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#MTFSparks: teenage music hackers

#MTFSparks: teenage music hackers

At Music Tech Fest events in the past, we have run a kids hack event alongside our main pro 24-hour hack camp. The #MTFkids hack has been open to children as young as 6 years old and has always included teens. We’ve provided a range of different activities for...
It’s Time to Talk About the Voice

It’s Time to Talk About the Voice

#MTFLabs: Vocal Tech “The human voice is a powerful instrument, whose potential many of us rarely explore. Our voices allow us to communicate our thoughts in complex ways, beyond just the words which are chosen. The way in which our words are spoken - the tone,...
Adventures in Accessible Music Tech

Adventures in Accessible Music Tech

One of the things that’s most important to us at Music Tech Fest is the idea that music is for everyone. Not just to listen to, but to make. Removing barriers to participation is one of the great applications of music technologies. Just out, this illuminating...
Michela Magas: Innovation Luminary

Michela Magas: Innovation Luminary

ˈluːmɪn(ə)ri, noun a person who inspires or influences others, especially one prominent in a particular sphere. Michela Magas founded Music Tech Fest in 2012 as a spinoff of the roadmap for the future of Music Information Research (MIReS), of which she was Scientific...
#MTFBerlin: Announcing…

#MTFBerlin: Announcing…

LIZZY   People walked on the moon and they’re cloning sheep - so why can’t I dance while drumming?” LIZZY is a humanised drumkit - and she’s coming to perform at #MTFBerlin. Lizzy Scharnofske is a phenomenal conservatory-trained jazz drummer...
#MTFBerlin: Announcing…

#MTFBerlin: Announcing…

Blam for Minecraft   What would it be like to climb inside a working musical instrument? What happens when you combine pigs, sheep, and TNT with modular synthesizers? Find out in the Blam for Minecraft demo at #MTFBerlin. Developer Aaron Higgins introduces Blam - a...