VRJAM & Winter Music Conference announce the ‘WMCV New Music Showcase’29 April 2021 - Press release
VRJAM and Winter Music Conference today announced an exciting partnership that will offer DJs and producers from across the globe the opportunity to perform as part of WMC’s prestigious WMCV New Music Showcase, a platform for both established and emerging to present their music to the world.
Globally recognised electronic music culture platform EDM.com have joined as the official media partners for the WMCV Music Program and will be working closely with the WMCV team to help bring The New Music Showcase to life.
As a part of the first ever digital edition of Winter Music Conference, which takes place on 20th and 21st May; a fascinating array of live music performances from some of the world's hottest artists and labels will be streamed live to the web using next generation VR technology provided by VRJAM.
For the first time in 2021, WMC will launch an official New Music Showcase in a digital format, offering a unique chance for both up and coming as well as established artists to showcase their talent and music through the world’s leading B2B electronic music platform and conference.
VRJAM’s VR music venue and content platform, 5th Dimension, will be used as the official (virtual) venue for the WMCV New Music Showcase, which goes live over 2 days via Twitch and inside VR.
The 5th Dimension virtual venue presents live music performances from the world’s leading music artists and culture brands and uses VRJAM’s proprietary VR technology to combine stunning 3D graphics, special effects and lighting with live streamed shows to create a new format for virtual live events.
The New Music Showcase is open to all, however artists wishing to enter must be able to perform a 30 minute set of original, unlicensed music including remixes. To apply artists simply fill out the form at the link below;
To enter artists must upload a demo DJ mix composed of original works of no more than 10 minutes long to the 5th Dimension website. Submission deadline is Wednesday 12th May. 12 winning artists will be selected and announced on Thursday 13th May.
Additionally 4 stand out entrants from the showcase line up will be selected to play a virtual live event for DJ Mag on the 20th of May. The winning artist will also receive promotional support from DJ Mag on social media and from WMCV’s media partners.
Performances chosen will be included as part of the new music showcase must be composed solely of original material or original remixes and will be given an opportunity to win prizes by Izotope.
"Winter Music Conference is thrilled to be working with Sam and the VRJAM team to help usher in a new era for the conference with WMC Virtual (WMCV). 5th Dimension is the perfect platform for our WMCV Music Showcase; they have created a virtual world that is truly remarkable and one of the coolest experiences on the internet."
David Ireland, Director (Winter Music Conference / Miami Music Week)
“We’re incredibly excited to be working with the Winter Music Conference to take 5th Dimension to the world. So far the project’s attracted a world class array of artists, labels and partners who are inspired by this new format for live streamed virtual events. 5th Dimension aims to fill the space that exists between gaming and music by leveraging triple A gaming technology, virtual reality and live music shows to redefine virtual live events.”
Sam Speaight, CEO, VRJAM