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“The Future Is Now” Music Experience (VR • Interactive Music • Immersive Audio • Hi-Res Audio) [clear filter]
Sunday, May 5
 

10:00am

“The Future Is Now” Music Experience (VR • Interactive Music • Immersive Audio • Hi-Res Audio) — Presentations from dCS, Oiid, and Jammer
Universal Music Group is hosting a pop-up lounge where conference attendees can experience and engage with innovative products, concepts, and services that will drive future growth in the music industry. Explore and learn about the exciting developments in VR, Hi-Res Audio, Interactive Music and Immersive Audio. Visit the Music Experience and earn a chance to win our prize giveaways from our participating companies.


The Future Is Now Music Experiences will feature products and services from Astell&Kern, Bluesound, MQA, dCS, Qobuz, Sony, Jammer, Oiid, Song.AI, and Streemliner.


Come checkout the daily programming to engage in talks from leading companies showcasing new technology driven products.


11:30 -11:50 AM
dCS - A pioneer in digital signal processing, dCS will highlight its new Bartok DAC/headphone amplifier that brings the company's renown listening experience to headphone and streaming enthusiasts. John Quick, their General Manager, will discuss this important category and how it supports their Only the Music strategy.


1:30 -1:50 PM
Oiid – The Oiid platform utilizes the individual components (stems) of a song and provides the user with total control right at their fingertips. With Oiid, fans can interact with music videos, explore lyrics, learn the chords in real time, view the scores and even tweak the mixing board. Frank Ostevold, Co-Founder and Head of Content, will demonstrate how the platform enables fans to engage, interact, and discover music in ways never before possible.


3:30 -3:50 PM
Jammer – Jammer is an interactive music app that is redefining what it means to be a fan. Jammer creates an active listening experience by allowing consumers to remix and create their own version of a song using a soundboard of isolated tracks and vocals from the original song. CEO and Founder Jake Lodwick will demonstrate the magic behind Jammer and illustrate why more and more fans are falling in love with the platform everyday.


Each day will end in a social hour where conference attendees are welcome to enjoy music and refreshments while networking with music-tech professionals.




Sunday May 5, 2019 10:00am - 5:00pm
Viola
 
Monday, May 6
 

10:30am

“The Future Is Now” Music Experience (VR • Interactive Music • Immersive Audio • Hi-Res Audio) — Presentations from Astell&Kern and Sony
Universal Music Group is hosting a pop-up lounge where conference attendees can experience and engage with innovative products, concepts, and services that will drive future growth in the music industry. Explore and learn about the exciting developments in VR, Hi-Res Audio, Interactive Music and Immersive Audio. Visit the Music Experience and earn a chance to win our prize giveaways from our participating companies.



The Future Is Now Music Experiences will feature products and services from Astell&Kern, Bluesound, MQA, dCS, Qobuz, Sony, Jammer, Oiid, Song.AI, and Streemliner.



Come check out the daily programming to engage in talks from leading companies showcasing new technology driven products.



11:30 – 11:50 AM
Astell&Kern - One of the leading manufacturers of portable hifi systems, Astell&Kern will provide a brief overview of their various products that fit virtually every music lifestyle need. Top company executive Owen Kwon will be there in person to discuss this in detail and highlight the company's latest Hi-Res Audio solutions.



2 – 2:20 PM
Sony - a true innovator in digital entertainment, Sony will preview for the first time to the music industry its new 360 Reality Audio immersive  technology. Learn from key developers Masaru Kataoka and Toru Chinen how 360RA has been specifically designed to capture and reproduce the live music listening experience.  


Each day will end in a social hour where conference attendees are welcome to enjoy music and refreshments while networking with music-tech professionals.


Monday May 6, 2019 10:30am - 5:00pm
Viola

3:00pm

Interactive Music: A New Way for Fans to Engage With Songs
Interactive Music is empowering everyday music fans to engage with songs deeper than ever before. The technology is simplifying the experience where a novice is more easily able to express their creativity. New platforms like Jammer, Oiid, Mix the Music, and Song AI are providing fans with easy-to-use tools to DJ, mix, and play songs in a new and immersive format.  


This panel will explore the artist and producer viewpoint on consumers creating their own interpretations of a song and how they see these types of platforms being a catalyst for a more personalized and immersive music experience in the future.

Moderators
avatar for Sarah Janiszewski

Sarah Janiszewski

Head of Industry Relations, Jammer
Sarah Janiszewski is Head of Industry Relations for Jammer, a music app that is leading the way in an emerging interactive music segment. Janiszewski has over a decade of experience working with creatives, labels and brands to bring their artistic visions to market.  She has worked... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Ivan Barias

Ivan Barias

GRAMMY-Nominated Producer & Songwriter
Ivan Barias is a music producer, songwriter and engineer.  As one half of the production/songwriting team Carvin & Ivan, he has received numerous awards and accolades for his songwriting and production, and has been nominated three times for a GRAMMY in the Best R&B Song category... Read More →
avatar for Ben Folds

Ben Folds

Multi-Platinum Selling Pop Artist
Ben Folds is multi-platinum Pop Artist who has created an enormous body of genre-bending music, including pop albums with Ben Folds Five, multiple solo albums, and numerous collaborative records. Folds’s last album was a blend of Pop songs and his “Concerto for Piano and Orchestra... Read More →
avatar for Jane Gowen

Jane Gowen

EVP of Product Development & Marketing, Universal Music Enterprises
Jane Gowen is EVP of Product Development & Marketing for Universal Music Enterprises. Gowen holds key leadership roles on global teams for The Beatles, Bob Marley, The Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys, and many others. She is focused on working with artists to innovate... Read More →


Monday May 6, 2019 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Symphony C
 
Tuesday, May 7
 

10:00am

“The Future Is Now” Music Experience (VR • Interactive Music • Immersive Audio • Hi-Res Audio) — Presentations from Bluesound, Qobuz, Song AI, and Streemliner
Universal Music Group is hosting a pop-up lounge where conference attendees can experience and engage with innovative products, concepts, and services that will drive future growth in the music industry. Explore and learn about the exciting developments in VR, Hi-Res Audio, Interactive Music and Immersive Audio. Visit the Music Experience and earn a chance to win our prize giveaways from our participating companies.


The Future Is Now Music Experiences will feature products and services from Astell&Kern, Bluesound, MQA, dCS, Qobuz, Sony, Jammer, Oiid, Song.AI, and Streemliner.


Come checkout the daily programming to engage in talks from leading companies showcasing new technology driven products.


11:30 – 11:50 AM
Bluesound - This award-winning wireless hi-res sound system lets you play music in every room throughout your home. Product Manager Jeff Earl will explain how you can choose and control songs from your favorite streaming service when connected to your home network or even portable devices via their BluOS app.


2 – 2:20 PM
Qobuz – The New World of Hi-Res Music Streaming - Join Dan Mackta, Managing Director of Qobuz USA, for a close look at the hybrid streaming/download provider’s unique premium offering. Qobuz, which has been previously available in Europe, launched in the U.S. in February 2019.


3:30 – 3:50 PM
Song AI – Song AI is an interactive platform that allows fans to jam with a band on any instrument. Song AI’s understanding of music as a language creates a simplified experience where a novice can easily improvise like professional. Dave Park, CEO of Recombinant, will demonstrate how the Song AI virtual talent platform puts the fan in the band through simple touch and motion.


4:30 – 4:50 PM
Streemliner – More Than Music - Andy Carne, GRAMMY-nominated Art Director and Founder of Streemliner, demonstrates how entire libraries of existing visual assets can be transformed to create interactive experiences for music listeners, while also unlocking catalogues of contributor meta data for artists and the recorded music industry. The Streemliner UI features interactive artwork to engage fans at a deeper level while powering new forms of organic music discovery and enabling exciting new opportunities for voice search.


Each day will end in a social hour where conference attendees are welcome to enjoy music and refreshments while networking with music-tech professionals.

Tuesday May 7, 2019 10:00am - 5:00pm
Viola