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#MTF Podcast

#MTF Podcast

Beverley Whitrick – Trust in the Future of Music

Beverley Whitrick – Trust in the Future of Music

Beverley Whitrick is Strategic Director of the Music Venue Trust, a UK-based charity which acts to protect, secure and improve UK Grassroots Music Venues for the benefit of venues, communities and upcoming artists. She describes the challenges, the hopes and the recent successes of the Trust in supporting the future of UK music.

Ben Feist – Apollo in Real Time

Ben Feist – Apollo in Real Time

Ben Feist is a software developer, space data visualisation researcher, archive restoration engineer, historian and online storyteller of the NASA Apollo missions. His Apollo In Real Time project commemorates the 50th anniversaries of some of humankind’s greatest exploratory adventures and scientific accomplishments.

Michela Magas – Prototyping Policy

Michela Magas – Prototyping Policy

Michela Magas is the founder of Music Tech Fest, an innovation advisor to the European Commission and the G7 leaders, and is the creator and Chair of the Industry Commons Foundation. In this week’s podcast, she discusses the ways in which grassroots discoveries and lessons from the MTF community are able to find their way into policy at the highest levels.

Dan Butler – The Rock in Rocketman

Dan Butler – The Rock in Rocketman

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... There are some great tips...

Laura Hassler – Musicians Without Borders

Laura Hassler – Musicians Without Borders

Laura Hassler is the founder and director of Musicians Without Borders, an umbrella organisation working with local musicians to bring social change and peaceful, liveable conditions to their own communities. Laura started the organisation 20 years ago and in that...

David Peris – Digital Plumber to the Stars

David Peris – Digital Plumber to the Stars

David Peris describes himself as a digital plumber. His customers are to this day, and always have been, a roster of bonafide A-level rock star celebrities. David tells the story of how he became the webmaster for Michael Jackson, Celine Dion and Ozzy Osbourne before...

Cory Doctorow – Radicalized on the Internet

Cory Doctorow – Radicalized on the Internet

Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, internet and copyright activist, and one of the first bloggers. His new book is called Radicalized. It's a collection of four SF novellas connected by social, technological, and economic visions of today and what America...

Steve Lawson – SoloBassSteve

Steve Lawson – SoloBassSteve

Steve Lawson creates music that he describes as "tricky to pin down"... He’s an ambient experimenter with something of a pop sensibility, creating a strange hybrid of jazz, electronica, ambient, new age, hip hop and ‘new acoustic’ influences - or as his website has...

Hattie Collins – This is Grime

Hattie Collins – This is Grime

Hattie Collins is a journalist and author. She's the Music Editor of i-D Magazine and her book 'This Is Grime', featuring images by award-winning photographer Olivia Rose, is an oral and visual history of grime music. The book weaves together extensive interviews with...

Tim Palm – DJ Arthro and his Spaceship

Tim Palm – DJ Arthro and his Spaceship

Tim Palm is DJ Arthro. He's an engineer, an electronic music producer and inventor. He drives a spaceship, he builds things with software and electronics, he's a drummer, he produces and releases dance music and performs it live - mostly using his nose to control all...

#MTFLabs at Infobip – Pula, Croatia

#MTFLabs at Infobip – Pula, Croatia

This week's special edition podcast takes you to #MTFPula at Infobip in Croatia. Meet the founders of Infobip, the creative innovators from the MTF community, the brilliant participants from Infobip offices all around the world and go behind the scenes of one our...

Tim Yates & Tom Fox: Hackoustic

Tim Yates & Tom Fox: Hackoustic

Tim Yates and Tom Fox led the 24-hour MTF Labs at #MTFFrankfurt at Musikmesse. They're also the founders of Hackoustic - a community of instrument builders, acoustic hackers and sound artists in London. They joined MTF director Andrew Dubber for a chat about taking...

Matthew Hawn – Audio Networker

Matthew Hawn – Audio Networker

Matthew Hawn is Chief Product Officer at Audio Network. They're an online production music library focusing on high quality music recordings by significant artists, making licences available for all kinds of uses - from major productions and broadcast to modest...

Marlies Endres – Innovating Aviation

Marlies Endres – Innovating Aviation

Marlies Endres is the Lean and Process Manager at Lufthansa. She attended the MTF Pro Labs VIP innovation masterclass at MTF Frankfurt and discusses the innovation lessons learned - and how they can be applied in the airline industry. Subscribe to the MTF...

Christian Guttmann – Explaining AI

Christian Guttmann – Explaining AI

Christian Guttmann is the founder of the Nordic Artificial Intelligence Institute, an adjunct and associate professor at the University of New South Wales in Australia, and adjunct researcher at the Karolinska Institute. He’s an entrepreneur who has founded several AI...

Paul D. Miller – DJ Spooky

Paul D. Miller – DJ Spooky

Paul D. Miller is a philosopher, avant-garde artist, author, composer, multimedia producer and turntablist. He's also released albums and toured internationally as DJ Spooky - that subliminal kid. He's currently putting the finishing touches on an upcoming album based...

Helen Leigh – Crafty Tech

Helen Leigh – Crafty Tech

Helen Leigh brings together craft, creativity and technology and makes it accessible to anyone - and particularly to children. She's the author of The Crafty Kids Guide to DIY Electronics and the founder of Do It Kits. She was one of the MTF Labs leaders at MTF...

Daniel Haver – Native Instruments

Daniel Haver – Native Instruments

Daniel Haver has taken Native Instruments from 6 to 600 people over the past two decades. He joined MTF Director Andrew Dubber for an in-depth conversation about his personal journey as well as his philosophies of business leadership, music technology and life in...

Ann Hiatt – Organising Google

Ann Hiatt – Organising Google

Ann Hiatt spent the past 15 years as the right hand and organising force of the number one people at Amazon and Google. Today she's a board member and advisor to Silicon Valley tech companies, sharing the invaluable business insight she accrued working closely with...

Björn Ulvaeus – One of the Bs

Björn Ulvaeus – One of the Bs

Björn Ulvaeus is well known as one of the Bs in ABBA. He's also a music technology investor and partner in Auddly, an end-to-end music rights application and tool for managing songwriting splits. He talked to MTF Director Andrew Dubber about his career, music...

Ching-Ching Chen – Capitol Gains

Ching-Ching Chen – Capitol Gains

Ching-Ching Chen is the Vice President of Business Development for Capitol Records. She was at SXSW to support the hackathon there and identify new opportunities for Capitol Records to partner with new ideas for the future. MTF Director Andrew Dubber sat down with her...

Scott Cohen – Leaving the Orchard

Scott Cohen – Leaving the Orchard

Scott Cohen is the co-founder of digital distribution company The Orchard. He joined MTF Director Andrew Dubber at a music industry event in Manchester for a conversation about his journey - from a back room behind an umbrella shop way before there was a digital music...

Jeremy Morris – Keeper of the Podcasts

Jeremy Morris – Keeper of the Podcasts

Jeremy Morris is a professor in Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He teaches classes on the history of the Internet and on Podcasting. He focuses on new media used in everyday life and what’s happened to the music industry over the...

Nancy Baym – Playing to the Crowd

Nancy Baym – Playing to the Crowd

Nancy Baym is a pioneer of internet research. She was a member of the founding board and former president of the Association of Internet Researchers and is Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research in Cambridge MA, where she studies how people, audiences and workers...

Susanne Fuglsang – Innovation Catalyst

Susanne Fuglsang – Innovation Catalyst

Susanne Fuglsang is Innovation Catalyst and COO at Innovation Pioneers in Stockholm. She joined MTF Director Andrew Dubber to discuss innovation and interdisciplinarity - not just as nebulous concepts and buzzwords, but as a set of concrete steps and tools that can be...

Adam Scrimshire – World’s First T-jay

Adam Scrimshire – World’s First T-jay

Adam Scrimshire is a London-based composer, producer, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and DJ. He's released 3 albums as Scrimshire, as well as a lot of disco and funk “edits” and several EPs. He's produced, mixed and been A&R for several albums, including work...

Dr Kelly Snook – Concordia

Dr Kelly Snook – Concordia

Kelly Snook joined us as our Woman in the Lead of the 24-hour Creative Labs at MTF Stockholm, and we couldn't have picked a better person for the job. She's a music producer, engineer, instrument inventor, and former NASA researcher - literally a rocket scientist....

Aly Gillani – Sticking Labels on Bandcamp

Aly Gillani – Sticking Labels on Bandcamp

Aly Gillani is the co-founder of First Word Records - an independent UK label focusing on the intersections between Hip Hop, Jazz and Soul. He's also the UK and Europe label rep for Bandcamp. He joined MTF Director Andrew Dubber on stage in the Jazziz Lounge at MTF...

Anette Novak – Media Literacy

Anette Novak – Media Literacy

Anette Novak is the Director General of the Swedish Media Council - the governmental agency in charge of empowering children and youth to navigate an increasingly complex media landscape - both online and off. That organisation's role says a lot, not only about the...

Marcus O’Dair – Distributed Creativity

Marcus O’Dair – Distributed Creativity

Marcus O'Dair is an author, researcher, academic, music manager, consultant, broadcaster and an accomplished musician. He's recently taken a position as Associate Dean, Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise at the University of the Arts in London. Before that, he...

The Splice Trackathon™ at #MTFStockholm 2018

The Splice Trackathon™ at #MTFStockholm 2018

Music Tech Fest Stockholm featured the Splice Trackathon™ - a 24 hour challenge to create a new song using a Splice.com sample pack curated by our Woman in the Lead of music production, UK producer Femme. The producers responded to Femme's challenge to create a "sad...

Graham Massey – Musical Pioneer

Graham Massey – Musical Pioneer

A very special extended interview with electronic music pioneer Graham Massey, best known for 808 State, and whose credits include producing and co-writing with Björk, remixing a who's who of contemporary music and film soundtracks including It's All Gone Pete Tong....

Nebojša Stanojević – Synergy Moon

Nebojša Stanojević – Synergy Moon

While sailing solo around the world Nebojša Stanojević decided to swap his 'ship' for a 'space ship'. He assembled a consortium that became one of 5 finalists for the Google Lunar XPRIZE for landing a robot on the surface of the Moon. He spoke to Andy Swann at #MTF...

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