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Innovating Music

Join our talks with diverse innovators about disruptive technologies in music.  We bring together with unique voices from inside and outside of the music industry. As Kevin Kelly has been quoted to say, “The Future is Already Here -- It’s just not evenly distributed.” Join us to see where the future may already have landed.

May 25, 2016

Sam shares his experiences in music management and rights management, both as an entrepreneur and in larger organizations. From that viewpoint, he shares thoughts on innovations past and present, ranging from trends in songwriting to opportunities in new VR experiences, distribution, evolution of the consumer,...


May 11, 2016

Jim Lidestri, BuzzAngle's CEO, shares with us his perspectives on changing the process side of music data, and how his idea as a consumer turned into a daily data solution for music companies. He discusses why change is accelerating with streaming surging, and how his company thinks about process change. Jim also shares...


May 4, 2016

Mike D'Errico, doctoral candidate at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, shares his expansive thoughts on user interface design and social context of innovating music. He discusses tensions and biases in user interface design, and thoughts on integrating performers into the development of interfaces for new...