Music 2.0: Tools + Tech for Musicians, Marketers + Managers: The 2011 Edition
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
Boston + New England has an impressive number of companies creating tools and technologies to help promote and fund music projects.
Directions by car + T. There is a parking lot beneath the building which costs $10 for the evening.
Check in at the security desk in the lobby when you first come in. Then come up to the 11th floor.
If you'd like to bring marketing hand-outs, CDs, or swag, feel free. I'll have a table for all to put information out.
Feel free to bring still or video cameras to capture the event if you like.
About Well-Rounded Radio
Well-Rounded Radio is a music interview audio podcast that features in-depth interviews with musicians from every genre and music industry thought leaders. Started in 2002 and based in Boston, Massachusetts, the series has featured more than 70 interviews and is listened to around the world. http://wellroundedradio.net and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/wellroundedradi
About Bear Flag
b.good is a 7-unit restaurant business that's on a quest to make fast-food "real." It's also a business started by two childhood best friends who opened their first restaurant in 2004 in Boston's Back Bay. The mission was, and still is simple -- make burgers and fries the way they should be...by people not factories. b.good has restaurants in Boston, Cambridge, Dedham, and Hingham.http://bgood.com
About Magners Irish Cider
Magners Irish Cider is a refreshing alternative to wine, beer and spirits made from 17 varieties of fresh apples. It is made using natural ingredients with no added flavors, colors or sweeteners and is gluten-free. Magners is produced in Clonmel, Ireland, using the same recipe William Magner perfected back in 1935 and is the only genuine Irish cider available in the USA. Try it over ice!! http://magners.com
About Microsoft New England Research & Development
The Microsoft New England Research & Development Center (NERD) is a research and software innovation campus located in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts. The NERD vertical campus spans two buildings with its primary presence and conference center located at One Memorial Drive and a recently renovated and expanded space located at One Cambridge Center. NERD is home to some of Microsoft’s most strategic teams including Microsoft Research New England, Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V), SharePoint Workspace, Microsoft Technical Computing, Microsoft Advertising, Microsoft Lync, Microsoft Office 365, and more. NERD has become a hub of activity for the local tech community and has hosted more than 500 events and welcomed more than 40,000 visitors during the past two years. Visit us at http://microsoftcambridge.com and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/MSNewEngland .
About Notch Brewing
Notch Brewing was founded by brewer and beer industry veteran Chris Lohring, formerly of Boston's Tremont Brewery. In 2010, he launched Notch American Session Beer and began brewing only Session Beers -- beers lower than 4.5% ABV (alcohol by volume). All of Notch’s beers are based on historic and authentic beer styles, such as his Czech inspired Session Pils. Chris is an independent brewer -– he owns no facility -– instead brewing and collaborating with other breweries. He strongly believes in this collaborative approach, and currently brews in Ipswich, MA and Kennebunk, ME. http://notch.com
About Jamie Robertson
Jamie Robertson has 30 years of experience designing and deploying electronic systems for the music technology and entertainment industries. He served over 10 years as a director of research & development for Walt Disney Imagineering, introducing key technologies including the industry's first interactive digital audio system for roller coasters and theme park rides. Jamie has consulted with major music technology companies, designing hardware and software for milestone electronic musical instrument products, including the Synclavier Digital Music System, the Linn9000 drum machine and most recently a line of wireless musical keyboards for M-Audio. He has designed interactive exhibits for a number of museums, including the Boston Children's Museum and the New York Hall of Science. Jamie has a degree in physics and engineering, and is also an accomplished guitarist, composer and recording artist. http://robertsonics.com
Sonos® is the leading developer of wireless HiFi systems. The Sonos Multi-Room Music System is the first, wireless multi-room music system that lets you play all the music you want all over your house -– and control it all from the palm of your hand. Sonos liberates the music stored on a computer so it can be enjoyed all over the house. In addition, by partnering with audio services like iheartradio, Last.fm, Napster®, Pandora®, RadioTime, Rdio, Rhapsody®, SiriusXM Internet Radio, Spotify, Wolfgang’s Vault, and more, Sonos gives music lovers instant, computer-free access to millions of songs, thousands of radio stations, audiobooks, and more. The award-winning Sonos Multi-Room Music System is available at more than 6200 retailers in over 65 countries worldwide; or direct from Sonos at http://sonos.com. Sonos is a privately-held company, headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA with offices in Cambridge, MA, Hilversum, Netherlands, Shenzen, China and Penang, Malaysia.
About Vitamin Water
vitaminwater® is a great-tasting, nutrient-enhanced water beverage that has added electrolytes. while most beverages are just about flavor and refreshment, vitaminwater (#1 bottled water beverage in the united states) is about much more…each of the 12 different vitaminwater varieties have a unique combination of nutrients to deliver a specific benefit and are an excellent source of vitamin c and four essential b vitamins (b3, b5, b6, b12). http://vitaminwater.com