Things are taking shape,

Germans don’t consider themselves overly fast moving or innovative but tend to observe the US or Asian market and be impressed how self confident and openly entrepreneurs speak about money, ideas and projects. Even though this just proves that their own developments are state of the art. Coming back from SxSW was kind of a…

Music Hack Day / Amsterdam

Last weekend the 2012 Amsterdam Music Hack Day took place and delivered a bunch of hilarious to interesting projects again. It’s raining bits! (Kind of synth-umbrella, detecting raindrops and turning them into 8bit music.) HearMyFace (face recognition to trigger shortcuts and keys) Bluetooth MIDI interface (proof of concept – transmit and receive MIDI data via…

Berlin Music Week 2012

Berlin Music Week is back. In a press release BMW announced that from September 5. – 9. 2012 there will be a festival / conference / b2b events – even though Popkomm was cancelled for 2012. ??? Popkomm was cancelled? Yes, there is no press release confirming this and their site is still online, but…

Berlin Music Week aftermath

I was a little lazy posting the last few week, but visiting Berlin Music Week kind of speeded up my pulse enough to get going again. Have you been there? No? You missed something. The proof that the Berlin senate still has money to burn. Berlin Music Week was a desaster – not only that…