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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.

Nov 19, 2018

Cherie Hu has grabbed a front-row seat to tech and music change. Forbes grabbed her after graduation from Harvard, bringing her interests in music and tech to their own digital pages. She also brings that magic to both Billboard, Variety, Pitchfork, and Music Business Worldwide, among other publications. She shares how...


Nov 5, 2018

Gigi Johnson invites listeners of this Innovating Music podcast to join in research, events, and conversations in 2019 on the possible Future(s) of Music in Los Angeles.  She discusses the Center's research so far in looking at tech's impact on live performance.  She mentions work in many other Music Cities to look at...


Oct 29, 2018

Gigi interviewed Adam Moseley, a long-time producer/mixer/engineer who is exploring new adventures in spatial audio, mixed reality, and sound technologies.  Adam also teaches at UCLA's Music Industry Program at the Herb Alpert School of Music. Adam shares the blockages and doorways from learning saxophone to a wide door...


Aug 20, 2018

We were joined by Maggie Weiland and Dylan Rice from the SF Entertainment Commission to talk about how they work to nurture music in San Francisco.   Gigi had met them at an event hosted by Jocelyn Kane, who created many of the public policy rules and artist-supporting structures to help clubs and artists survive in a...


Jul 30, 2018

Jonathan Stone shares the adventures of Rocket Songs, which connects songs with singers from around the world to discover and perform. He talked about the past century or so of relationships between singers and songwriters, and the challenge of connecting those dots now. Their own work in connecting international...