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    FRI 4pm: The Science of Music

    Cutting-edge experiments that push beyond the boundaries of music.
    FRI 6pm: The Music of Science
    Bacteria, quasars and mathematics combine to create new kinds of sound.
    FRI 8pm: Strange Dreams
    Collapsing the barriers between the real world and subconscious mind.

    SAT 2pm: The Creator’s Laboratory
    Ingenious minds tinkering in basements with found objects and recycled tech.
    SAT 4pm: Performance Cyborgs
    Musical cybernetics: turning the human body into a musical instrument.
    SAT 6pm: Technology Mutants
    Adapting and mutating ourselves in response to altered musical states.
    SAT 8pm: GUNK: Geek Punk
    Geek punks, electro legends and music hackers tear up the stage.

    SUN 2pm: #MTFLaunchpad
    Opening music up to new talent from all ages and backgrounds.
    SUN 4pm: #MusicBricks
    A first ever look at music tech prototypes made with exclusive new tools.
    SUN 6pm: #MTFHacks
    Hacking light, sound, art and performance in just 24 hours.
    SUN 8pm: #MTFSessions
    A music tech jam: world famous musicians meet emerging local artists.

    Check out the #MTFCentral presenters and artists

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    Patrick Bergel ‏@goodmachine  
    This unit still reeling & beaming from the awesomeness that was @musictechfest #MTFScandi https://musictechfest.net

    Mark Towers ‏@markmsb  
    @MusicTechFest thanks for an incredible weekend, always meet such amazing people & projects #MTFScandi

    Finn Juniper Denaro ‏@finnjuniper
    Making our very own drum machine! #cork&lasers #MTFScandi #ilovemusictechfestscandinavia

    Sydney Levinson ‏@barryslounge  
    Happy Memories from #MTFScandi @scrimshire doing a #BarrysLounge hack on his #Guitar Case … #FlySafe !

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    Immersive.fm ‏@ImmersiveAlbum  
    Immersive.fm retweeted barney: #MTFScandi - yes, it was. Like the best school trip ever, but with a bar and some of one’s idols. Yes, another time.

    Jon Eades ‏@Jon_Eades  
    Truly moved by Matan’s presentation on his DisCoTech project at @MusicTechFest. Please, please check out https://youtu.be/Nr1eexCDsLI  #MTFScandi

    Katariina Nyberg ‏@katsi111
    Just signed the #musictechifesto http://www.musictechifesto.org/?p=4  #fb #mtfscandi

    Alexander Mooij ‏@alexandermooij
    I met the awesome people at @SoundationST this weekend! Check out their awesome web based DAW (music making software)! #MTFScandi

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    Kitmonsters ‏@kitmonsters
    Amazing techno tap and more from @elfkay - with looping, wearable  controllers, LEDs. #MTFScandi

    Chris Quites ‏@Psicoff
    On now @MusicTechFest #MTFScandi @drkatestone #PrintedTouch #KickStarter #NoteBook #NotePaper

    Jan Bidner ‏@janbidner
    For a few days the super creative world of tech, music and innovation spilled its magic over Umeå. Please repeat next year #MTFScandi !!!

    Finn Juniper Denaro ‏@finnjuniper
    The biggest music controller in the world can take a hit! #MTFScandi #singlikeaviking @ Umeå… https://instagram.com/p/3RrpRFQh8l/

    Joshua Saunders ‏@undisco
    This LED music cube (for changing audio parameters) was pretty strong at the #MTFScandi hack day. https://instagram.com/p/3WbX8SnHo4/

     

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    Anne Dvinge ‏@jazzdane
    In geek heaven at #MTFScandi

    Katariina Nyberg ‏@katsi111
    The Electro-Acoustic coffee maker by James Brewster #mtfscandi Sounds and tastes great. https://instagram.com/p/3RffV9ADDA/

    Ian Shepherd ‏@ianshepherd
    So @MusicTechFest #MTFScandi is streaming live now - Emmanuel Flety & @fredbevi onstage now w/ @ismm_ircam from IRCAM http://buff.ly/1G7qTdf

    Bare Conductive ‏@BareConductive
    Who’s going to #MTFScandi this weekend? Exciting project with the #TouchBoard will be presented, so watch out for our friend @Human_Inst!

    Thomas Flynn ‏@nebulousflynn
    We’ve arrived in Umeå for @MusicTechFest - 100% amazing place so far - even the food is happy! #MTFScandi

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    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

    Ninja Tune, Warp, Soundcloud, RJDJ, The Echo Nest, Spotify, Last.fm, Shazam, Mixcloud, MusicBrainz, Musimap, B3 Media, Drake Music

    Reactable, Alphasphere, Ableton, Native, ROLI, Izotope, FXpansion, Teenage Engineering, Toontrack, Serato, Soundation, Bare Conductive, Jays, Dizzy Jam, Grain Audio, Ultrasonic

    element14, RS Components, Makey Makey, London Music Hackspace, Music Tech Meetup, Monthly Music Hackathon, Innovation Warehouse

    The BBC, Abbey Road, Warner Music, EMI, RCA Records, London Symphony Orchestra, Barbican, WIRED, MTV, Stephen Fry/Penguin, Realta Films, Rebel Uncut, Riff Raff Films

    Sonos, Volvo, Philips, Microsoft Research, Cisco, Swedbank, Red Bull

    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

    MTG, IRCAM, C4DM, Fraunhofer, BCU, MIT Media Lab, Harvard Music Minds, Berklee College of Music, McGill, Goldsmiths, Umeå University, Royal College of Art

    ...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.

    The Music Tech Fest soundtrack is growing courtesy of those great guys at Soundcloud.

    Every network should have a soundtrack.