- The Russian event features panels, workshops and more than a dozen club parties.
This year's Sochi Winter Music Conference will take place from February 9th through the 12th.
Now in its seventh year running, SWMC is a four-day event in Sochi, a Russian resort on the Black Sea, where Russia's electronic music industry connects with the rest of the world. Its daytime program is curated by the blogger and industry guru Jonty Skrufff, and features panels with industry figures from around the globe, including people from Amsterdam Dance Event, Mixmag, DanceTrippin.TV and Resident Advisor. The nighttime portion bills dozens of DJs and live acts at nightclubs around Sochi, from Russian artists like Nina Kraviz and Easy Changes to international acts like Perc, X-Press 2, Booka Shade and LA collective Culprit.