Ableton Announces First Artists and Speakers for Loop 2017

by | Jul 4, 2017 | News | 0 comments

The first guest speakers and performers for the 2017 edition of Ableton‘s esteemed Loop conference in Berlin have been revealed. JlinMachinedrum and William Basinski will make appearances at the meeting of the minds, as well as NYC collective Discwoman.

The third edition of the summit – which promises “three days of discussions, performances, presentations, studio sessions, installations and interactive workshops” – will also feature keynote speeches by university professor and audio engineer Susan Rogers and prolific mastering engineer Mandy Parnell. The former worked with artists like Prince and David Byrne, and the clientele of the latter included Aphex TwinBrian Eno and Björk.

An African sustainability initiative largely comprised of musicians called The Nile Project are also confirmed for Loop 2017.

At night, some of the daytime speakers and demonstrators will perform at Berlin nightclub Tresor, which itself is a globally recognized symbol of electronic music culture. The full program for both Tresor and Loop remains to be seen.

Ableton’s Loop 2017 conference will take place from November 10th-12th at Funkhaus Berlin, and registration via lottery runs €250 for a standard pass and €350 for a standard + 1 workshop + studio session (roughly $284 and $397 USD, respectively). For more information or to enter the lottery, visit the event website.

Source: Resident Advisor

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