Music Tech Fest makes its way to Cambridge

tumblr_static_mtf-logoArtists, researchers and hackers are getting together in Cambridge this weekend to promote and advance music technology.

“The Music Tech Fest is a festival of music ideas,” said Michaela Maga, one of the festival’s organizers. “We gather the whole music technology ecosystem under one roof.”

The festival draws a wide range of participants, from small startups to academics to corporate giants.

“What was exciting about this event was the ability to bring the hacking community and the artistic community and the scholarly community together,” said Nancy Baym, a researcher at both the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Microsoft New England’s NERD Center.

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