Several weeks before the promised full program announcement, Ableton gave a sneak peek this morning at the lineup highlights for the Loop 2017 conference.
The third annual, three-day Loop summit for music makers is coming up November 10 – 12 in Berlin, and features performances, panels and presentations by artists, producers, educators and creative technologists.
- Electronic musician/ producer Jlin
- Composer, sound and video artist William Basinski
- New York clubbing collective Discwoman
- Keynote talks for Loop’s third edition come from Berklee professor and Prince’s audio engineer Susan Rogers
Expanding its territorial remit, Loop has reached out to African music and sustainability coalition The Nile Project, the first name to give shape to plans to include creative voices from around the world in its program of discussion about the current nature and future needs of music making.
Studio sessions announced. Attendees will also have the opportunity to join studio sessions with mastering engineer Mandy Parnell, who has worked with The XX, Aphex Twin, Bjork and Brian Eno. Electronic music producer, Machinedrum, will also be hosting studio sessions and discussing his creative process.
First technology partners come in the shape of LEAF Audio and Swedish innovators Teenage Engineering.
And Loop will again offer a comprehensive evening program, with Berlin clubbing institution Tresor recently announced as the venue for a diverse program of musical talent drawn from the summit’s daytime activities.
About Loop. Launched by Ableton in 2015, Loop is three days of performances, talks, and interactive workshops aimed at exchanging ideas at the cutting edge of music, technology, and creative practice. Bringing together artists, technologists, educators, and other creative thinkers, Ableton describes Loop as “a collective exploration of what it is to make music today and what it could be tomorrow.” You can browse highlights from previous Loop summits on the Ableton website, and here on Synthtopia.
Registration and additional Loop program information. Loop 2017 will be open to the public, but those wishing to attend must register to enter the ticket purchasing process. Registration is now open via the Loop website. The full Loop program, along with topics for talks, panels, workshops and performances, will be announced at the end of July.