Event highlights from WMC 2005
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IDMA Official After Party featuring WMC Co-Founder DJ Bill Kelly, Thursday March 24th

"Balance" The Official World Wide CD Release Party
for Balance 007 mixed by Chris Fortier - Wednesday March 23rd

WMC, Realivze Tribe Productions, and Polka Dot, in association with The Collective Agency, EQ, and Stomp present:

Balance @ Rumi

Chris Fortier, James Holden, Luke Fair

Tons of giveaways all night, including CD's, shirts, and more.

10PM ­ 5AM Rumi
330 Lincoln Road
South Beach

Gabriel & Dresden bring you Organized Nature - Thursday March 24th

WMC, Realivze Tribe Productions, and Polka Dot present the Official Record Label Launch

Organized Nature @ Rumi

Gabriel & Dresden EXCLUSIVE 5-HOUR SET

BORIS MD of Departure (Armada)

10PM - 5AM
330 Lincoln Road
South Beach


Sound artist Richard Devine to conduct Native Instruments software demo's in the WMC 2005 Audio Lab Thursday March 24th and Friday March 25th
Watch Native Instruments premier artists demonstrate NI software such as Kontakt 2, Absynth 3, Reaktor and more in the WMC 2005 Audio Lab

James Zabiela to demo the Pioneer DVJ-X1's in the WMC 2005 Audio Lab Thursday March 24th
Join WMC, Pioneer, and James Zabiela for a demonstration of the world's first DVD turntable. The Pioneer DVJ- X1's provide seamless video and audio mixing simultaneously

WMC and 101 Distribution partner to throw 'A Taste of Chicago' at The Wyndham Miami Beach Poolside on Friday March 25th

From the birthplace of house music-Shannon 'DJ Skip' Syas of Pushpac Records and Steve 'Silk' Hurley of Silk Entertainment have teamed up as S&S Records to give you 'A Taste of Chicago' by bringing together the pioneers with the next generation of this dynamic genre. Join us in celebrating the release of the hottest dance album coming soon in 2005, The Chicago LP, which will feature an all star cast of producers and DJs showcasing their talent in this event.

Steve 'Silk' Hurley•DJ Skip•
Paul Johnson•E-Smoove•
Farley 'Jackmaster' Funk•
Maurice Joshua•Ron Carroll•
Terry Hunter•DJ Rhythm•
CZR•DJ Wayne Williams•
K- Alexi•Jamie Principle•
Stacy Kidd•Jesse Saunders•
Hyper Harp•DJ Pierre•


WMC & ResidentAdvisor.net Pool Party on
Thursday, March 24th

Full Sail to conduct Intensive demonstrations on Friday, March 25 in the WMC 2005 Audio Lab

Pimp Your Tech Skills
Hunter Menning, Audiotronics Course Director at Full Sail

Topics Include:
Important tech tools and meters
•Eliminating ground loop problems
•Ground lifters, DI boxes, and more
•Balanced and unbalanced audio interfaces
•Real World Problem Stories and what to do

KORG Triton Extreme Tips and Tricks

Steve Kane, MIDI Course Director at Full Sail.
Detailed look at the Korg Triton Extreme and reviewing how its new features can be utilized in a production environment.

Topics Include:
•Advanced Controller AutomationLive Performance Tempo ControlSequencing Internally with the Extreme for the Studio EnvironmentLive Sequencing for the Performance Environment
•Using the Computer with the Triton Extreme to easily go from the Studio to the Stage

James Creer, Advanced Workstations Associate Course Director at Full Sail
In-depth look at the mastering process and the tools required, with a goal of enhancing our final projects.

Topics Include:
•Proper Monitoring Techniques Mastering Hardware and SoftwareThe Process of Mastering - taking all the right stepsMastering for Vinyl
•How Vinyl is Made

Milk'n'2 Sugars and "Ten Years of our House" on
Friday, March 25th

WMC 2005 welcomes Milk'n'2 Sugars in celebrating "Ten Years of our House" March 25th at Amika
Free All Night for WMC Badge Holders

Comprehensive technology demonstrations by SAE Institute in the WMC Audio Lab on
Thursday, March 24th

SAE Institute will conduct a 3 part series of DJ Technology demonstrations in the WMC Audio Lab

Topics Include:
•Adding audio dynamic to a DJ set (loop pedals, outboard effects, microphone techniques, sampling)
•Turntables as separate musical instruments
•Digital Mixing

Chris Liebing and FinalScratch 2 at WMC on
Tuesday, March 22th

WMC and Stanton kick off the conference with a FinalScratch Cocktail Party featuring top German techno DJ and FinalScratch 2 endorsee Chris Liebing.

Come hear Chris rock the decks using FinalScratch 2.

4pm to 6pm
Wyndham Miami Beach Resort

Beauty and the Beats: Women Behind the Wheels at WMC on Wednesday, March 23rd

Present the
Women Behind the Wheels
panel with DJ Rap, Reid Speed, DJ Colette, Nadia Ali
(singer and songwriter for iiO)

followed by a special poolside DJ appearance by the Beauty and the Beats contest winner.
Wyndham Miami Beach Resort
So it begins... stay tuned to WinterMusicConference.com,
BPM Magazine and djmixed.com for more announcements.

WMC and Global Alliance 's Distribution present Gathering of the Tribes on Saturday, March 26th

Global Alliance's Distribution 5th Annual
WMC Artist & Agency Tribute
Presents the
Gathering of the Tribes
Music & Concert Series
Paying Tribute to
Winter Music Conference
Celebrating 20 years of unprecedented success in DJ Culture & Global Dance Music
Wyndham Miami Beach Resort

The founding fathers of the Hip-Hop DJ Culture


 Live DJ Sets by
The Godfather of Hip-Hop
Kool Herc

Inventor of the "Scratch"
Grand Wizzard Theodore

Legendary DJ/MC of Cold Crush Brothers
Grandmaster Caz

 With very special guests
Scooter & Lavelle (2X4)
Samsara & Tommie Gunn & Tha GIM