Midem Songwriting Camp

In Partnership With Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA) 

Midem is the hub where artists, music creation, talent development and business are blended.

We actively celebrate, support and contribute to music creativity through a programme going to the core of musical creation: “Song Writing”. Each year we bring together some of the most exciting and innovative songwriters and producers to collaborate and craft new music together aiming to write the next big Hit!

For the first time, the 2021 Midem Songwriting Camp will happen digitally, and reunite talent from Australia to Sweden, Hungary, France and Taiwan.

2021 Midem Songwriting camp

This year Midem is proud to partner with Taiwan Creative Agency (TAICCA) to gather breakthrough artists, producers, singer-songwriters, award-nominees from all over the world, to facilitate mutual learning and create career opportunities for creative minds.

During the four-day of the event, five talented Taiwanese musicians - ØZI, Chih Siou, Trout Fresh, Shi Shi Sun and Starr Chen will meet with international producers and artists to compose original songs that will be presented in a closed-door listening session during Midem Digital Edition.

Fill in the form and once your request is approved by the Midem team, you will take part to Midem Songwriting Camp listening session on Friday 19 November.

Discover the 2021 Songwriting Camp Artists

Taiwanese artists

Trout Fresh

Trout Fresh is a rapper, singer, song-writer and star producer in Taiwan. He has also successfully established his solo career with hit singles like “98”, “孬種走了”, “保持帥哥/ Keep it Cool” harboring more than 1 million views on YouTube. Trout Fresh continues to win nominations at the Golden Music Awards for “Best Lyrics Award”. is talents are without a doubt beyond average as he

has written and produced numerous compositions for fellow rappers of his generation.

Starr Chen

Starr Chen is a Taiwanese music producer, singer, songwriter, and composer.

Starr C.'s involvement in popular music began in 2010, when he joined EGGO - a well-known music production company located in Taiwan. He served as producer and arranger and helped create numerous singles for pop stars.  Starr Chen is known for his production of Taiwanese megastar Jolin Tsai’s album Play. From a solo rapper, shout-out with witty lyrics to a well-rounded producer, Starr Chen specializes in hip-hop, R&B, DubStep, and Progressive House.

ØZI

After releasing his 2018 hit song “B.O.”, which accumulated over 14 million streams on Spotify, Ozi has continued to develop and explore new sounds. His first album, ØZI: The Album, was nominated for six GMA awards (Mandarin Music’s equivalent to the Grammys) and won him the title of ‘Best New Artist’ that year. Now at 24, Ozi is a well-established independent artist, music video director, and highly sought-after music producer. ØZI now produces for many A-list Asian artists. 

Chih Siou

Chih Siou  is a singer, composer and arranger from Taiwan.

Young yet talented, singer-songwriter Chih Siou started his creative career from his bedroom and is now one of the biggest upcoming new waves in Taiwan. His works of art pop, alongside his unique vibe of quirkiness and gender-neutral image, has made him an icon of Generation Z in Taiwan. 

Shi Shi Sun

Shi Shi Sun is a singer, songwriter and producer from Taiwan.

Shi Shi Sun is a recurrent music award nominee and winner. Her soothing and tender vocal and crafted production have made her a familiar face for R&B lovers in Taiwan. She is also well known in the Mandopop realm for singing theme songs of major drama series.

International talent

Abi F. Jones

Singer Songwriter
(UK)

Alex Colours

Singer / Songwriter / Composer
(France)

Anuka

Songwriter / Producer
(The Netherlands)

David Simon

Author / Composer
(UK)

Francois Welgryn

Lyricist
(France)

JJ Bloom

Singer / Songwriter / Producer
(Ireland)

Johnny K Palmer

A&R / Producer
(Hungary)

Kozbeatz

Composer
(France)

Lister Hausmann

Singer-Songwriter
(France)

Niclas Lundin

Vocalist & Writer
(Sweden)

Pete Barringer

Songwriter / Producer
(UK)

Rico Greene

Songwriter / Producer
(The Netherlands)

Sabien Tiels

Singer-Songwriter
(Belgium)

William Rousseau

Composer/Producer
(France)

Success story: Reggaeton en Paris

Latin urban revelation Dalex participated in the Midem Songwriting Camp, where he composed a brand new song called “Reggaetón en Paris” with the French producer High P. They recorded the song during a Midem Session in the Dynaudio Studio and played it live the same night on the Midem Beach. The song is now on Ozuna’s latest album “Nibiru” featuring Nicky Jam, nominated in the category best urban music album of the Latin Grammy 2020. 

Discover the  story behind the creation of this song at Midem in an exclusive interview with High P.

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