Ableton Announce Loop Summit 2017 Full Line Up

Kaki King

The DAW software giant has announced the full programme for its 2017 Loop summit, to be held in Berlin. The Waveform Transmitter’s Ste Knight has the lowdown.

On the back of their recent announcement relating to the release of Coldcut‘s MidiVolve software, developed in conjunction with the Ninja Tune duo, Ableton have announced the full roster of producers who will be in attendance at their Loop event.

November 11th-12th sees Ableton bringing its 2017 summit to Berlin, jam-packed with artists ready to give talks, performances, and workshops based around the infamous software packages Ableton programmers work hard to produce.

The summit itself returns to the iconic Funkhaus Berlin – a venue that offers unparalleled studio facilities and broadcasting provision in one hi-tech, high-profile venue.

Ableton’s summit for music makers will present Nosaj Thing performing his new collaboration with Japanese artist Daito Manabe, a live performance by Laurel Halo with drummer Eli Keszler, keynote conversations with Ben Frost, Goldie, and Chloe x Halle (the first act signed to Beyoncé‘s new label).
Ben Frost

Also confirmed are Canadian sibling duo Tennyson, Grammy-winning production team 1500 or Nothin’, The Roots’ Stro Elliot, Scottish DJ JD Twitch, Japanese dubstep producer Goth-Trad, and Syrian avant-jazz group The Khaled Kurbeh & Raman Khalaf Ensemble (signed to Henrik Schwarz‘s label Between Buttons).

The 2017 Loop program also encompasses a large-scale A/V installation by ANTIVJ artists with, a series of Guitar Moves sessions with Matt Sweeney, live performances by Jenny Hval, mobilegirl, Visible Cloaks and Kaki King, a Supercollider presentation by Nick Collins, Andrey Smirnov presenting Leon Theremin‘s Rhythmicon and a keynote presentation by electroacoustic composition pioneer Trevor Wishart.

The participants just announced will join a Loop line-up that already includes producers Jlin and Machinedrum, African music collective The Nile Project, acclaimed mastering engineer Mandy ParnellBerklee professor and Prince‘s audio engineer Susan Rogers, ambient music luminary William Basinski, and music tech innovators Teenage Engineering.

For more information on the Ableton Loop summit, 2017, head here.

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