Music Tech Fest Berlin

Our favourite festival - Music Tech Fest - celebrates its 10th Edition in Berlin 27-29 May, with an amazing line up of performers, technologists, hackers and industry. It’s a giant creative laboratory and festival of music ideas, taking place at the legendary Funkhaus studio complex, and we’ve got a great discount on tickets for people on our mailing list.

Music Tech Fest Berlin

With everything from Mechanical Techno to bionic pop artist Viktoria Modesta, #MTFBerlin is set to be a spectacular celebration of music and innovation. Performances, premieres, a jam camp, and a hack camp will all be taking place - many of them in Funkhaus Hall 1, the biggest recording studio in the world.

Martin Molin, instrument maker and inventor of the Music Marble Machine will be there, as well as robot LEGO band Toa Mata who will be playing electronic classics.

Themes being explored include Transhumanism and Blockchain, and #MusicBricks music technology incubator projects will be showcased too, along with WIRED Creative Fellow Laura Kriefman’s Kicking The Mic dance piece.

Kicking The Mic by Guerilla Dance Project

Grace Savage - three-time British beatboxing champion,singer, songwriter, looping artist extraordinaire and one of Elle magazine’s top 100 inspiring women in the world, will be premiering ground-breaking new work using gestural interfaces to sample, loop and process her voice live.

Another first will be from composer and sonic artist Scanner, who will be presenting a prize-winning new composition he has created for Rijeka in Croatia.

Scanner, Robin Rimbaud

Mercury Prize nominee, singer, producer and experimentalist ESKA is going to be creating something totally new at the festival. See our interview about how she made her album, to find out more about her voyages in sound.

Eska - pic Jaroslav Moravec

Acclaimed Berlin DJ and Boiler Room star Sarah Farina has been announced for the #MTFLates club night where she will play her #rainbowbass music, and 808 State legend Graham Massey will also perform a solo set.

Sarah Farina - pic Zoya Bassi

  • We’ve got a 20% off discount code on #MTFBerlin tickets for people on our mailing list. If you are not on the list, sign up now.