการรวมตัวระหว่างความเป็นที่สุดทั้งบุคคลากรและเครื่องมือของเรา ทีม บรรณาธิการจากทั่วโลกของ Deezer พร้อมค้นหาเพลงที่ดีที่สุดจากทั่วโลกและการแนะนำที่ยึดตรรกะเพื่อให้ผู้ใช้และแฟนเพลงได้พบกับเสียงเพลงที่รักอย่างแท้จริง
  • INDIA

    Unbox

    Unbox

    APPLICATION CLOSED

    http://pepsiunbox.com/

    Pepsi India's very own Accelerator program is here! Pepsi UnBox, a nation-wide hunt for the next fresh, unique sound that'll take the Indian Indie scene by storm in years to come. Pepsi Unbox is a platform that unboxes young talent, introduces them to the world, lets them be seen, be heard and be followed.

    The very first Pepsi UnBox winning band will win a once in a lifetime opportunity to perform on the Fountain Stage at Music Matters Live, Singapore in May 2015.  They will also have the chance to meet industry leaders at Music Matters and receive money-can’t-buy first hand business knowledge at the Music Matters Academy - all to help accelerate their musical journey.

     

  • China

    U180

    U180

    U180 is a pioneer of Chinese hip-hop group from Hangzhou, East coast of China that consisted of rappers Nengnen and T-Jack, and DJ/producer Chopurmind . The group produced two studio albums and may mixtapes up to now. Recently, U180 is one of the well-known hiphop groups in China and actively collaborating with other different artists and producers all over the world, such as Lu1(L.A.),Soundzimage(France),Chee production (Cantonese group),DJ LJ(DMC champion China),Petenuts(GrooveBunny Records), Gavintoo(Mingtown Records).Also, they were invited to perform at Shanghai, Chengdu, Wuhan, Nanning, Hefei and many other cities around the country, during the past few years.

    Xiami

  • Vietnam

    Nhat Thuy

    Nhat Thuy

    Nhat Thuy, a singer and graduat from Military University Of Arts and Culture, Viet Nam in 2013 recently launched her official debut album, Wake Up on March 2015. She had previously released her singles “Phia cuoi chan troi” and “Khoan khac tuyet voi” in July, 2014. She has also received several awards including a Gold medal for the students singing competition, Hoc Sinh Sinh Vien, in 2012 as well as being awarded the champion of Vietnam Idol Season 5. She has also performed for the Liveshow “Nhac hoi dem he” in Ho Chi Minh City as well as having a mini-show “Dreaming” to promote the first official album “Dreaming” at 11, March, 2015.

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  • Thailand

    Boom Boom Cash

    Boom Boom Cash

    Boom Boom Cash is the electronic dance music band that includes the sounds of many music genres such as electro, moombah, drum and bass, dubstep, and house. We have been throwing party and fun at more than 250 clubs throughout the Thailand. Our band members grew up with amazing backgrounds in the music industry namely; "Miew" lead singer with 2 years opera world championship, "Kak" the rapper and Base, "Ole" the drum player from famous band Six C.E. and "Ae" the DJ and sound designer that has been producing songs for many famous artists in Thailand. With their first song released "One Life" they won the Chang Export Music Competition, Boom Boom Cash has made the big name for the King of EDM in Thailand.

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    Twitter

    Instagram

    YouTube

  • India

    Space Behind The Yellow Room

    Space Behind The Yellow Room

    Space Behind the Yellow Room is a Post Rock/Space/Post Metal band consisting of Shoumik Biswas on Drums/Vocals, Devasheesh Sharma on Guitar, Nihar Apte on Guitar and Eshaan Sood on Bass. The project was started in 2012, by Shoumik Biswas and Devasheesh Sharma. Nihar Apte and Tushar Ganguly(bass) joined soon after it’s formation. In 2014, Eshaan Sood took over bass duties. The idea behind the band is to portray emotions and narratives, creating unorthodox structures. We released our debut EP, Conversations that Determine a Life, in September 2014. We are currenty working on an untitled full length album.

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