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Philipp Grefer

Co-founder,
Fake Music Media
Beijing, China
@MetroTokyo_Fake
Philipp is co-founder of FakeMusicMedia (FMM), a Beijing music agency which books and promotes artist all over China/Asia and manages NOVA HEART. Called “Beijings best music prospect” by The Guardian, over 100.000 plays on Spotify, airplay on Triple J, synced by Netflix Hemlock Grove, and various international tours in 4 continents NOVA HEART is probably China´s most successful music export.

FMM also runs music label FakeLoveMusic, runs digital marketing campaigns, worked with brands like RedBulll, Vice, MTV Lenovo, Nike etc. and consulted for german music export office Initiative Musik.

Since its foundation in 2009 by Philipp and his partner Helen Feng, a well known media & music personality in China, FMM has initiated several long running music event series (ELECTRIC CITY, DANCE DANGEREUX, MADE IN BERLIN), created M.A.D. Festival, curated some of the music programming of the European Square at Shanghai Expo 2010, and worked with over 70 acts such as CSS, Hot Chip DJ Set, Nick Zinner of YeahYeahYeahs, Kele Okereke, ThrisTian of Boiler Room, Andy Rourke of The Smiths, Brandt Brauer Frick, Holy Ghost! Bonaparte, Reuben Wu of Ladytron, Mike Simonetti, Dengue Dengue Dengue, Jahcoozi, Jeans Team, Juveniles etc.

Under his DJ name Metro Tokyo Philipp regularly DJs all over and has opened for acts like Little Boots, Peter Hook, Horse Meat Disco etc. and

Prior to FMM Philipp worked as a freelance (music-) journalist & producer for major networks in Germany & China including EinsLive, WDR, Funkhaus Europa & MTV China + published articles in various German newspapers and magazines.

Philipp studied Latin American Studies in San Diego and Cologne and holds an MA/Diploma from the University of Cologne.