• Music + Tech: AI and Music, PI Tutor

    Berklee College of Music, Steve Heck Room

    • What we'll do This meetup will showcase the incredible applications of Artificial Intelligence in music. Guests from Sunny Crown will show us a world of opportunity in AI, and help us create a conversation around it. • What to bring Questions! • Important to know Free entrance, Pizza will be provided!

  • Music + Tech: Live Jam with Portable Recording Studio, Zylia

    Founders Tomasz Żernicki and Anna Czerwoniec are joining us from Poland in order to share their experience launching Zylia, an innovative 360°, 19-track microphone that can be used to record entire sessions with ease. Come meet the founders and get a chance to test our their product. Schedule: 6:00pm- Come in and snag some hot pizza! 6:15pm- Introduction 6:30pm- 3D audio recording demos 7:00pm- Live jam to test out product 8:00pm- Open network 9:00pm- Doors close Learn more about Zylia here (https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/zylia-a-revolution-in-audio-recording-music#/).

  • The Together 2017 Tech Jam


    This Meetup will be a part of the Together Boston (http://togetherboston.com/) festival, and will bring our community together with some great innovators from the Netherlands. 6:00-6:30 Arrive and Open Network 6:30-6:45 Welcome and Introductions 6:45-7:15 Fontys Academy Netherlands (https://fontys.edu/)Presents Archy: The Future Club Experience presentation and Q&A 7:15-7:30 Francisco Rafart of Binaural App (http://www.rafartmusictech.com/binaurapp/) 7:30-8:00 Wrap-up and Open Network

  • Pitch As Performance: How Music Can Teach Us How To Pitch Great Ideas

    An idea is worth very little if it isn’t presented the right way. This Meetup will teach our members how to make a pitch their ideas by analyzing how great performers convey their messages. Schedule: 6:00pm Arrive and snag some hot pizza!! 6:15pm Intro to topic 6:20pm Performances by Berklee bands 6:45 Group discussion • Who did you look at the most? Why? • Was it engaging and passionate? How can you tell? • What message did that performance convey? • What were the strengths of the performance? • What elements of the performances could you adopt for your own presentations? 7:00pm Feedback and summary 7:15pm Activity The activity will apply the lessons learned in the group discussions to the pitches. People interested in pitching will sit in tables and get feedback and help from other attendees and facilitators. 7:45pm Pitches and final feedback 8:15-9:00pm Open Network

  • Music Tech Book Release: Move Fast And Break Things with Jonathan Taplin

    For this Meetup we will be hosting Jonathan Taplin, author of Move Fast And Break Things,in a conversation with Berklee's Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship's own Founding Managing Director, Panos Panay. Jonathan Taplin graduated from Princeton University and began his work producing concerts for Bob Dylan and The Band. He later moved to film, producing Martin Scorsese's first major feature film, Mean Streets. His work in documentaries and feature films has been nominated for Academy and Golden Globe Awards, and was chosen for the Cannes Film Festival six times. Currently Taplin serves as the Director of the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab and has just published his book "Move Fast and Break Things: How Google, Facebook and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy". The book tells the story of how a small group of libertarian entrepreneurs began in the 1990s to hijack the original decentralized vision of the Internet, in the process creating three monopoly firms-Facebook, Amazon and Google-that now determine the future of the music, film, television, publishing and news industries.

  • Music Summit 2017: The Future of Music - Sounds of Disruption

    Harvard Business School

    ** Boston Music Tech is partnering with HBS and Berklee A&R to put a day-long summit together to define the future of music. This is a paid event! For a limited time (until 3/8) we have an early bird pricing for this event. Please sign here (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/music-summit-2017-the-future-of-music-sounds-of-disruption-tickets-32108297783) for tickets. More information on HBS Music Summit website here (http://www.hbsmusicsummit.com/). ** On March 25th thought and business leaders who are shaping the future of music will come together for a day of keynote speeches, panel discussions, performances, product demonstrations, and networking at the first ever HBS Music Summit: “The Future of Music: Sounds of Disruption!” The aim of our Summit is to bring together the Boston community for a conference festival celebrating the intersection of business, creativity, and technology. Panel topics include A&R Management 2.0, Building Brands Through Music, and Data & Technology. We have an amazing line-up of speakers already including Russell Wallach - President of Live Nation Media & Sponsorship, Neil Jacobson - President of Geffen Records, Ty Stiklorius - Founder & CEO of Friends at Work / Manager to John Legend, Emma Quigley - Head of Pepsi Music, Jeremy Erlich - CFO of Interscope Geffen A&M, and Julia Heiser - EVP Digital Media Live Nation. Companies represented include: Live Nation Warner Music Group Universal Music Group Interscope Geffen A&M Paradise Studio Geffen Records mTheory Friends at Work The Echo Nest / Spotify Mac Presents Th3rd Brain PepsiCo Anheuser-Busch InBev Columbia Records .... More details to come! http://www.hbsmusicsummit.com/

  • Next Generation

    Workbar Cambridge

    This Music+Tech Meetup will center around connecting the new generation of student techies with industry experts, sparking new relationships and ideas. Event Overview: 6:30 - 6:45: Arrive and snag some hot pizza! 6:45 - 7:00: Open Pitches lasting 2-3 minutes per person (sign up sheet will be available at the entrance) 7:00 - 7:45: Brainstorming Activity covering topics such as 1. Live music: How might we reinvent the live music experience with new technologies? 2. Music therapy: How might we heal people using music and technology? 3. Musical instruments: How might technology change the way we create music? 4. How might technology create new ways to experience music? 7:45 - 8:00: Optional Presentations, Keynote from student led startup, EchoMe (http://echome.fm/) 8:00 - 9:00: Open Network This Meetup is co-hosted by The Student Entrepreneurship Association and BerkleeICE.

  • Music-Tech Meetup Presents: Creative Entrepreneur Conversation with Thomas Dolby

    Thomas Dolby, the MTV icon, new wave artist with the '80s hit song She Blinded Me With Science, filmmaker, and Silicon Valley veteran, believes that rapid advances in communications and computing power do NOT always lead to a parallel increase in human innovation and creativity. Hear Dolby discuss with BerkleeICE's managing director Panos Panay how his creative path has taken him from the Billboard lists, to playing with David Bowie, to creating original music for feature Lucas and Spielberg films, to coding the technology that drove interactive audio in Java and polyphonic mobile ringtones. Dolby will also have copies of his latest book, The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology, available for purchase and signing. More information also available on the BerkleeICE site. (https://www.berklee.edu/events/creative-entrepreneurs-conversations-thomas-dolby)

  • Music + Tech Project Fair

    Berklee College of Music, Steve Heck Room

    The next Music-Tech Meetup is scheduled on Thursday, December 15th, 2016, at 6:30 pm. This Meetup will be a project-fair style featuring exciting "music-techsters", and innovative and surprising projects that incorporate music and technology. Event Overview: 6:30 - 6:45: Arrive and snag some hot pizza! 6:45 - 7:00: Welcome and Introductions 7:00 - 7:45: Ready to Launch/Launched Projects 7:45 - 8:00: Turbo Ideation Activity 8:00 - 8:30: Works in Progress 8:15 - 9:00: Open Network Project demos 1. Christian of echome Echome.fm (http://echome.fm/) 2. David of Together Festival http://togetherboston.com (http://togetherboston.com/) 3. Byron of Vinylmint www.vinylmint.com (http://www.vinylmint.com/) 4. Fancisco of Binaural App 5. Erika of Fractal Music Machine www.fractalmusicmachine.com (http://www.fractalmusicmachine.com/) 6. Charles of Multimedia music performance Bermondo.com (http://bermondo.com/) 7. Thomas of www.squid.ai (http://www.squid.ai/) 8. Prachi of www.yourheaven.net (http://www.yourheaven.net/) 9. Bara of www.ranam.com (http://www.ranam.com/)

  • Music + Tech: Bake-Off!

    Workbar Cambridge

    For the next Music-Tech Meetup, scheduled on Thursday, October 20, 2016, at 6:30 pm, hosted by WorkBar, Cambridge (http://boston.workbar.com/office/workbar-cambridge/) and BerkleeICE (http://www.berklee.edu/ice), we will be deploying tech tools to create music in real-time, and challenging members to a "Musical Bake-Off". The theme will be: Putting the Music back in Music-Tech. Using tech solutions everyone will learn to produce music (oh yes!) and participate in one of a kind bake-off of hot beats & cool tunes. We'll be using tools that are friendly to novices and fun for experts too. We'll also be taking submissions for the next Meetup's Project Fair, so all those interested should plan to attend, whether they want to cook up some hot beats, weigh-in on the creations, or reserve a spot at the future project fair! Event Overview: 6:30 - 6:45: Arrive and snag some hot pizza! 6:45 - 6:55: Welcome and Introductions 7:00 - 7:15: Music Making Tech Tools - for all levels! 7:15 - 7:45: Music Make-athon 7:45 - 8:15: Bake-Off Audience Judging 8:15 - 8:30: Winners announced! (Glorious prizes, TBD) 8:30 - 9:00: Open Networking