We find that music is a social glue. The Music Tech Fest community brings together a wide range of skills and interests.
If you’d like to stay in touch with what we’re up to and get all our latest news and special offers, you should register for our newsletter.
If you are a hacker, creative developer, musician interested in developing new tech for your performance, a compulsive tinkerer, or simply just like making things, contact #MTFHacks firstname.lastname@example.org
If you’ve developed a technologically enhanced performance, built some great gear you want to demo, have knowledge or skills you’d like to share by collaborating with musicians and techies, or simply like jumping onto the stage, contact #MTFStage email@example.com
If you’re a creative thinker with ideas on how to transform the space of media and technology, work with gaming, film, video, or digital, use sound in installation, architecture, product or fashion, or just use music as inspiration for your art, contact #MTFCreative firstname.lastname@example.org
If you’re a budding young inventor, programmer or instrument maker, or want to learn how to build noise-making machines, contact #MTFSparks email@example.com
If you’re a parent or educator, and like to instil in kids the enthusiasm for technology and creativity, contact #MTFKids firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are a researcher, academic, theorist or policy maker who can provide insights into the relationships between humans, music and technology, contact #MTFResearch email@example.com
If you are interested in investing in the ideas coming out of this community, contact #MTFund, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our labs are by invitation only. To register interest for the #MTFLabs contact email@example.com
For press enquiries contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For sponsorships contact email@example.com
Photo: Jemimah Knight
Here are some of the heroes who have helped us build this ecosystem over the past 5 years:
Jason Singh, Adam John Williams, Matt Black-Coldcut, Eska, Graham Massey, Emika, Nitin Sawhney, Reeps One, Viktoria Modesta, Martyn Ware, Laura Kriefman, Ezra, Grace Savage, Shlomo, Synthestruct, Crewdson, LJ Rich, Jamie Cullum, Scanner, Tim Exile, Mørk, Ross Flight, Leafcutter John
EU Commission, British Council, Slovenian Ministry of Culture, Cankarjev Dom, MSUM, Umeå Kommun, Region Västerbotten, Uminova, Ume.net, Guitars Museum, NZ Music Commission, Sounds Aotearoa, Sound and Music, Redstar Union, Factory Berlin
...and an ever growing list of music tech startups with great ideas on how to reinvent this space.
The Music Tech Fest evolved from the ROADMAP FOR THE FUTURE OF MUSIC TECH.
Every network should have a soundtrack.