Future of Music

Music Track

Emerging technologies and cultural trends are transforming the music industry more rapidly than ever before. The Future of Music Track examines these issues by exploring all aspects of the industry, from rights management and immersive live performances to experiential marketing campaigns and more.



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Music Keynotes Shirley Manson & Lauren Mayberry with Puja Patel - Photo by Errich Petersen

Music Keynotes Shirley Manson & Lauren Mayberry with Puja Patel - Photo by Errich Petersen

About The Future of Music Track

 

This track will look into the future of music through technological, business, and cultural lenses, providing a convergent, multidisciplinary perspective on the rapidly-evolving music industry.

Learn more about the Future of Music Track by checking out 2019 sessions like How Humans & Machines Classify Music, The Future of Live Experiences, How Digital Assistants Can Change Music, and Building a Better Music Industry on Blockchain.


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Have an idea for a session? We want to hear from you! PanelPicker® is the official SXSW user-generated session proposal platform. This easy, two-step online process allows the SXSW community to have a voice in what sessions are programmed at SXSW. Entry Process Period: July 1 – July 21, 2019

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Listen to 2019 SXSW Future of Music Sessions

Creativity: Perspectives from Neuroscience and AI

Explore The Future of Musical Composition

Design Patterns for Spatial Sound in AR

Learn About Spatial Sound Design

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Make your voice heard by entering your own session idea for SXSW 2020 and take part in the crowd-sourced programming selection process. Entry Period: July 1–21, 2019.

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About the SXSW Conference

 

SXSW dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries.

The SXSW Conference provides an opportunity for global professionals at every level to participate, learn, and network. Featuring a variety of tracks that allow attendees to explore what’s next in the worlds of entertainment, culture, and technology, SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.

Learn more about Keynotes, Featured Speakers, and Session Formats across the 20 Tracks of programming for the 2020 SXSW Conference.

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