Alison Wonderland to give keynote speech at EMC, with more names added to EMC Play line-up

Alison Wonderland to give keynote speech at EMC, with more names added to EMC Play line-up

Alison joins representatives of Falcona, Spotify, Sony and even Pilerats itself for EMC's third and final speaker announcement.

Between two rather-large speaker line-ups, an EMC Academy line-up including some of Australia’s biggest production names and, of course, the already over-flowing EMC Play line-up, this year’s Electronic Music Conference is already a big one. Yet, not quite content with what they’ve already announced thus far, the annual event has announced another truck-load of names to speak and perform across this year’s two-day conference and following parties.

Joining names like Mirik Milan (Amsterdam’s Night Mayor), Raj Chaudhuri (Boiler Room), Nina Las Vegas and Nic HP (Majestic Casual) from the previous two lists of speakers is Alison Wonderland, who will be giving a keynote speech that’s set to cover her growth from small-time local DJ to an artist international promoters are fighting over. Also announced, includes representatives from label power-house Falcona, SONY, Warner, Ministry of Sound, Spotify, Pandora, JUNKEE and even your pals Pilerats.

In addition to this, another whole bunch of names have been added to the official EMC Play bill, which will be joined by a whole heap of unofficial EMC showcases during Sydney’s buzzing week of electronic entertainment. Sweat It Out signee Dena Amy leads the charge, which also includes Herzeloyde, Swindail, Tobacco Rat, SINIQ and Tashka. Further EMC showcases and parties are to be revealed next week, but house guns Medium Rare Recordings have jumped the gun to announce a label showcase including Benson, LO’99, Terace and Torren Foot – to give you an idea of what to expect. Grab your second release EMC Pro, EMC Academy or EMC Play tickets HERE before the conference kicks off at IVY Complex come November 28.

EMC 2016 speakers: (in alphabetical order): 


Adam Lewis (Solotel, Secret Garden Festival)

Aaron Castle (Myth Music)

Aden Mullens (etcetc)

Adi Toohey (FBi Radio / The Record Store)

Alex Zaccaria (Bolster)

Alison Wonderland

Angus McDonald (Sneaky Sound System)

Aniela Swiatek (October Records)

Anita Chalmers (Ministry of Sound)

Anna Burns (Future Classic)

Anna Fitzgerald (Ministry of Sound)

Ant Celestino (ONELOVE Music Group)

Anthony Garvin

Anthony Zaccaria (Bolster)

Ben Marshall (Sydney Opera House)

Ben Robinson (Falcona)


Bobby Virgona (Vibe Positive)


Bradley Zero (Rhythm Section, UK)

Carly Roberts (Picnic Stuff)


Chit Chat

Chris McDonell (Eventbrite)

Claire Morgan

Clare Downes (Secret Garden Festival)

Clare Holland (FBi Radio)

Damian Cunningham (Live Music Office)

Dan Palm (Sony/ATV Music Publishing)

Dani Marsland (Pilerats)

Dom Dolla

Dom Furber (Audiopaxx / Swerve Productions / Your Paradise)

Dualist Inquiry (Songwriter/Artist, India)

Duncan Collins (Ministry of Sound)

Elizabeth Rose

Elliot Shields (Pelvis)

Emily Collins (Music NSW)

Emily Copeland

Erica Valenti (Red Bull Australia)

Erin Moy (Entropico)


Frank Rodi (APRA AMCOS)


Gabby Colombi (Global PR)

Garth Crane (Falcona)


Glen Cassidy (Cake Wines)

Harry Katsanevas (Katarzyna / Fluffy)

Honey Dijon (USA)

Hugh Nichols (City of Sydney)

Ignacio Garcia (Swerve Productions)

Indian Summer

Jacqui Cunningham (Snatch and Grab / GiRLTHING)

Jake Hough (S.A.S.H)

James McInnes (Plastic World)

Jared Kristensen (TicketSquad)

Jay Ryves (Future Classic)

Jennifer Gome (APRA AMCOS)

Jerry Poon (The Operatives)

Jess Scully (City of Sydney)

Jesse Flavell (SUM Management)

Jimmy Edgar

Joel Siviour (Select Music)

John Ferris (Ministry of Sound)

Jon Debeere (Kosher Agency)

Jordan Smith (Pulse Radio)

Julian Hewitt (Media Arts Lawyers)

Katie Cunningham (inthemix)

Kerry Wallace (S.A.S.H)


Laura Byrne (Made In Katana)

Lauren Mikkor (Lucky Entertainment)


Leftfield (UK)

Linda Marigliano (triple J)


Lorna Clarkson (2SER / RBMA Radio)


Maddy Carr (Falcona)

Marcus Thaine (Spotify)

Martin Phillips (Bionic League, USA)

Matt Barrie (Freelancer)

Matt Weir (S.A.S.H)

Meg Williams (Inertia)

Michael Delaney

Mike Kerry (Danger Mouse)

Mike Landers (White Sky)

Milly Petriella (APRA AMCOS)

Mirik Milan, Night Mayor Amsterdam (NETHERLANDS)

Monique Rothstein (Positive Feedback)


Nadine Riezouw (Gaga)

Neil Ackland (Junkee Media)

Nick Braban (Our Nightlife QLD)

Nick HP (Majestic Casual)

Nicole Lembke (Secret Sounds Connect)

Nina Las Vegas (NLV Records)



Patrick Donovan (Music Victoria)

Patrick Santamaria (Motorik)

Peter Sharpovski (House Of Mince)

Phase One

Piotr Stopniak (Toby & Pete)

Raj Chaudhuri (Boiler Room, UK)

Rhiannon Cook (Positive Feedback)

Roddy Campbell (BRING)

Ryan Wilson (Sony Music)

Sam Wald (WME)


Sandunes (Songwriter/Artist, India)

Scott Robertson (Division Agency)

Set Mo

Shawn Naderi


Simon Cahill (Warner)

Simon Caldwell (Mad Racket)

Simon Moor, Kobalt

Sophie Hirst (Google Australia)

Sophie Kirov (Down The Highway)

Stephen Goodhew (FBi Radio)

Steph Harmon (The Guardian)

Sweetie Zamora (Remote Control)


Taka Perry

The Meeting Tree

Thomas Heymann (Pandora)


Tim Duggan (Junkee Media)

Tim Freeland (Our Friends Electric)

Toby Pike (Toby & Pete)

Tom Harris (White Sky)

Tyson Koh (Keep Sydney Open)

Vi Hermens (Motorik)

Wade Cawood (Pulse Global)

Wayne Sunderland (Suture Master)


EMCPlay lineup: 


Alice Ivy

Dena Amy



Golden Vessel



Hey Sam

Human Movement

James Crooks



Lower Spectrum

Made in Paris







The Tapes


Tina Says

Tobacco Rat



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