Niclas Molinder is a Swedish songwriter / producer and CEO of Session (formerly Auddly) – a music rights startup with some phenomenal industry support. His partners include Max Martin and Björn Ulvaeus, and Session is working with ProTools, Universal, Spotify and others to ensure that rights are tracked and reported accurately right from the point of creation on through to the end consumer.
Deirdre Nelson is an Irish textile artist and designer. She has been working with the Circumpolar Crafters Network and has some lessons for hackers and electronic artists from the people who skin seals to make their shoes.
We received official validation from Stockholm County of our new not-for-profit organisation: Industry Commons Foundation. This is a huge deal for the entire MTF community.
Andrew Robertson is a TV producer based in Glasgow. He lifts the curtain on reality show ethics and talks about how we can tell engaging stories from life in the digital age.
John Robb is a journalist and musician. He has a lot to say about music and culture. His take on how to be a music fan and how to connect that with your politics and your place in the world is uplifting and inspiring.
Alfred Crown is a radio engineer at Ericsson. Michele Benincaso is the CEO of Mind Music Labs. They each joined BBC technology reporter LJ Rich on stage at MTF Stockholm to discuss their 5G innovation project MusiConnect which solves latency for remote musical collaboration over 5G networks.
Roxy Shah is a music supervisor at Record Play. She works on big campaigns for the likes of Google and Adidas and with artists from all over the world at all stages of their career.
Jay O’Callahan is an American storyteller in the very traditional sense of the word. He was commissioned by NASA to tell their own story to them and to others at an iconic moment in its history.
Daniel Ray is the Innovation Director of Ultimate Guitar. He came to MTF Frankfurt this year to take part in the #MTFLabs and to talk about why it’s so important to put creativity at the centre of innovation across all industry sectors.
Hannah Overton is General Manager for UK & Europe at Secretly Group (Dead Oceans / Jagjaguwar / Secretly Canadian). She shares the important lessons from her experience rising through the ranks of the music business as a young woman with no obvious way in.
Dan Butler is Senior Vice President, Business Affairs & Legal for Music at Paramount Pictures. His role is to put together the deals that get the big music into the big movies. Among other things, he’s the guy who put the rock in Rocketman…
Laura Hassler is a lifelong peace activist and musician. She’s the founder and director of Musicians Without Borders who put music at the centre of her work to bring communities together and build bridges in the aftermath of war. Musicians Without Borders was the charity nominated as the cause supported by the MTF Stockholm Splice Trackathon charity EP release.
David Peris makes and maintains websites for rock stars. He tells the story of how he went from watching MTV in his bedroom to running websites for Celine Dion and Roger Waters. And how he ended up with a lot more than just the free CDs he was hoping for back in 1995…
Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, blogger and activist. In this week’s MTF podcast, he talks about copyright legislation and the trouble with predicting the future.
Steve Lawson is an internationally-acclaimed improvising solo bassist. He gets on a stage by himself with a bass guitar and creates music that not even he has ever heard before. Which – as he puts it – sounds more like a dare than a job.
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