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David Siow
Music Consultancy

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David is first and foremost a music export professional. With his company Steady State Records he organises Singapore showcases in festivals such as SONIK Philippines, Taiwan’s Golden Indie Music Awards and ZAshare, Bangkok Music City, and is a co-founder of ASEAN Music Showcase Festival. He also curates and programs conferences and local developmental projects such as *SCAPE’s Music Day Out and ALT Residency. David also does one-off lectures and speaks in music conferences all over Asia, covering topics such as market penetration and touring strategies for artists and developments across the various Asian music scenes. 
In SGMUSO, in his former role as President – conceptualizing, managing and operating the projects, such as Singapore: Inside Out in Sydney, the Music Matters Academies, Singapore showcases in festivals in Asia such as Golden Melody Awards, Singapore Matters Networking sessions, ASEAN Music Showcase Festival and any export-related programs. He has also produced small scale (200-1,000 pax) Singapore music festivals such as Aliwal Urban Art Festival, Music for a Cause/YouthX, and SGMUSO’s bare. and The Outer Limits. David was focused on revamping SGMUSO’s business model with fundraising, skills development, music export and membership at its core. 
In music, David’s 15 year experience varies widely, from artist management, tour management, bookings, to producing, sessioning and recording. His own indie-pop band M1LDL1FE has built up their presence in Asia, opening for Travis, Walk the Moon, Death Cab for Cutie, headlining festivals in Singapore like Baybeats, IGNITE, Music Matters, securing spots in festivals all over Asia, got their original song featured in NDP 2018 and bagging awards such as COMPASS’ Young Artiste of the Year award and the Best English Pop song award. As a producer (DSML), he is currently working with many artists across South-East Asia. Additionally, David is a preferred host for Airbnb – arranging, producing and recording tracks for Airbnb guests. The experience has become one of the most successful Airbnb experiences to date in Asia with over 100 tracks thus far.


Areas of expertise

  • Music Consultancy


Services provided

  • Steady State Records: Music Export, Project Management, Curation and Programming, Conference and Festivals
  • DSML: Music Production



  • COMPASS Young Artiste of the Year 
  • COMPASS Top Local English Pop Song 
  • Youth Music Awards – Best Song To Book Out To
  • 2nd prize for International Songwriting Competition 



Steady State Records

DSML (Producer)

M1LDL1FE (Indie-Pop Band)


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